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History of Dyes and Dyeing: Books

A guide to the Othmer Library's holdings of Dye related materials.

Contemporary Books

This is a small sample of Othmer Library books contemporary to dyes, dyeing processes, and companies. Search the Library's catalog for complete holdings. 

Books on the History of Dye

This is a sample of the books available at the Othmer Library on the histories of dyes, dyeing and the dye industry. Search our catalog for all of our books. 

Useful Subject Headings

When searching for resources on dyes and dyeing in the library's catalog, try using the following subject headings to refine your search:

·     Dye industry -- Catalogs.

·     Dye industry -- Periodicals.

·     Dyes and dyeing.

·     Dyes and dyeing -- Catalogs.

·     Dyes and dyeing -- Chemistry.

·     Dyes and dyeing -- Early works to 1800.

·     Dyes and dyeing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

·     Dyes and dyeing -- History.

·     Dyes and dyeing -- Periodicals.

·     Dyes and dyeing -- Sample Books.

·     Dyes and dyeing -- Yearbooks.

Tip: Search subject headings by selecting SUBJECT from the drop down menu on the catalog's main search page.