Bakhuis Roozeboom: Heterogeneous equilibria

Scope and Content

A translation by Ronald Bathgate of Dr Roozeboom's 'Heterogeneous equilibria in the light of the phase theory, vol. 1: phase theory, systems of one component', 297 pages. A foreword explains that 'the object of this book is to give an overall picture of the present state of knowledge of equilibria in heterogeneous systems'. There is a contents page at the beginning, and a subject index at the end, which is followed by photocopied chapters in German taken from various published sources. The collection is accompanied by a letter from A.E.B. Owen, Cambridge University Library, to Dr R.H. Bathgate, Communication Services, Eindhoven, 20 March 1974, agreeing to accept the translation.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henrik Willem Bakhuis Roozeboom (1854-1907), chemist, was born at Alkmaar, Netherlands, on 24 October 1854. He was an assistant at the University of Leyden before becoming Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Amsterdam. Roozeboom was a pioneer in the field of chemical thermodynamics. He died in Amsterdam on 8 February 1907.

Ronald Harry Bathgate was born on 17 December 1932. He matriculated at St John's College, Cambridge, in 1951 (B.A., 1954; PhD. 1959).

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Dr R.H. Bathgate, 1974.

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Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.


Die heterogene gleichgewichte was published by Friedrich Vieweg and Son (Brunswick, 1901-1918).