[Trade catalogs from Monsanto Chemical Co.]

Type of material
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Company Name
Monsanto Chemical Co.
Related companies
I. F. Laucks, Inc. ; Monsanto Chemical Works ; Merrimac Div. ; Lion Oil Co. Div. ; Merrimac Chemical Co. Div. ; Animal Sciences Division
Notes content
One record in Spanish . "Monsanto Magazine" company publication ; World War II wartime publication ; synthetic food additives ; synthetic flavoring compounds ; methyl salicylate [synthetic oil of wintergreen] ; plasticizers ; resins ; plastics ; insecticides ; pesticides ; saccharin ; phosphorus ; "Santocel" chemical insulation ; "How Monsanto Serves: The Story of the Monsanto Chemical Company" company history , including lists of common objects of the 1930s manufactured using Monsanto products ; "Lion" roof coatings ; "Laucks" glues ; "Laucks" wood preservatives ; water treatment chemicals ; chemicals for textile manufacturing ; shell molding process for foundries ; "Plastics' Contribution to National Defense" ; phosphorus-iron alloys ; chemicals for leather tanning ; "The Texas City Disaster" 1947 accident ; ammonium nitrate explosion ; soil conditioners ; "Krilium" soil conditioner ; "M-Pak" blasting agents ; "Pydraul" fire resistant hydraulic fluid ; environmental stewardship ; other chemical products ; "Parathion" chemical ; "Posilac" bovine somatotropin
Trade catalog and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description
113 pieces; 2 boxes
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Record ID
Topic (Romaine term)
Architectural designs and building materials
Chemicals and chemical products
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines
Explosives and fireworks
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.
Plastics and rubber
Foundries; supplies and equipment
Livestock and fisheries
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"
Animal industry
Architectural design
Beverage industry
Building materials
Explosives industry
Farm equipment
Food industry and trade
Garden ornaments and furniture
Garden tools
Iron industry and trade
Paint industry and trade
Patent medicines
Plastics industry and trade
Rubber industry and trade
Steel industry and trade
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source
Smithsonian Libraries

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Approved comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about your own artifacts or comment on their value, rarity, or collectibility.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Enter the characters shown in the image.