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Chemical industry

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Ellis Leroy Hawk, Jr. polypropylene plant construction scrapbook and travel memoir

 Collection
Accession: 2015-284
Abstract:

Ellis Leroy "Lee" Hawk, Jr. (1926-2012) was a chemical engineer with Hercules Inc., and later the engineering director at Himont. He was involved in establishing polypropylene plants all over the world during the 1950s through the 1980s. This small collection consists of a scrapbook of photographs showing plant construction and a travel memoir written by Hawk about his career in the chemical industry. The memoir provides context for the scrapbook and an interesting portrait of an American businessman during the early stages of globalization.

Dates: circa 1990; 2005