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    • 1930s

    Promotional pamphlet Aji-No-Moto, a mono sodium glutamate (MSG) food additive product manufactured by S. Suzuki & Co., Ltd. Designed to market Aji-No-Moto to housewives, the pamphlet includes recipes for a variety of…

    • 1930s

    Advertisement for Aji-No-Moto, a mono sodium glutamate (MSG) food additive product manufactured by S. Suzuki & Co., Ltd.

    • 1915

    Blank and unregistered stock certificate for the Dow Chemical Company (#000000). "Capital" stock is printed on the certificate, but "Common" has been handwritten to replace all mentions of "Capital."

    • 1897-May-21

    Press clippling from The Midland Sun, May 21, 1897.

    • 1955-Nov-10

    The conference was held in Los Angeles, California, and aimed to address "what has been done, is now being done, and will be done" to address California air pollution. Arnold O. Beckman, the chair of the Los Angeles…

    • 1955-Feb-21

    The conference was held in San Francisco, California, and was intended to discuss the need for and form of air pollution legislation and research. Handwritten annotations add Carl Wente to the morning session, estimated…

    • 1930 – 1940

    This two-color poster advertises a performance of magic tricks, as part of the Mysto Magic Show Set, manufactured by the A. C. Gilbert Company around 1940. The kit included theatrical makeup, props, and an instruction…

    • 1958-Sep

    In 1958, Beckman Instruments held a company picnic at Holidayland, part of Disneyland. Holidayland was a rentable, 7-acre space that only existed from 1957-1961. This invitation was mailed to Lowell Stanley, who spent…

    • 1920s

    Close-up view of an electrolytic apparatus at a laboratory work bench attributed to the U.S. Bureau of Standards. Notably, the photograph is printed as a postcard, with space reserved on the verso for a message, mailing…

    • 1920s

    General view of an unidentified laboratory facility looking toward the chief's office from the perspective of the supply store, with a side view of various offices and work benches. Notably, the photograph is printed as…

    • 1920s

    General view of an unidentified laboratory facility looking toward the supply store from the perspective of the chief's office, with inscriptions indicating the location of offices and work benches associated with…

    • 1920s

    General view of a laboratory assistant, identified as "Mac May," posed at a work bench for mixed acid materials. Notably, the photograph is printed as a postcard, with space reserved on the verso for a message, mailing…

    • 1920s

    General view of a laboratory assistant, identified as "Mac May," posed at a work bench for mixed acid materials. Notably, the photograph is printed as a postcard, with space reserved on the verso for a message, mailing…

    • 1920s

    General view of a laboratory bench with assorted glassware and scientific apparatus. Notably, the photograph is printed as a postcard, with space reserved on the verso for a message, mailing address, and postage. While…

    • 1920s

    General view of an unidentified woman, presumably a laboratory assistant, posed near a work bench with assorted scientific apparatus and glassware visible in the background. Notably, the photograph is printed as a…

    • 1891 – 1893

    Letter copying book containing accounting reports and business correspondence of Herbert H. Dow as head of the Midland Chemical Company, 1891-1893. The Midland Chemical Company was Dow's second commercial venture, and…

    • 1977

    The certificate offers congratulations on the acquisition of a Beckman pH meter and gently suggests the purchase of Beckman electrodes to use with the instrument.

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at…

    • 1883

    Small hardbound menu for a dinner held at the Hotel Brunswick on October 16, 1883 honoring Professor A. W. Hofmann.

    August Wilhelm von Hofmann was born on April 8, 1818. He studied under Justus von Liebig, and was…

    • 1985-Apr-11 – 1985-Apr-12

    The album includes invitations and photographs taken at two events held at Rockefeller University. The April 11th reception and dinner celebrated Arnold Beckman's birthday. The April 12th symposium was held in honor of…

    • 1970

    Marketing materials tout the virtues of the Beckman Glucose Analyzer, with emphasis placed upon verification of claims by the Standards Committee of the College of American Pathologists. The folded brochure includes a…

    • 1955

    In 1955, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce visited Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, France, and England to promote Southern California to European politicians and industrialists.

    Identified individuals…

    • 1955-Jul

    Article from Better Homes and Gardens, July 1955.

    • circa 1910 – circa 1915

    Printed bottle label for Mexican Brand Insect Fluid, depicting a woman using the product in a bedroom, with the tagline "What is Home without a Clean Bed."