Oral history interview with Thomas W. Mastin

Oral history interview with Thomas W. Mastin

  • 1994-Nov-14

Thomas Mastin begins this interview by discussing his childhood in Indiana and the untimely death of his father. He then explains the origins of his interest in chemistry, his early career at Lubrizol, and his transition from research into management. Mastin shares his opinions on management philosophy and the place of research in the chemical industry. Finally, Mastin reflects on the changes in the industry, his receipt of the Society of Chemistry Award, and his continued interest in photography and nature study.

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  • 21 pages
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  • Science History Institute
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  • Courtesy of Science History Institute

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Oral history interview with Thomas W. Mastin. Philadelphia: Science History Institute, n.d. Oral History Transcript 0118. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/7p88ch78f.

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The published version of the transcript may diverge from the interview audio due to edits to the transcript made by staff of the Center for Oral History, often at the request of the interviewee, during the transcript review process.

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