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Theodore S Case
C R Barns
Darling K Greger
Unidentified man by microscope.
Interior view of lab and unidentified employees.
Abbott Laboratory Employee
Interior view of unidentified apparatus and employee
Air for Sale
February 17-23, 2005
Article describes Krystal Planet, the brainchild of Johnson County, Kansas native Troy Helming. Helming's company intends to harness wind power as a renewable resource, but is considered an "outsider"...
Albert Saeger Obituary
Obituary for Albert Saeger, a professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a microphotographer at the Virus Laboratory at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Area Scientists & Researchers Drive the Life Sciences Movement
Article about plans for "transforming Kansas City into a national center for biomedical sciences" and research in the biological sciences, with photos and descriptions of leaders of local institutions...
April 25, 1952
File containing a biographical article about Arvey Andrews, a black "student at the Sumner high school" and winner "among the 400 young scientists of Greater Kansas City" for his "instrument designed to...
Battles and Biographies of Missourians, or the Civil War Period of Our State
Biographical sketch of Dr. William Wilkins, "a scholar, a writer, an orator, and a shining light in the medical profession." Born in Michigan in 1848 and serving the Union in the Civil War before coming...
Biography of Theodore S. Case (1832-1900), Soldier, Scientist, and Physician
Bones Revive Earhart Mystery
December 18, 2010
Scientists at the University of Oklahoma are analyzing “three bone fragments found on a deserted South Pacific island” that could be those of aviatrix Amelia Earhart. The International Group for Historic...
Bringing Science to Life
Photos and article about the life sciences complex planned in the Greater Kansas City area, directed at biotechnology research and medical education, etc., and to be composed of the Stowers Institute for...
Pictures and article about the George Washington Carver National Monument just south of Joplin, Missouri, and its new makeover. It features a "replica classroom based on young George's Neosho school experience"...
Portrait and biographical sketch of Charles Valentine Riley, or Charles Riley (1843-1895), the "father of economic entomology" and "State entomologist of Missouri" starting in 1868. Native of England emigrating...
March 30, 1951
Vertical file containing a photo and caption about Samuel Jolly, Jr., "a chemist at the Sunflower Ordnance plant, Sunflower, Kas." Jolly earned a master of science degree in chemistry from the University...
Chemist from a Convent
Photo and biographical article about Evelyn Murrill, "a principal chemist at M. R. I." (Midwest Research Institute) and a nun with "the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet." Description of her life and...
Couple Bankroll Campaign
January 19, 2006
Article reports the donation of $4.12 million by Kansas Citians Jim and Virginia Stowers to the Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures, a group of patient advocates, scientists, and businesses seeking...
Biographical sketch of David Victory Whitney, or David Whitney, president of the Kansas City College of Pharmacy at 1721 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1864 and starting out as a journalist with...
Death Reveals the Stature of a Missouri Scientist
Photo and obituary article about Ernest Jesse Palmer, or Ernest Palmer (1875-1962), "a self-taught scientist" dying at his home in Webb City, Missouri on February 25, 1962. Native of England emigrating...
Deaths: Kenneth A. Spencer
Obituary for Kenneth Spencer (1902-1960), "58, chairman of the board and founder of Spencer Chemical Co., Kansas City, Mo." After his death the namesake along with his widow Helen Spencer (1902-1982) of...
Deaths: Robert E. Ballinger
Photo and obituary for Robert Ballinger, "vice-president of the Thompson-Hayward Chemical Company," a chemical engineer from the Kansas City area, and "past president of the Rockhill Tennis Club."
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