Britton Chance lived a storied life. Eight decades of this life were unceasingly devoted to scientific research innovation, and technological invention and application. Those who came to the Johnson Foundation and were drawn by Britton Chance to share his passions had their lives changed.

This website intends to be a record of Britton Chance’s life and times that were his from July 24, 1913 to November 16, 2010. It is a permanent repository of material things from his long and productive life that will report a legacy that will surely extend his scientific life for many years to come. The site offers direct downloadable access to oral histories, interviews, photographs, movies, and his published work, and includes meetings, memorials, and presentations dedicated to him. And not least, access to accounts Britton Chance's life of sailing.

We shall continue to collect and organize contributions for this resource.

Les Dutton
Director, The Johnson Research Foundation