Laboratory notebooks, 1928-1937.


Laboratory notebooks, 1928-1937.

Wallace Carothers' laboratory notebooks document his work on polymerization theory which led to the discovery of neoprene and nylon during his nine years at the Du Pont Company.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6705654

Hagley Museum & Library

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Stine, Charles M. A. (Charles Milton Altland), 1882-1954 (person)

Charles M. A. Stine was one of the leading research chemists employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. (1907-1945). From 1930 to his retirement, he was a vice president and one of the principal officers entrusted with organizing and overseeing the company's research and development programs. From the description of Charles M. A. Stine papers, 1924-1949. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 775004983 Charles Milton Altland Stine was born in Norwich, Conn., o...

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Bolton, Elmer K. (Elmer Keiser), 1886-1968 (person)

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Flory, Paul J. (person)

Biographical Note 1910 June 19 Born, Sterling, Illinois 1931 Bachelor's degree, Manchester College 1934 Ph.D in Chemistry, Ohio State University 1936 Married Emily Catherine Tabor ...

Carothers, Wallace Hume, 1896-1937 (person)

Wallace H. Carothers was born in Burlington Iowa on April 27, 1896. He attended undergraduate and graduate classes at the University of Illinois, Urbana where he studied under Roger Adam. In 1928 after several years teaching undergraduates at Harvard he accepted a position in Du Pont's newly formed fundamental research program. By 1930 he and his group, which included Julian W. Hill and the future Nobel Laureate in chemistry, Paul Flory, discovered both Nylon and Neoprene. Carothers was plagued ...