Catalogue of papers and correspondence relating to ALFRED RENE JEAN PAUL UBBELOHDE FRS (1907 - 1988)

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Title: Catalogue of papers and correspondence relating to ALFRED RENE JEAN PAUL UBBELOHDE FRS (1907 - 1988)
Reference: NCUACS 32.8.91
Description:

The papers consist of letters, narratives and addresses which often contain recollections of or information about Ubbelohde additional to those directly quoted in the published text. There are both original letters or typescripts and photocopies.

Date: c1953-1990
Held by: Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Extent: 37 files
Administrative History:

SUMMARY OF THE CAREER OF A R J P UBBELOHDE

 

b. 1907 Antwerp

 

1920-26 St Paul's School

 

1926-30 Scholar of Christ Church, Oxford

 

1931-33 Senior Scholar of Christ Church Research in Department of Thermodynamics, Oxford 1931-32 spent at Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Göttingen (A. Eucken).

 

1933-35 Senior Research Award DSIR Research in Department of Thermodynamics, Oxford

 

1936-40 Dewar Fellow of the Royal Institution

 

1940-45 Principal Experimental Officer, Ministry of Supply

 

1945-54 Professor of Chemistry, Queen's University, Belfast

 

1951 Election to Fellowship of the Royal Society

 

1954-75 Professor of Thermodynamics, University of London (Imperial College)

 

1961-75 Head of Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Imperial College

 

1961 Conferral of CBE

 

1975-88 Senior Research Fellow, Imperial College

Creator Names:
  • Ubbelohde, Alfred Rene Jean Paul, 1907-1988, chemical engineer
Immediate Source Of Acquisition:
  • The material was received in May 1989 from Professor F J Weinberg FRS who had assembled it while preparing his Memoir for the Royal Society.

Note:

Compiled by Peter Harper and Timothy E. Powell

 

The work of the National Cataloguing Unit for the Archives of Contemporary Scientists, and the production of this catalogue are made possible by the support of the following societies and organisations:

 

E P Abraham Cephalosporin Fund

 

The British Library

 

British Telecom plc

 

The Geological Society

 

The Institute of Physics

 

The Royal Society

 

The Royal Society of Chemistry

 

The Society of Chemical Industry

 

The Wellcome Trust

 

The Wolfson Foundation

 

We are very grateful to Professor Weinberg for making the material available for cataloguing.

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