MORGAN, Sir Gilbert Thomas (1872-1940)

Scope and Content

Papers Sir Gilbert Thomas Morgan, comprising papers on the training of Work Chemists, 1908.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born, 1872; educated at Central Foundation School of London, Finsbury Technical College, Royal College of Science; Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Royal College of Science; Professor in the Faculty of Applied Chemistry, Royal College of Science for Ireland; Professor of Applied Chemistry, Finsbury Technical College; Mason Professor of Chemistry, University of Birmingham; Director, Chemical Research Laboratory, Teddington, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1925-1938; President and Secretary of the Chemical Society; President and Gold medallist, Society of Chemical Industry; elected Fellow of the Royal Society; OBE; Knighted, 1936; died, 1940. Publications: include: Organic Compounds of Arsenic & Antimony (1918); Inorganic Chemistry. A survey of modern developments with Francis Hereward Burstall (W Heffer & Sons, Cambridge, 1936); British Chemical Industry. Its rise and development with David Doig Pratt (E Arnold & Co, London, 1938); Achievements of British Chemical Industry in the Last Twenty-Five Years (London, 1939).

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Related Material

Records of the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (KC), held at Imperial College.