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Accession #MU2014/150
TopicJanuary Term: Industrial Chemistry, 1979,
TitleIndustrial Chemistry January 1979 Tour
SizeOne File Folder
LocationLarge Box 79, IIS.
CitationIndustrial Chemistry January 1979 Tour, MU2014/150, Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessResearchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceDr. Ed Miller through Melinda Lantz.
Scope and Content

1.  Photograph of students and chemistry related alumni  taken at Baton Rouge Country Club, January 1979:

Bob Johnson, Kevin Miller, Jerry Spindler, Bob Kowalski, Mrs. Clarence Neher, Mrs. Bob Johnson, Ed Miller, Michaeleen Trimarchi, Pam Bertram, Mrsr. Don Imhoff, Don Imhoff.

2.  Newspaper and other articles describing the 1979 Industrial Chemistry tour.

Date of Accession07 November 2014
Bio History NoteDr. Miller and five chemistry students spent January Term 1979 touring chemical plants and science laboratories.   Their first stop was Eli Lilly and Co. in Indianapolis where they were greeted by Manchester alumni, James Ribley, Max Ribley and Ernest Barr.  In another stop they toured the Ethyl Corporation in Baton Rouge where they were met by three more alumni employed at the plant; Bob Johnson, Clarence Neher, and Don Imhoff. They also visited Dr. Roy Plunkett (MCalumnus and discoverer of Teflon) in Corpus Christi, Texas who took them on a tour of the DuPont Freon Manufacturing Installation. Don Hyde, a laboratory chemist and Manchester alumnus, gave a drive-through tour of the Exxon Refinery in Baytown, Texas.
Archivist NoteDescription prepared 7 November 2014 by Jeanine M. Wine.

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