Digital Collections

We have more than 7,200 digitized items in our collections, including artifacts, photographs, letters, advertisements, rare books, and more.

Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann to Deliver 30th Annual Ullyot Lecture

Thursday, November 14 | 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Hoffmann will examine the many aspects of diversity in chemistry, biology, and the social sciences. This event will be livestreamed.

Science History Institute Receives $95K IMLS Grant


Prestigious award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to support institutional culture of evaluation.

The Transfermium Wars: Scientific Brawling and Name-Calling during the Cold War

Distillations Article

These fleeting, lab-made elements have a history built on pride and acrimony.

The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of innovators and of discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.

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