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Bessemer, Sir Henry, (1813-1898), Knight engineer and inventor

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Surname: Bessemer
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Henry
Gender: Male
Date: 1813-1898
Biography: ODNB link for Bessemer, Sir Henry (1813-1898), Knight engineer and inventor
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P134228 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P2412 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Henry Bessemer
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
collection of MS material, books and drawings
Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)
See Foster & Sheppard, British Archives (4th edition, 2002)
1856-97: corresp and papers rel to Dowlais Iron Co
Glamorgan Archives
NRA 9506 Glamorgan scientific
1857-8, 1881: student papers and corresp rel to Bessemer Medel
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 9526 ICST scientific

See HMC MS Papers of British Scientists 1640-1940
1871: letter to JC Bayley rel to improvements in pig iron business
Institution of Mechanical Engineers Archive
See Annual Return 2004