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MORGAN, Sir Gilbert Thomas (1872-1940)


Reference code(s): GB 0098 B/MORGAN

Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

Title: MORGAN, Sir Gilbert Thomas (1872-1940)

Date(s): Created 1908-1908

Level of description: Collection (fonds)

Extent: 1 file

Name of creator(s): Morgan | Sir Gilbert Thomas | 1872-1940 | chemist


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1872; educated at Central Foundation School of London, Finsbury Technical College, Royal College of Science; Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Royal College of Science; Professor in the Faculty of Applied Chemistry, Royal College of Science for Ireland; Professor of Applied Chemistry, Finsbury Technical College; Mason Professor of Chemistry, University of Birmingham; Director, Chemical Research Laboratory, Teddington, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1925-1938; President and Secretary of the Chemical Society; President and Gold medallist, Society of Chemical Industry; elected Fellow of the Royal Society; OBE; Knighted, 1936; died, 1940.
Publications: include: Organic Compounds of Arsenic & Antimony (1918); Inorganic Chemistry. A survey of modern developments with Francis Hereward Burstall (W Heffer & Sons, Cambridge, 1936); British Chemical Industry. Its rise and development with David Doig Pratt (E Arnold & Co, London, 1938); Achievements of British Chemical Industry in the Last Twenty-Five Years (London, 1939).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers Sir Gilbert Thomas Morgan, comprising papers on the training of Work Chemists, 1908.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

1 file

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.

Physical characteristics:

Finding aids:

A catalogue is available at the College Archives.


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Archival history:

Accumulated by Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine during the course of business.

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Related material:

Records of the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (KC), held at Imperial College.

Publication note:



Archivist's note: Sources: Who Was Who (A & C Black, 1947, volume III); British Library On-Line Public Access Catalogue 97. 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


Personal names
Morgan | Sir | Gilbert Thomas | 1872-1940 | Knight | chemist

Corporate names