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Abstract: Donald Robert Hull (1911-1995) was a longtime employee at the DuPont Company mainly working with nylon and textile fibers. The collection pertains to his work at DuPont and Hull's consulting firm, Fiber Concepts, Inc.
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.
- Chemical industry 2
- Polymers 2
- Textile fibers, Synthetic 2
- Chemical engineering 1
- Chemical laboratory technicians 1
- Chemical plants 1
- Office workers 1
- Oral histories 1
- Patents 1
- Polymers -- Research 1
- Refrigerants 1
- Research, Industrial 1
- Rubber, Artificial 1
- Textile industry 1 ∧ less
- 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
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Textile Fibers Department 1
- Fiber Concepts, Inc. 1