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Genre Business correspondence Remove constraint Genre: Business correspondence Place Washington (D.C.) Remove constraint Place: Washington (D.C.) Format Text Remove constraint Format: Text Subject World War (1939-1945) Remove constraint Subject: World War (1939-1945) Subject Scientific apparatus and instruments Remove constraint Subject: Scientific apparatus and instruments Subject Beckman Instruments, inc. Remove constraint Subject: Beckman Instruments, inc. Date 1945 Remove constraint Date: <span class='single'>1945</span>

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    • 1945-Feb-08

    Letter regarding the extension of the military contract for Beckman Instruments' Pauling Oxygen Meter development. This letter also mentions the possibility of using the instrument inside oxygen tents.

    Developed from a…

    • 1945-Feb-06

    In this letter, Dr. Prentiss inquires about the possibility of combining a moisture detector and an oxygen meter, presumably for use in submarines. At the time, Dr. Spencer S. Prentiss was working for the National…

    • 1945-Sep-26

    This letter to Dr. Spencer S. Prentiss of the National Defense Research Committee describes the results of the clinical trial of the Pauling Oxygen Meter by the United States Army. The Army decided not to standardize…

    • 1945-Feb-20

    Request from the National Defense Research Committee for a Model L Pauling Oxygen Meter to test at high altitudes in airplanes.

    Developed from a Linus Pauling design during WWII, the technology behind Beckman…