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Charles Glen King isolates Vitamin C for the 1st time...

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April 05, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1932

* Vitamin C isolated for the 1st time
* Dr. Charles Glen King
* Actress Rose Coghlan death

A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Pittsburgh Professor Isolates Vitamin C; Concentrates Substance From Lemon Juice" (see) Coverage on the 1st isolation of the vitamin by Charles Glen King, a chemistry professor at the University of Pittsburgh.
Page 23 has a one column heading: "ROSE COGHLAN DIES; FAMOUS ACTRESS" with subheads and photo. 
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century