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    • 1970s

    General view of Dr. Eva Wittgenstein inserting a sample into a Perkin-Elmer Model 621 Grating Infrared Spectrophotometer in use at a facility associated with the Laboratory Methods Research Section of the Environmental…

    • 1972-Mar-27

    General view of chemist William A. Lonneman preparing an air sample for analysis by three Perkin-Elmer gas chromatographs in an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mobile laboratory. Per notations accompanying the…

    • 1970s

    General view of employee Lloyd Monkman using a Perkin-Elmer Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer to analyze the lead content of an airborne particulates sample in a laboratory at the Chemistry Division of the Air…

    • 1953-Feb-25

    Arnold O. Beckman notes that some of the company's instruments (including pH meters and infrared spectrophotometers) are already being used to monitor air quality, and expresses interest in developing instruments…

    • 1955-Nov-10

    The conference was held in Los Angeles, California, and aimed to address "what has been done, is now being done, and will be done" to address California air pollution. Arnold O. Beckman, the chair of the Los Angeles…

    • 1955-Feb-21

    The conference was held in San Francisco, California, and was intended to discuss the need for and form of air pollution legislation and research. Handwritten annotations add Carl Wente to the morning session, estimated…

    • Some Indicated Current Actions on the Smog Problem
    • 1955-Aug-04

    The contents of Wright's memo formed the agenda of a later meeting of the Air Pollution Committee of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.

    • 1955-Aug-11

    The agenda of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Air Pollution Committee lists several "indicated current actions on the smog problem" and a suggested resolution. The documents includes Arnold O. Beckman's annotations.

    • 1955-Sep-20

    This draft includes extensive comments and edits by Arnold O. Beckman. The text was incorporated into a Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce pamphlet, "An Area-Wide Plan of Action to Eliminate Air Pollution."

    • 1955

    Regulation VII was a proposed ordinance to control air pollution within Los Angeles County, California. This draft includes annotations by Arnold O. Beckman, who at the time was a member of the Chamber of Commerce and…

    • 1955-Jun-07

    In this memo to the General Manager of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, Beckman summarized the work done to date on Regulation VII.

    • 1956-Jan-25

    Beckman's address as incoming president of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce references major challenges, including air pollution. A list of incoming officers and directors is included, along with minor annotations in…

    • 1956-Mar-23

    The memo, authored by an unidentified individual with the initials "GGK" and informed by Felix Chappellett's memo, outlines a future relationship between industry and the Air Pollution Foundation. The memo suggests…

    • 1956-Mar-15

    The letter suggests that the Air Pollution Foundation change its focus.

    Felix Chappellett (1902–1976) spent three decades as an executive with the General Petroleum Corporation and later served as the vice president of…

    • 1955

    This survey was distributed at the Statewide Conference on Air Pollution Legislation, held in San Francisco on February 21, 1955. Beckman's comments and changes were incorporated into the final version distributed at…

    • 1955-Mar-09

    This survey was conducted at the Statewide Conference on Air Pollution Legislation, held in San Francisco on February 21, 1955. The results indicate that (among other things) attendees favored creating new air pollution…

    • 1978-Sep-15

    The release details components of the Samplair Automated Dichotomous Particulate Sampling System, which debuted at the Instrument Society of America show.

    • A Policy Statement by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
    • 1955-Sep-29

    This trifold brochure lays out the scientific findings about the problem of smog in Los Angeles, as well as a plan for action, progress to date, and a request for cooperation.

    Beckman Instruments, Inc. became…

    • circa 1955

    The brochure discusses the use of the IR-2 spectrophotometer in an air pollution study. Though undated, the referenced instrument models and logo narrow the date of the brochure's publication to somewhere between the…

    • 1960s

    Beckman Instruments, Inc. became interested in measuring, controlling, and fighting air pollution in the late 1940s and early 1950s, when company president Arnold O. Beckman became the scientific adviser to the Los…

    • 1960s

    Beckman Instruments, Inc. became interested in measuring, controlling, and fighting air pollution in the late 1940s and early 1950s, when company president Arnold O. Beckman became the scientific adviser to the Los…

    • 1960s

    Beckman Instruments, Inc. became interested in measuring, controlling, and fighting air pollution in the late 1940s and early 1950s, when company president Arnold O. Beckman became the scientific adviser to the Los…

    • 1960s

    Beckman Instruments, Inc. became interested in measuring, controlling, and fighting air pollution in the late 1940s and early 1950s, when company president Arnold O. Beckman became the scientific adviser to the Los…

    • Undated

    Acralyzers monitor and record low atmospheric concentrations of oxidants and oxides of nitrogen.

    Beckman Instruments, Inc. became interested in measuring, controlling, and fighting air pollution in the late 1940s and…