Resources Where Alexander Lowy is Mentioned Frequently

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The Crucible

The Crucible

The Pittsburgh Section of the American Chemical Society. The Crucible is a newsletter has been published monthly from September through June since 1918. It carries news on the activities of the Pittsburgh Section, as well as timely information on meetings of the other societies in the Pittsburgh area. It has a circulation of about 3000 copies per month. Bound volumes of The Crucible beginning with Volume 1 are held by the Mellon Institute Library of Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. (Robert J. Fleishman, Jr., oldest grandchild of Alexander Lowy, spent many hours pouring over every printed page between 1918 and about 1943. This provided numerous useful leads as previously unknown facts came to light regarding our family hero).

Jewish Criterion

The Jewish Criterion

The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project (PJN) is a unique, free, searchable full text archive that documents the history and life of the Jewish community in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania. At this time it provides the digital archive of The Jewish Criterion (1895-1962) and also The Jewish Chronicle (1962-present).

  • is the digital archive of Jewish community newspapers in the Pittsburgh area.

Sigma Alpha Mu

The Octagonian

Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity. This is the quarterly magazine of this fraternal organization that began in 1909 and then a Chapter was added at Pitt in 1919


The Owl

The University of Pittsburgh. The Owl was the original official yearbook of the Western University of Pennsylvania. It was first published in 1907 as the yearbook of the junior class and in 1910 became the first official yearbook of the newly renamed University of Pittsburgh. Then in 1931 the focus became the senior class instead. In 1981 its name was changed to Panther Prints.


Alexander Silverman

"Research History of the Department of Chemistry", Special Publication, University of Pittsburgh, 1946

  The Electrochemical Society Transactions of The American ElectroChemical Society (until 1930), and then Transactions of The Electrochemical Society (the change reflects the Society's name change).
Pitt-A Quarterly

Pitt - A Quarterly of Fact and Thought at the University of Pittsburgh

No 43, Spring 1951, Publications of the Department of Chemistry (1873-1950). pages 46-60

  Pitt Magazine