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    • 1968

    Illustrated throughout including chapters on fallout shelters, supplies, fire hazards and emergency care of the sick and injured. The section on major natural disasters covers floods and hurricanes, tornadoes, winter…

    • 1941

    Illustrated throughout, this booklet includes sections on lung irritants, blister and tear gases, irritant smokes, incendiaries, screening smokes, systemic poisons and decontamination stations.

    • 1908

    Text includes illustrations as follows:

    Fig. 1. Chemicals needed for the exercises in this bulletin
    Fig. 2. Apparatus used in preparing oxygen
    Fig. 3. Apparatus used in preparing nitrogen
    Fig. 4. Apparatus used in…

    • Fig. 121
    • 1872 (Published)

    An illustration of a solar eclipse during the last 2 minutes, 25 seconds, therefore just before the reappearance of the sun's rays. The accompanying text states: ""Scarcely had the last ray of sunlight disappeared,"…

    • 1906

    Text includes sections entitled "Inferior drugs and insidious methods of deception," "Rose geranium oil and its substitutes," and "Phenacetin: methods of analysis and commercial status."

    • Pl. VII
    • 1872 (Published)

    Prints from photographs taken by Colonel James Francis Tennant (1829-1915). The upper picture shows the eclipse at the moment of totality, and the lower one immediately before it's cessation. Observed from Guntoor,…

    • Twelfth Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1678
    • Eleventh Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1678
    • Tenth Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1678
    • Ninth Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1678
    • Eighth Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1678
    • Seventh Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1678

    Bound volume contains a collection of alchemical texts. Select title pages and plates are digitized including the plates illustrating The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus).

    • Sixth Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1678
    • Fourth Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1678
    • Second Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1678
    • Second Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1678
    • First Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1678
    • 1678

    Bound volume contains a compilation of earlier famous alchemical texts. Select title pages and plates are digitized including the plates illustrating The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus). Also…

    • 1994-Dec-08

    James D. Idol begins his interview with a description of his childhood in Harrisonville, Missouri. His interest in chemistry was encouraged by neighbors and by friends. He attended William Jewell College in Liberty,…

    • 1986-Apr-30

    In this interview Franklin Hyde briefly tells of his childhood and his schooling in Solvay, New York. At Syracuse University, Hyde majored in chemistry and continued on to a master's degree. It was during this period…

    • 1991-Feb-28

    Charles Hurd begins his oral history by discussing his early life and his later educational and professional experiences, including his Ph.D. work in organic chemistry at Princeton University and his summer job in…

    • 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…

    • 1985-Dec-02 (Second session)
    • 1985-Nov-18 (First session)

    Hoyt C. Hottel begins the first interview with a description of his childhood and education in Indiana, Missouri, and later Illinois, where his father was a salesman in the rubber industry. He praises his early…

    • 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…