An alphabetical author catalogue of the library of old books on alchemy, chemistry and medicine collected by Alfred Chaston Chapman

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      GB 206 MS 481
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      3 vols. Loose leaf binders; partly typescript and partly cuttings from booksellers' catalogues; some purchase prices recorded; some subsequent annotations by Brotherton Library staff

Scope and Content

Contents: (1) authors, A-F, (2) authors, G-O, (3) authors, P-Z, and modern works on the history of chemistry, on the Royal Society and on brewing and distilling

Administrative / Biographical History

Alfred Chaston Chapman was educated at Leeds Grammar School and University College, London. He was President of the Society of Public Analysts, 1914-1916, President of the Institute of Brewing, 1911-1913, and President of the Institute of Chemistry, 1921-1924. His collection of books on the history of brewing was donated to the University of Leeds

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Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Presented with the collection by his widow, 1939


In English

Related Material

See also MSS 140 and 180