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  1. 11 items

    Collected by Frank H. Stodola, this collection of autographs from 11 Nobel laureates, includes but is not limited to, Joshua Lederberg, Richard Kuhn, Harold Urey, E. J. Corey, and Melvin Calvin. Of particular interest…

  2. 9 items

    This collection was built by Herbert T. Pratt following a long career at E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in the fibers department. The bulk of this collection consists of laboratory equipment including laboratory…

  3. This collection was built by Walter J. Hamer, an electrochemist known for his contributions to the science of batteries, during his tenure as Chief of Electrochemistry at the National Bureau of Standards (now known as…

  4. 10 items

    Collected by O. Theodor Benfey, this collection includes 21 autographed letters by many eminent chemists of the 20th century. The collection includes letters from several Nobel laureates including Roald Hoffman, Linus…

  5. 2 items

    The 3D objects in this collection consists of sample sets of Lexan, the brand name for a polycarbonate resin thermoplastic. Daniel W. Fox is credited as the inventor of Lexan while working as a lab chemist with the…

  6. 11 items

    This collection, digitized here in its entirety, consists of photographs associated with the use of mass spectrometry at the Humble Oil and Refining Company and Exxon laboratories located in Baytown, Texas. Dating from…

  7. 96 items

    This collection, the bulk of which is digitized here, consists of nylon-related photographs and ephemera collected by Joseph X. Labovsky, a lab assistant to Wallace Carothers, during the early stages of nylon…

  8. 2 items

    This collection consists of material related to Bernhard Witkop's professional and personal relationship with the famed African American chemist, Percy Lavon Julian, primarily in the form of correspondence. Witkop also…

  9. 3 items

    The Paul J. Flory papers afford the scholar a unique glimpse into the working life of an American chemist who was equally at home in the academic and the industrial sectors. Professor Flory carefully maintained his…

  10. 104 items

    This collection consists of print photographs and slides depicting the staff, facilities, and instrumentation of the Perkin-Elmer Corporation, with the bulk of the photographs dating from the 1960's and 1970's.…

  11. 13 items

    The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) is an association of National Adhering Organizations, which represent the chemists of different member countries. IUPAC was founded in 1919 and its primary…

  12. 12 items

    This collection contains an incomplete assortment of records related to the Nuclear Division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory under the Directorship of Glenn T. Seaborg and later Darleane C. Hoffman. The…

  13. 98 items

    This collection represents over 35 years of correspondence from 1942-1978, between the Nobel Prize-winning chemist Robert S. Mulliken and quantum chemist Harrison Shull. The two men first met in 1948 when Shull worked…

  14. 17 items

    This collection, digitized here in its entirety, consists of photographs depicting various laboratories believed to be associated with the USDA Bureau of Chemistry. The photographs provide a general overview of each…

  15. 2 items

    The reprints which make up this collection are closely associated with the Williams-Miles History of Chemistry Collection located at Harding University in Arkansas. It is a wide-ranging collection in both chronology and…

  16. Samuel P. Sadtler was an early American chemist and the first president of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He taught for years at the University of Pennsylvania, but as a leading expert in chemical…

  17. 39 items

    This collection, digitized here in its entirety, consists of black-and-white print photographs of the Norda Essential Oil and Chemical Company manufacturing and laboratory facilities in Boonton, New Jersey, circa…

  18. 12 items

    This collection consists of a small selection of materials from the papers of Dow Chemical Company founder Herbert Henry Dow (1866-1930). Items of note include correspondence with Herbert H. Dow's father, Joseph Henry…

  19. 8 items

    This collection consists of correspondence, reports, and research materials produced and collected by chemist Walter O. Snelling (1880-1965) over the course of his career as an industrial chemist primarily working with…

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    Dr. Arnold O. Beckman (1900-2004), pictured here with a DU Spectrophotometer, invented the first commercially successful electric pH meter in 1934. Thus began a long career manufacturing scientific and medical…

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    The production room at the Helipot Division of Beckman Instruments, Inc., where mostly women employees assemble potentiometers, dials, and other small devices.

  20. Portrait of Ezekiel [Ezéchiel] Weintraub, a Russian-born chemist who was the first to produce 99 percent pure boron in 1909.

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    Instructions and a visual diagram for hooking up 3 #5540 batteries to power a Beckman Model G pH Meter. These three smaller batteries could replace a single, large 22.5 volt battery. This diagram was written on Bob…

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    Advertisement about using various models of Beckman pH meters for monitoring water quality in industrial settings.

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the California…

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    Table of spectrophotometer and pH readings of various substances, including strychnine, caffeine, amphetamine, benadryl, and ascorbic acid. As this document is undated and vaguely titled, it is unclear which instrument…