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George F. Clifford, Jr

Subject:
Clifford, George F. Jr  Search this
Cryonetics Corporation  Search this
Beckman Instruments, inc  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Low temperature engineering  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0160]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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pH Meter

Maker:
National Technical Laboratories  Search this
Measurements:
battery 3: 2 3/4 in x 4 in x 7/8 in; 6.985 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.2225 cm
box: 28 cm x 28.5 cm x 21.5 cm; 11 in x 11 1/4 in x 8 7/16 in
battery 1: 4 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 10.16 cm x 6.6675 cm x 6.6675 cm
overall in box: 11 1/2 in x 11 1/4 in x 8 1/4 in; 29.21 cm x 28.575 cm x 20.955 cm
Object Name:
pH Meter
Credit Line:
Transfer from Excess Property, National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
CH.326627
Catalog number:
326627
Accession number:
261654
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Ultracentrifuge Rotor

Physical Description:
stainless steel (overall material)
pine (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
rotor: 12.5 cm x 18.8 cm x 15.7 cm; 4 15/16 in x 7 3/8 in x 6 3/16 in
shipping case: 39 cm x 21 cm x 22 cm; 15 3/8 in x 8 1/4 in x 8 11/16 in
overall in case: 8 3/4 in x 15 1/4 in x 8 1/4 in; 22.225 cm x 38.735 cm x 20.955 cm
Object Name:
rotor
Used:
United States: Wisconsin, Madison
Date made:
1947
Subject:
biochemistry  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Nobel Prize  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of University of Wisconsin
ID Number:
CH.337002
Catalog number:
337002
Accession number:
1979.0188
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Biotechnology and Genetics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2977
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pH Meter

Maker:
Beckman Instruments  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 22.3 cm x 28.5 cm x 26 cm; 8 3/4 in x 11 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in
overall: 8 3/32 in x 10 5/8 in x 9 1/2 in; 20.5486 cm x 26.9875 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
pH Meter
Credit Line:
Gift of Department of Chemistry, Lehigh University
ID Number:
CH.337148
Catalog number:
337148
Accession number:
1979.0432
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_2997
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pH Meter

Maker:
Beckman Instruments  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 6 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 30.48 cm x 15.875 cm x 10.795 cm
overall: 11 5/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 4 3/8 in; 29.5275 cm x 15.875 cm x 11.1125 cm
Object Name:
pH Meter
Date made:
ca. 1950
Credit Line:
Robert P. Huston
ID Number:
1999.0123.1
Catalog number:
1999.0123.01
Accession number:
1999.0123
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_553283
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pH Meter

Maker:
Beckman Instruments  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/4 in x 11 1/4 in x 8 1/4 in; 26.035 cm x 28.575 cm x 20.955 cm
overall: 10 7/8 in x 11 5/16 in x 8 3/4 in; 27.6225 cm x 28.73375 cm x 22.225 cm
Object Name:
pH Meter
ID Number:
1994.0019.43
Accession number:
1994.0019
Catalog number:
1994.0019.43
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1503
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pH Meter

Maker:
National Technical Laboratories  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 28 cm x 28.6 cm x 22.2 cm; 11 in x 11 1/4 in x 8 3/4 in
overall: 10 7/8 in x 11 1/8 in x 8 1/4 in; 27.6225 cm x 28.2575 cm x 20.955 cm
Object Name:
pH Meter
Place made:
United States: California, Pasadena
Date made:
ca. 1958
CA. 1958
Credit Line:
Gift of Beckman Instruments
ID Number:
1981.0816.2
Catalog number:
1981.0816.2
Accession number:
1981.0816
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_518
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Roland C. Hawes Papers

Creator:
Cary Instruments.  Search this
Hawes, Roland C., 1908-1999  Search this
Applied Physics Corporation.  Search this
Names:
Applied Physics Corporation.  Search this
Aviv & Associates, Inc.  Search this
Beckman Instruments, Inc.  Search this
Cary Instruments.  Search this
National Technical Laboratories.  Search this
Varian Associates.  Search this
Beckman, Arnold O.  Search this
Cary, Howard  Search this
Duffield, Jack J.  Search this
George, Kenyon  Search this
Extent:
14.5 Cubic feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Pencil works
Photographic prints
Photographs
Blueprints
Diazo prints
Drawings
Date:
1908-1997
Scope and Contents note:
Correspondence, handwritten notes and sketches, memorandum reports, catalogs, printed material, patent documents, drawings, blueprints (original and diazo copies), and photographs document Hawes's work in the field of immunnassay, spectrophotometry, scientific apparatus and instruments industry, and administrative duties at Applied Physics Corporation/Cary Instruments.
The bulk of the papers consist of materials found in Series 2: Research files A-Z, 1913 (1927-1990) (4.5 cubic feet). Series 5: Cary Instruments 1937-1992 (4 cubic feet) and Series 6: Consulting, 1908-(1939-1992) (3.5 cubic feet).
Arrangement:
Divided into 7 series: 1) Personal files, 1938-1997; 2) Research files, A-Z, 1913 (1927-1990); 3) Piness Laboratories, 1920-1979; 4) Beckman Instruments, Inc., 1939-1974; 5) Cary Instruments, 1937-1992; 6) Consulting work, 1908-(1939-1992); 7) Professional activities, 1949-1996. By series topical, chronological and alphabetical.
Biographical/Historical note:
The career of Roland C. Hawes, born Oct. 4, 1908, Riverside, California, began in chemical analysis and led him into the scientific apparatus and instruments industry, where he worked in the field of spectrophotometry. B.S., chemistry, California Institute of Technology, 1930. He died in 1999.
Related Archival Materials:
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Beckman Arnold Orville: oral history, 1978 and papers 1954-1989, California Institute of Technology Archives.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Roland C. Hawes,1997, September 8.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
All rights tranferred to Museum in Deed of Gift.
Topic:
Scientific apparatus and instruments industry  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments industry -- California  Search this
Spectrophotometry  Search this
Spectrum analysis  Search this
Engineers -- 20th century  Search this
Inventions -- 20th century  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Pencil works
Photographic prints
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 1890-1920
Blueprints
Diazo prints
Drawings -- 20th century
Citation:
Roland C. Hawes Papers, 1908-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0617
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0617

Beckman Instruments, Inc., 1962-1968

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Office of the Director  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some files contain sensitive information and will be redacted by the Archives before use.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 412, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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[Trade catalogs from SmithKline Beckman Corp.]

Company Name:
SmithKline Beckman Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Smith, Kline & French Co. ; Allergan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ; Beckman Instruments, Inc. ; Laboratories Smith Kline & French S.A. (France) ; Menley & James Laboratories, Ltd. ; Norden Laboratories, Inc. ; SK&F Co. ; SK&F Lab Co. ; Smith Kline & French G.m.b.H. (West Germany) ; Smith Kline & French Laboratories Ltd. (United Kingdom) ; Smith Kline Clinical Laboratories, Inc. ; Smith Kline & Fujisawa KK ; SmithKline Beecham ; SmithKline Diagnostics ; SmithKline Beecham Consumer Healthcare ; Beecham-Wulfing (Neuss, West Germany) ; SmithKline Co. ; SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals ; Smith Kline Diagnostics ; Smith Kline Instruments, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA) ; SmithKline ; SmithKline Biologicals (Rixensart, Belgium) ; SmithKline Bio-Science Laboratories (King of Prussia, PA) ; SmithKline Beecham Biologicals ; SmithKline Co. ;  Search this
Notes content:
Health care company. Annual Report 1983. "Shepp's Photographs of the World" arranged by James W. Shepp and Daniel B. Shepp, 1890s (Compliments of Smith, Kline & French Co). Technical papers: "Comparative Analyses of Milks and Substitute Foods" and "Changes of the U.S.P.X" ... this comprises the uncataloged portion ; "sucrets" ; "feosol" ; iron therapy ; "tums" ; calcium supplement ; "relafen nabumetone" ; arthritis ; Tagamet ; pharmacist reference information ; injection supply information ; price lists ; pharmaceutical products ; medical color televisions
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
179 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Television  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Television -- Receivers and reception  Search this
Television supplies industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_20457
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_20457

[Trade catalogs from Beckman Instruments, Inc.]

Variant company name:
In 1982, merged with SmithKline to form SmithKline Beckman; continues as subsidiary of SmithKline Beckman Corporation, Irvine, CA Berkeley, CA Berkeley Division  Search this
Company Name:
Beckman Instruments, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Shockley Transistor Corp. (subsidiary) ; Helipot Division ; American Hospital Supply Corp., Scientific Products Division SmithKline Beckman ; Smith Kline Beckman ;  Search this
Notes content:
frequency measurement biotechnology instrumentation--spectrophotometry, centrifuges, chromatography, dna mappers corporate histories bio products--peptides, angiotensin, parathyroid hormone--for research Scientific counting and timing instruments, data processing, systems engineering (Berkeley Division). "Shockley" transistors. touch-ton band-pass filters ; universal active filter ; cermet trimming potentiometers ; circuit selector switches ; miniature rotary switches ; industrial servo systems ; motors ; tachometers ; resistor networks ; telephone tone receiver products ; voltage regulators ; current regulators ; digital-to-analog converters ; ladder switch ; amplifiers ; relay drivers ; active filters ; overvoltage protectors ; centrifuge ; diode networks ; pH analyzer ; "EasyLIMS" (PC based data management) ; dissolved oxygen analyzer ; "GenELISA" software ; "BIOMEK" 1000 automated laboratory workstation ; New Dimension Series audiovisual technical programs ; pH electrodes ; laboratory potentiometric recorder ; pH meter ; "TOXSYS" system for collecting, storing, and analyzing test data in small animal toxicology screening laboratories ; bench-top "Biogamma" nuclear counting system ; liquid scintillation counter ; microcolumn amino acid analyzer ; issues of "The Analyzer" ; "Thermotrac" temperature programmer ; hydrogen flame detector ; laboratory gas chromatography ; ultracentrifuge applications in New Products section in Science magazine vol 144 4/17/1964 ; "Beckman Instruments, Inc.", by Arnold O. Beckman, publication of the Newcomen Society in North America, 1976...this comprises the uncatalogued portion of this company.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
279 pieces; 7 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Fullerton, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Computers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_131
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
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Final Report. (Allen C. Norton; Beckman Instruments Inc. FR-1065-101 [N71-13299]. October 31, 1970.)

Collection Creator:
Bellcomm, Inc.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permission Requests.
Collection Citation:
Bellcomm, Inc Technical Library Collection, Accession XXXX-0093, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Bellcomm, Inc Technical Library Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0093-ref1788

Volume 1.

Collection Creator:
Bellcomm, Inc.  Search this
Container:
Box 154, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permission Requests.
Collection Citation:
Bellcomm, Inc Technical Library Collection, Accession XXXX-0093, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Bellcomm, Inc Technical Library Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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[Trade catalogs from Industrial Instruments, Inc. (NJ)]

Company Name:
Industrial Instruments, Inc. (NJ)  Search this
Related companies:
Beckman Instruments, Inc. ; Beckman  Search this
Notes content:
Capacitor; automatic distilled water and condensate checker; leakage resistance test set; amplifiers; insulation test equiopment; conductivity apparatus; wheatstone bridges; electrolytic conductivity recorder; electric test equipment; price list 12/21/56 ; completely portable battery-operated electrolytic conductivity recorder ; dielectric breakdown testers ; dissolved oxygen analyzer ; cryoscope model CY-1 ; osmometer model CY-2 ; conductivity measurement & control in high purity water ; conductivity equipment for fresh water and shallow sea water measurements ; electrolytic conductivity equipment for solution concentration ; electrodeless conductivity meter ; "therma bridge" gas analyzers ; high voltage schering bridge ; arc-resistance testers ; megohmmeters ; resistor standards ; decade attenuators ; bridges ;
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Physical description:
48 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cedar Grove, New Jersey, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Business  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_21285
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_21285

Correspondence - Beckman Instruments, Inc., 1964-1965

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-299, National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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[Trade catalogs on laboratory instrumentation and products : centrifuges, rotors, tubes and accessories, preparative ultracentrifuges, instrumentation for biotechnology, specialty supplies for bioanalytical systems, spectrophotometers and flame attachments, analyzers, Beckman data processing system and automated laboratory workstations, electronic instruments, meters, electrodes and accessories, timers, potentiometers, potentiometer-rheostats, monitoring packages, multi-turn dials, life science laboratory instrumentation, accessories and supplies, transverse alternating field electrophoresis system, DNA mapper, synthesizer and synthesis systems, HPLC columns and accessories, wavelength selectable detector, synthetic peptides, flue gas sampling system ... ]

Author:
SmithKline Beckman Corporation  Search this
Arnold O. Beckman, Inc  Search this
Beckman Instruments, inc  Search this
Berkeley Scientific Corporation  Search this
Helipot Corporation  Search this
Altex Scientific, Inc  Search this
Shockley Transistor Corporation  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<223> v. : ill. (some col.)
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1947
1947-
Topic:
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Research, Industrial--Laboratories--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Biotechnology laboratories--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Call number:
054153
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_727590

Instruction book for radiac set AN/UDR-9 / Berkeley Division, Beckman Instruments Inc., Dept. of the Navy, Bureau of Ships

Title:
Radiac set AN/UDR-9
Author:
United States Navy Department Bureau of Ships  Search this
Beckman Instruments, inc  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1954
Topic:
Radiation--Measurement--Instruments  Search this
Radioactivity--Instruments  Search this
Call number:
TJ223.R3 U54 1954
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_525950

Golden past, golden future : the first fifty years of Beckman Instruments, Inc. / by Harrison Stephens

Author:
Stephens, Harrison  Search this
Subject:
Beckman Instruments, inc History  Search this
Physical description:
144 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1985
Topic:
Scientific apparatus and instruments industry--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548630

The Beckman handbook of applied electrochemistry

Author:
Beckman Instruments, inc  Search this
Physical description:
68 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Date:
1986
C1986
Topic:
Electrochemistry  Search this
Hydrogen-ion concentration--Instruments  Search this
Electrodes, Ion selective--Instruments  Search this
Oxygen--Instruments  Search this
Call number:
QD560 .B43 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_930506

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