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    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 1961

    Color print advertisement for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). Image depicts a rose on the left, a blue eye on the right, and a multi-colored chemical model in the center of the page. The accompanying…

    • 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…

    • circa 1950

    Issued in the denomination of ten, this green-printed note is styled after a banknote including the General Electric Company logo as well as a vignette of the Chemical Department located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

    • Electron microscope, perfected at RCA Laboratories, reveals hitherto hidden facts about the structure of bacteria
    • 1948

    Black and white print advertisement for an electron microscope manufactured and sold by the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) for various scientific and industrial applications. The advertisement features a…

    • 1947

    Informational pamphlet about margarine published and distributed by the Kraft Foods Company Customer Service Department. The pamphlet details the ingredients and process for making Kraft Parkay, with an emphasis on…

    • RCA Electronics in Action
    • 1943

    Print advertisement for an electron microscope and other electronics manufactured and sold by the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) for various scientific and industrial applications. The advertisement features an…

    • 1930s

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

    • 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…

    • 1937-May-14 (Validated)
    • 1937-Jun-01 (Registered)

    Company scrip book cover issued by the American Potash & Chemical Corporation in the amount of five dollars. Stamped with validated and registered dates. Backside contains conditions for the sale of the book and where…

    • 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."

    • L’aérostat “Le Géant” de Nadar
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1863 (Date attributed to balloon flight)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the hot air balloon "“Le Géant” ("The Giant") flown by French photographer and journalist Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (1820-1910). A proponent of manned flight,…

    • Flying boat
    • 1670 (Date attributed to boat design)
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a flying boat. The illustration is based on the design proposed by Italian mathematician, naturalist, and aeronautics pioneer Francesco Lana de Terzi (1631-1687)…

    • Dirigeable du Blanchard
    • 1784 (Date attributed to balloon flight)
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a flying airship with oars. The illustration depicts a type of airship with oar-like propulsion mechanisms designed and flown by French balloonist Jean-Pierre…

    • The Pharmacist
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a pharmacist posed before various pharmaceutical bottles. This postcard is part of a set originally collected in a scrapbook entitled Album Gravures et…

    • Spherical ball
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the hot air balloon in the style of a sphere with a passenger basket underneath. This postcard is part of a set originally collected in a scrapbook entitled Album…

    • The Astronomer
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of an astronomer posed with a telescope. An anthropomorphic rendering of a moon is visible in the background. This postcard is part of a set originally collected in…

    • Departure of Léon Gambetta and Eugène Spuller aboard the Armand-Barbès
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1870-Oct-07 (Date attributed to balloon flight)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of French politicians Léon Gambetta (1838-1882) and Eugène Spuller (1835-1896) fleeing Paris via hot air balloon during the Franco-Prussian War. This postcard is…

    • Parachute of André-Jacques Garnerin
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1797-Oct-22 (Date attributed to parachute demonstration)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the descent of French balloonist André-Jacques Garnerin (1769-1823) in a frameless parachute of his own design. The Official Aeronaut of France, Garnerin staged…

    • Guyot's balloon
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1784 (Date attributed to balloon design)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a hot air balloon in the style of an airship with a sail and oars for steering. The design of the balloon is credited to "Guyot," likely referring to the author…

    • The Pax Airship of Augusto Sévéro, which caused his death
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1902-May-12 (Date attributed to balloon flight)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the semi-rigid airship "Pax" flown by Brazilian aeronaut Augusto Sévéro (1864-1902) and French mechanic Georges Saché over Paris on May 12, 1902. Propelled by an…

    • Dupuy de Lôme Airship with human engine
    • 1872-Feb-02
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the Dupuy de Lôme airship designed by French naval architect Henri Dupuy de Lôme (1816-1885). One of the first navigable balloons, the Dupuy de Lôme was powered…

    • Lebaudy Airship
    • 1904 (Date attributed to airship design)
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a semi-rigid airship designed by French brothers Paul and Pierre Lebaudy with the assistance of engineer Henri Julliot for military use. This postcard is part of…