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    • 1948
    • 1943

    This building at 820 Mission Street was the first built exclusively for National Technical Laboratories in 1940.

    One photograph bears a photographer's stamp for J. Allen Hawkins on the back, but the other images in…

    • 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…

    • 1953
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    • 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…

    • 1940s

    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 1940 – circa 1979

    Though the photo set is identified as Beckman with "employees," some of the photographs depict ceremonies and visits to non-corporate locations, like CalTech. Some photographs are attributed, dated (1941, 1962, 1967),…

    • 1946
    • 1940s
    • 1949

    The bordered photograph featuring Coca-Cola bottles and ice buckets is dated 1949. The bordered photographs of children are dated 1946. The exact date of the photographs without white borders is unknown.

    • 1940s

    This building at 820 Mission Street was the first built exclusively for National Technical Laboratories in 1940.

    • 1940s

    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…

    • 1943

    Used for gas chromatography, this hydrogen flame ionization detector was fist produced in the early 1940s.

    • 1942 – 1959

    The Model R Industrial pH Meter was first produced in 1942, although this photograph was likely taken much later.

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

    • 1940s

    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…

    • 1940s

    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,…

    • 1940s

    An unidentified man with a tattoo on his forearm has removed the case of a Model B DU Spectrophotometer in order to demonstrate its functions to three other (also unidentified) men.

    The first Beckman Instruments DU…

    • 1940s

    This glass dumbbell was key to the functioning of the Pauling Oxygen Meter, although production was tricky and originally required a human glass blower to shape the hollow ends of the tiny dumbbell with puffs of breath.…