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    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Arthur Becket Lamb (1880-1952) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Lamb served as the head of research for the…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Charles Lee Reese (1862-1940) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A graduate of the University of Heidelberg in…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Samuel Colville Lind (1879-1965) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Commonly referred to as "the father of modern…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Charles Phelps Smyth (1895-1990) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A recipient of the Medal of Freedom (1947),…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist, biochemist, and peace activist Linus Pauling (1901-1994) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. One of the founders of…

    • circa 1930

    Portrait of John Francis Queeny (1859-1933), founder of the Monsanto Company, and dog. A 30-year veteran of the nascent pharmaceutical industry, Queeny founded the Monsanto Company in St. Louis, Missouri in 1901.…

    • 1920s – circa

    Portrait of Samuel Cox Hooker (1865-1935). Hooker was born on April 19, 1865, in Benchley, Kent, England and studied at the Government Science School in South Kensington, London. Hooker earned his PhD from the…

    • 1920s

    Portrait of Marston Taylor Bogert (1868-1954), American Chemical Society President (1907-1908) known for his work on the synthesis of heterocyclic compounds, dyes, pharmaceuticals, and perfumes.

    Marston Taylor Bogert…

    • 1920s – circa

    Portrait of Herbert Freundlich (1880-1941). A student of Wilhelm Ostwald, Freundlich received his doctorate from the University of Leipzig in 1903 following his dissertation on the precipitation (coagulation) of colloid…

    • 1920s

    Portrait of American chemist John Edgar Teeple (1874 – 1931), best known for his discovery of a process for separating potash from borax.

    John Edgar Teeple was born on January 4, 1874 in Kempton, Illinois and educated…

    • circa 1928

    Portrait of William McPherson (1864-1951). McPherson was a professor of chemistry and dean of the graduate school at Ohio State University. He served as chairman of the American Chemical Society from 1895 to 1928, as…

    • 1927-Dec-12

    Portrait of Dr. Arthur A. Noyes (1866-1936) posed in the doorway of the Chemical Library of the Gates Chemical Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. Per notations accompanying the…

    • 1926-Jun

    Portrait of (left to right) Dr. Albert Baird Hastings (1895-1987) and Dr. James A. Hawkins posed in a laboratory at the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (H.R.I.M.R.). Best known for the study…

    • Pasteur Monument
    • circa 1920

    Postcard depicts a statue of Louis Pasteur in Paris, France.

    • circa 1920

    Portrait of Benjamin Talbot Brooks (b. 1885). Brooks was an authority on petroleum and author of several volumes on the subject, including The Chemistry of Petroleum Hydrocarbons (1954-55).

    • 1910s

    Portrait of P.B. (Philip Bridges) Sadtler (1884-1964), chemical engineer and son of charter member and first President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Samuel Phillip Sadtler (1847-1923).

    • 1910s

    Portrait of Edgar Fahs Smith (1854-1928), a chemist and educator best known for his association with the University of Pennsylvania and the Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection in the History of Chemistry.

    Edgar Fahs…

    • 1910s

    Group portrait of chemist and educator Edgar Fahs Smith (1854-1928) and University of Pennsylvania students posed in front of what is believed to be the Harrison Chemical Laboratory building. Over the course of his…

    • 1910s

    Portrait of American chemist Edward Goodrich Acheson (1856-1931), inventor of the Acheson process to synthesize graphite and silicon carbide and later a manufacturer of carborundum and graphite.

    Edward Goodrich Acheson…

    • 1910s

    Portrait of Herman Frasch (1851-1914), a chemist and engineer best known for his work in the petroleum industry.

    Herman Frasch was born on December 25, 1851 in Gaildorf, Germany. Frasch was schooled at the Gymnasium in…

    • 1910s

    Portrait of American chemist Martin Hill Ittner (1870-1945), one of the first chemists in the United States to develop successful methods for the hydrogenation of fatty oils, which helps turn liquid oils into solids.

    • 1910s

    Portrait of Samuel Phillip Sadtler (1847-1923), a charter member and first President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).

    Samuel Philip Sadtler was born on July 18, 1847 in Pine Grove, Schyulkill…

    • 1910s

    Portrait of Samuel Schmucker Sadtler (1873-1954), graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and son of charter member and first President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Samuel…

    • circa 1917

    Portrait of William H. Walker (1869-1934), a pioneer of chemical engineering practice and principles in the United States.

    William H. Walker was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1869 and graduated from Penn State…

    • circa 1916

    Portrait of Albert Edward Marshall (b. 1883). A native of Liverpool, England, Marshall studied at the Liverpool Institute (1898-1900) and Liverpool University College (1900-01). In 1902, Marshall joined the United…