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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205)
Arnold Thackray (Project Director: October 1986 to present)

Corn or Oil? The American Synthetic Rubber Program and the Evolution of the Modern Petrochemical Industry

To support a study of the history of the intense research program to produce synthetic rubber in the United States during World War II.

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Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Humanities, Science, and Technology

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$67,458 (approved)
$67,458 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1987 – 12/31/1989