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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 15, 1914

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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:
1914
1914-1914
March 12, 1914 to August 16, 1914
1900-1910
20th century
Summary:
Inscription on flyleaf: "I / Journal of / Dr. L.H. Baekeland / Yonkers, NY [sic] / March 12, 1914 / to August 16, 1914." 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 1914.
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-D15
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