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Chemical industry -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

American Institute of Chemists miscellaneous material: Homer J. Hall A.I.C. material

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-513-002
Scope and content

The collection consists mostly of handwritten minutes taken at various meetings in which Homer J. Hall took part. There is also a financial report for the year 1979.

Dates: 1979-1980

Dow Chemical Company Historical Image Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-064-004
Abstract

Photographs and slides depicting the facilities, operations, and products of the Dow Chemical Company, primarily dating from the second half of the twentieth century. This collection is Section 10 of the Dow Chemical Historical Collection.

Dates: 1942-1998; Majority of material found within 1963-1986

Eastman Kodak Company Distillation Products Industries postcards

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-051
Scope and content

There are five postcards with four featuring the same cartoon. All highlight waste in the industry and suggest the DPI can provide better answers leading to greater efficiency.

Dates: 1963

E.B. Badger & Sons Company ledger

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-012
Scope and content

The collection is divided into sections covering Design Engineering and Construction for the Process Industries, Projects Executed for the Federal Government, Experience and Qualifications, Financial Status, Available Key Personnel, Available Plant, Central Organization Chart, Purchasing Organization Chart, Field Operations, Architectural and Engineering Organization and Largest Projects Executed on a Cost Plus Basis.

Dates: 1939-1940

Fergusson family scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: DP00-045
Scope and content

This scrapbook, through news clippings, correspondence and advertising materials, gives a comprehensive overview of the growth and diversification of a family owned business from the mid nineteenth century through to the closing decade of the twentieth.

Dates: 1860-1990

Herbert H. Dow papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-064-001
Scope and content

The material covers all aspects of Herbert Dow's professional career and so serves as a commentary on the early growth of Dow Chemical Company from its founding through to the beginnings of the Great Depression.

Dates: 1872-1930; Majority of material found within 1915-1922

Herbert T. Pratt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GB14-030
Abstract

Research files, printed materials, manuals, sample cards and sample books, notebooks, and signed items of Herbert T. Pratt, an American chemical engineer, chemistry historian, and collector of rare chemistry books, chemistry memorabilia, and textiles memorabilia.

Dates: 1793-2013; Majority of material found within Bulk 1945-2000

History of the Eastern Research Division of the Stauffer Chemical Company, 1942-1962

 Collection
Identifier: 87-01
Scope and content

The collection deals with the operations of the Stauffer research team and some of the personalities involved in it.

Dates: 1987

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-600-003
Dates: 1919-1971

Papers of Chester M. Brown

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-171
Abstract

This collection offers snapshots of Chester M. Brown at two stages of his career. In 1943-1945, taking on major responsibility as Plant Manager of the Point Pleasant West Virginia Ordinance Works where dynamite for the war effort was being produced, then, in 1962-1968 as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman-of-the-Board of the Allied Chemical Corporation, acting as corporate spokesman and a driving force for modernization within the company.

Dates: 1942-1981; Majority of material found within 1962-1968