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Chemical industry -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Photographs from the Records & Ephemera of Hercules Incorporated

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-017-002
Abstract

Photographic prints, negatives, slides, and ephemera chronicling the plants, employees, products, advertising, and brand strategies of the Hercules Powder Company (later Hercules Incorporated), predominately dating from the second half of the twentieth century.

Dates: 1912-2007; Majority of material found within 1940s-1970s

Publications relating to Union Carbide Corporation

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-017
Scope and content

Three bound publications regarding Union Carbide collected by Peter H. Spitz. Titles include "Informal Personal Observations on the History of the Carbide and Carbon Chemical Corporation" (1937)"A Brief History of Chemistry in the Kanawha Valley" (1977), and "A Marketing Revolution Early Sales Efforts of the Union Carbide Corporation" (circa 1960).

Dates: 1937-1977

Records of chemical trade associations

 Collection
Identifier: 2003.5922004.0372006.042
Abstract

This is a collection of partial records from three chemical trade associations. The material consists largely of position papers, publications and workshop materials. There are few administrative records.

Dates: 1944-1997; Majority of material found within 1949-1989

Records of Hercules Incorporated

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-017
Abstract

This is a fragmentary set of corporate records dealing mainly with the public image of Hercules Inc.

Dates: 1913-1997

Records of the American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Marketing and Economics

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-006
Abstract

Treasurer’s records of the American Chemical Society Division of Marketing and Economics.

Dates: 1975-1985

Records of the American Chemical Society Division of Small Chemical Businesses

 Collection
Identifier: imported-fbdfec8c-a980-4d25-8a9e-1146aebf5e84
Abstract

This collection deals with the start up years of this division and contains official documents, correspondence, newsletters and audio tapes of divisional meetings.

Dates: 1978-1993

Records of the Manufacturing Chemists’ Association

 Collection
Identifier: DP01-01
Abstract

The Records of the Manufacturing Chemists’ Association consist of administrative materials, correspondence, and historical documents originally created and maintained by the Manufacturing Chemists’ Association. The records were later maintained by the Manufacturing Chemists’ Association’s successors, the Chemical Manufacturers Association, and the American Chemistry Council, Incorporated.

Dates: 1872-1996; Majority of material found within Bulk 1876-1908

Robert J. Bauman collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-027
Abstract

Chemical and petroleum industry currency, postcards, and medals collected by currency collector and chemical industry consultant Robert J. Bauman.

Dates: 1870-1993

Standard operating procedures from the Du Pont Corporation

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-011
Scope and content

This collection is comprised of typewritten production procedures collected into binders. The volumes give a comprehensive overview of the state of the Du Pont Corporation in the mid-1940s. In addition to recipes for the manufacture of their various products, they also provide information on which plants were doing what.

Dates: 1935-1944