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    • Pareirae radix
    • 1886

    A color lithograph of Pareirae radix, Pareira root.

    This manual identifies plants used for medicinal purposes. The focus is on plants that can be acquired through commerce in Britain and are illustrated as they would…

    • 1886

    Color lithograph of five botanical specimens: No. 1. Aconiti Folia. Aconite leaves (leaves and flowering tops of Aconitum Napellus or Monkshood; No. 2. Aconiti Radix. Aconite root; No. 3. Podophylli Rhizoma. Podophyllum…

    • 1884

    Portrait print of Antoine Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794), widely considered the father of modern chemistry.

    Intended as an introduction to the study of chemistry, this volume contains illustrations throughout the text…

    • 1884

    Color frontispiece plate depicts a chemist's work bench with scientific tools and instruments sitting on a shelf and work bench.

    Intended as an introduction to the study of chemistry, this volume contains illustrations…

    • 1886

    Foldout map of the geographical habitat of all the plants used in the British Pharmacopoeia. Includes list of plants indigenous to Great Britain.

    This manual identifies plants used for medicinal purposes. The focus is…

    • 1886

    Advertisement for the Westminster College of Chemistry and Pharmacy with illustration of the school's building.

    This manual identifies plants used for medicinal purposes. The focus is on plants that can be acquired…

    • 1850

    Half-length photographic portrait of William Crookes taken in 1889, when sitter was 57 years old.

    Plate from the biography of Sir William Crookes, a British chemist and physicist known for his work on spectroscopy. He…

    • 1850

    Half-length photographic portrait of William Crookes taken in 1856, when sitter was 24 years old.

    Plate from the biography of Sir William Crookes, a British chemist and physicist known for his work on spectroscopy. He…

    • 1850

    Half-length photographic portrait of William Crookes seated next to a table containing a scientific instrument. Taken at age 18 when Crookes was August Wilhelm von Hofmann's assistant.

    Plate from the biography of Sir…

    • 1850

    Portrait photograph frontispiece of Sir William Crookes taken in 1911, when sitter was 79 years old.

    Plate from the biography of Sir William Crookes, a British chemist and physicist known for his work on spectroscopy.…

    • 1922

    Mass spectra illustration depicts an analysis of elements including neon, chlorine, argon, and krypton.

    Digitized in entirety, this work on isotopes covers topics including radioactive isotopes, positive rays, neon,…

    • 1922

    Mass spectra illustration depicts an analysis of elements including mercury, boron, bromine, sulphur, and phosphorus.

    Digitized in entirety, this work on isotopes covers topics including radioactive isotopes, positive…

    • 1922

    Photographic reproduction of the original mass spectrograph set up in the Cavendish Laboratory in 1919 includes a lettered key outlining the components of the instrument.

    Digitized in entirety, this work on isotopes…

    • 1922

    Photographic reproductions of parabolas illustrate typical positive ray parabolas, multiply charged parabolas of mercury as well as parabolas of neon and lithium.

    Digitized in entirety, this work on isotopes covers…

    • 1962-Dec

    An illustrated infographic of the basic process of fission materials and waste from the nuclear reactor to chemical processing plant to the fission products development laboratory becoming isotopes for market or nuclear…

    • 1884

    Intended as an introduction to the study of chemistry, this volume contains illustrations throughout the text including color plates. Color plates have been digitized along with a selection of illustrations.

    • 1850

    Biography of Sir William Crookes, a British chemist and physicist known for his work on spectroscopy. He notably discovered thallium and conducted experiments on the properties of highly rarified gases, rare earth…

    • 1922

    Digitized in entirety, this work on isotopes covers topics including radioactive isotopes, positive rays, neon, the mass spectrograph, analysis of the elements, electrical theory of matter, atomic numbers, spectra and…

    • 1997-May-17

    George Rosenkranz was born in Budapest, Hungary and studied chemical engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. While en-route to Ecuador to assume an academic position at the University of Quito,…

    • 1993-Apr-27

    Howard E. Simmons, Jr., begins the interview describing his family history. Simmons, an only child growing up in Norfolk, Virginia, pursued early chemistry interests in a home laboratory and graduated high school near…

    • 1983

    Periodic table designed in the style of a pyramid by Charles E. Gragg. This table was published by Instruments for Research and Industry and includes instructions for assembly into a 3-D model.

    • 1982

    Periodic table designed in the style of a cube by J. Francis Young, Professor of Civil and Ceramic Engineering, University of Illinois. This table was published by Instruments for Research and Industry and includes…

    • 1814

    English chemist William Hyde Wollaston invented the Scale of Chemical Equivalents which is explained in this publication along with a foldout plate illustrating Dr. Wollaston's Synoptic Scale of Chemical Equivalents.…

    • 1814

    English chemist William Hyde Wollaston invented the Scale of Chemical Equivalents which is explained in this publication along with a foldout plate illustrating Dr. Wollaston's Synoptic Scale of Chemical Equivalents.…

    • 1940s

    Rainbow-colored periodic table of the elements designed in the style of an irregular spiral. Per text accompanying the table, the colors and construction of the table are designed to express the relationship among…