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    • 1986

    Advertisement by JBI Jogbra Inc. for the Sportshape bra in Cosmopolitan magazine.

    • 1977

    This advertisement for the series 4200 IR Spectrophotometer connects the work that Beckman Instruments is doing to the work of William Herschel, the British astronomer who discovered infrared radiation in 1800.


    • 1975-Nov-30

    Color print magazine advertisement for Fairchild watches. This ad appeared in The New York Times Magazine, November 20, 1975.

    • circa 1969

    The MINOS oxygen and carbon dioxide monitors were first developed in 1968 and monitored atmospheric conditions in diving habitats, vehicles, and pressure chambers.

    • 1960s

    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…

    • 1960s

    Color print magazine advertisement for DuPont dyed nylon stockings. Image depicts the legs of four women in colorful stockings.

    • 1960 – 1969

    Advertisement for DuPont Lycra spandex fiber depicting the mid-section of a woman modeling a girdle.

    • 1964

    Black and white print advertisement for A.C. Gilbert Chemistry Sets. A boy and a male adult are depicted in two images using the laboratory glassware included in the chemistry set.

    • 1964

    Black and white print advertisment for Fairchild Semiconductor's 1964 microcircuits, featuring an image of a microscope.

    • 1963

    Print advertisement promoting the use of soil fumigants manufactured by the Dow Chemical Company, including Telone and Fumazone, to kill nematodes, also known as roundworms or threadworms. The advertisement includes…

    • 1961

    This advertisement appeals to potential Beckman Instruments employees by building on the popularity of NASA's early manned spaceflight programs. In 1961 -- the year of this advertisement -- NASA conducted its first…

    • 1961

    This advertisement for Beckman Instruments' pH equipment shows how central pH instruments were to the Beckman brand in 1961. By this time, the line of pH products included meters, electrodes, and accessories.


    • 1961

    Beckman Instruments' analog computers were being produced by their Berkeley Division as early as 1953. The company produced analog computers -- also called automation, data reduction, or data handling systems -- for the…

    • 1961

    Magazine advertisement for DuPont Lycra, the brand name for the polyester-polyurethane copolymer invented by Joseph Shivers in 1958 at the DuPont laboratory in Waynesboro, Virginia. The advertisement was published in…

    • 1960

    This advertisement hits all the Beckman Instruments highlights, like oxygen analyzers, air pollution control, and pH meters. These instruments and their related industries and developments will make the lives of…

    • 1959

    Advertisement for four different components manufactured by the Helipot Division of Beckman Instruments: rotating components, expanded scale meters, standard breadboard parts, and potentiometers.


    • 1959

    Advertisement for multi-turn potentiometers made by the Helipot Division of Beckman Instruments.

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

    • 1950s

    The advertisement touts the features of Beckman glass electrodes and the company's position in the instrumentation field.

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

    • 1950s

    This advertisement highlights uses for Models R, H, and M pH meters in the water and wastewater treatment industry.

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

    • 1950s

    Color print magazine advertisement for Orlon, a Dow trademarked acrylic fiber. The advertisement details the major properties of Orlon: "Orlon is resistant to sunlight and atmospheric gases, which makes it ideal for…

    • 1959

    Black and white print magazine advertisement for DuPont's nylon cord tires. Image depicts a man and a woman dealing with car troubles on a bridge.

    • 1957

    This advertisements shows off the range of Beckman Instruments' pH meters available in 1957, highlighting the variety of size and price.

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

    • 1956

    Color advertisement for the Pocket pH Meter, which was first sold in 1956. The main selling point of this model was its portability, meaning that pH readings could be taken in the field or on site, instead of requiring…