File: Department of Chemistry

  • Reference
      GB 133 VCA/7/358
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      12 folders

Scope and Content

Large file of material relating to the department of chemistry. The file contains folders on the appointment to chairs of: I M Heilbron in organic chemistry in 1933 and Michael Polanyi in physical chemistry in 1933 and papers concerning the latter's application for British citizenship, 1935-1939.

There is also material concerning receipts of money from the Rockefeller Foundation for a new physical chemistry laboratory in 1933. There is also material relating to general administrative matters such as staffing, accommodation, outside interest of department members.

Former reference:409

Related Material

See also VCA/7/40.