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    • 1939-Jun-09

    Thank you letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Betz Laboratories for fabricating water identical to that found in London, which was then delivered to the White House and used for the tea served to the King and Queen of…

    • 1939-Feb-07

    Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Edwin M. Ross in which Roosevelt accepts Ross's offer to analyze and duplicate London city water which would be used to serve tea to the King and Queen of England.

    • 1939

    Telegram from Henrietta Nesbitt, (White House cook and housekeeper) to W.H. and L.D. Betz asking for an additional twenty gallons of the specially fabricated London city water to be delivered to the White House. The…

    • 1939-May-19

    Letter from Malvina C. Thompson (secretary to Eleanor Roosevelt) to Edwin M. Ross instructing him that the samples of water fabricated by Betz Laboratories to duplicate London City water has arrived. Mrs. Roosevelt…

    • Liston-Becker Company, Inc.
    • 1953-Jun-08

    This memo details research about the the Liston-Becker Company, which Beckman Instruments acquired in 1955.

    • 1953-Feb-25

    Arnold O. Beckman notes that some of the company's instruments (including pH meters and infrared spectrophotometers) are already being used to monitor air quality, and expresses interest in developing instruments…

    • 1954-Nov-26

    Glenn Joseph expresses appreciation for a tour of Beckman's Fullerton plant and the gift of a pH meter themed desk set.

    In the 1930s, Joseph approached Beckman for assistance measuring pH for the citrus industry. The…

    • General Manager for Germany
    • 1954-Sep-15

    In this letter, John F. Bishop relates a conversation with Herbert Hoover, Jr., in which Hoover recommended that Beckman choose "a man who understands the American way of business," rather than a European candidate, to…

    • Recruiting
    • 1955-Oct-24

    The report of a conference between Don Straus, Roy Holm, Bob Cunningham, Bud Schuler, Chuck Bowes, and Bruce Lindeke discussing options for recruiting engineers, including targeting engineers' wives, emphasizing…

    • Telephone Interview with Dr. Shockley
    • 1956-Jan-31

    In 1955, Arnold O. Beckman and William Shockley entered business together when they established Shockley Semiconductor Laboratories as a subsidiary of Beckman Instruments, Inc. with the goal of mass producing…

    • Dr. William Shockley publicity results
    • 1955-Sep-30

    In 1955, Arnold O. Beckman and William Shockley entered business together when they established Shockley Semiconductor Laboratories as a subsidiary of Beckman Instruments, Inc. with the goal of mass producing…

    • Appraisal of competitors electrodes
    • 1954-Apr-15

    The report concerns Beckman's electrode business, with a focus on Leeds & Northrup electrodes which "do not compare too favorably with ours."

    • Some Indicated Current Actions on the Smog Problem
    • 1955-Aug-04

    The contents of Wright's memo formed the agenda of a later meeting of the Air Pollution Committee of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.

    • 1955-Jun-07

    In this memo to the General Manager of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, Beckman summarized the work done to date on Regulation VII.

    • 1931-Aug-20

    Arnold O. Beckman applied (ultimately unsuccessfully) for a job at E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. The letter includes details of his work experience, publications, and educational background, including a…

    • 1952-Jan-03

    The report, from a committee chaired by Arnold O. Beckman, recommended that attempts to manipulate the weather be controlled and monitored by a federal agency.