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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:
Murch, Walter
Dates:
1880-1970
Size:
8.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.murcwalt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City still life painter and art instructor Walter Tandy Murch date from 1880-1970 and measure 8.2 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials, four diaries, correspondence with colleagues and family members, personal business records, exhibition files, notes and writings, two sketchbooks and additional art work, printed material, and photographs of Murch, family members, and art work.

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Dates:
1965
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.murcwalt
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1941-1955
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.murcwalt
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1941-1965
Level:
series
Size:
(Box 1; 3 folders)
Collection ID:
AAA.murcwalt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Diaries contain sporadic entries briefly describing daily activities.

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Dates:
1887
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.bohmmax
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1905-1915
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.bohmmax
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1916
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.bohmmax
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Creators:
Bohm, Max, 1868-1923
Dates:
1873-1970
bulk 1880-1959
Size:
5.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bohmmax
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Max Bohm measure 5.6 linear feet and date from 1873-1970, with the bulk of the material dating from 1880-1959. Biographical material includes a file concerning the Provincetown artist's club The Beachcombers. Also found is detailed family correspondence, as well as general correspondence that includes exchanges with patron Mary Beecher Longyear and dealer William Macbeth. The papers contain scattered business records; five diaries written by Bohm's wife Zella; other notes and writings; art work including fifteen sketchbooks, loose drawings, and oil paintings; printed material; and photographs of Bohm, his family, and colleagues including artists attending a Salmagundi dinner. There is also a motion picture film Six Foot Art, in Which Max Bohm, Member of the National Academy Tells How He Does It.

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