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    • 1940s

    Portrait of George Oenslager (1873-1956), research chemist for the B. F. Goodrich Company known for the discovery and industrial application of organic accelerators to rubber.

    George Oenslager was born on September…

    • 1948-Jul-12

    Two-page article from the July 12, 1948 edition of Chemical and Engineering News profiling Dr. Betty J. Sullivan (1902-1999).

    Betty J. Sullivan was born on May 31, 1902 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and educated at the…

    • 1947-Apr-09 – 1947-May-26

    Illustrated catalog for a Pasteur Exhibition at the Science Museum in South Kensington, England, April 9th through May 26th, 1947. Exhibition originally shown in Paris, France, with added contributions from the Wellcome…

    • 1945

    Photograph of mathematical physicist and physical chemist Richard C. (Chace) Tolman seated in front of a global map. This photograph is believed to have been taken when Tolman was serving as a scientific advisor to…

    • 1943 – circa

    Portrait of Sidney Dale Kirkpatrick (1894-1973). Kirkpatrick was born in Urbana, Illinois and received his B.S. from the University of Illinois in 1916. Following graduation, he served as a chemical adviser to the…

    • 1940

    Two-page article from the "News Edition" of the magazine of the American Chemical Society profiling Dr. Eugene Cornelius Sullivan (1872-1962).

    Eugene C. Sullivan was born on January 23, 1872 in Elgin, Illinois and…

    • circa 1940

    Photograph of Lawrence Joseph Henderson (1878-1942). Henderson was a professor of biological chemistry at Harvard University and founder of the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry at Harvard Medical School, as well as the…

    • 1939

    Portrait of DuPont chemist Joseph X. Labovsky (1912-2013), taken at the DuPont pilot plant in Seaford, Delaware during the early stages of nylon production and research.

    Joseph X. Labovsky was born in Kiev, Ukraine on…

    • 1930s – circa

    Portrait of George O. Curme, Jr. (1888-1976), popularly known as the father of ethylene and for his pioneering work on applications for by-products of petroleum processing.

    Born in Mount Vernon, Iowa on December 24,…

    • 1930s – circa

    Portrait of Thomas Midgley, Jr. (1889-1944), an American engineer and chemist who discovered the effectiveness of tetraethyl lead as an antiknock additive for gasoline.

    Thomas Midgley, Jr. was born on May 18, 1889 in…

    • 1930s – circa

    Portrait of George O. Curme, Jr. (1888-1976), popularly known as the father of ethylene and for his pioneering work on applications for by-products of petroleum processing.

    Born in Mount Vernon, Iowa on December 24,…

    • 1938 – 1939

    Photographic album containing approximately 440 black and white portraits of new members of the American Chemical Society for the years 1938-1939. The names and institutional affiliation of each individual are inscribed…

    • 1930s

    Portrait of John Van Nostrand Dorr (1872-1962). In partnership with John Lundberg and A.D. Wilson, Van Nostrand Dorr owned the Lundberg, Dorr, & Wilson gold & silver mining operation in Terry, South Dakota. In 1916, he…

    • 1938

    The 40th anniversary of the discovery of radium by Marie and Pierre Curie was commemorated in France in 1938 with the release of a semipostal stamp bearing a 50-cent surtax to benefit the International Union Against…

    • 1938

    Stamp printed by the Republic of Cuba, depicting Marie and Pierre Curie. The 40th anniversary of the discovery of radium by Marie and Pierre Curie was commemorated in France in 1938 with the release of a semipostal…

    • 1922 – 1936

    Nine small postage stamps in various denominations issued in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Louis Pasteur in 1922. The large semipostal stamp was issued in 1936 and includes a surtax for the…

    • 1931

    Caricature of food chemist Lester Francis Hoyt created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (class of…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Harry Nicholls Holmes (1879-1958) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A long-time Professor of Chemistry at Oberlin…

    • 1931

    Caricature of British chemist James Pickering Kendall (1889-1978) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A graduate and Professor of Chemistry at…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist George Lindenberg Clark (1892-1969) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Best known for his research in microscopy,…

    • 1931

    Caricature of chemist Vincent Davis created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Per notations accompanying the caricature, Davis served as Director of…

    • 1931

    Caricature of Russian-born chemist Moses Gomberg (1866-1947) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Gomberg served as President of the American…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Charles Lathrop Parsons (1867-1954) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Parsons worked as a chemist and mineralogist…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Charles August Kraus (1875-1967) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A professor of chemistry and director of the…