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J. Harry DuBois Collection on the History of Plastics, ca. 1900- 1975

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Collector:
DuBois, J. Harry 1903-1986
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution)
Subject:
General Electric Company
Shaw Insulator Company
Mybroy Ceramics Corporation
Bakelite Corporation
Boonton Rubber Company
Charles Burroughs Company
Dow Chemical Company
Physical description:
2.3 cu. ft.: 8 boxes
Type:
Catalogs
Collection descriptions
Date:
1900
1975
ca 1900- 1975
1910-1960
Notes:
J. Harry DuBois is an industrial consultant in the field of petrochemicals and plastics. In 1927 at General Electric his studies resulted in extending the use of laminated plastics.
Summary:
Includes trade catalogs of the General Bakelite Company, Bakelite Corporation, and competitors in the plastics industry, 1920s-1930s, including Dow Chemical and General Electric.
Cite as:
J. Harry Dubois Collection of the History of Plastics, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Plastics--Molding
Petroleum chemicals
Chemistry
Plastics
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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