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This spectrophotometer came from Clemson College (now University), a school that opened in 1893 as the Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina. The “Franz Schmidt & Haensch, Berlin S.” inscription refers to a German firm that began making optical, physical and chemical instruments in 1864. General Electric gave this instrument to Clemson, with the idea that the school might find use for the various parts.
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Object Name
Franz Schmidt & Haensch
place made
Germany: Berlin, Berlin
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
overall: 12 1/2 in x 24 in x 23 in; 31.75 cm x 60.96 cm x 58.42 cm
overall: 12 1/4 in x 24 1/2 in x 19 5/16 in; 31.115 cm x 62.23 cm x 49.05375 cm
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Gift of Clemson College Department of Physics
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National Museum of American History
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