Papers of Martha Annie Whiteley, 1897-1934, comprising notebooks containing notes on a course of practical work for science mistresses by Professor Henry Edward Armstrong at the City and Guilds College, 1897; lectures by Professor Tilden, 1898-1899; lectures by Dr Philip at the Royal College of Science concerning physical chemistry, 1899-1900; notes on analysis of organic compounds, 1899; laboratory notebooks, 1902-1931; lectures concerning practical organic chemistry; elementary organic chemistry, [1922-1926]; papers relating to lecture experiments, 1899, 1913; obituary notices; presentation volume, 1934.
WHITELEY, Martha Annie (1866-1956)
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- Dates of Creation1897-1934
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description5 boxes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Born, 1866; educated at Kensington High School; Royal Holloway College, 1887-1891; Royal College of Science, 1898-1902 (DSc); Science Mistress, Wimbledon High School, 1891-1900; Science Lecturer, St Gabriel's Training College, 1900-1902; Assistant in Chemical Department, 1904, Demonstrator, 1907, Lecturer, 1913, Assistant Professor, 1920-1934, Royal College of Science (Imperial College); OBE, 1920, awarded for her work on the properties of lachrymatory and vesicant gases; died, 1956. Publications: A Student's Manual of Organic Chemical Analysis, Qualitative and Quantitative with Sir Jocelyn Field Thorpe (Longmans & Co, London, 1925); Thorpe's Dictionary of Applied Chemistry Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe. Fourth edition by Jocelyn Field Thorpe and M A Whiteley (vol 7-11 editor M A Whiteley) 12 Vol (Longmans & Co, London, 1937-56); contributions to the Proceedings of the Royal Society and Transactions of the Chemical Society.
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