National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
3.5 cu. ft. : 5 boxes.
H. Irving Crane worked as a chemist for Atlantic Research Associates, Inc. (a division of National Dairy Corporation) from 1933-1940s on the production of several products utilizing casein, a protein found in milk. These products include Aralac (a synthetic fiber), Aracide (a fungicide and moth repellant), spray-dried milk, casein paints, and synthetic rubbers. The H. Irving Crane papers document Crane's work as a chemist at Atlantic Research Associates, Inc. and the development of Aralac and Aracide.