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Ginger Heck Scientific Instruments Publications Collection


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

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Science History Institute Archives. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Arranged alphabetically by company, the Ginger Heck Scientific Instruments Publications Collection includes publications pertaining to scientific instruments manufactured by several different companies. The companies represented in this collection are as follows: American Instrument Company (AMINCO), Beckman Instruments, Inc., Brinkmann Instruments, Inc., Corning Incorporated, Hewlett-Packard Company, Hoke Incorporated, Marchant Calculators, Inc., Monroe Calculating Machine Company, Inc., National Welding Equipment Co., Parr Instrument Company, and William Ainsworth & Sons, Inc.

The Ginger Heck Scientific Instruments Publications Collection was donated to the Science History Institute by Ginger Heck in April 2019.

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Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes and the collection is open to the public.

Use Restrictions

The Science History Institute holds copyright to the Ginger Heck Scientific Instruments Publications Collection. The researcher assumes full responsibility for all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Inventory

American Instrument Company (AMINCO), High-Pressure Shaking Assembly Micro-Series 2-9/16 in. o.d., Installation No. 760-A, 1963 May.
Box 1 Folder 1
Beckman Instruments, Inc., pH Meters Electrodes and Accessories, Bulletin 86-K, undated.
Box 1 Folder 2
Brinkmann Instruments, Inc., Operating Instructions #210 Lauda Circulators Series CS, KS, RCS, and RKS Models, undated.
Box 1 Folder 3
Corning Incorporated, Laboratory Glass Blowing with Pyrex Brand Glasses, 1946.
Box 1 Folder 4
Corning Incorporated, Pyrex Bends Bulbs and Seals, A Manual for the Laboratory Technician, A Monograph by W.T. Levitt, undated.
Box 1 Folder 5
Hewlett-Packard Company, 5890 A Gas Chromatograph Manual, 1983.
Box 1 Folder 6
Hewlett-Packard Company, HP-35 Calculator Advertisement, 1972.
Box 1 Folder 7
Hewlett-Packard Company, HP 3393A Computing Integrator System Manual, 1985.
Box 1 Folder 8
Hoke Incorporated, Instructions for Ocy-Hydrogen Outfit and Oxy-Gas Outfit, undated.
Box 1 Folder 9
Marchant Calculators, Inc., Answers to Practical Problems, Marchant School Manual, Basic Operations and Common Problems, 1952.
Box 1 Folder 10
Marchant Calculators, Inc., A Presentation Especially Prepared for America's First Calculator, The Figuremaster, 1946-1952.
Box 1 Folder 11
Marchant Calculators, Inc., Teacher's Guide, Marchant School Manual, Basic Operations and Common Problems, undated.
Box 1 Folder 12
Monroe Calculating Machine Company, Inc., How to Operate Monroe High Speed Adding-Calculator Brochure, undated.
Box 1 Folder 13
Monroe Calculating Machine Company, Inc., Monroe Machine Methods for the Extraction of Square Root, 1933.
Box 1 Folder 14
Monroe Calculating Machine Company, Inc., Monroe Table of Dividing Factors for Square Roots, 1950.
Box 1 Folder 15
National Welding Equipment Co., Gas-Air Blowpipes and Regulators Pamphlet, 1957.
Box 1 Folder 16
Parr Instrument Company, Directions for Using the Parr Oxygen Bomb Calorimeter, undated.
Box 1 Folder 17
Parr Instrument Company, Oxygen Bomb Calorimetry and Combustion Methods, 1964.
Box 1 Folder 18
William Ainsworth & Sons, Inc., Use and Care of Analytical, Micro, Semi-Micro Ainsworth Balances, 1951.
Box 1 Folder 19

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