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    • 1986-Jun-03

    The interview begins with William Bailey describing his upbringing in rural Minnesota, where his family operated a small lumber business. An outstanding high school teacher sparked Bailey's interest in science, and he…

    • 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…

    • 1955-Oct-06

    In this letter, Emery, as secretary of the American Chemical Society, proposes Arnold Beckman as a nominee for President-Elect of the ACS. Beckman was ultimately not nominated, but his name was proposed again in 1956.

    • 1945-May-24

    In this letter, Churchill confirms that the National Defense Research Committee (NDRC) has granted Beckman permission to discuss the Pauling Oxygen Meter at an American Chemical Society meeting.

    • 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…

    • 1951

    Cachet created by Fleetwood depicts "The Chemist" along with ACS logo and the tagline, "Maker of a Better Tomorrow." Stamp issued to commemorate the diamond jubilee of the American Chemical Society. Addressed to and…

    • 1976

    First day cover created by Artmaster includes cachet depicting a 3D image of a nonexistent molecule. Stamp depicts chemical glassware. Envelope is signed by Herman S. Bloch, the inventor of the catalytic converter.

    • 1976

    Cachet created by ArtCraft depicts a male and female chemist working in a laboratory setting, with text reading, "A Century of Modern Chemistry." Cover signed by Glen Seaborg.

    • 1951

    Cachet and semipostal stamp depict Gay-Lussac. Cachet depicts a book titled "Law of Gay-Lussac" and various scientific apparatus. Envelope is addressed to Mrs. Richard M. Lawrence, President of the ACS Wives Club.

    • 1935-Aug-30

    This letter from Arnold Beckman was sent during his 1935 trip around the United States to promote and secure distributors for his new pH meter (or "acidimeter") in 1935. Beckman reports on the enthusiasm of both…

    • circa 1907

    Portrait of Marston Taylor Bogert (1868-1954), American Chemical Society President (1907-1908) known for his work on the synthesis of heterocyclic compounds, dyes, pharmaceuticals, and perfumes.

    Marston Taylor Bogert…

    • 1920s

    Portrait of Marston Taylor Bogert (1868-1954), American Chemical Society President (1907-1908) known for his work on the synthesis of heterocyclic compounds, dyes, pharmaceuticals, and perfumes.

    Marston Taylor Bogert…

    • 1956-Feb-03

    Concerns Julian's disapproval with the announcement of the Spring meeting of the American Chemical Society in Dallas, TX which includes a list designated as "Hotels for Colored Persons." Julian continues at length…

    • 1954-Mar-29

    Concerns nomination of Robert Burns Woodward for the Priestley or Gibbs Medal by the American Chemical Society.