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Albert L. Genter laboratory diary

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030049088]
Identifier: MS-0088
Albert L. Genter was a chemical engineer working in Baltimore, MD during the 1930s. The collection consists of one laboratory diary kept by Albert L. Genter, 1932-1933, while he was formulating a process for sludge conditioning at the Back River Sewage Disposal Plant in Baltimore, MD.

Dates

  • 1932-1933

Creator

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Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.38 Cubic Feet (1 letter size document box)

Biographical / Historical

Albert L. Genter was a chemical engineer working in Baltimore, MD during the 1930s. Some of his research was done in association with John Herbert Gregory, professor of civil & sanitary engineering, The Johns Hopkins University. Genter formulated a process for sludge purification and conducted exhaustive field tests, 1932-1933, with the cooperation of the Baltimore Sewage Works. He designed a filter known as the Genter filter for use in the process of sludge conditioning. Genter published the results of his work in an article in "Sewage Works Journal," V. 6, 1934.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one holographic laboratory diary kept by Albert L. Genter, 1932-1933, while he was formulating a process for sludge conditioning at the Back River Sewage Disposal Plant in Baltimore, MD. Genter recorded his daily investigations in a narrative form and included the data from exhaustive field tests and chemical experiments. The diary numbers over 300 pages and includes correspndence from chemical manufacturers interested in Genter's filtering process.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the University by Mrs. Albert L. Genter.

Processing Information

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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