Skip to Content
You searched for
Search
Subject California Institute of Technology Remove constraint Subject: California Institute of Technology

Search Constraints

Search Results

    • 1985-Apr-23

    This interview, the first of several with Arnold Beckman conducted by the Chemical Heritage Foundation, begins with a discussion of Beckman's teenage experience as an industrial chemist at a local gas works in…

    • 1985-Jul-23

    The second interview begins with Arnold Beckman describing the National Technical Laboratories in the late 1930s. He details NTL policies and operations. The majority of the transcript focuses on the change from NTL to…

    • 1931-Aug-20

    Arnold O. Beckman applied (ultimately unsuccessfully) for a job at E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. The letter includes details of his work experience, publications, and educational background, including a…

    • 1927-Dec-12

    Portrait of Dr. Arthur A. Noyes (1866-1936) posed in the doorway of the Chemical Library of the Gates Chemical Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. Per notations accompanying the…

    • Undated

    This account of Howard Cary's life covers the period from his birth to his initial contact with National Technology Laboratories and brief discussion of his later involvement with pH meter development. He devotes a fair…

    • Personal Recollections of Arnold O. Beckman
    • Undated

    The account focuses on the early days of Beckman's entrepreneurial endeavors, from Robert Millikan referring I. H. Lyons to Beckman for assistance with National Postal Meter Company inks through the renting of a new…

    • 1986-May

    Arnold and Mabel Beckman at Caltech for the dedication of the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Laboratory of Chemical Synthesis.

    • 1964

    Arnold O. Beckman is at the center of the photo, facing the camera. The other people in this image are unidentified.

    Dr. Beckman (1900-2004) received a Ph.D. in photochemistry from CalTech in 1928 and taught chemistry…

    • 1952

    Dr. Robert Millikan was an American physicist who received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1923 for his work the photoelectric effect and for measuring the elementary electronic charge. In 1923 he also became director of…

    • 1935-Aug-14

    From an unknown author at the Braun Corporation (and carbon copied to its president, J.A. Hartley). The author wants Aldoph Coors (the brewing magnate) to meet Arnold O. Beckman during Beckman's trip to promote his new…

    • 1935-Aug-30

    Beckman thanks Evans for his hospitality during a trip to Denver, Colorado to sell the new pH meter and hopes that Evans will become a distributor for the instrument. Beckman's stops in Denver included Coors Porcelain…

    • 1935-Apr-26

    One of the earliest inquiries into using one of Arnold Beckman's newly invented pH meters.

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the California citrus industry, who needed…

    • 1980

    These handwritten notes (by an unidentified author) detail the process by which Linus Pauling came to National Technical Laboratories to produce his oxygen meter design and how this lead to the formation of Arnold O.…