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    • 1986-Apr-14 (First session)
    • 1986-May-27 (Second session)

    Roy Plunkett starts this conversation with James Bohning by describing his family background. As the family were members of the Church of the Brethren it was natural for Plunkett to attend Manchester College, where Paul…

    • 1888

    Sections include:

    A.—Qualitative analyses. Ores, minerals, etc.
    B.—Assays for, and quantitative determinations of, single constituents.
    C.—Assays and analyses of fuel, ores, minerals, technical materials and products,…

    • 1906 (Publication)
    • 1891 (Creation)

    Robert Wilhelm Bunsen was born March 30, 1811 in Göttingen and died August 16, 1899 in Heidelberg. He was a German inventor, chemist, and professor whose light studies created the field of spectrum analysis.

    Sir Henry…

    • 1899 (Creation)
    • 1906 (Publication)

    Whimsical illustration of mice in a laboratory with glassware, apparatus, and a Bunsen burner. Beatrix Potter was a niece of the author, Henry Roscoe, and created this illustration as a gift. The illustration is based…

    • 1906 (Publication)
    • 1862 (Creation)

    Photographic portrait of Robert W. Bunsen, Gustav Kirchhoff, and Henry E. Roscoe. In the book Roscoe explains that the photograph was taken during a visit of Bunsen and Kirchhoff to Manchester while Roscoe was chair of…

    • 1906 (Publication)

    A photographic portrait of Henry Enfield Roscoe writing at a desk at his home, Woodcote Lodge in 1906. The photograph was taken by a photographer from Elliot & Fry studio and printed by Emery Walker.
    A photomechanical…

    • 1906 (Publication)

    Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe lived from 1833 to 1915. He spent time studying under Robert Bunsen in Heidelberg, receiving his PhD in 1854. In 1857 Roscoe was appointed head of chemistry at Owens College, Manchester and held…

    • 1999-Dec-15

    David Golde begins the interview with a discussion of his early years and education in Bayonne, New Jersey. In high school, Golde developed an interest in medicine, which was stimulated by his biology teacher. He…

    • 1998-Mar-27 (Second session)
    • 1998-Mar-13 (First session)

    Arnold Frankel begins the first interview with a discussion of his family background. His father emigrated from Poland to New York in 1907. Though he was a sign painter, he believed in the importance of education.…

    • 2009-Sep-24 (First session)
    • 2009-Nov-23 (Second session)
    • 2010-Feb-27 (Third session)
    • 2010-Jun-28 (Fourth session)

    Herman Fialkov was born in 1922 and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Herman attended City College of New York, studying engineering. He left college to take a job with Emerson Radio Corporation attending night school at…

    • 1893

    Comprehensive book on the ice industry with content and illustrations on the harvesting, cutting and storing of ice; ice house construction; handling, transport and marketing of ice; the use of ice in refrigeration; ice…

    • 1949-Dec

    Newsletter issued by the Vanadium Corporation of America with articles entitled "Uranium in the Colorado Plateau Area," "Bus Springs: Wellsprings of Good Will," "The Vanadium Minerals — Part II — Mineral Sources of…

    • 1928

    Annual report including the list of directors, executive committee, finance committee and officers of the Vanadium Corporation of America, as well as the "Eighth Annual Report to Stockholders of Vanadium Corporation of…

    • Shades on Feathers
    • Teintures sur Plumes

    Sample book with dyeing instructions and an 18-section foldout containing 143 dyed feathers.

    • 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…

    • A Popular Treatise on Modern Chemistry and its Marvels, written in Non-Technical Language for General Readers and Students
    • 1913
    • Plantago Psyllium L for Constipation, A Normal Bowel Regulator
    • 1920s

    Light gold painted metal can and lid both with extensive black and gold lettering and decoration. The main label reads "NATURALAX." Lid is rusted shut but the can appears to be full.

    • 1910 – 2007

    Small, shallow, rectangular tin box containing medicine pills. Label on front of tin has yellow background with "12 Bayer-Tablets of Aspirin (5 grs. each)" in white text on brown background. Tin pillbox contains…

    • 1930 – 1949

    Small, shallow, rectangular tin box containing medicine pills. Label on front of tin has yellow background with "12 Bayer-Tablets of Aspirin, 5 grs. each" in white text on brown background. Image of small round white…

    • 1910 – 1950

    Small, shallow, rectangular tin box containing medicine pills. Label on front of tin has yellow background with the company name in red. Name of medicine is printed in yellow on brown background on front of tin. Tin…

    • 1910 – 2007

    Glass Bayer aspirin bottle, 300 tablet size, contains white tablets.

    • 1910 – 2007

    Glass Bayer aspirin bottle, 200 tablet size, contains white tablets.

    • 1985
    • 1910 – 2007

    Plastic Bayer aspirin bottle, 100 tablet size, reads "Genuine Bayer Aspirin, Micro-Thin Coating".

    • 1900

    Sample book for sulfur dyes on cotton yarn. Contains dyeing instructions and mounted thread samples on folded cards.