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Chemical Institute of New York Home Study Advertisement


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T. O'Conor Sloane, born November 21, 1851, was a professor of natural sciences at Seton Hall University. He was a prolific popularizer of science and served at various times as editor of both Scientific American and Amazing Stories, the first publication devoted to the new field of science fiction writing. He died on August 7, 1940.

This half page advertisement is from Popular Mechanics' Advertising Section. It advertises a home study chemistry course taught by Dr. T. O'Conor Sloane, which was offered by the Chemical Institute of New York.

The Chemical Institute of New York Home Study Advertisement was found in the collections of the Science History Institute (formerly the Chemical Heritage Foundation) in 2005.

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Finding aid created and encoded into EAD by Jahna Auerbach.
Finding Aid Date
September 2022
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The Science History Institute holds copyright to the Chemical Institute of New York Home Study Advertisement. The researcher assumes full responsibility for all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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