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J. Harry DuBois Collection on the History of Plastics

Source:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Creator:
DuBois, J. Harry, 1903-1986  Search this
Names:
Bakelite Corporation  Search this
Boonton Rubber Company.  Search this
Charles Burroughs Company.  Search this
Dow Chemical Company  Search this
General Electric Company  Search this
Mybroy Ceramics Corporation.  Search this
Shaw Insulator Company.  Search this
Former owner:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Extent:
2.66 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Catalogs
Date:
circa 1900-circa 1975
Summary:
J. Harry DuBois (1903-1986) was an industrial consultant in the field of petrochemicals and plastics. In 1927 at General Electric his studies resulted in extending the use of laminated plastics.
Scope and Contents:
This collection of trade catalogs, research reports, correspondence, photographs, and other historical material relating to the plastics industry was donated by J. Harry DuBois.

Included are trade catalogues of the General Bakelite Company, Bakelite Corporation, and competitors in the plastics industry in the 1920's and 1930's, including Dow Chemical and General Electric; material relating to the Boonton Rubber Company, including Richard W. Seabury's notebooks, 1911-1923; memoranda of 1916, 1918, 1923, and 1926 concerning the history of Boonton's early use of Bakelite for molded products; catalogues, photographs, and a blueprint of a 1897 hydraulic press from Charles Burroughs Company; research reports, 1925-1932, of Sigfreid Higgins, on mechanical development research at the Bakelite Corporation; reports on sales development research, 1941-1946, at the Bakelite Corporation; experimental notes, correspondence on possible patents and other materials concerning the use of Bakelite and rubber for printing plates; reports, notes, and and miscellaneous photographs on the history of the plastics industry; Zylonite trade catalogues, pre-1900; and Recto trademark patent and patent drawing.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into six series.

Series 1: Bakelite Catalogs, 1910-1944

Series 2: Plastics Trade Catalogs, circa 1920-1953

Series 3: Boonton Rubber Co., 1911-1974

Series 4: Charles Burroughs Co., 1879-1929

Series 5: Sigfried Higgins and Bakelite Printing Plates, 1925-1959

Series 6: Plastic Publications and miscellaneous Materials, circa 1890-1975
Biographical / Historical:
J. Harry DuBois (1903-1986) was an industrial consultant in the field of petrochemicals and plastics. DuBois began his career in the plastics industry at General Electric in 1927. His studies resulted in extending the use of laminated plastics. In GE's molding division he pioneered work on compression molded acetates, injection molding, radomes and low pressure laminates. In 1944 he became vice president of Shaw Insulator Company. He also worked at Plax Corporation, Mycalex Corporation of America and Tech Art Plastics. In 1972 he was president of Mybroy Ceramics Corporation. A member of the Society of the Plastics Industry and the Society of Plastics Engineers, DuBois collected much of this material while writing his book, Plastics History U.S.A, published in 1972 by Cahner Publishing Company of Boston.
Related Materials:
Materials at Other Organizations

Syracuse University Libraries, Special Collections Research Center

J. Harry DuBois Papers, 1940-1943

Collection consists of the personal and professional papers of J. Harry DuBois, covering his long career in the plastics industry. It includes scrapbooks and photograph albums of his family and world-wide travel for business, photographs and slides, and audio and film reels.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by J.H. Dubois in 1981.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Plastics -- Molding  Search this
Plastics  Search this
Petroleum chemicals  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Catalogs -- 1910-1960
Citation:
J. Harry Dubois Collection of the History of Plastics, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0008
See more items in:
J. Harry DuBois Collection on the History of Plastics
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0008
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Petroleum

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Names:
Esso Standard Oil Company  Search this
Standard Oil Company  Search this
Extent:
4.38 Cubic feet (consisting of 9.5 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business cards
Advertising cards
Advertisements
Business letters
Legal documents
Caricatures
Publications
Printed material
Letterheads
Technical manuals
Receipts
Design patents
Patents
Manuals
Advertising fliers
Advertising
Reports
Printed ephemera
Ephemera
Printed materials
Business records
Technical reports
Periodicals
Commercial correspondence
Business ephemera
Photographs
Newsletters
Illustrations
Print advertising
Invoices
Correspondence
Advertising mail
Date:
1838-1981
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Petroleum forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
The subject category Petroleum relates to the manufacturing, refining, and sales of petroleum and other oil-based products including use in motors, spindles machinery, cylinders and by painters

Within these materials there exists producer and supplier overlap with other fuel, oil, and lubricant product lines such as linseed, rosin, whale, and refined vegetable oils. See also subject categories Automobile Industry, Aviation, Coal, Engines, Gas, Oils and Lubricants, plus other related topics, as applicable.

Petroleum includes business records, serial publications, guides and histories of specific companies, patents, images, realia, as well as widely-varied subject records. Business records also include import and export documentation and records of patents. Oversize material included with the series comprises of additional serial publications and business records.

Material related to specific subject areas provide overviews of several subjects pertaining to the petroleum industry. This includes the general history of the petroleum industry, chemistry and science related aspects of oil recovery and production, and literature about aspects of the petroleum trade intended for tradesmen. Materials extend to gas and electric companies, the automobile, aviation, and maritime industries, as well as addressing issues within the oil recovery trade such as procedures, storage equipment, and balancing safety and cost considerations.

No particular depth is present for any singular subtopic though Petroleum offers a breadth of general information about various aspects of the petroleum and its related industries.
Arrangement:
Petroleum is arranged in three series.

Business Records and Marketing Material

Genre

Subject
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Petroleum is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Marine engines  Search this
Synthetic lubricants  Search this
Marine engineering  Search this
Cotton industry  Search this
Lubrication and lubricants  Search this
Automobile industry and trade  Search this
Mines  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Engines, automobile  Search this
Distillation, Fractional  Search this
Petroleum -- Prospecting  Search this
Petroleum chemicals  Search this
Petroleum refineries  Search this
Petroleum industry  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Gasoline  Search this
Exports -- 19th century  Search this
Coal  Search this
Oil spills  Search this
Automobile supplies industry  Search this
Importers  Search this
Gas  Search this
Gas industry  Search this
Oil-shale industry  Search this
Petroleum -- Distillation  Search this
Petroleum, Synthetic  Search this
Oil wells  Search this
Oil industries  Search this
Oil fields  Search this
Oil well drilling rigs  Search this
Oil  Search this
Whaling  Search this
advertising -- Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business cards
Advertising cards
Advertisements
Business letters
Legal documents
Caricatures
Publications -- Business
Printed material
Letterheads
Technical manuals -- 20th century
Receipts
Design patents
Patents
Manuals
Advertising fliers
Advertising
Reports
Printed ephemera
Ephemera
Printed materials
Business records
Technical reports
Periodicals
Commercial correspondence
Publications
Business ephemera
Photographs
Newsletters
Illustrations
Print advertising
Invoices
Correspondence
Advertising mail
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Petroleum, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Petroleum
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Petroleum
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-petroleum

Refineries: Computer and Control Rooms (including console boards) Louisiana - Lake Charles, Petroleum Chemicals, Inc. Plant (Occidental Petroleum Co.)

Collection Creator:
American Petroleum Institute.  Search this
Container:
Box 50, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1958
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1990 (bulk 1955-1990), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection / Series 2: Modern Photographs, 1960s-1980s
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0711-ref2910

Research and Development: Kerogens-petroleum (chemical science) - Senior research scientist engaged in petroleum Kerogens research, in Tulsa, Oklahoma (Amoco Corp.)

Collection Creator:
American Petroleum Institute.  Search this
Container:
Box 52, Folder 70
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1982
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1990 (bulk 1955-1990), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection / Series 2: Modern Photographs, 1960s-1980s
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0711-ref3152

[Trade catalogs from American Cyanamid Co.]

Variant company name:
Wayne, NJ  Search this
Company Name:
American Cyanamid Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Chemical Construction Corp. (div.) ; Filtration Equipment Corp. (div.) ; Lederle Laboratories (Pearl River, NY div.) ; Davis & Geck, Inc. ; North American Cyanamid Ltd. ; Lederle Antitoxin Laboratories  Search this
Notes content:
Cyanamid, plastics, molding compounds, drugs, dyes, vat dyes, gypsum products, pigments, petroleum chemicals, industrial chemicals, explosives, separation processes, aerosol wetting agents, ore dressing, fertilizers. Contracting chemical engineers ; Leaflet on Vitamins, Minerals, and Nutrition ; Information about medical films ; Achromycin V Capsules ; Declomycin ; Cyasorb UV Light Absorber ; Annual Reports (1980, 1981, 1988) ; medical, agricultural and chemical products ; perfumes ; deodorants ; hair care products ; cleaning liquids ; insecticides ; vitamins and minerals ; "Pnu-Imune" Pneumococcal Vaccine ; "Pnu-Search" ; "Tine Test" ; prescription medication ; "Systemic Antibiotic Therapy of Acne Vulgaris" ; "ECG Interpretation: The Elusive Diagnosis" ; drug identification charts ; Filtration and filters for industrial use ; Clarifying tank for sewage disposal ; Bar screen ; travelling screen ; "The Story of Lederle" including research, production, sales, and export activities for pharmaceuticals, biologicals, veterinary products, etc. ...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
59 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Engineering consultants and contractors  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Veterinary and pet supplies  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Consulting engineers  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pet supplies  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Refuse disposal industry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Veterinary instruments and apparatus  Search this
Veterinary medicine  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10560
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10560

[Trade catalogs from E. I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co. (Inc.)]

Variant company name:
Est. 1802  Search this
Company Name:
E. I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co. (Inc.)  Search this
Related companies:
Arlington Co. ; Electrochemicals Div. (or Dept.) ; Chlorine Products Div. ; Rubber Chemicals Div. ; R. & H. Chemicals Dept. ; Ceramic Products Div. ; Minerals Separation Div. ; Amonia Dept. ; Grasseli Chemicals Dept. ; Electroplating Div. ; Elastomers Div. ; Elastomer Chemicals Dept. ; Photo Products Dept. ; Defender Div. ; Du Pont Fibersilk Co.; Du Pont Film Mfg. Corp. ; Film Dept. - Sales Div., Industrial Sales Div., Building Materials Sales Div. ; Organic Chemicals Dept. (Div.) ; Fine Chemicals Div. ; Du Pont Viscoloid Co., Inc. ; Fabrikoid Div. ; Fabrics & Finishes Dept. ; Finishes Div. ; Organic Chemicals Dept. ; Dyestuffs Div. (Dept.) ; "Freon" Products Div. ; Semesan Section ; E. I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Co. ; DuPont Cellophane Co., Inc. ; "Cel-O-Seal" Div. ; Du Pont Co. PERMASEP Products, FASLOC sales, TYPAR Sales ; Du Pont Everdur Co. ; Patterson Screen Div. ; Acids and Heavy Chemicals Div. ; Petroleum Chemicals Div. ; Rayon Div. ; Industrial Products Div. ; Pigments Dept. ; Pyralin Dept. ; Agricultural Div. ; Plastics Dept. ; Polychemicals Dept. ; Biotechnology Systems Div. ; NEN Research Products ; Du Pont Radiopharmaceuticals ; Biomedical Products Dept. ; Explosives Dept. ; Agricultural Extension Section ; Military Sales Div. ; Qualicon ; Du Pont Style News Service (New York, NY)  Search this
Notes content:
OVERSIZE. Metal degreasing with chlorinated solvents ; sodium hydride descaling process ; "Cadalyte" cadmium plating salts ; "Zin-O-Lyte" zinc plating salts ; peroxide bleaching systems ; molten salt baths for heat treatment and case hardening of steel ; "Perclene" and "Ovalclene" dry cleaning fluid / detergent ; formaldehyde fungicide, germicide, and deodorant for the farm and home ; "Neoprene" chloroprene rubber. Minerals separation process for cleaning coal and concentrating minerals ; polyvinyl alcohol ; methyl chloride, a refrigerant ; glassware decoration ; gold and silver plating with precious metal cyanides. "Propionates" mold and rope inhibitors for bread ; "Uramon" ammonia liquors ; copperized wood preserver ; japenese beetle repellent ; electrotinning, the sodium stannate-sodium acetate process ; "Cadalyte," the complete salt for cadmium plating ; electroplating. "Hytrel" polyester elastomer ; urethane foam ; "Hypalon" synthetic rubber ; elastomers. Mylar polyester film ; Kapton polyimide film ; Tedlar PVF film ; professional motion picture films ; Cronaflex ; Mylar ; Tedlar. Dyes ; aromatics ; synthetics for perfumes. Lucite, Pyralin, Arlton boudoir accessories. "Ventube" mine ventilation ; apron cloth. Sealants ; industrial fabrics ; "Corfam" poromeric material and reinforced substrate. "Duco" and "Dulux" color finishes ; paint for cars ; dyes for paper. Freon solvents ; "Semesan" seed disinfectants, turf fungicides ; road construction and maintenance ; cellophane ; merchandise packaging ; PERMASEP products ; FASLOC resin anchored bolt systems ; TYPAR textile material for the construction industry ; "EVERDUR" metal ; lactic acid in leather tanning ; rayon ; moisture analyzers ; photometric analyzers ; paint ; "Pyralin" toiletware ; plastics ; Lucite. Sorvall centrifuges ; protein biochemistry products ; NEN nucleotides ; molecular biology products ; chromotography products ; magnetic products (incl. videotape) ; "Corfam" poromeric material for shoemaking ; The Story of... Neoprene, Farm Chemicals, Safety, Duco Finishes, Cellophane, Research, "Coal, Air and Water" ; explosives for farmers, quarry blasting, blasting ditches, field clearing, seismic prospectors ; blasting accessories ; munitions ; blasting rivets ; trapshooting supplies ; etc. "Leonard A. Yerkes: Fibersilk to Fiber 'A'". Genetic fingerprinting ; pathogen detection. Mass Spectrometer ; Data System. "The Super Show/97 Official Show Directory and Sports Product Guide" (February 1997) ; "Du Pont Rayon Reaches New Peak in Fashion Fabrics" (Fall 1937) with fabric samples
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual, samples and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Mylar ; Ventube ; apron cloth ; paint samples ; paper dye colors ; cellophane ; TYPAR ; DUCO tinting colors ; Rayon fabric samples
Physical description:
694 pieces; 28 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Explosives and fireworks  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Packaging materials and shipping  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Shoe and Footware Machinery  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Textiles and textile machinery  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Explosives industry  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Fireworks  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Footwear industry  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_13778
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_13778

[Trade catalogs from Cornell Machine Co.]

Company Name:
Cornell Machine Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Homogenizers, versators for petroleum, chemical and food industries.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Beverage industry  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Coal  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_11648
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_11648

Chemicals and long-term economic growth : insights from the chemical industry / edited by Ashish Arora, Ralph Landau, Nathan Rosenberg

Author:
Arora, Ashish  Search this
Landau, Ralph  Search this
Rosenberg, Nathan 1927-2015  Search this
Chemical Heritage Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 564 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Case studies
History
Date:
1998
©1998
Topic:
Chemical industry  Search this
Chemical industry--History  Search this
Chemical industry--Technological innovations--History  Search this
Chemical engineering--History  Search this
Petroleum chemicals industry--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1090960

Chemicals, metals, and men : gas, chemicals and coke, a bird's eye view of the materials that make the world go around / Nils Anderson, Jr. and Mark W. DeLawyer

Author:
Anderson, Nils 1914-  Search this
DeLawyer, Mark W  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 280 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
Coke industry--History  Search this
Gas industry--History  Search this
Petroleum chemicals industry--History  Search this
Steel industry and trade--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_720482

The digital hand. How computers changed the work of American manufacturing, transportation, and retail industries / James W. Cortada

Title:
How computers changed the work of American manufacturing, transportation, and retail industries
Author:
Cortada, James W  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 494 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
C2004
Topic:
Automation--Economic aspects  Search this
Manufacturing industries--Automation  Search this
Transportation--Automation  Search this
Retail trade--Automation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_766330

[Trade catalogs on cyanamid, plastics, molding compounds, drugs, dyes, vat dyes, gypsum products, pigments, petroleum chemicals, industrial chemicals, explosives, separation processes, aerosol wetting agents, ore dressing, fertilizers ... ]

Author:
American Cyanamid Company  Search this
Lederle Laboratories  Search this
American Cyanamid & Chemical Corporation  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<102> v. : ill. (some col.)
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1917
1917-
Topic:
Cyanamid  Search this
Plastics  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Petroleum chemicals  Search this
Pigments  Search this
Call number:
052648
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_690256

Petrochemicals : the rise of an industry / Peter H. Spitz

Author:
Spitz, Peter H  Search this
Physical description:
xxvii, 588 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
Petroleum chemicals industry--History  Search this
Petroleum chemicals--History  Search this
Call number:
HD9579.C32S65 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_431430

Ecological and physiological/toxicological effects of petroleum on aquatic birds : a summary of research activities FY76 through FY78 / by Lucille F. Stickel and Michael P. Dieter ; performed for Coastal Ecosystems Project, Biological Services Program, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior

Author:
Stickel, Lucille F  Search this
Dieter, Michael P  Search this
United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development  Search this
Interagency Energy-Environmental Research and Development Program.(U.S)  Search this
Biological Services Program (U.S.)  Search this
Coastal Ecosystems Project  Search this
Physical description:
ii, 14 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
Topic:
Birds--Physiology  Search this
Water birds  Search this
Petroleum chemicals--Toxicology  Search this
Call number:
QL698 .S85 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_497477

The future of synthetic materials, the petroleum connection / Christopher Flavin

Author:
Flavin, Christopher  Search this
Physical description:
55 p. : graphs ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1980
Topic:
Petroleum chemicals industry  Search this
Synthetic products  Search this
Call number:
HD9579.C32 F55X
HD9579.C32F55X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_132063

The civilizing molecules; a report on the expanding horizons of petroleum science and technology and their multiplying contributions to a world economy of greater abundance and variety

Author:
Standard Oil Company  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. illus. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1965
[1965]
Topic:
Petroleum  Search this
Petroleum chemicals  Search this
Call number:
TP960 .S773X
TP960.S773X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_31015

Chemicals from petroleum; an introductory survey [by] A. Lawrence Waddams

Author:
Waddams, Austen Lawrence  Search this
Physical description:
x, 326 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
[1973]
Topic:
Petroleum chemicals  Search this
Call number:
TP692.3 .W3 1973X
TP692.3.W3 1973X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_37095

CELA refinery and petrochemical industrial park

Author:
Centro Energético de Las Americas  Search this
Physical description:
60 leaves : col. ill., map ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama
Date:
200u
Topic:
Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Petroleum refineries  Search this
Petroleum chemicals industry  Search this
Call number:
HD9574.P2 C45 2000a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_962967

[Trade catalogs from M+G Tankers Ltd.]

Variant company name:
Location: Lye, Stourbridge, West Midlands  Search this
Company Name:
M+G Tankers Ltd.  Search this
Related companies:
M & G Tankers Ltd.  Search this
Notes content:
Tankers ; trucks for carrying petroleum , chemicals , and other hazardous materials ; safety equipment .
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Lye, United Kingdom
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Coal  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29004
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29004

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