Tizard, Henry Thomas, 1885-1959

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Chemist. Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1891-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84185714

Born, 1885; educated at Westminster School; Magdalen College Oxford; Lecturer in Natural Science, Oriel College Oxford, 1911-1921; joined Royal Garrison Artillery, 1914, Royal Field Artillery, 1915; Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Controller, Experiments and Research, Royal Air Force, 1918-1919; Fellow of the Royal Society, 1926; Permanent Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1927-1929; Rector, Imperial College, 1929-1942; Chairman, Aeronautical Research Committee, 1933-1943; Development Commissioner, 1934-1945; Trustee, British Museum, 1937-1959; Knighted, 1937; Member, Council of Minister of Aircraft Production; Member, Air Council, 1941-1943; President of Magdalen College, Oxford, 1942-1946; Royal Society of Arts Albert Gold medal, 1944; Chairman, Advisory Council on Scientific Policy and Defence Research Policy Committee, 1946-1952; President, British Association, 1948; died, 1959. Publications: include: Theoretical Chemistry from the standpoint of Avogadro's rule & Thermodynamics Walther Nernst, revised in accordance with the sixth German edition by H T Tizard (Macmillan & Co, London, 1911); The Passing World. Science and social progress (Bureau of Current Affairs, London, 1948); A Scientist in and out of the Civil Service (Birkbeck College, London, [1955]).

From the guide to the TIZARD, Sir Henry Thomas (1885-1959), 1938-1942, (Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine)

Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society.

Chemist. Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers and college files, 1929-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78951120

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referencedIn Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988. Oral history interview with Luis Alvarez, 1967 February 14 and 15. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mid-Century Convocation on the Social Implications of Scientific Progress records, 1949, 1999 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn ELLINGHAM, Harold Johann Thomas (1897-1975), 1913-1970 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Tizard, Henry Thomas, 1885-1959. Papers, 1891-1959. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Tizard, Henry Thomas, 1885-1959. [Note and articles] / H.F. Tizard. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf TIZARD, Sir Henry Thomas (1885-1959), 1938-1942 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
creatorOf Tizard, Henry Thomas, 1885-1959. Papers and college files, 1929-1952. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Papers and correspondence of Reginald Victor Jones 1911-1997, 1928-1998 Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge
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Birth 1885-08-23

Death 1959-10-09

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