Typescript autobiography (incomplete) of Morris Travers.
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- ReferenceGB 103 MS ADD 228
- Dates of Creationc1960
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description5 volumes
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Morris W Travers was a demonstrator at University College London from 1894 (Assistant Professor from 1898). He assisted Professor Sir William Ramsay in experiments on argon, and collaborated with him in work on krypton, neon and xenon. In 1904 Travers was appointed Professor of Chemistry at University College Bristol. From 1907 to 1914 he was Director of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. In 1927 he became Honorary Professor, Fellow and Nash Lecturer in Chemistry at Bristol. He became President of the Faraday Society in 1936, and in 1937 he retired from Bristol University. His 'Life of Sir William Ramsay' was published in London in 1956.
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Presented by R M W Travers in February 1972.
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