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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 12, 1911-1913

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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:
1911
1911-1913
November 21, 1911 to March 26, 1913
1900-1910
20th century
Summary:
Inscription on flyleaf: "I / Journal of / Dr. L.H. Baekeland / Yonkers, NY [sic] / November 21, 1911 / to March 26, 1913." 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 1911 into 1913.
Cite as:
Leo H. Baekeland Papers, 1863-1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Laboratories
Automobiles
Tourism
Family
Local number:
AC0005-D12
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Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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