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Creators:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944
Dates:
1976
1863 - 1968
Size:
15 Cubic feet (49 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0005
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document Leo H. Baekeland, a Belgian born chemist who invented Velox photographic paper (1893) and Bakelite (1907), an inexpensive, nonflammable, versatile plastic. The papers include student notebooks; private laboratory notebooks and journals; commercial laboratory notes; diaries; patents; technical papers; biographies; newspaper clippings; maps; graphs; blueprints; account books; batch books; formula books; order books; photographs; and correspondence regarding Baekeland, 1887-1943.

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Creators:
McClendon, J. F. (Jesse Francis), b. 1880
Dates:
circa 1930s
Size:
10 Prints (silver gelatin)
33 Postcards (offset lithograph, photogravure, and collotype)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.102
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Album of photographs documenting Ainu people, ceremonies, religious customs, fishing, hunting, and other activities. J. F. McClendon evidently assembled the material in order to try to show that Native Americans and Ainu people were not directly related. The collection includes commercial postcards published in Japanese and English and original pho...

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