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JONES, Henry Chapman (b 1854)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0098 B/JONES
Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
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Full title: JONES, Henry Chapman (b 1854)
Date(s): Created 1875-1907
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 3 volumes
Name of creator(s): Jones | Henry Chapman | b 1854 | chemist


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1854; studied Chemistry at evening classes at the Birkbeck Institute, [1871-1872]; gave evening classes in organic chemistry, Birkbeck Institute; student, Demonstrator in Chemistry, Royal College of Science and Imperial College, [1875]-1914; Secretary of the Royal Photographic Society; member of the Council of the Institute of Chemistry; fellow of the London and Berlin Chemical Societies; fellow of the Physical Society of London.
Publications: include:Text-Book of Practical Organic Chemistry for elementary students (1881); An Introduction to the science and practice of Photography third edition (Iliffe, Sons & Sturmey, London, [1900]).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Henry Chapman Jones, 1875-[1907], comprising notes on Professor Frankland's lectures, 1875-1876; inorganic chemistry; organic chemistry, 1876; 'Notes on my work', [1889-1907], notably relating to experiments on silver, HgCl2, gelatine staining and photography.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The volumes are arranged chronologically.

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.

Finding aids:

A catalogue is available at the College Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

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

Immediate source of acquisition:

Allied Materials

Related material:

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

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: Royal College of Science Magazine, November 1896; British Library On-Line Public Access Catalogue 97. Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM 25 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

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