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    • 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…

    • 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,…

    • 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.…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 1940s – circa

    Portrait of James A. Rafferty (1886-1951). Rafferty was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 4th, 1886 and studied engineering and chemistry at the Lewis Institute of Technology. Following his graduation from Lewis in 1908,…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 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…