Oral History Training

Want to learn more about oral history and research interview methodologies? Register now for one of our training workshops being held this summer at the Institute, NC State, and MIT.

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Science History Institute Awarded $40K Grant

Museum receives Cultural and Historical Support Grant from Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

International Year of the Periodic Table


The Science History Institute joins UNESCO in celebrating 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements.

The Othmer Library

The Donald F. and Mildred Topp Othmer Library of Chemical History is an independent research library encompassing the history of chemistry and related sciences and industries.

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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