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Queen Mary, University of London

BONNETT, Raymond (1931-)


Reference code(s): GB 0370 RB

Held at: Queen Mary, University of London

Title: BONNETT, Raymond (1931-)

Date(s): c1920-2011

Level of description: Collection (fonds)

Extent: 1 box

Name of creator(s): Bonnett | Raymond | 1931-


Administrative/Biographical history:

Salters Fellow Cambridge 1957-1958; Emeritus Professor of Organic Chemistry Queen Mary, Queen Mary College posts 1961-1994, Lecturer Organic Chemistry 1961-1966, Reader 1966-1974, Personal Chair 1974-1976, Professor of Organic Chemistry 1976-1994.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to the development of the Chemistry Department, and relating to student activities on campus including, posters for the Socialist Worker, Socialist Society, and posters and adverts for student protest and events.
Two wall charts, attached to wooden struts, used to display depictions of Lavoisier's Experiment and Diffusion chart in lectures at East London College 1920s and 1930s, ascribed to James Riddick Partington.
Four photographs of the demolition of the Chemistry Building in 2011.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

1 box as set out in Scope and Content

Conditions governing access:

The Archives are available for access in the Archives Reading Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Mile End Library. The Archives Reading Room is open Mondays to Fridays 9am-4pm by appointment only. Contact the Archives for more information: Archives, Main Library QMUL, 328 Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, telephone: 020 7882 3873, email: For more information about the Archives see the website:

Conditions governing reproduction:

No material may be published without the prior permission of both the copyright holder and the Library. All applications for publication must be made to the Archivist in the first instance, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user.

Finding aids:

No additional finding aids.

Detailed catalogue


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Retained in situ in Queen Mary College then donated to the Archives.



Archivist's note: Compiled by Nicola Wood

Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with 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: Jun 2015

Chemistry education | Science education

Personal names
Bonnett | Raymond | 1931-

Corporate names
East London College