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    • 2004-Nov-19 (First session)
    • 2004-Nov-20 (Second session)

    Masao Horiba begins the interview by discussing his childhood experiences in Japan during the 1920s and 1930s. Horiba suffered from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and spent much of his childhood listening to music, and…

    • circa 2003

    Jack Cadman was the first forensic pathologist to work in the Orange County, California criminal justice system. As part of his duties, he worked with Theron Johns of Beckman Instruments to find a way to measure blood…

    • 2002-Feb-11 (First session)
    • 2002-Feb-27 (Second session)

    Kaye describes his early interest in science, and specifically, instrumentation. He discusses his decision to study at the University of Illinois, and his own academic experience there as a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry.…

    • 2002-Feb-19

    Robert J. Manning begins the interview with a brief sketch of his educational background. In 1948, after graduating with a M.S. in chemistry from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, Manning spent time in the…

    • 2002-Mar-07

    Willis Humphreys begins the interview by describing how he came to work at National Technical Laboratories [NTL] on 31 March 1938. Before joining NTL, Humphreys worked for a small company in Pasadena, California, but…

    • 2001-Dec-04

    Robert E. Finnigan begins the interview with a description of his family and childhood years in Snyder, New York. Finnigan developed an interest in military service and science while reading The Dave Darrin Series about…

    • 2001-Nov-13

    Robert W. Allington begins the interview with a sketch of his family history. His father, a scientist for the United States Department of Agriculture, and later at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln [UNL], encouraged…

    • 2000-Feb-07

    This email describes an attempt to develop a glucose electrode in the 1960s. This project was abandoned when Beckman Instruments focused instead on the Glucose Analyzer.

    • 1990s

    Beckman's XL-A Analytical Centrifuge debuted in 1991.

    Beckman Instruments began producing centrifuges after their January 1, 1955 acquisition of industry leader, Specialized Instruments Corporation, or Spinco. With…

    • 1990-Sep-27

    The press release announces the 502 Autosampler for use with System Gold HPLC equipment.

    • 1980s

    Advertisement for the L8 Ultracentrifuge, which became one of the workhorse centrifuge models of the 1980s and 1990s.

    Beckman Instruments began producing centrifuges after their January 1, 1955 acquisition of industry…

    • 1980s

    The SpinPro Expert system software designed ultracentrifuge procedures based on users' answers to a series of questions, intentionally mirroring the telephone conversations that users used to have with Beckman…

    • 1986-Jun-02

    The press release announces the TLA-100.3 Fixed Angle Rotor, which increases the capacity of the ultracentrifuge.

    Beckman Instruments began producing centrifuges after their January 1, 1955 acquisition of industry…

    • 1986-Jun-19

    The press release announces a spectrophotometer system for use with DNA analysis.

    The first Beckman Instruments DU Spectrophotometer was developed in 1940, when the company was still called National Technical…

    • 1985-Apr-23

    This interview, the first of several with Arnold Beckman conducted by the Chemical Heritage Foundation, begins with a discussion of Beckman's teenage experience as an industrial chemist at a local gas works in…

    • 1985-Jul-23

    The second interview begins with Arnold Beckman describing the National Technical Laboratories in the late 1930s. He details NTL policies and operations. The majority of the transcript focuses on the change from NTL to…

    • 1985

    Advertisement for various instruments made by Beckman Instruments, Inc., touting the company's long history of producing pH meters, spectrophotometers, centrifuges, and other instruments.

    • 1985-Nov-07

    The press release announces a brochure devoted to the Model L7-55 Ultracentrifuge.

    • 1985-Dec-01

    The press release discusses Bulletin 5933, devoted to the Ultraffinity-EP column and the fast affinity chromatography (FAC) technique.

    • 1985-Dec-06

    The press release announces the Beckman Futura II Calomel Combination Electrode.

    • 1985-Aug-15

    The press release notes the availability of a brochure describing the System 1 Plus DNA Synthesizer.

    • 1985-Nov-15

    The press release describes Applications Data Sheet DS-671 and the strategy for gene construction outlined therein.

    • 1985-Jul-23

    The press release notes the addition of a personal computer simplifies electrophoresis reporting and allows for a flexible laboratory workflow.