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    • 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…

    • 1966
    • Undated
    • 1954
    • circa 1975

    In 1954, Beckman Instruments' headquarters moved from Pasadena to Fullerton, California.

    The images with dates inscribed on the back indicate that they were taken between 1954 and 1975, although some images are…

    • 1953
    • Undated
    • 1955
    • 1943

    In 1954, Beckman Instruments' headquarters moved from Pasadena to Fullerton, California.

    Some photos are undated, but the ones with dates were taken between 1943 and 1953. Several have a photographer's stamp on the…

    • Undated
    • 1957-Oct-11
    • 1955-Sep-15
    • 1982
    • 1953
    • 1987-Mar-23
    • 1961-Jan

    The photographs depict Arnold Beckman at a variety of meetings and events. Identified individuals include Arnold Beckman, P. Dodds, V. Rossetti, Robert T. Sheen, W. G. Brombacher, Taylor Fletcher, Jack Bishop, William…

    • 1950 – 1969

    The labeled illustration depicts the interior of a potentiometer.

    Potentiometers regulate the flow of electricity, like the volume dial on a radio. In 1940, Arnold O. Beckman was unsatisfied with dials on the market,…

    • Undated

    Exterior view of Beckman Instruments' Fullerton plant. In 1954, Beckman's headquarters moved from Pasadena to Fullerton.

    • 1952
    • 1954
    • Undated

    In 1954, Beckman Instruments' headquarters moved from Pasadena to Fullerton.

    Various photographs bear numbers, production notes, and photographer's stamps.

    • Undated

    In 1954, Beckman Instruments' headquarters moved from Pasadena to Fullerton.

    Most photographs are unattributed; several have image numbers or production notes written on the reverse.

    • 1999

    The photographs depict various parts of the Beckman Coulter Heritage Exhibit, which opened in April 1999 and emphasized the role of founder Arnold Beckman and the company's history and position in the industry.

    • 1957-Jul

    Developed from a Linus Pauling design during WWII, the technology behind Beckman Instruments’ oxygen analyzers ended up doing such diverse jobs as monitoring astronauts’ respiration, maintaining packaged food safety,…

    • 1955

    This series of photographs documents the creation of "Success Story," which aired on KTTV and was sponsored by the Richfield Oil Corporation. One episode profiled Beckman Instruments and featured behind-the-scenes…

    • 1963

    This aerial photograph of Beckman's Fullerton plant includes an inscription sketching the company history and facility's use.

    • 1977

    In 1954, Beckman's headquarters moved from Pasadena to Fullerton.

    • circa 1952

    The Beckman Instruments IR spectrophotometers began as a request from the Office of Rubber Reserve to Arnold O. Beckman in 1942, asking for an infrared spectrophotometer that they could use to create rubber. Under this…

    • circa 1981

    Multimeters are instruments capable of making multiple measurements, typically voltage, current, and resistance.

    • circa 1966

    Also known as the DK-2 Spectrophotometer, this model covered ultraviolet, visible, and near-infrared spectral ranges. These men are likely part of the team that designed the instrument.

    • circa 1957

    The lobby of the Beckman Instruments plant in Fullerton, California, features a mural called "The Age of Instrumentation" by artists Standish Backus, Jr. and Joseph E. Knowles. This mural depicts mankind's journey of…