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Archival Collections: Accessing the CHF Archives

Comprehensive listing of archival collections organized by subject content.

General Information

Othmer Library of Chemical History

Chemical Heritage Foundation
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory, 1926

Travis P. Hignett Collection of Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory Photographs, CHF Archives. Object ID 2003.902.103.

Search Archives

Finding aids are attached to the catalog records as PDFs. 

The Archives at the Chemical Heritage Foundation

The Chemical Heritage Foundation collects, preserves, describes, and makes available the unique, unpublished materials that document the past 200 years of our chemical history. CHF actively collects archival materials from outstanding scientists, industries, and professional organizations. Spanning over 5,000 linear shelf feet, these collections have high research value for scholars of the history of chemical and molecular sciences.

The collections include:

  • Papers of individuals
  • Organizational Collections
  • Corporate Collections
  • Photograph and Ephemera Collections
  • Moving Images and Audio

 

Using the Archives

Information on contacting, accessing and handling the Archives at CHF.