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Women in STEM

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Grazyna Meray papers, 1968-1984

Accession: 2464-09Identifier: 2464-09-11.-IV.
Scope and Content:

The Grazyna Meray papers are composed of manuals and guidelines for the RCA Solid State Technology Center, Design Automation and course packets from the RCA Continuing Engineering Education and RCA Engineering Technology programs.

Six of Meray's lab notebooks (1969-1971) can be found in Record group 26.

Dates: 1968-1984

Lydia R. Bailey certificate account

Accession: 0112

Lydia R. Bailey (1779-1869) owned and operated on of the busiest printing establishments in nineteenth century Philadelphia. The collection represents an account with John Steele (1758-1827), collector of the Port of Philadelphia, for printing of certificates and includes a list of ships for which certificates were purchased.

Dates: 1822

Rose Ritts papers, 1997-2000

Accession: 2464-09Identifier: 2464-09-4.-III.
Scope and Content:

The Rose Ritts papers include Sarnoff Corporation reports, procedures, and presentations. The papers also include Orchid Biocomputer, Inc. Board of Directors meeting reports, National Technology Alliance Presentation/Recommendations to the U. S. Air Force, and a report on combinational chemistry related patents.

The audiovisual material include two videotapes, “Orchid Biocomputer, Inc.”, an external communications video that explains Orchid Biocomputer’s function and “Bio-Aerosol Collector Development," which depicts the process Bio-Aerosol Collector Development.

Dates: 1997-2000

Stephanie Kwolek photographs

Accession: 2014-202

Famous chemist and Kevlar inventor Stephanie L. Kwolek (1923-2014) was a research associate at DuPont for forty years. These photographs document her career.

Dates: 1938-1995

Stephanie Kwolek photographs and videotapes

Accession: 2014-248

Stephanie Louise Kwolek (1923-2014) was an American chemist known for inventing Kevlar. She worked for the DuPont Company for forty years. Kwolek's main area of research was polymers, including high-performance fibers. This collection contains photographs, albums, slides and videotapes related to Kwolek's career and achievements, including her work on Kevlar.

Dates: circa 1920; 1948-2010; Majority of material found within 1970-1997

Stephanie L. Kwolek papers

Accession: 2607

Stephanie Louise Kwolek (1923-2014) was an American chemist known for inventing Kevlar. The papers of Stephanie L. Kwolek chronicle her work over a forty year span at the DuPont Company. The collection includes patents, journal articles, awards, subject files, and speeches that were either produced by or aided Kwolek in her work.

Dates: 1937-2014