Reference code(s): GB 0098 B/DANNATT
Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
Title: DANNATT, Professor Cecil William (1892-1961)
Date(s): Created 1910-1960
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of creator(s): Dannatt | Cecil William | 1892-1961 | metallurgist
Born, 1892; studied at the Royal School of Mines (Imperial College), 1910-1914; staff, from 1923, Reader in Metallurgy, 1937, Professor of Metallurgy, 1945-1957, Royal School of Mines; died, 1961.
Scope and content/abstract:
Papers of Professor Cecil William Dannatt, -1960, comprising notebooks made when a student at the Royal School of Mines (Imperial College), [1910-1914], containing lectures and notes relating to geology, assaying, electrometallurgy, metallography, metallurgy, mineralogy, ore dressing, electrical engineering and applied electricity; correspondence, 1958-1960, notably relating to smelting oxidised copper ores, with Encyclopaedia Britannica concerning biographies; articles from 1947, including for the Cass Institute and Institute of Metals.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
The papers are arranged as outlined in the scope and content.
Conditions governing access:
Researchers wishing to consult the Archives should first contact the College Archivist, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, for an appointment.
Conditions governing reproduction:
A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Archivist. Photocopies are supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.
A catalogue is available at the College Archives.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
Accumulated by Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine during the course of business.
Immediate source of acquisition:
The papers were presented to the College by the daughter of Professor Dannatt, Miss J Dannatt, in 1980.
Existence and location of originals:
Existence and location of copies:
Records of the Department of Geology (KG), Department of Materials (KMET), held at Imperial College.
Archivist's note: Sources: Who Was Who (A & C Black, 1972, volume VI); National Register of Archives. Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.
Rules or conventions: General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: December 2000