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Abstract: The Philadelphia chemical manufacturing firm of Carter & Scattergood was founded in 1834. It continued to do business under that name until 1911, when it was sold to the Henry Bower Chemical Manufacturing Company. Their records include day books, ledgers, receipt books, laboratory books containing records of wages, materials, processes and apparatus; production tables; correspondence including one describing in detail the first four years of the firm's operations; and receipts and bills.
Abstract: The E.I. du Pont de Nemours Niagara Plant produces a number of specialty chemicals, such as polymer acetates, sodium cyanide, and methyl chloride; the plant was purchased by the DuPont Company in 1930. This small collection of Niagara Plant historical files consists of plant histories, photographs, biographical information on personnel, drawings of plant buildings, and some artifacts.
Abstract: Science and Corporate Strategy is a scholarly history of research and development at the DuPont Company authored by David A. Hounshell (1950-) and John Kenly Smith (1951-). As part of their research, Hounshell and Smith conducted sixty-one oral history interviews with forty-seven current and former chemical engineers involved in DuPont's R & D programs. The interviews constitute an exhaustive first-person account of DuPont's research programs with special emphasis on personalities and the organizational culture of the various DuPont research facilities.
Abstract: A collection of bulletins and reports from the library of DuPont's Jackson Laboratory. Most were generated by the Organic Chemicals Department, which operated Jackson Laboratory, but others come from other DuPont Departments and their laboratories.
Dates: 1931-1997; bulk 1944-1963
- Chemical laboratory technicians 1
- Chemical plants 1
- Chemistry, Organic 1
- Chrome-yellow 1
- Office workers 1
- Oral histories 1
- Polymers 1
- Polymers -- Research 1
- Potassium dichromate 1
- Prussian blue 1
- Refrigerants 1
- Reports 1
- Research, Industrial 1
- Rubber, Artificial 1
- Testing laboratories 1
- Textile fibers, Synthetic 1 ∧ less
- Carter & Scattergood 1
- Chemours Company 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Central Research and Development Department 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Niagra Plant 1
- Hounshell, David A. 1