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Catalog Number 01.0002.002
Object Name Manometer
Title Manometer Set
Description Black hinged leatherette case with "Arthur H. Thomas Co., Philadelphia, U.S.A., Made in Germany" embossed on it. An assortment of manometers are in the case, with bulb tops and mercury reservoirs. Top of the lid is lined with purple silk; the bottom is lined with purple velveteen.

01.0002.002.01 - Wesklar manometer #26688 (3)
01.0002.002.02 - A.H.T. Co. total immersion manometer, No. 6, (1931), (PTR 5937) (NBS 94083)
01.0002.002.03 - A.H.T. Co. total immersion manometer, No. 5, (1931) (PTR 5925) (NBS 94082)
01.0002.002.04 - manometer, NBS 9460 #4
01.0002.002.05 - manometer, #1
01.0002.002.06 - A.H.T. Co. black leatherette case
Date 1931
Accession number 01.0002.002
Caption Manometer Set
Catalog date 2001-06-13
Catalog type History
Provenance Used in the laboratory of Dr. Claude S. Hudson (1881-1952), Chief, Division of Chemistry, National Institute of Health (NIDDK). Hudson was a renowned specialist on carbohydrate chemistry, formulating the "lactone rule" about carbohydrate molecules’ shapes, among other achievements, and mentoring many other award-winning scientists. Per conversation with Dr. Kenner Rice, 3/2001: Hudson had a student from Georgetown and as was his custom, he took the student out on the town the night before the student’s boards. The next morning the student, with hangover, was asked about Hudson’s rules. The student said that Hudson’s first rule is that "any drink with gin is a good drink." Whereupon Hudson stood up and shouted "That’s my boy!"
Other Name Densitometer
Notes Restrictions: mercury
/Sheet 19805, Frame 22-23 And/Sheet 804, Frame 1-
Number of images 1
Updated 2017-02-16
Condition Very Good
Organizations NIH (National Institute of Health), Division of Chemistry
NIH; NIDDK, Laboratory of Chemistry
NIH Property # none
Old NIH Property # none
Serial # none
People Creveling, Cyrus R.
Hudson, Claude S.