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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 13, 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:
1913
1913-1913
March 27, 1913 to June 30, 1913
1910-1920
20th century
1900-1913
Summary:
Inscription on flyleaf: "I / Journal of / Dr. L.H. Baekeland / Yonkers, NY [sic] / March 27, 1913 / to June 30, 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 in 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-D13
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Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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