Chemistry questions

Scope and Content

Lists of questions on chemistry (including timed papers), chemistry (carbon-compounds), organic chemistry (including notes labelled 'Organic chemistry syllabus'), inorganic chemistry (metals and non-metals), analytical chemistry, chemistry and heat, and chemistry and physics, with a few other questions and papers. In the hand of P.T. Main and others.

Administrative / Biographical History

Main came up to St John's in 1858, and graduated BA in 1862 as 6th Wrangler in the Mathematical Tripos. He was elected to a Fellowship in 1863, which he held until his death, and served his college as Lecturer in Chemistry and Superintendent of the College Laboratory from 1869 to 1899. He was also Treasurer of Newnham College (1880-7, 1891-2) and Lecturer in Chemistry at Girton College (1873-99). Main's best-known work is his 'An introduction to plane astronomy', first published in 1865. He died in his rooms at St John's in May 1899.

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Main came up to St John's in 1858, and graduated BA in 1862 as 6th Wrangler in the Mathematical Tripos. He was elected to a Fellowship in 1863, which he held until his death, and served his college as Lecturer in Chemistry and Superintendent of the College Laboratory from 1869 to 1899. He was also Treasurer of Newnham College (1880-7, 1891-2) and Lecturer in Chemistry at Girton College (1873-99). Main's best-known work is his 'An introduction to plane astronomy', first published in 1865. He died in his rooms at St John's in May 1899.

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