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Wilbur L. Williams was born on June 20, 1908. Between 1929 and 1973, he worked as a technologist for both General Dyestuff Corporation (GDC) and General Aniline and Film (GAF). He died on January 13, 2002.
The Wilbur L. Williams Papers contain the personal papers of textile chemist Wilbur L. Williams. The collection is arranged in its original order.
The Wilbur L. Williams Papers were donated to the Science History Institute (formerly the Chemical Heritage Foundation) by the Williams family in 2012.
The Wilbur L. Williams Papers were processed by Andrew Mangravite in 2017 and encoded into EAD by Samantha Brigher in 2020.
- General Dyestuff Corporation
- General Aniline & Film Corporation
- American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists
- Chemical engineering
- Chemistry, Technical
- Cleaning and dyeing industry
- Color in the textile industries
- Detergent industry
- Dye industry
- Dyes and dyeing
- Dyes and dyeing -- Chemistry
- Dyes and dyeing -- Equipment and supplies
- Dyes and Dyeing--History
- Dyes and dyeing -- Textile fibers
- Dyes and dyeing -- Textile fibers, Synthetic
- Dyes and dyeing -- Wool
- Ethylene oxide
- Industrial fabrics
- Industrial fabrics industry
- Iron powder
- Optical brighteners
- Pigments industry
- Pigments industry -- United States
- Textile chemical industry
- Textile chemicals
- Textile laboratories
- Textile manufacturers
- Vat dyes
- Wetting agents
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- Finding aid created by Andrew Mangravite and encoded into EAD by Samantha Brigher.
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