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Analysis of an aluminum alloy notebook: Notebook of Warren G. Schlinger

Identifier: 2011-525

Scope and content

This is a school type notebook containing five pages of writings and two small black-and-white photographs. The entries are dated June 8, June 12 and June 24, 1942. The notebook details two experiments carried out by Warren G. Schlinger on aluminum alloys and Tintex dye at the end of his sophomore year at Cal Tech.


  • Creation: 1942


Language of Materials

Text in English.

Biographical sketch

Warren G. Schinger was born in Los Angeles and earned his BS, Ms and PhD degrees from Cal Tech. He also taught there from 1949 through 1953 when he went to work for Texaco, where he stayed for the remainder of his career, rising from Chemical Engineer to Associate Director, Gasification. His areas of expertise were catalytic cracking, fluid bed technology and the recovery of oil from shale.


1 Linear Feet (1 notebook)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Warren G. Schlinger. Method of acquisition--Gift ;.

General Note

Contains analysis of basic constituents in Tintex (dye product)

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Repository Details

Part of the Science History Institute Archives Repository

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