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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 1, 1907-1908

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik) 1863-1944
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 6.0" x 3.5"
Type:
Biographies
Diaries
Place:
Yonkers (N.Y.)
Date:
1907
1907-1908
April 3, 1907 to January 22, 1908
1900-1910
20th century
Topic:
Laboratories
Automobiles
Tourism
Family
Local number:
AC0005-D01
Summary:
Inscription on flyleaf: "I / Journal of / Dr. L.H. Baekeland / Yonkers, NY [sic] / April 3, 1907 / to Jan. 23, 1908." The diary details Baekeland's daily activities. He writes often of his visits and discussions, and the subjects of correspondence he has written and received. It sheds light on the use and distance of travel by automobile in the early twentieth century. In the notes, Baekeland explains increasing time spent in the laboratory at the end of 1907 into 1908
Cite as:
Leo H. Baekeland Papers, 1863-1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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