In the year 2007, the AIC, on its 40th anniversary, nominated a Committee for coordinating a collection of writings on the history of the Association.
This contribution tells the story of an undergraduate student at the University of Milano, who started his thesis in 1967 on the determination of the
he text goes back over the various phases that led to the constitution of the Association through the original documents.The first signs of crystallography in
Outline The birth of crystallography in Trieste is marked by the arrival of Prof. Ripamonti and the decision to work on inorganic polymers. From that