- Circa 1884
Portrait of Adolf von Baeyer (1835-1917), recipient of the 1905 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer was born on October 31, 1835, in Berlin, Germany. As a student at the University of…
- 1890s – circa
Portrait of Frederick Rowland Hazard (1858-1917), son of industrialist Rowland Hazard (18729-1898) and second President of the Solvay Process Company.
Frederick Rowland Hazard was born in Peacedale, Rhode Island in…
Portrait of James Wilson (1835-1920), who served as Secretary of Agriculture from 1897 to 1913. Wilson's tenure as Secretary is regarded as a period distinguished by the modernization of agricultural methods, as well as…
Alan Kahn was Beckman's Medical Director. He is pictured holding an electrode designed for use during surgery and research projects. It monitored electrical signals from the brain, heart, and muscle tissue.
- Circa 1965
Dr. Robert Gafford, a project manager for Beckman Instruments, holds a Cardiovascular Reflex Conditioning System. This instrument was used aboard at least one of the Project Gemini manned spaceflights in 1965-1966 in an…
Dr. Arnold O. Beckman (1900-2004) invented the first commercially successful electric pH meter in 1934 and thus began a long career manufacturing scientific and medical instruments with National Technical Laboratories,…