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Williams Haynes was the longtime editor of Chemical Industries Modern Plastics and other industry publications. In addition to his being a recognized authority in the field of chemical economics, he was the author of a five-volume history of the American chemical industry. Over his 38-year career he amassed a large volume of reference and research materials.
The collection consists of: De Burg's No. 1 Phosphate of Lime four-page leaflet, 1854;J. W. Denison & Co., How to Maintain the Fertility of American Farms and Plantations, 84 page pamphlet, 1866; Concerning the Lodi Manufacturing Company's Complete Poudrette, 19-page pamphlet w ith Farmers Almanac for 1866-1866; Bower's Complete Manure, 27-page pamphlet, 1867; Ms. letter from John B. Sardy Shipping & Commission Agent, re: a shipment of fertilizer, 1870 Planters Fertilizer and Phosphate Company advertising brochure w/ Farmers Almanac 1908.
This is a collection of ephemera from the 1800s dealing with soil chemistry and use of phosphates. There are four pamphlets, a four-page leaflet and a single-page manuscript letter.
De Burg's No. 1 Phosphate of Lime -- How to Maintain the Fertility of American Farms and Plantations -- Concerning the Lodi Manufacturing Company's Complete Poudrette -- Bower's Complete Manure.
From the Williams Haynes Research Collection.
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