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Guide to the Herman F. Mark Collection RG.002

Poly Archives
Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology
NYU Libraries
5 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn 11201
646-997-3530
polyarchives@nyu.edu


Poly Archives at the Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology, NYU Libraries

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 02, 2021 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Finding aid revised and edited by Zoe Blecher-Cohen, Mandy Abokhair, and Aileen Thong in 2021 to update the institutional change from NYU-Poly to NYU and for compliance with DACS Required Elements for Archival Description.  , November 2021

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Title: Herman F. Mark Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1918-2013
Dates [bulk]: 1928-1992
Abstract: The Herman Mark Collection documents the personal and profession life of Herman Francis Mark, the Father of Polymer Science. During his fifty years at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, Mark developed the field of polymer science in the United States, published over 600 articles, and founded the Institute of Polymer Research, the first graduate program of its kind in America.
Quantity: 50 Linear Feet (30 boxes)
Location: Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology 5 MetroTech Center Brooklyn, New York, 11201 (646) 997-3943 polyarchives@nyu.edu
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Language: Most materials are in English with some in German, Hebrew, Latin, Russian, and one in Japanese.
Call Phrase: RG.002
Call Phrase: 4