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Lehigh Zinc Company


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Box 49 - Zinc Plate: Test-casting of metallic zinc

 Item — Box 0054.49, Item: 01
Identifier: 0054.49
Scope and Contents A Test-Casting of Metallic Zinc Explanation: This casting of zinc metal has been passed down the faculty of the Department of Chemistry since Lehigh was launched as a University. The first Chemistry Chairman (Charles M. Wetherill, M.D.) was the cousin of Lieutenant Col. Samuel Wetherill. In today's jargon, Samuel would be called the Chief Technical Officer or the plant manager for the Zinc Works. Organized in 1853 in South Bethlehem near what is the present New...
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