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Philip C. Price Mass Spectrometer Manuals Collection


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

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Arranged alphabetically by company, the Philip C. Price Mass Spectrometer Collection contains mass spectrometer instrument manuals collected by Philip C. Price, which were published by several different scientific instrument manufacturers from 1960 to 1992. The manuals are pertinent to the field of mass spectrometry, and are for various mass spectrometry instruments with instructions for their operation and maintenance. The companies represented in this collection are as follows: Associated Electrical Industries, Kratos Analytical, Instrumente und Gerate-Technik (IGT), E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and Thermo Fisher Scientific.

The Philip C. Price Mass Spectrometer Manuals Collection was donated to the Science History Institute by Philip C. Price in March 2023.

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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 Philip C. Price Mass Spectrometer Manuals Collection. The researcher assumes full responsibility for all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Inventory

Associated Electrical Industries, Mass Spectrometer Type MS902 Volume 1, circa 1960.
Box 1 Folder 1
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Operation and Maintenance Manual 21-490B, circa 1970.
Box 1 Folder 2
Instrumente und Gerate-Technik (IGT), Temperature Programmer ETC 12, undated.
Box 1 Folder 3
Kratos Analytical, Accessories and Upgrades for Mass Spectrometry, 1992.
Box 1 Folder 4
Kratos Analytical, Concept Engineer's Manual Test Procedure Concept Series, 1990.
Box 1 Folder 5
Kratos Analytical, Concept H Series Mass Spectrometers Operating Instructions, 1991.
Box 1 Folder 6
Kratos Analytical, Concept IHQQ Installation Documents, 1990.
Box 1 Folder 7
Kratos Analytical, HX Refrigerated Recycling Heat Exchanger Instructions and Operating Manual, undated.
Box 1 Folder 8
Kratos Analytical, Operating Instructions Concept IH, undated.
Box 1 Folder 9
Kratos Analytical, Operating Instructions MS50 (2 copies), 1978.
Box 2 Folder 1-2
Kratos Analytical, Site Preparation for Concept I SQ and Concept II SQ Hybrid Mass Spectrometers, 1988.
Box 2 Folder 3
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Trace DSQ Operators Course (2 copies), circa 1990.
Box 2 Folder 4-5

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