JONES, Henry Chapman (b 1854)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Henry Chapman Jones, 1875-[1907], comprising notes on Professor Frankland's lectures, 1875-1876; inorganic chemistry; organic chemistry, 1876; 'Notes on my work', [1889-1907], notably relating to experiments on silver, HgCl2, gelatine staining and photography.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born, 1854; studied Chemistry at evening classes at the Birkbeck Institute, [1871-1872]; gave evening classes in organic chemistry, Birkbeck Institute; student, Demonstrator in Chemistry, Royal College of Science and Imperial College, [1875]-1914; Secretary of the Royal Photographic Society; member of the Council of the Institute of Chemistry; fellow of the London and Berlin Chemical Societies; fellow of the Physical Society of London.Publications: include:Text-Book of Practical Organic Chemistry for elementary students (1881); An Introduction to the science and practice of Photography third edition (Iliffe, Sons & Sturmey, London, [1900]).

Conditions Governing Access

Researchers wishing to consult the Archives should first contact the College Archivist, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, for an appointment.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue is available at the College Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Archivist. Photocopies are supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.

Custodial History

Accumulated by Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine during the course of business.

Related Material

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