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    • 2002-Feb-19

    Robert J. Manning begins the interview with a brief sketch of his educational background. In 1948, after graduating with a M.S. in chemistry from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, Manning spent time in the…

    • 2002-Feb-11 (First session)
    • 2002-Feb-27 (Second session)

    Kaye describes his early interest in science, and specifically, instrumentation. He discusses his decision to study at the University of Illinois, and his own academic experience there as a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry.…

    • Fig. 135
    • 1872 (Published)

    An illustration of a man using Lockyer's telespectroscope. Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer (1836-1920), designed this instrument in order to observe the spectra of the prominences in full sunlight. Lockyer is best known for…

    • 2002-Mar-07

    Willis Humphreys begins the interview by describing how he came to work at National Technical Laboratories [NTL] on 31 March 1938. Before joining NTL, Humphreys worked for a small company in Pasadena, California, but…

    • 2004-Nov-19 (First session)
    • 2004-Nov-20 (Second session)

    Masao Horiba begins the interview by discussing his childhood experiences in Japan during the 1920s and 1930s. Horiba suffered from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and spent much of his childhood listening to music, and…

    • circa 1905

    General view of employees at work in the main room at the Dearborn Drug and Chemical Works (later Dearborn Chemical Company) 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. The employees are identified…

    • circa 1905

    Close-up view of scientific apparatus used at the Dearborn Drug and Chemical Works (later Dearborn Chemical Company) 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1887, the Dearborn Chemical…

    • circa 1905

    Close-up view of scientific apparatus used at the Dearborn Drug and Chemical Works (later Dearborn Chemical Company) 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1887, the Dearborn Chemical…

    • circa 1905

    General view of a section of the main room at the Dearborn Drug and Chemical Works (later Dearborn Chemical Company) 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois, with view of assorted glassware and…

    • circa 1905

    General view of a section of the main room at the Dearborn Drug and Chemical Works (later Dearborn Chemical Company) 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois, with view of assorted glassware and…

    • circa 1905

    Close-up view of assorted scientific instruments used at the Dearborn Drug and Chemical Works (later Dearborn Chemical Company) 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1887, the…

    • circa 1905

    Close-up view of two balances used at the Dearborn Drug and Chemical Works (later Dearborn Chemical Company) 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1887, the Dearborn Chemical Company…

    • circa 1905

    General view of a section of the main room at the Dearborn Drug and Chemical Works (later Dearborn Chemical Company) 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois, with view of assorted glassware and…

    • circa 1905

    Close-up view of assorted scientific instruments, including microscopes and balances, used at the Dearborn Drug and Chemical Works (later Dearborn Chemical Company) 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago,…

    • circa 1905

    General view of the main room at the Dearborn Drug and Chemical Works (later Dearborn Chemical Company) 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois, with view of assorted glassware and scientific…

    • circa 1905

    General view of a portion of the Dearborn Drug and Chemical Works (later Dearborn Chemical Company) 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois, with view of furnaces, assorted balances, and…

    • Fig. 52
    • 1872 (Published)

    Illustration of a man looking through a spectroscope.
    From the corresponding text: "Fig. 52, especially the three tubes directed to the prism at different angles, as in that constructed by Kirchhoff and Bunsen. The…

    • 1930s

    General view of Dearborn Chemical Company employee E.P. Fager comparing the color of two solutions during a water sample field test. Assorted glassware and a Dearborn portable testing cabinet are visible on the table.…

    • 1789

    This work by Antoine Laurent Lavoisier is widely considered the first of its kind in modern chemical literature. Select digitized content includes front cover, frontismatter, woodcut vignettes, as well as thirteen…

    • 1952

    General view of assorted tools used in the production of Styron at the Dow Chemical Company facilities located in Midland, Michigan. Styron is the trade name for Styrenic plastics historically manufactured and sold by…

    • 1952

    General view of assorted tools, including a Pressley Fiber Strength Tester, used in the production of Styron at the Dow Chemical Company facilities located in Midland, Michigan. Styron is the trade name for Styrenic…

    • circa 1905

    Album containing 25 photographs depicting early facilities associated with Dearborn Drug and Chemical Works (later Dearborn Chemical Company) in Atlantic City, New Jersey and Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1887, the…

    • 1934-Mar-16

    Close-up view of scientific apparatus used at the Dearborn Chemical Company 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1887, the Dearborn Chemical Company was a corporate ancestor of…