Humboldt State University

Robert A. Paselk Scientific Instrument Museum

The Chemist's Balance at Humboldt

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Main Exhibit in the Science-A 4th floor East Stairwell Cabinet

Exhibit Catalog

Introductory Essay: The Chemical Balance at Humboldt State, 1926-1986 by Richard A. Paselk, curator.

Double-pan Analytical Balances

thumbnail photo of Ainsworth balance

Single Pan Substitution Balances

thumbnail photo of Mettler balance

Special Purpose Balances

thumbnail photo of Roller-Smith balance


thumbnail photo of balance weights

Supporting Documentation

Literature-Maker's Brochures, Manuals, etc.

Balance Manufacturer Histories with Selected Catalog Listings

Henry Heil Chemical Company. Illustrated Catalog and Price-List of Chemical Apparatus…etc. St. Louis, Mo. (1903): The complete selection of balances, scales and weights offered.

Miscellaneous Balance Information

Scientific Instrument Museum

HSTC (1921-34)
HSC (1935-1953)
HSC (1954-1973)
© R. Paselk

Last modified 2 May 2019