The Rohm & Haas Company archives
Scope and Contents
For a more detailed inventory, please view this record in our library catalog: https://othmerlib.sciencehistory.org/record=b1059338~S6
- Majority of material found within 1907-1983
- Haas, Otto, 1872-1960 (Person)
Language of Materials
Text in English and German.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
See Senior Archivist for access.
Rohm & Haas was founded by Dr. Otto Rohm and Mr. Otto Haas in Esslingen, Germany in 1907. In 1911 Haas opened a U.S. branch in Philadelphia. The company prospered through sale of such products as Oropon and Plexiglas acrylic. The firm also branched out into textiles. In 2008, it was purchased by Dow Chemical Company.
152 Linear Feet
Organized into four major series. 1. General Office, Legal and Product Materials, 1821-1987; 2. Affiliates, Subsidiaries and Plants, 1743-1971; 3. Research and Reference Materials, 1907-1987; 4. Addenda to the Collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Rohm & Haas Company, Brian McPeak. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--2009..
A portion of this collection has been digitized and is available online in our Digital Collections: https://digital.sciencehistory.org/collections/cz30pt55m
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- 2023: Digitized Materials note added.