National Research Council

This comprehensive guide to laboratory design and construction provides information on materials, facilities, services, and equipment for both teaching and industrial laboratories as envisioned in the middle of the 20th century. Among those examples included among the case studies are Reed College, Bell Telephone, Esso Research Center, and the Illinois Institute of Technology laboratories.

National Research Council (U.S.) Committee on Design, Construction and Equipment of Laboratories. Laboratory Design. New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1951.