As Chemical Advisor to The Chemical Foundation, he ascertained that most synthetic drugs from Germany in the early 1900’s could be dispensed with if a very small number of the most reliable ones were made available.
As a member of the National Research Council he studied hypnotics, novacaine and arspheamine as war problems
He was a leader in applying the concepts of electronic theory to the mechanisms of organic reactions
He developed a general theory of indicators and color production in dyes
Following World War I, he was influential in increasing the application of chemistry to medical research
Author of Elements of Qualitative Analysis in 2 volumes, 1911 & 1912. Text made major changes in the qualitative analysis schemes and was widely adopted
. . . that though born in Hoboken, NJ, he and his twin brother were taken by their father, who was born in Thuringia, Germany, to Karlsruhe, Germany, to attend the Realgymnasium until 1886?
. . . that before he was 14 he studied the violincello and always retained a great love for music and the opera?
. . . that his older brother Alfred Stieglitz was an eminent photographer