Chemistry Lecture Slides of Treat B. Johnson

Chemistry Lecture Slides of Treat B. Johnson

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Two wooden boxes containing glass lantern slides used by Treat Baldwin Johnson (1875-1947), a graduate of the Sheffield Scientific School who became a professor of chemistry at Yale University. One inscription reads “GIVEN IN MEMORY OF PROFESSOR TREAT B. JOHNSON BY MRS TREAT B. JOHNSON.” Another reads “A. T. THOMPSON & CO. MNFRS 26 BROMFIELD ST. BOSTON.” Albert T. Thompson began in business in Boston in 1871, making and selling stereopticons, lantern slides, etc.
Ref: Hubert Bradford Vickery, “Treat Baldwin Johnson,” National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs (1952).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Slides (2 Boxes of 50 Slides Each)
slide
owner and assembler
Johnson, Treat B.
manufacturer
A. T. Thompson and Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Measurements
box 2: 12.1 cm x 34 cm x 11.5 cm; 4 3/4 in x 13 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in
box 1: 11.5 cm x 32.2 cm x 11.5 cm; 4 1/2 in x 12 11/16 in x 4 1/2 in
each slide: 4 in x 3 1/4 in; 10.16 cm x 8.255 cm
overall: 4 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 12 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 10.795 cm x 31.75 cm
ID Number
1979.1177.01.01.01
accession number
1979.1177
catalog number
1979.1177.01.01.01
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National Museum of American History
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