- 2011-Sep-01 (First session)
- 2011-Sep-19 (Second session)
Peter B. Lederman was born in Weimar, Germany. When Peter was seven the family left for the United States, spending about six months in England on the way finally settling in New York City. When he entered the…
- Interviewee Lederman, Peter B. (Peter Bernd), 1931-2020
- Interviewer Caruso, David J., Hunter-Lascoskie, Sarah L.
- Subject Lederman, Peter B. (Peter Bernd), 1931-2020, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, University of Michigan, United States. Environmental Protection Agency, Shell Oil Company, Esso Research and Engineering Company, Chemical engineers
Peter Morris starts this interview by asking Donald Green and Willard Asbury about the early years at Standard Oil Development Company and the influence of Frank Howard and Eger Murphree. The arc process is discussed as…
- Interviewee Asbury, Willard C., 1900-1986, Green, Donald A., 1905-1988
- Interviewer Morris, Peter J. T.
- Subject Petroleum industry and trade, Asbury, Willard C., 1900-1986, Atmospheric Nitrogen Company, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, Petroleum chemicals industry, Green, Donald A., 1905-1988, Standard Oil Company, Interessengemeinschaft Farbenindustrie Aktiengesellschaft, Hydrogenation Engineering and Chemical Company, Standard Oil Development Company, Esso Research and Engineering Company, Solvay Process Company, Enjay Chemical Company, Ziegler-Natta catalysts, Chemical engineers
- 2009-Dec-09 (First session)
- 2009-Dec-10 (Second session)
Frank H. Field was raised in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, by an aunt, an uncle, and a grandmother. He entered Duke University, placing a year ahead in chemistry, but had very little money. To meet his expenses he worked…
- Interviewee Field, F. H. (Frank Henry), 1922-
- Interviewer Grayson, Michael A.
- Subject Field, F. H. (Frank Henry), 1922-, Ionization, Rockefeller University, Chromatographic analysis, Chemists, Mass spectrometry, Chemists--Biography, Consolidated Engineering Corporation, Esso Research and Engineering Company, Humble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Tex.), Franklin, J. L. (Joseph Louis), 1906-, Chemical apparatus
Henry Earle Lumpkin in his office at the Exxon Research and Engineering Company laboratory in Baytown, Texas. Lumpkin is seated at his desk using an Friden electromechanical desktop calculator. Lumpkin's collection of…
Henry Earle Lumpkin (center) receiving a pin commemorating twenty years of service at Humble-Esso, later Exxon. Dr. Sarmiento, Division Head at Humble-Esso, is present at left, while Lumpkin's wife, Mrs. O'Dell K.…