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Author: 
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Title: 
Brief history of the firm of Abbot A. Hanks, Inc., 1960 March 31. 
Physical Description: 
5 leaves ; 28 cm. 
Holdings: 
Bancroft BANC MSS 73/122 c:60;
Non-circulating; may be used only in The Bancroft Library.
 
Collection Name: 
History of Science and Technology Collection 
Scope and Content: 
Brief biography of the founder of the laboratory, Henry G. Hanks, touching on his involvement in the construction of one of the first borax refineries in California; the growth of the firm under his son Abbot A. Hanks; importance of the laboratory in the gold mining industry; destruction in earthquake and fire of 1906; its development as an independent technical laboratory. 
Notes: 
Included in: History of Science and Technology Collection. 
Subjects: 
Media Type: 
  • Manuscript
  • Biographical information
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