Strange, Adeline Bassett Cook, 1917-2004 (Interviewer), Duncan, Helen (Interviewee)
Transcript of a conversation about Wallace Carothers between Helen Duncan and Cookie Strange. Duncan served as the Experimental Station Librarian, and she recalls Carothers's visits to the library, the chemists' interest in bird watching, and Helen Sweetman's affection for Carothers.
Mrs. Virginia Duncan, librarian at the DuPont Company Lavoisier Library, examines a collection of ancient books written by Lavoisier, known as the 'father of modern chemistry'. Mrs. Duncan spent 18 months accumulating this group of the great chemist's works, chasing them down through antique and book dealers here and abroad.