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, technologies, and industries. Our library houses more than 150,000 print volumes, including rare books and manuscripts, archival materials, modern books and journals, and historical photographs. These extensive collections span nearly six miles of shelves and offer an unrivaled resource for researchers.

The Othmer Library is a proud member of the Independent Research Libraries Association, a prestigious consortium designated for libraries with internationally significant collections and programs.


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