The collection includes de Milt's notes and lectures, manuscripts and reprints of her works on organic chemistry, history of chemistry and science, philosophy of science, methodology, her own teaching ideas, and quizzes.
The collection contains correspondence, of which a few letters were not intended for Clara de Milt, from the years 1938-1939, as well as a funeral announcement on George Urbain's death. There are also a few historically important photostats of letters to Professor Mallet (1888) from Walcott Gibb; Professor Mallet (1897) to Miss Hero; and Wohler (1880) to Mallet.
There are also student notes and papers, writings and theses, de Milt's doctoral thesis, curriculum photographs, two bound manuscripts of a translation done by Ann Hero and de Milt, as well as a laboratory manual and papers of Dr. Virginia McConnell on Dr. de Milt written after her death.
Box 1: Correspondence
Box 2: Notes on history of science
Box 3: Notes on history of science
Box 4: Notes on history of science
Box 5: Notes on history of science
Box 6: Book reviews and notes on history of science
Box 7: Notes on organic chemistry
Box 8: Notes on organic chemistry
Box 9: Works of De Milt and notes
Box 10: Articles by others
Box 11: Research notes by others
Box 12: Photographs, philosophy of teaching, and student papers
Box 13: Student papers
Box 14: Volumes and translation by Ms. Hero with notes
Box 15: Aus Meinen Leben, Emil Fisher translated by Ann Hero Northrup