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    • 1955-Aug-11

    The agenda of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Air Pollution Committee lists several "indicated current actions on the smog problem" and a suggested resolution. The documents includes Arnold O. Beckman's annotations.

    • 1955-Sep-20

    This draft includes extensive comments and edits by Arnold O. Beckman. The text was incorporated into a Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce pamphlet, "An Area-Wide Plan of Action to Eliminate Air Pollution."

    • 1955

    Regulation VII was a proposed ordinance to control air pollution within Los Angeles County, California. This draft includes annotations by Arnold O. Beckman, who at the time was a member of the Chamber of Commerce and…

    • 1956-Jan-25

    Beckman's address as incoming president of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce references major challenges, including air pollution. A list of incoming officers and directors is included, along with minor annotations in…

    • 1955-Jun-27

    The document lays out the purpose, techniques, and goals of a corporate public relations program.

    • 1955

    The respondents answered questions about the technical capabilities of centrifuges in their institutions, and also offered additional commentary.

    Beckman Instruments began producing centrifuges after their January 1,…

    • 1955

    The questionnaire results identified pH meter features that would broadly appeal to biologists.

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the California citrus industry, who…

    • 1955

    This survey was distributed at the Statewide Conference on Air Pollution Legislation, held in San Francisco on February 21, 1955. Beckman's comments and changes were incorporated into the final version distributed at…

    • 1955-Mar-09

    This survey was conducted at the Statewide Conference on Air Pollution Legislation, held in San Francisco on February 21, 1955. The results indicate that (among other things) attendees favored creating new air pollution…

    • 1950-Dec-26 – 1951-Aug-07

    These internal memos document a year's worth of human resources and other personnel decisions made at National Technical Laboratories, the precursor to Beckman Instruments. Some entries may have been written by Arnold…

    • Bulletin 423-A
    • 1956-Sep

    The binder includes several proforma invoices, photographs, and Bulletin 423-A: Operating and Maintenance Instructions, IR4 Infrared Spectrophotometer.

    The Beckman Instruments IR spectrophotometers began as a request…

    • 1962-Mar-01

    Beckman Instruments' Space Engineering Group contracted with NASA to design a gas chromatograph to analyze the atmosphere within a spacecraft's cabin. The prototype device weighed under 12 pounds and used under 10 watts…

    • 5D-668
    • 1963-Oct

    The invention disclosure for use in gas chromatography documents some of James C. Sternberg's early work for Beckman Instruments. Robert S. Litle and W. S. Gallaway signed this disclosure as witnesses.

    Beckman…

    • 1961-Dec-20

    Beckman's Space Engineering Group contracted with NASA to design a gas chromatograph to analyze the atmosphere within a spacecraft's cabin. The prototype device weighed under 12 pounds and used under 10 watts of power.

    • Beckman Reprint R-6166
    • 1960-Oct

    The reprinted article, originally published in Bakers Digest, was written by employees of the Fleischmann Laboratories and featured photographs of Beckman pH meters.

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934…

    • Beckman Reprint R-24
    • Undated

    The paper, distributed as a reprint from Beckman Instruments, described the IR-3 spectrophotometer. It was originally presented before the Symposium on Molecular Structure and Spectroscopy, held in Columbus, Ohio at…

    • 1944-Sep-01

    Arnold Beckman signed this agreement during the course of work with MIT's Radiation Lab, presumably in connection with work on mustard gas detection.

    • 1943-Nov

    The report discusses work performed between September 20 and October 31, 1943, under contract number OEMsr-674. Beckman reported beginning construction of the first model of an instrument to record concentrations of…

    • 1944-Mar-30

    The informal report drafted by a University of Chicago team, regarding contract OEMsr-79, documented efforts to record chemical warfare agents using sensitized paper tape. The report includes one such strip…

    • 5D-669
    • 1963-Oct

    The invention disclosure documents some of James C. Sternberg's early work for Beckman Instruments. Robert S. Litle and W. S. Gallaway witnessed the disclosure.

    Beckman Instruments entered the gas chromatograph…

    • 5D-697
    • 1963-Dec

    The invention disclosure documents some of James C. Sternberg's early work for Beckman Instruments. Irwin H. Krull, Robert L. Litle witnessed the disclosure, which lists Charles J. Kring as a co-inventor.

    Beckman…

    • 5D-490
    • 1962-May

    The invention disclosure documents some of James C. Sternberg's early work for Beckman Instruments. The sketches were signed and dated by Sternberg, Richard E. Poulson, David T. H. Jones, and W. S. Gallaway in May 1962.…

    • 1977-Sep-30

    The document describes various projects of the Beckman Instruments' Space Engineering Group, listed chronologically.

    These projects were mostly contracted by United States government departments and agencies, although…