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    • 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…

    • circa 1900

    Portrait of Henry Heide (1846-1931), known in his time as the dean of American candy manufacturers. A native of Germany, Heide immigrated to the United States in 1866 and ran a retail grocery store in Pittsburgh before…

    • circa 1900

    Portrait of Herbert H. Dow (1866–1930), founder of Dow Chemical Company.

    • circa 1900

    Portrait of Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev (1834-1907), best known for his discovery of periodic law and creation of the periodic table of elements.

    • circa 1900

    Portrait of William Francis Hillebrand (1853-1925). Hillebrand was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 12, 1853, the son of renowned botanist William Hillebrand (1821-1886). William Francis Hillebrand studied at…

    • circa 1900

    Portrait of Charles Frederick Chandler (1836-1925), an industrial chemist whose research concerning sugar refining, gas manufacturing, and chemical education greatly impacted public sanitation and health.

    Charles…

    • 1904

    Portrait of Ira Remsen (1846-1927). Along with Constantin Fahlberg, Remsen discovered the artificial sweetener saccharin in 1879.

    A native of New York City, Remsen received his M.D. from the Columbia University…

    • 1906

    Portrait of William Henry Perkin (1838-1907). Known as the father of the synthetic chemical industry, Perkin created the first synthetic dye, mauveine, in 1856, while attempting to create an artificial version of the…

    • 1906

    Portrait of W. H. (William Henry) Perkin (1838-1907). Known as the father of the synthetic chemical industry, Perkin created the first synthetic dye, mauveine, in 1856, while attempting to create an artificial version…

    • circa 1907

    Portrait of Marston Taylor Bogert (1868-1954), American Chemical Society President (1907-1908) known for his work on the synthesis of heterocyclic compounds, dyes, pharmaceuticals, and perfumes.

    Marston Taylor Bogert…

    • circa 1910

    Portrait of Isaac Ott (1847-1916). Ott was born in Northampton County, Pennsylvania on November 30, 1847 and graduated from Lafayette College (class of 1867). Ott went onto study medicine at the University of…

    • circa 1910

    Portrait of Jokichi Takamine (1854-1922). The son of a doctor, Takamine graduated from the College of Science and Engineering of the Imperial University of Tokyo in 1879 and, with support from the Japanese government,…

    • 1910s

    Portrait of Milton Whitney (1860-1927), Chief of the Division of Agricultural Soil (later alternately known as the Division of Soils and/or Bureau of Soils), a partner in the National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS).…

    • 1910s

    Portrait of P.B. (Philip Bridges) Sadtler (1884-1964), chemical engineer and son of charter member and first President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Samuel Phillip Sadtler (1847-1923).

    • 1910s

    Portrait of Edgar Fahs Smith (1854-1928), a chemist and educator best known for his association with the University of Pennsylvania and the Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection in the History of Chemistry.

    Edgar Fahs…

    • 1910s

    Portrait of American chemist Edward Goodrich Acheson (1856-1931), inventor of the Acheson process to synthesize graphite and silicon carbide and later a manufacturer of carborundum and graphite.

    Edward Goodrich Acheson…

    • 1910s

    Portrait of Herman Frasch (1851-1914), a chemist and engineer best known for his work in the petroleum industry.

    Herman Frasch was born on December 25, 1851 in Gaildorf, Germany. Frasch was schooled at the Gymnasium in…

    • 1910s

    Portrait of American chemist Martin Hill Ittner (1870-1945), one of the first chemists in the United States to develop successful methods for the hydrogenation of fatty oils, which helps turn liquid oils into solids.

    • 1910s

    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…

    • 1910s

    Portrait of Samuel Phillip Sadtler (1847-1923), a charter member and first President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).

    Samuel Philip Sadtler was born on July 18, 1847 in Pine Grove, Schyulkill…

    • 1910s

    Portrait of Samuel Schmucker Sadtler (1873-1954), graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and son of charter member and first President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Samuel…

    • circa 1910

    Portrait of Arthur Dehon Little (1863-1935), a pioneer of chemical engineering practice and principles who helped establish chemical engineering as a separate profession with a distinct approach and training method.

    A…

    • circa 1915

    Portrait of T. Coleman du Pont (1863-1930), President of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. (1902-1915) and U.S. Senator from Delaware (1921-22; 1925-28).

    • circa 1915

    Portrait of Pierre Samuel du Pont (1870-1954), President of the the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (1915-1919) and a member of the Board of Directors. A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he also…