BONNETT, Raymond (1931-)

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the development of the Chemistry Department, and relating to student activities on campus including, posters for the Socialist Worker, Socialist Society, and posters and adverts for student protest and events.

Two wall charts, attached to wooden struts, used to display depictions of Lavoisier's Experiment and Diffusion chart in lectures at East London College 1920s and 1930s, ascribed to James Riddick Partington.

Four photographs of the demolition of the Chemistry Building in 2011.

Administrative / Biographical History

Salters Fellow Cambridge 1957-1958; Emeritus Professor of Organic Chemistry Queen Mary, Queen Mary College posts 1961-1994, Lecturer Organic Chemistry 1961-1966, Reader 1966-1974, Personal Chair 1974-1976, Professor of Organic Chemistry 1976-1994 .


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Access Information

Open. The Archives are available for access in the Archives Reading Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Mile End Library. The Archives Reading Room is open Mondays to Fridays 9am-4pm by appointment only. Contact the Archives for more information: Archives, Main Library QMUL, 328 Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, telephone: 020 7882 3873, email: . For more information about the Archives see the website:

Acquisition Information

Retained in situ in Queen Mary College then donated to the Archives.

Other Finding Aids

No additional finding aids.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Nicola Wood June 2015

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for copies for research or publication should be made to the Archivist: Main Library QMUL, 328 Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, telephone: 020 7882 7873, email: .