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Margaret, Princess, Countess of Snowdon, 1930-2002 (person)

Epithet: daughter of George VI; wife of Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones Title: Countess of Snowdon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000387.0x00022d ...

Great Britain. Privy Council (corporateBody)

Captain Fortunatus Wright (d. 1757), English merchant and privateer, was financed by British merchants in 1744 at the outbreak of war with France to outfit a ship to prey on French shipping in the Mediterranean, which he did successfully for more than a decade. When prizes taken from the French included Turkish property, the Ottoman Empire - backed by the merchantsof the Levant company, successfully lobbied the British government to rule that turkish goods could not be seized. Wrwight was arrest...

Camborne School of Metalliferous Mining (corporateBody)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Department of Botany (corporateBody)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Department of Meteorology (corporateBody)

Great Britain Social Science Research Council (corporateBody)

Ellingham Harold Johann Thomas 1897-1975 (person)

Great Britain Westminster City Council (corporateBody)

St Mary's Hospital, Paddington (corporateBody)

Royal Albert Hall (corporateBody)

Rutter Arthur John b 1917 (person)

Abney Sir William de Wiveleslie 1843-1921 (person)

Handley Page Limited (corporateBody)

Brunt, David, 1886-... (person)

Imperial College Development Association (corporateBody)

City and Guilds College Association (corporateBody)

City and Guilds Union (corporateBody)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Registry (corporateBody)

Dalby William Ernest 1862-1936 (person)

Royal College of Chemistry (corporateBody)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Department of Zoology (corporateBody)

City and Guilds of London Institute (corporateBody)

The City and Guilds of London Institute (C&GLI) for the Advancement of Technical Education has its origins in a meeting in 1876, when the livery companies agreed to create a Central Institution in London to improve the training of craftsmen. As it proved difficult to find a site for the planned Central Institution, Finsbury Technical College was established in 1878 in Cowper Street. The Central Institution opened in 1884, in a purpose designed building in South Kensington. It became known as...

George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952 (person)

George VI (b. December 14, 1895, Norfolk, England–d. February 6, 1952, Nofolk, England) was King of the United Kingdom from December 11, 1936 until his death. Known publicly as Albert until his accession, and "Bertie" among his family and close friends, George VI was born in the reign of his great-grandmother Queen Victoria, and was named after his great-grandfather Albert, Prince Consort. As the second son of King George V, he was not expected to inherit the throne. He attended naval colleg...

Callendar, Hugh L. (Hugh Longbourne), 1863-1930 (person)

Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Board of Education (corporateBody)

The Board of Education was established in 1899 from a number of earlier bodies. Its powers were mainly supervisory, with administrative duties carried out by local authorities From the guide to the Papers of the departmental committee on periodical increases of salaries in public institutions for higher education (other than university institutions); compiled by the Board of Education, 1918, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) The Burnham Committee was set up by the Board of E...

University of London. (corporateBody)

The University of London was established in 1836 out of the principle of a more inclusive approach to education, free from religious tests and more affordable. With its power to grant degrees the University worked generally in close alliance with University College and King's College London as well as numerous other colleges around Britain. In terms of degrees awarded, the University was the first in England to introduce a Bachelor of Science, tending away from the more ...

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Centre for Remote Sensing (corporateBody)

Cullis, C. Gilbert (Charles Gilbert), 1871- (person)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine IMPEL (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Home Guard (corporateBody)

Squire, Herbert Brian, 1909-1961 (person)

Glazebrook, Richard, 1854-1935 (person)

Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Correspondence, 1907-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81730024 From the description of Papers, 1924-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81866753 Eldest son of Nicholas Smith Glazebrook, M. R. C. S. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, 5th Wrangler, 1876. Fellow of Trinity, 1877. University lecturer on mathematics. Assistant Director of the Cavendish Laboratory. Principal of University College, L...

Agricultural Research Council (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

Blackman Vernon Herbert 1872-1967 (person)

Association of Scientific Workers. (corporateBody)

MacBride, E. W. (Ernest William), 1866-1940 (person)

Professor of Zoology at Imperial College, London. From the description of Correspondence to Morley Roberts, 1918-1926. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 643491425 ...

Nuffield Foundation (corporateBody)

Agricultural and Horticultural Research Station (Long Ashton, England) (corporateBody)

Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths in London (corporateBody)

Tanner Henry fl 1880 (person)

Association of University Teachers. (corporateBody)

The Association of University of Teachers was formed in 1919 with the aim of improving salaries and addressing issues affecting the profession. It is a trade union and professional association for lecturing staff, researchers, and other professional staff in higher education, including researchers, administrators, computer staff, and librarians. The Association works for its members nationally, through campaigns and central services. The donor John Chartres was National President of the AUT, 198...

London school of economics and political science (corporateBody)

For a full administrative history of the LSE, see the description for the main LSE records (Ref: London School of Economics and Political Science Archives). From the guide to the London School of Economics and Political Science: materials for the history of the School, 1895-1947, (British Library of Political and Economic Science) ...

Great Britain. Home Office (corporateBody)

Hall Sir Arnold Alexander 1915-2000 (person)

Association of Scientific Managerial and Technical Staff (corporateBody)

Paneth, Fritz, 1887-1958 (person)

Great Britain Select Committee on Museums of the Science and Art Department (corporateBody)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Centre for Biotechnology (corporateBody)

Cement Makers' Federation (corporateBody)

Southwood Sir Thomas Richard Edmund 1931 (person)

Murchison Museum (corporateBody)

National Coal Board (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

Tilden, Sir William Augustus, 1842-1926 (person)

Great Britain. Board of Agriculture and Fisheries (corporateBody)

Ash Sir Eric Albert 1928 (person)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Libraries (corporateBody)

Aria Mehr University (corporateBody)

Dyers Company (corporateBody)

Lander, Cecil Howard, 1881-1949 (person)

Fortescue Cecil Lewis 1881-1949 (person)

Southwell, R. V. (Richard Vynne), 1888- (person)

Jackson G fl 1953-1964 (person)

Fisher, H.A.L. (Herbert Albert Laurens), 1865-1940 (person)

University College, London (corporateBody)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Governing Body (corporateBody)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. Department of Computing (corporateBody)

University of Sheffield. (corporateBody)

The Theatre Archive Project was initiated in 2003 by Professor Dominic Shellard, Vice-Chancellor of De Montfort University. It is a long-term collaborative project between De Montfort University and the British Library. The central aim of the project is to 're-investigate British Theatre History 1945-1968, from the perspective of both the theatre goer and the practitioner.' From the guide to the The Theatre Archive Project, 2003-2012, (De Montfort University Archives and Special Coll...

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Department of Chemistry (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Royal Mint (corporateBody)

Imperial College Silwood Park Field Station (corporateBody)

Imperial Institute London (England) (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Royal Commission on Technical Instruction (corporateBody)

British Steel Corporation Ltd (corporateBody)

Royal Holloway College (corporateBody)

Royal Holloway College was founded by Thomas Holloway, who was born in Devonshire in 1800 and died in Sunninghill in Berkshire in 1883, having made enormous sums of money as a manufacturer of pills and ointment. The details of his early life are obscure and there are considerable discrepancies between the various accounts in print, which are based in the main on newspaper articles and obituaries. He left home in 1828 and went in the first place either to France or London. By 1836 he...

Great Britain Science Research Council (corporateBody)

Dingle, Herbert, 1890-1978 (person)

Born, 1890; educated at Plymouth Science, Art and Technical Schools, Imperial College; member of the British government eclipse expeditions, 1927, 1932; Lowell Lecturer, Boston, USA, 1936; Professor of Natural Philosophy, Imperial College, 1938; Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, University College London, 1946-1955; President of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1951-1953; Professor Emeritus of History and Philosophy of Science, 1955; died, 1978. Publications: include: Modern Astroph...

Institution of Chemical Engineers (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Board of Studies (corporateBody)

Thorpe, Sir Thomas Edward, 1845-1925 (person)

Epithet: confectioner of South Hampstead British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x00037b Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe, 1884-1925, was Professor of Chemistry at the Yorkshire College from 1874 to 1885, after which he was twice (1885-1894 and 1909-1912) at the Royal College of Science in London. From 1894 to 1909 he worked as a government scientist. He was knighted in 1909. From the guide to the Chemistry...

Imperial College Consultants Limited (corporateBody)

Lefroy Harold Maxwell 19281877-1925 entomologist (person)

Royal School of Mines (corporateBody)

National Research Development Corporation (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Colonial Office (corporateBody)

Following charges of mail fraud in 1922, Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) leader Marcus Garvey planned a world tour scheduled to begin in February 1923 to counter the negative publicity. Garvey's intentions provoked anxiety among British colonial officials which then put him and other UNIA members in British West African colonies under surveillance. From the description of Universal Negro Improvement Association miscellaneous collection, 1922-1923. (New York Public Libr...

Walker, Gilbert Thomas, Sir, 1868- (person)

Imperial College of Science and Technology Department of Materials (corporateBody)

Imperial Institute (corporateBody)

The Imperial Institute was founded in 1887 'as a monument to the emerging imperial sentiment'. It acted partly as an educational instrument, with extensive gallery spaces promoting the Commonwealth, but was also an important research base for the Empire, exploring the potential for industrial commercial operations in the Dominions and Colonies. The Institute was sited in a building in South Kensington, London, and was purpose-designed by Thomas Colcutt (1840-1924) in a similar style...

London College of Music (corporateBody)

Munro, J. W. (James Watson), 1888-1968 (person)

Born Perth, Scotland, 1888; educated at the High School, Dundee, and Edinburgh University, graduating in Agriculture, 1910, Forestry, 1911; appointed Assistant Professor of Entomology at Imperial College, 1926, instrumental in establishing the Field Station at Hurworth, Slough, and then at Silwood Park, Berkshire; Professor of Entomology, 1930; Professor of Zoology and Applied Entomology, 1934-1953; died, 1968.Publications: Insects & Industry (London, 1929); Report on Insect Infestation of S...

Wye college (corporateBody)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. Department of Physics (corporateBody)

Tustin, Arnold, 1899-.... (person)

Queen Elizabeth College (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Empire Marketing Board (corporateBody)

Wright, Herbert, 1874-1940 (person)

Born, 1874; studied at the Royal College of Science; Scientific Assistant and Acting Director, Royal Botanic Gardens, Ceylon; Controller, Government Experiment Station, Ceylon, 1900-1906; Editor, India Rubber Journal, London, 1907-1917; director and chairman, various tropical agricultural companies and trusts, 1907-1930; representative of the Royal Commission of 1851 on the Governing Body, Imperial College, 1918-1937; Chairman, Executive Committee, 1922 -1931 and Finance Committee, ...

City and Guilds College Union (corporateBody)

Strutt Robert John 1875-1947 4th Baron Rayleigh physicist (person)

Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

John Innes Horticultural Institution (corporateBody)

Royal Postgraduate Medical School (corporateBody)

The British Postgraduate Medical School, based at Hammersmith Hospital, was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1931 and opened in 1935. It was the result of recommendations by the Athlone Report of 1921, and was a pioneer institution of postgraduate clinical teaching and research. The school has always been closely linked with the Hammersmith Hospital and the Medical Research Council, where its teaching research and clinical work is carried out. Senior Academic staff of the school provided consult...

Imperial College of Science and Technology Department of Metallurgy (corporateBody)

Physical Society (corporateBody)

Manor of Sunninghill Berkshire (corporateBody)

Whiteley Martha Annie 1866-1956 (person)

Born, 1866; educated at Kensington High School; Royal Holloway College, 1887-1891; Royal College of Science, 1898-1902 (DSc); Science Mistress, Wimbledon High School, 1891-1900; Science Lecturer, St Gabriel's Training College, 1900-1902; Assistant in Chemical Department, 1904, Demonstrator, 1907, Lecturer, 1913, Assistant Professor, 1920-1934, Royal College of Science (Imperial College); OBE, 1920, awarded for her work on the properties of lachrymatory and vesicant gases; died, 1956. Publication...

Royal School of Mines Student's Union (corporateBody)

Imperial Biotechnology (corporateBody)

Sedgwick, Adam, 1854-1913 (person)

Cheshire Frederic John 1860-1939 (person)

Clothworkers' Company (corporateBody)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Slough Field Station (corporateBody)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (corporateBody)

Farmer Sir John Bretland 1864-1944 (person)

Hinchley John William 1871-1931 (person)

Haldane, R. B. Haldane (Richard Burdon Haldane), Viscount, 1856-1928 (person)

Richard Burton Haldane served as a member of Parliament (1885) and was appointed to the War Office in 1905. After the World War I, he served on the Privy Council. In 1924, he served briefly as Lord Chancellor in the First Labor Government. From the description of Letter to Francis Rawle, 4 February 1918. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234337844 Richard Burdon Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane of Cloan (1856-1928) was a distinguished scholar, university adminis...

Martin Louis Claude 1891-1981 (person)

Chelsea Physic Garden (corporateBody)

City and Guilds College Association Old Centralians (corporateBody)

Great Britain Treasury and University Council Grants Committee (corporateBody)

Bone, William Arthur, 1871-1938 (person)

Royal School of Mines Old Students' Association (corporateBody)

Baker, Herbert Brereton, 1862-1935 (person)

Republican state representative, 1907-1912, speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives, 1911, state senator, 1919-1922, and official of the Farmers' National Council, the National Gleaner Federation, the Michigan State Grange and other farm and insurance organizations. From the description of Herbert F. Baker papers, 1904-1926. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420735 ...

Woodward, Joan, 1916-1971 (person)

Beit Sir Otto John 1865-1930 1st Baronet financier and philanthropist (person)

Ford foundation (corporateBody)

Philanthropic organization established in 1936 by Henry and Edsel Ford from profits of the Ford Motor Company. From the description of Grant files, [ca. 1936-1986]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155532303 ...

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Silwood Park Field Station (corporateBody)

Royal College of Art. (corporateBody)

The Royal College of Art was founded in 1837 as the Government School of Design. In 1853 the School moved to South Kensington where it became the much enlarged National Art Training School, part of the development of the area by the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. The title Royal College of Art was conferred in 1896 with the emphasis on art and design practice. In the mid-20th century the College began the teaching of product design and the provision of specialised professional inst...

Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

The Royal Society of Arts was founded in 1754 as the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. From the description of American correspondence of the Royal Society of Arts, 1755-1840. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122598603 The Royal Society of Arts was founded in 1754, and the scope of its work is very wide, covering scientific, technical, industrial, commercial, and artistic matters. From the description of Selected materials...

London County Council (corporateBody)

Fowler, A. (Alfred), 1868-1940 (person)

Born, 1868; Member of British Government Eclipse Expeditions, 1893, 1896, 1898, 1900, 1905, 1914; Fellow of the Royal Society, 1910; awarded Valz Prize by the Paris Academy of Sciences, 1913; Bakerian Lecturer, Royal Society, 1914 and 1924; awarded Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1915; awarded Royal Medal of the Royal Society, 1918; Henry Draper Gold Medal of the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 1920; Yarrow Research Professor of the Royal Society, 1923-1934; President, Se...

Royal Society (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge began in 1645 when a group of eminent British thinkers started to meet regularly in London to discuss the new, experimental philosophies of science. Though the English Civil War and the Cromwellian Protectorate interrupted its meetings, the Society was formally constituted in 1660. Two years later King Charles II granted the Society its first charter. A second royal charter was granted in 1663 when the Society was given its official nam...

Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

Pearse Reginald William Blake 1903 (person)

Guildford Technical College (corporateBody)

Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946 (person)

H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells (b. September 21, 1866, Bromley, Kent, England-d. August 13, 1946, London, England), best remembered for imaginative novels such as The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds, prototypes for modern science fiction, was a prolific writer and one of the most versatile in the history of English letters. He produced an average of nearly three books a year for more than fifty years, in addition to hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His works ranged from f...

School of Naval Architecture (corporateBody)

Great Britain Duchy of Cornwall (corporateBody)

Armstrong, Henry Edward, 1848-1937 (person)

English chemist. From the description of Papers, 1869-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83026872 Henry Edward Armstrong: Born Lewisham, London, 1848; educated at the Royal College of Chemistry, 1865-1867, University of Leipzig, 1867-1870; lecturer, St Batholomew's Hospital, 1870; Professor of Chemistry, London Institution, 1870; elected Fellow of the Royal Society, 1876; Professor of Chemistry at the Cowper Street Schools (later Finsbury Technical College), 1...

Imperial College Students' Union (corporateBody)

Shaw Sir William Napier 1854-1945 (person)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Department of Geology (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Department of Science and Art (corporateBody)

Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895 (person)

Huxley was an Britist botanist especially known for his work in comparative anatomy and vertebrate paleontology. From the description of [Letter] 1857? May 31, Geological Survey of Great Britain [to] Sir / T. H. Huxley. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251868 English scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ilkley, to W.A. Knight, 1886 Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269526779 Student, Royal School of Mines, London, Eng...

Great Britain. Ministry of Munitions (corporateBody)

Linstead, R. P. (Reginald Patrick), Sir (person)

Born London, 1902; educated at the City of London School; read chemistry at Imperial College, London and graduated, 1923; awarded PhD, 1926; Demonstrator and Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, 1929-1938; Firth Professor of Chemistry at Sheffield University, 1938; Chair of Organic Chemistry at Harvard University, 1939-1945; elected Fellow of the Royal Society, 1940; Deputy Director of Scientific Research in the Ministry of Supply, UK, 1942; Director of the Chemical Research Laboratory of the Departme...

London Graduate School of Business Studies (corporateBody)

City and Guilds College and Engineering Society (corporateBody)

Philip., b 1921 (person)

Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise b 1950 (person)

Egerton Sir Alfred Charles Glyn 1886-1959 (person)

Born, 1886; educated at Eton, University College London; Reader in Thermodynamics, Oxford University, 1921-1936; elected Fellow of the Royal Society, 1923; Professor of Chemical Technology, Imperial College, 1936-1952; Secretary, Royal Society, 1938-1948; Knighted, 1943; Rumford medal of the Royal Society, 1946; Chairman of Scientific Advisory Council to Minister of Fuel and Power, 1948-1953; Director, Salters Institute of Industrial Chemistry, 1949-1959; Emeritus Professor of Chemical Technolog...

Royal College of Science Old Students' Association (corporateBody)

Victoria and Albert Museum (corporateBody)

Acland, Arthur Herbert Dyke, 1847-1926 (person)

Title: 9th Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000676.0x0003bd Born, 1847; educated at Rugby, Christchurch College Oxford; Steward and senior student at Christchurch; Senior Bursar and Honorary Fellow of Balliol College Oxford; Vice-president, Committee of Council on Education, 1892-1895; MP for Rotherham, Yorkshire, 1885-1899; member of the Governing Body, Imperial College, 1907-1925; Chairman, Executive C...

Empire cotton growing corporation (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Department of Education and Science (corporateBody)

Queen Mary College (University of London) (corporateBody)

Science Museum London (England) (corporateBody)

Architectural Association (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

The Architectural Association (AA) was founded in London in 1847 by a group of young articled pupils led by Robert Kerr (1823-1904) and Charles Gray (1828-?). Inaugurated primarily as a reaction against the prevailing conditions under which architectural training could be obtained, the AA has since developed into one of the most important and influential architectural schools in the world. The first formal meeting under the name of the Architectural Association took place in May 1847 at Lyons In...

International Combustion Ltd. (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Ministry of Education (corporateBody)

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (corporateBody)

Nash Thomas Arthur Manly 1905-1993 (person)

Philip, James Charles (person)

Great Britain. Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 (corporateBody)

Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937 (person)

Ernest Rutherford was a British physicist. From the description of Correspondence, 1890-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465954 From the guide to the Ernest Rutherford correspondence, 1890-1937, 1890-1937, (American Philosophical Society) Ernest Rutherford was a physicist and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1904. From the description of Letters, 1904-1924, to Bertram Borden Boltwood. (American Philosophical Society Library). W...

Read, H. H. (Herbert Harold), 1889-1970 (person)

Rankine, Alexander Oliver, 1881-1956. (person)

Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-2002 (person)

Elizabeth (1900-2002), the Queen Mother, wife of King George VI of Great Britain. From the description of Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-2002 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582494 Places: England Epithet: Queen Consort of George VI British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000387.0x00036a ...

Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine. Department of Aeronautics (corporateBody)

Chapman, Sydney, 1888-1970 (person)

Physicist (geophysics of the upper atmosphere). On the mathematics and natural philosophy faculty at University of Manchester (1919-1924); and Imperial College, London (1924-1926); on the natural philosophy faculty at Oxford University (1946-1953); and member of research staff, High Altitude Observatory, Boulder, Colorado from 1955. From the description of Papers, 1962-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155006652 Physicist (geophysics, physics of the upper atmosphere). On ...

Royal College of Science (corporateBody)

Royal School of Mines established 1851; Royal College of Chemistry (established 1845), merged with Royal School of Mines, 1853; Royal College of Science established 1881 (then known as Normal School of Science), name changed to Royal College of Science, 1890. From the description of Records of Royal College of Science and successor organizations, 1851-[ongoing]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79789765 The Royal College of Science was formed in 1881 in South Kensington by mer...

University of London | Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (corporateBody)

Imperial College was established in 1907 by Royal Charter, by the merger of Royal School of Mines, the Royal College of Science and the City and Guilds College. All three institutions retained their separate identities after their incorporation. The Great Exhibition of 1851 was an important factor in the development of South Kensington as a centre for Science and the Arts, and consequently the establishment there of Imperial College. The Exhibitions' large profits funded the purchas...

London Centre for Marine Structures and Materials (corporateBody)

Royal College of Science Student Union (corporateBody)

Perry, John, 1850-1920 (person)

Groom, Percy, 1865-1931 (person)

Born, 1865; educated at Mason College, Birmingham; University of Bonn; studied natural science, Trinity College Cambridge; Frank Smart Student of Botany, Gonville and Caius College, 1888-1889; Professor of Botany and Arboriculture, Imperial College, Wampoa, China, 1889-1892; Mandarin of the White Button, 1892; joined Exeter College Oxford, 1892-1898; Lecturer in Plant Physiology, Edinburgh University, 1898; head of the Biological Departments, Royal Indian Engineering College, Coopers Hill, 1899-...

Boswell, P. G. H. (Percy George Hamnall), 1886- (person)

Leverhulme Trust Fund (corporateBody)

St Mary's Hospital Medical School (corporateBody)

St Mary's Hospital Medical School was founded in 1854. St Mary's Hospital had been founded in 1845 as a voluntary hospital for the benefit of the sick poor, and from its foundation was intended to be a teaching hospital. The first two clinical students were admitted in 1851 when the hospital opened. Until 1933 the School was housed in South Wharf Road before moving to its present site in Norfolk Place. The running of the Medical School was the responsibility of the Medic...

Imperial College, London (corporateBody)

City and Guilds College opened as Central Institution in 1885 by the City and Guilds Institute for the Advancement of Technical Education; in 1893 the name changed to Central Technical College; in 1900 became a school of the Faculty of Engineering, University of London; affiliated with Imperial College in 1907 becoming City and Guilds College. From the description of Records, 1876-ca. 1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80563015 The City and Guilds College was originally kn...

Milnes, Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-, 1858-1945 1st Marquess of Crewe, statesman (person)

Born, London, 1858; educated at Harrow, Trinity College Cambridge; Assistant Private Secretary to Secretary for Foreign Affairs, 1883-1884; 2nd Baron Houghton of Great Houghton, Yorkshire, 1885; Lord-in-Waiting to the Queen, 1886; Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, 1892-1895; created Earl of Crewe, 1895; Lord President of the Council, 1905-1908, 1915-1916; Chairman, Governing Body of Imperial College, 1907-1922; knighted, 1908; Lord Privy Seal, 1908, 1912-1915; Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1908...

Delhi Institute of Technology (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Royal Commission on University Education in London (corporateBody)

British Universities Film Council (corporateBody)

Lawes Agricultural Trust Rothamstead Experimental Station (corporateBody)

Chain, Ernst Boris, 1906-1979 (person)

Epithet: Kt, biochemist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000837.0x000056 ...

Royal School of Mines Chaps Club (corporateBody)

Forsyth, Andrew Russell, 1858-1942 (person)

Born, Glasgow, 1858; educated at Liverpool College; Trinity College Cambridge; Fellow of Trinity College, 1881-1910; Professor of Mathematics, University College, Liverpool, 1882-1883; Lecturer and Assistant Tutor, Trinity College Cambridge; Lecturer in Mathematics, Cambridge University 1884-1895; elected Fellow of the Royal Society, 1886; member of the Council, Senate of Cambridge University, 1890-1910; member of the Council, Royal Society, 1893-1895; Sadlerian Professor of Pure Mathematics, Ca...