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The Kir G. Karouna Collection


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

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Kir G. Karouna was the founder of an organization called E.A.O. New York (Electric Age of New York). He was a member of the Societe de Chimie Industrielle (American Section).

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Materials left as received.

This collection consists of a large number of handbooks and product specification brochures from chemical and chemical apparatus manufacturing companies assembled by Kir Karouna. Many of the industry documents are from companies that sell paints and resins, although some other sectors are represented as well. The collection contains a few clippings from newspapers and magazines on diverse topics related to the paint and resin industries. There are several folders of materials from meetings of the Societe de Chemie Industrielle. These documents consist largely of lists of speakers and photocopies and listings of attendees of the conferences.

These papers were donated to CHF by Kir G. Karouna in 2000.

Source of acquisition--Karouna, Kir G.. Method of acquisition--Gift;; Date of acquisition--2000..

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