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Wallace Hume Carothers materials on Nylon

Accession: 2726

Wallace Hume Carothers (1896-1937) was a chemist and inventor of Neoprene artificial rubber and Nylon synthetic fiber. He worked as a chemist in E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company's Fundamental Research Program from 1928 until his death in 1937. This small collection consists of a mixture of materials collected in the decades following Carothers death related to the development of Nylon and polymerization. Included are reprinted articles, patent applications, biographical materials, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1933-1997

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  • Names: Carothers, Wallace Hume, 1896-1937 X
  • Subject: Nylon X
  • Subject: Polymerization X
  • Subject: Rubber, Artificial X