Herbert C. Brown studied at Crane Junior College, where he became fascinated by chemistry and its history; when Crane closed down, Brown was among the students invited to work in Nicholas D. Cheronis' Synthetical…
The letter expresses Bush's "personal and official appreciation and commendation" for contracted work performed in furtherance of the war effort.
Advertisement for Dowflake Calcium Chloride, a product of the Dow Chemical Company marketed for use to enhance the durability of and speed the hardening process for concrete. The advertisement features a swirl of…
Color print advertisement for Dow Chemical Company depicts a male dry cleaner placing a paper bag over a freshly laundered garment. Notably, the advertisement was produced during World War II and bears the Company's…
Color print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company depicting a woman in the kitchen holding a loaf of bread over a table with prepared foods. A man in winter attire stands at the kitchen door in the background. The…
- 1941 – 1945
Advertisement for Dowicides, the trade name for a group of fungicide chemicals manufactured and marketed by the Dow Chemical Company as tools to prevent mold and decay. The advertisement features an army transport…
Request from the National Defense Research Committee for a Model L Pauling Oxygen Meter to test at high altitudes in airplanes.
Developed from a Linus Pauling design during WWII, the technology behind Beckman…
This letter to Dr. Spencer S. Prentiss of the National Defense Research Committee describes the results of the clinical trial of the Pauling Oxygen Meter by the United States Army. The Army decided not to standardize…
- Author Kauffman, Julius
- Addressee Prentiss, Spencer S.
- Subject United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee, Oxygen--Measurement, United States. Army. Medical Corps, Scientific apparatus and instruments, World War (1939-1945), and Beckman Instruments, inc.
Letter summarizes the final report produced by testing the Pauling Oxygen Meter at the Army Medical Center. The final recommendation of the report is that this oxygen meter should not be standardized for use by the U.S.…
In this letter, Dr. Prentiss inquires about the possibility of combining a moisture detector and an oxygen meter, presumably for use in submarines. At the time, Dr. Spencer S. Prentiss was working for the National…
Letter regarding various requirements for the Pauling Oxygen Meter, including the possibility of making a combination moisture detector and oxygen meter. At the time, both Reuben Wood and Dr. Spencer S. Prentiss were…
Letter regarding an inquiry from the United States War Department about the sensitivity of Pauling Oxygen Meter.
Developed from a Linus Pauling design during WWII, the technology behind Beckman Instruments’ oxygen…
- Author Churchill, Durand Jr.
- Addressee Beckman, Arnold O.
- Subject United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee, Oxygen--Measurement, Scientific apparatus and instruments, United States. War Department, World War (1939-1945), and Beckman Instruments, inc.
Letter in which Arnold Beckman's request to have the Pauling Oxygen Meter project declassified is denied.
Developed from a Linus Pauling design during WWII, the technology behind Beckman Instruments’ oxygen analyzers…
Letter regarding the extension of the military contract for Beckman Instruments' Pauling Oxygen Meter development. This letter also mentions the possibility of using the instrument inside oxygen tents.
Developed from a…
Letter regarding specifications for Pauling Oxygen Meter for use in British military aircraft.
Developed from a Linus Pauling design during WWII, the technology behind Beckman Instruments’ oxygen analyzers ended up…
Memo regarding Pauling Oxygen Meter submarine model, which was developed by Arnold Beckman during World War II. The British Navy has put in orders for the instrument, and here Pauling inquires as to why the United…
- Author Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994
- Addressee Holmes, R. S.
- Subject United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee, Oxygen--Measurement, Scientific apparatus and instruments, Great Britain. Royal Navy, World War (1939-1945), and Beckman Instruments, inc.