ColorantsHistory.Org thanks Anthony S. Travis for supplying this list of reading resources on the dyestuffs industry:

1)  Krishnasamy Venkataraman,
The Chemistry of Synthetic Dyes, 2 vols. (New York: Academic Press, 1952).

2) [Williams Haynes]
Dyes Made in America, 1915–1940: Calco Chemical Division, American Cyanamid Company (Bound Brook: American
Cyanamid Company, 1940).

3) Kathryn Steen, “Wartime Catalyst and Postwar Reaction: The Making of the United States Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry, 1910–
1930” (Ph.D. diss., University of Delaware, 1995), 236 (UMI microform 9610494, 1996).

4) Williams Haynes,
American Chemical Industry, 6 vols. (New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1945–54).

5) Ivan Gubelmann, “Relation of the Dyestuff Industry to Other Industries,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 27 (May 1935): 618–26.

6) P. J. Wingate,
The Colorful Du Pont Company (Wilmington, Delaware: Serendipity Press, 1982).

7) Kathryn Steen, “German Chemicals and American Politics, 1919–1922,” in The German Chemical Industry in the Twentieth Century, ed.
John H. Lesch (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2000), 323–46.

8) Kathryn Steen, “Dyes in the Treaty of Versailles,” Chemical Heritage 19, no. 4 (Winter 2001/2): 22–3.

9) Kathryn Steen, “Patents, Patriotism, and ‘Skilled in the Art’: USA  v. The Chemical Foundation, Inc., 1923–1926,” Isis 92 (2001): 91–122.  

10) L. F. Haber,
The Chemical Industry, 1900–1930: International Growth and Technological Change (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971), 315.

11) Howard White Jr., ed.,
Proceedings of the Perkin Centennial 1856–1956. Commemorating the Discovery of Aniline Dyes (Sponsored by
the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, 1956).

12) Margaret Rossiter, “Chemical Librarianship: ‘A Kind of Womens Work’ in America,” Ambix 43 (1996): 46–58.

13) David A. Hounshell and John Kenly Smith Jr.,
Science and Corporate Strategy: Du Pont R&D, 1902–1980 (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press,
1988).

14)
Anthony S. Travis, Dyes Made in America, 1915–1980: the Calco Chemical Company, American Cyanamid and the Raritan River
(Jerusalem: Edelstein Center/Hexagon Press, 2004).  

15) Anthony S. Travis, The Rainbow Makers: The Origins of the Synthetic Dyestuffs Industry in Western Europe (Bethlehem, Penn.: Lehigh
University Press, 1993)

16) E. Verg, G. Plumpe and H. Schultheis,
Milestones: The Bayer Story (1863-1988) (Leverkusen: Bayer AG, 1988)

17) Carsten Reinhart and Anthony S. Travis,
Heinrich Caro and the Creation of Modern Chemical Industry (Dodrecht:  Kluwer, 2000).

18) Johann Peter Murmann,
Knowledge and Competitive Advantage:  The Coevolution of Firms, Technology, and National Institutions
(Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2003).  Link to Professor Murmann's web
page:  
http://professor-murmann.net/default.htm

Additional resources are:

1) Gary N. Mock,
"The Textile Dye Industry in the United States", Review of Progress in Coloration, Vol. 32, 2002, pp. 80-87

2) Gary N. Mock, “Milestones in the Development of the United States Synthetic Dye Industry", AATCC Review, Vol. 1, No. 12, December 2001,
p 18-22.

3) List of Gary N. Mock's many books and articles on the dyestuffs and textile industries is available at the following link:  http://www.tx.ncsu.
edu/faculty_center/publications/pub_detail.cfm?unityid=gmock

4) Fred Cook, "Dye and Pigment Makers Strive to Survive", Textile World, November 2001.
Link to article:  
http://www.textileworld.com/News.htm?CD=269&ID=1226

5) Rick Mullin, "High-End Innovation Leads Textile Dyes", Chemical & Engineering News, October 11, 2004, Volume 82, Number 41, pp. 26-27.
Link to article:  
http://pubs.acs.org/cen/coverstory/8241/8241process3.html

6) David Savastano, "The Pigment Report", Ink World Magazine, March 2004
Link to article:  
http://www.inkworldmagazine.com/March041.htm

7) "Colours & Dyes" by Thomas Maschmeyer is a website with comprehensive information on the chemistry of dyestuffs.  The  link to the
website:  
http://www.morechemistry.com/publ/colours_dyes/toc.html

8)  Kathryn Steen, "Creating a Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry in the United States 1914-1930",
The 1st International Conference on Business and Technology Transfer, Kyoto, October 20, 2002

9)  "Synthetic Organic Pigments" by Bruce MacEvoy, in his
HandPrint.com website, is an excellent overview of the various pigment classes
and pigment manufacture.

10) Edwin B. Faulkner, "Organic Violets for Plastics", CAD News, Spring 2004, The Color and Appearance Division of the Society of Plastics
Engineers, Brookfield, Connecticut
Link to article:
http://www.4spe.org/communities/newsletters/divisions/d21newsspring04.pdf

11) Edwin B. Faulkner, "Organic Reds for Plastics-Miscellaneous High Performance Reds", CAD News, Winter 2003, The Color and
Appearance Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Brookfield, Connecticut
Link to article:
http://www.4spe.org/communities/newsletters/divisions/d21newswinter03.pdf

12) Synthetic Organic Dye and Pigment Manufacturing:  2002, US Census Bureau, US Department of Commerce.  Link to Publication:  http:
//www.census.gov/prod/ec02/ec0231i325132.pdf
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A comprehensive list of references on the history of the colorants industry,  mainly from U.S. sources,  is presented below:

1)  American Chemical Society Meeting October 9, 1914:  “Symposium on American Dye Industry:  Allen Rogers, “Introductory Remarks”; J. Merritt Matthews, “Dyestuffs and the Textile Industry”;
Arthur Prill, “Campaign for American Dyestuff Industry”; I. F. Stone, “Coal Tar Colors in America”; Alfred L. Lustig, “Needs of the Textile Industry”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering
Chemistry””, Vol. 6, No. 11, November 1914, pp. 941-953
2)  “To Increase Making of Dyes in America”, The New York Times, October 11, 1914
3)  “1 Killed, 26 Hurt in Chemist’s Test of Aniline Secret”, The New York Times, November 14, 1914
4)  “Editorials-Analysis of the Coal-Tar Dye Industry; Recommendations of the New York Section of the American Chemical Society on the Enlargement of the Coal Tar Chemical Industry in the
United States”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 6, No. 12, December 1914, pp. 972-975
5)  Bernhard C. Hesse, “The Industry of the Coal-Tar Dyes”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 6, No. 12, December 1914, pp. 1013-1027
6)  “Efforts to Make Dyestuffs Here”, The New York Times, April 4, 1915
7)  “To Make New Dyes, 5 Tons a Day, Dec. 1”, The New York Times, September 5, 1915
8)  T. H. Norton, “Tar Products and Dyestuffs; Manufacture of in the United States”, J. Chem. Soc., Vol. XXXIV, No. 18, September 30, 1915, p. 954
9)  “Japan; Manufacture of Dyestuffs and Chemicals In”, J. Chem. Soc., Vol. XXXIV, No. 18, September 30, 1915, pp. 954-955
10)  American Chemical Society Meeting October 22, 1915:  “The Dyestuff Situation in the United States:  Dr. W. M. Grosvenor Chairman; Dr. Edward Ewing Pratt, “Do We Want a Coal-Tar Chemical
Industry?”; J. F. Schoellkopf, “The Aniline Industry From a Manufacturer’s Viewpoint”; Dr. Thomas H. Norton, “The Dyestuff Situation in the United States”; J. Merritt Matthews, “Common Sense on
the Dyestuff Question”; John P. Wood, “The Consumers’ Interest in Dyestuffs”, J. Chem. Soc., Vol. XXXIV, No. 23, December 15, 1915, pp. 1182-1195
11) Bernhard C. Hesse, “Research, Scientific and Industrial in the Coal-Tar Dye Industry”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 8, No. 9, September 1916, pp. 845-849
12) Charles H. Herty, “American Dyestuff Manufacture”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol.8, No. 10, October 1916, pp. 950-952
13) Thomas H. Norton, “A Census of the Artificial Dyestuffs Used in the United States”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 8, No. 11, November 1916, pp. 1039-1048
14)  C. M. Whittaker, “The British Coal-Tar Colour Industry and Its Difficulties in War Time”, J. Chem. Soc., Vol. XXXV, No. 23, December 15, 1916, pp. 1201-1202
15)  “Dyestuff Census of the United States”, J. Chem. Soc., Vol. XXXV, No. 23, December 15, 1916, pp. 1202-1205
16)  
“The Cargo of the Submarine “Deutschland””, J. Chem. Soc., Vol. XXXV, No. 23, December 15, 1916, p. 1202
17)  Alcan Hirsch, “Japan Starts Its Dyestuff Industry”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 9, No. 5, May 1917, p. 449-450
18)  “$20,000,000 Dyestuff Consolidation To Meet Foreign Competition After War”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol.9, No. 5, May 1917, p. 537
19)  John C. Hebden, “Dyeing of Khaki in the United States”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 10, No. 8, August 1918, pp. 640-644
20)  American Chemical Society Meeting September 10, 1918:  “Symposium on Chemistry of Dyestuffs:  R. Norris Shreve, “Introductory Remarks”; Louis J. Matos, “America’s Progress in Dyestuffs
Manufacturing”; J. F. Schoellkopf, Jr., “The Development of the Dyestuff Industry Since 1914”; J. Merritt Matthews, “Application of Dyestuffs in Cotton Dyeing”; Edward S. Chapin, “Natural Dyestuffs-
An Important Factor in the Dyestuff Situation”; C. R. Delaney, “The Manufacture, Use, and Newer Developments of the Natural Dyestuffs”’, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol.
10, No. 10, October 1918, pp. 789-801
21)  W. H. Nichols, “The Future of the American Dye Industry”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 11, No. 1, January 1919, pp. 53-55
22)  F. W. Taussig, “The Problems of the Dyestuff Industry”,  The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 11, No. 1, January 1919, pp. 55-57
23)  “American Officers in German Chemical Plants:  Theodore W. Sill, Major, “The Dyestuff Plants and Their War Activities”; Frederick Pope, Major, “Condition of Chemical Plants in Germany””,
The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 11, No. 6, June 1919, pp. 509-512
24) Grinnell Jones, “Progress of the American Coal-Tar Chemical Industry During 1919”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 12, No. 10, October 1920, pp. 959-961
25) “Report of E. S. Chapin, Paris Representative of the Textile Alliance, Inc., to the Dye Advisory Committee of the State Department, September 29, 1929”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering
Chemistry, Vol. 12, No. 11, November 1920, pp. 1130-1132
26) “Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 12, No. 11, November 1920, p. 1132
27) “The Dye Census”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 12, No. 11, November 1920, p. 1133
28) “Market Report-October, 1920”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 12, No. 11, November 1920, pp. 1143-1144
29)  “The American Coal-Tar Chemical Industry in 1919”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 1, January 1921, pp. 5-9
30) Marston Taylor Bogert, “Influence of a Synthetic Dye Industry Upon Our National Welfare”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 3, March 1921, pp. 97-99
31)  
“New Plant of Atlantic Dyestuff Company”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 5, May 1921, p. 172
32) Samuel P. Sadtler, “Notes on Early Industrial Chemical History of Philadelphia”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 4, April 1921, pp. 144-146
33)  “Synthetic Chemical Manufacture-Notes from the Semet-Solvay Co.”s Experience in This Field”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 5, May 1921, p. 180
34)  “Peace-Time Industry at Old Hickory”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 5, May 1921, pp. 176-177
35)  “Petroleum Refining in New England”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 5, May 1921, pp. 199-200
36) Clarence K. Simon, “Some Problems of the Dye Industry”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 6, June 1921, pp. 221-223
37) Gaston Du Bois, “Essentials of Independence in Dyestuffs Production”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 7, July 1921, p. 267
38) George H. Whaley, “A Plea for Rational Judgment in Dyestuffs Legislation”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 7, July 1921, pp. 247-248
39) Charles H. Stone, “Technical Sales Service to the Dye User”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 9, September 1921, pp. 351-352
40) E. J. Maier, “A “Chemical” Analysis of the Jersey Meadows”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 9, September 1921, pp. 376-378
41) H. E. Fierz, “Modern Dyestuffs Industry”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 10, October 1921, pp. 411-413
42) “1,000 to 1,500 Perish as Blast Wrecks German Dye Plant”, The New York Times, September 22, 1921
43) Theodore W. Sill, “Nitrogen Fixation and the German Disaster at Oppau”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 10, October 1921, pp. 418-420
44) C. R. DeLong, “Present Status of the Domestic Coal-Tar Products Industry”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 10, October 1921, pp. 423-425
45)  “New Jersey Chemical Society”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 12, December 1921, p. 524
46)  “Chemical Department of the Newport Company”, Chemical Age, Vol. 29, No. 12, December 1921, p. 516-517
47)  “Census of Dyes and Coal-Tar Chemicals, 1921”, Chemical Age, Vol. 30, No. 7, July 1922, pp. 325-326
48) Alfred S. Burdick, “Synthetic Medicinal Chemical Manufacture in America”, Chemical Age, Vol. 30, No. 5, May 1922, pp. 221-223
49) Philip DeWolf, “Chemical Industry of the Newark Meadows”, Chemical Age, Vol. 30, No. 9, September 1922, 4 pp.
50) M. L. Crossley, “The Chemistry of Intermediates”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 14, No. 9, September 1922, pp. 802-805
51) Charles H. Stone, “The Commercial Insignificance vs. The National Importance of Coal-Tar Dyes”, Chemical Age, Vol. 30, No. 9, September 1922, 1p.
52)  “International Dye Trade”, Chemical Age, Vol. 31, No. 10, October 1923, p. 434.
53) Mabel Newcomer, “Chemical Industry in New York and Its Environs”, Chemical Age, Vol. 32, No. 2, February 1924, pp. 53-57
54) American Chemical Society Meeting April 2-7, 1923:  “The Coal-Tar Dye Industry in the United States Prior to 1914:  Victor G. Bloede, “Some Early Attempts to Establish the Aniline Industry in
United States”; Ellwood Hendrick, “Record of the Coal-Tar Color Industry at Albany”; George A. Prochazka, “American Dyestuffs”; Charles E. Munroe and Aida M. Doyle, “Washington’s Relation to
the Dye Industry Prior to 1914””, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 16, No. 4, April 1924, pp. 409-419
55) “The French Dyestuffs Industry”, Chemical Age, Vol. 32, No. 8, August 1924, pp. 325-326
56) Leo H. Baekeland, “A Survey and Forecast of Conditions in Chemistry”, Chemical Age, Vol. 32, No. 9, September 1924, 3 p.
57) E. E. Randolph, “Opportunities for Chemical Industries in North Carolina”, Chemical Age, Vol. 32, No. 8, August 1924, pp. 326-328
58) W. N. Watson, “Progress in the Domestic Manufacture of Dyes and Other Synthetic Organic Chemicals during 1924”, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 17, No. 10,
October 1925, pp. 1018-1022
59) American Chemical Society Meeting September 8-11, 1926:  “Progress of the Dye Industry in the United States During the Past Decade:  
M. L. Crossley, “Ten Years of Progress in the Dye and
Intermediate Industry”; C. G. Derick, “Importance of Research in the Dye Industry”; W. C. Bainbridge, “Development of the Food Color Industry in the United States”; O. M. Bishop and J. H. Sachs,
“Progress in the Development and Manufacture of Vat Colors in America”; H. T. Herrick, “The Contribution of the Color Laboratory to Industry”; Ernest H. Votwiler, “Medicinals and Dyes”; John W.
Churchman, “Aniline Dyes in the Treatment of Infection”; Wm. D. Appel, “The Work of the Bureau of Standards on Dyes”; Donald H. Powers, “The Contribution of the Dyestuff Industry in the
Development of the Rubber Industry”; William E. Austin, “Fur-Dyeing and Fur Dyes in America””, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 18, No. 12, December 1926, pp. 1322-1347
60)
August Merz, “Half Century of The United States Dye Industry”, Textile Colorist “50th Anniversary 1879-1928”, 1928
61) R. E. Rose, “Dyestuffs”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 27, No. 4, April 1935, pp. 368-371
62) Ivan Gubelmann, “Relation of the Dyestuff Industry to Other Industries”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 27, No. 6, June 1935, pp. 618-626
63) Williams Haynes, “Economic Foundations of American Chemical Industry”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 27, No. 4, April 1935, pp. 355-359
64) Alfred E. Sherndal, “Chemistry and Development of Atabrine and Plasmochin”, Chemical and Engineering News, Vol. 21, No. 14, July 25, 1943, pp. 1154-1158
65) August Merz, “Early American Coal Tar Dye Industry”, Chemical and Engineering News, Vol. 22, No. 15, August 10, 1944, pp. 1275-1280
66) August Merz, “An Old-Timer in the Dyestuff Industry Reminisces”, American Dyestuff Reporter, December 2, 1946, pp. 635-637
67) L. H. Flett, “Dyestuff Industry”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 43, No. 2, 1951, pp. 304-305
68) Albert S. Hesterand Chester H. Allen, “Peacock Blue-Flushed Color Production”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 45, No. 8, August 1953, pp. 1610-1618
69) “Ciba States Increases Its U. S. Dyestuff Production”, Chemical and Engineering News, Vol. 31, No. 23, June 8, 1953,  pp. 2406-2407
70) “Anthraquinone Vat Dyes”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 46, No. 6, June 1954, pp. 1146-1156
71) “Europeans Take Over More U.S. Pigments”, C&EN, August 21, 1978 p. 7
72) Dermot A. O’Sullivan, “Outlook Clouds for Color Chemicals Business”, C&EN, February 26, 1979, pp. 16-20
73)
Glenn Hess, “Dyestuffs Will Be Real Money-Makers...Eventually”, Chemical Business, June 28, 1982, pp. 33-36
74) “Why U.S. Dye Makers Gave Up”, Chemical Week, September 8, 1982, pp. 54-60
75) “Optical Brighteners:  Things Not So Sunny”, Chemical Business, June 27, 1983, p. 7
76) “US Dye Team:  Losing the Home Game?”, Chemical Business, January 1985, p. 6
77) Mark S. Reisch, “Better Times Ahead for U.S. Dye Producers”, C&EN, July 25, 1988, pp. 7-14
78)
Rubin Rabinowitz, “Reflections On A Half-Century In The Dye Industry”, American Dyestuff Reporter, November 1992, 131-138
79) Peter Lewis, “An Introduction to Organic Pigments”, The Journal of Coatings Technology, April 1, 1997
80) Jody Orshal, “Pigments Market Fades:  But TiO2 Pricing Strengthens (Industry Overview)”, Chemical Week, October 14, 1998
81) Sean Milmo, “Dye and Pigment Makers Embrace New Technologies”, Chemical Market Reporter, December 11, 2000
82) Sean Milmo, “Dye and Pigment Manufacturers Focus on Ink Applications”, Ink World, January 1, 2001
83)
Gary N. Mock, “The Textile Dye Industry in the United States”, Rev. Prog. Color., Vol. 32, 2002, pp. 80-87
84) Cynthia Challener, “Pigments I:  Roundtable; Organic Pigments Provide Value and Performance (Market Update)”, JCT CoatingsTech, July 1, 2004
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