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Adolph Frank student notebook


Held at: Science History Institute Archives [Contact Us]315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Frank was born on January 20, 1834. In the late 1890s Frank and Nikodem Caro patented the Frank-Caro Process for creating calcium cyanamide from carbon. Frank is considered the father of the German potash industry. He died on May 30, 1916 in Berlin, Germany.

This notebook contains class notes. The notes address, among other things, acids and solubility. Notebook has 36 pages of continous text and 7 tables. Text is handwritten in ink with pencil additions and corrections.

Source of acquisition--Frank, Adolph. Method of acquisition--gift;; Date of acquisition--1990. Accession number--GB90:74..

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