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    • circa 1959 – 1966

    This folder contains notes written by Robert E. Kohler concerning chemical syntheses from R. B. Woodward's seminar lectures, specifically his Thursday Evening Seminars predating the formulation of the Woodward-Hoffmann…

    • 1965-Feb-18 (Date of issue)

    Mexican postage stamp commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Spanish-Mexican scientist, engineer, and naturalist Andrés Manuel del Río (1764-1849) best known for his discovery of compounds of vanadium in…

    • 1960

    An invitation to an anniversary dinner held on September 20, 1960 at the Caledonian Hotel in Edinburgh. In addition to a menu (featuring such delicacies as Tortue Verte Boulevard Pasadena and Soufflé Surprise à la…

    • 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…

    • (So They Use SARAN WRAP and Plenty of It!)
    • 1957

    Color print advertisement for Saran Wrap, a product of the Dow Chemical Company. The advertisement profiles the Read family of Ridgewood, New Jersey and features photographic reproductions of various cookies and party…

    • 1957

    Color print advertisement for Styron, the trade name for Styrenic plastics historically manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company for a variety of consumer applications, including packaging and food service,…

    • 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…