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The American Institute of Chemical Engineers is an American non-profit organization for chemical engineering professionals. The organization was founded in 1908 by William M. Booth, Arthur D. Little, Charles F. McKenna, Richard K. Meade, John C. Olsen, and William H. Walker. Headquartered in New York City, its membership consists of chemical engineering professionals working in industry academia, and government.
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The American Institute of Chemical Engineers Founding Letters contains sixty-one documents, predominately letters, chronicling the beginnings of the organization between 1907 and 1920.
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers Founding Letters were donated to the Science History Institute (formerly the Chemical Heritage Foundation) by Charles J. Knuth in September 1997.
Source of acquisition--Knuth, Charles J.. Method of acquisition--Gift;; Date of acquisition--1997..
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