This letter was written in response to Arnold O. Beckman's congratulations to Linus Pauling upon winning the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Dr. William F. Ballhaus, Sr. (1918-2013) was a Stanford- and Caltech-educated aeronautical engineer who assumed the presidency of Beckman Instruments in 1965. During his tenure, Ballhaus oversaw the company's shift away…
This award was given by the California Museum of Science and Industry. Dr. Beckman is on the right; the other two men in this photograph are unidentified.
Dr. Arnold O. Beckman (1900-2004) invented the first…
- 1964 – 1968
Notes accompanying the archival collection describe the award given in this photograph as an "F" award, but that is very likely an error. The President's E (Exports) Award was established in 1961 as a way for the United…