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Cain Conference Public Lecture

Cain Conference Public Lecture

A panel of experts will explore the motives that compel us to search for extraterrestrial life.

Museum Closed Memorial Day Weekend

Museum Closed Memorial Day Weekend

The Museum at CHF will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. 

CHF and LSF Finalize Merger

CHF and LSF Finalize Merger

We now cover the history of the life sciences and biotechnology together with the history of the chemical sciences and engineering.

Collection Hightlights

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  • Chemistry, Engraved by J. Chapman

    Detail of Chemistry, Engraved by J. Chapman

    Portrait of F. W. Clarke

    Portrait of F. W. Clarke.

    <em>Dell' elixir vitae</em>

    Donato d’Eremita, Dell' elixir vitae (1624)

    Prototype for the Perkin-Elmer Model 12 Infrared Spectrophotometer

    Prototype for the Perkin-Elmer Model 12 Infrared Spectrophotometer

    Sears Chemistry Set

    Sears Chemistry Set, ca. 1958

    The Chemist, Edward Allen Schmidt, 19th century

    Detail of The Chemist, Edward Allen Schmidt, 19th century

    Comparison of Fertilizers, Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory

    Comparison of Fertilizers, Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory

    Hippocrates chymicus

    Otto Tachenius, Hippocrates chymicus (1677)

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