American Chemical Society. Omaha Section
The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a national nonprofit organization founded in New York in 1876 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1937. The organization publishes scholarly journals and databases, offers scientific research conferences, guides U.S. educational and science policy, and provides chemistry career programs in the U.S. As of 2014, ACS has 187 local sections. The Omaha Section was founded in 1920 by ACS members from Douglas, Sarpy, Washington, Cass, and Dodge counties in Nebraska and Pottawattamie County, Iowa.