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Scientists

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Clapham Papers

 Fonds
Reference code: 170
Scope and Contents

These are the personal and working papers of Roy Clapham, Professor of Botany and following his retirement in 1969 Professor Emeritus, at The University of Sheffield. Consists of correspondence, teaching materials, post-graduate research papers, and papers regarding publications and lectures.

Dates: 1925 - 1994

Dainton Collection

 Collection
Reference code: DAI1
Scope and Contents

A collection of books from the personal library of Lord Dainton. The collection is intended to complement and support the Dainton Papers.

Dates: 1793 - 2005

Dainton Papers

 Fonds
Reference code: 231
Scope and Contents

The papers of Lord Dainton, scientist, university academic and administrator, and chairman of national committees on science, higher education and libraries, circa 1930 to 1997. The collection consists of the papers retained by Lord Dainton during his long and distinguished career.

For further details of this collection please see the finding aid in the External Documents section below.

Dates: 1915 - 1997

Eggleston Notebooks

 Fonds
Reference code: 253
Scope and Contents A set of notebooks recording biochemical research carried out by Leonard Victor Eggleston, research assistant to the Nobel Laureate Professor Sir Hans Krebs, between the years 1941-1974. This collection contains a set of 20 notebooks and Eggleston's BSc thesis. The notebooks commence during the Second World War, when Krebs was engaged as part of the war effort in work on nutrition at Sheffield University's Sorby Research Institute, and continue in the post-war period at the Universities of...
Dates: 1941 - 1974

Elliott Manuscripts

 Fonds
Reference code: 155
Scope and Contents

Documents relating to the work of Ronald Witham Elliott, former County Medical Officer of the West Riding of Yorkshire, and a graduate of the University of Sheffield.

The collection consists of committee and other papers, and printed material, relating to the work of Ronald Witham Elliott.

Dates: 1959 - 1992

Eshelby Manuscripts

 Fonds
Reference code: 144
Scope and Contents A collection of papers relating to work on materials science carried out by John Douglas Eshelby. The collection consists of correspondence, notebooks, research papers and miscellaneous documents relating to the working life of John Douglas Eshelby, notably relating to the subject area of materials science, but also including mathematics, theoretical physics, languages and archaeology.For further details of this collection please see the listing in the External Document section...
Dates: 1957 - 1981

Handbills, c1786 - 1968

 Series — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1
Scope and Contents

Handbills for travelling shows, fairs, exhibitions and performances in London.

Dates: c1786 - 1968

Hems Notebooks

 Fonds
Reference code: 307
Scope and Contents A set of notebooks recording biochemical research carried out by Reginald Hems (1922-2009), research assistant to Hans Adolf Krebs. Fifteen of the eighteen notebooks in the collection document biochemical research carried out by Reg Hems, research assistant to the Nobel Laureate Professor Sir Hans Krebs, between the years 1946-1984 (for information on Krebs see the entry for the Krebs Papers). They cover the period when Hems worked with Krebs at the Universities of Sheffield and Oxford. Of...
Dates: 1946 - 1984

John Bramwell Taylor Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0086
Scope and Contents The collection consists of handbills, programmes and small flyers for shows, fairs, expositions and circus performances in the nineteenth century. The circus material in the Bramwell Taylor Collection was sponsored by the Circus Friends Association of Great Britain and consists of material relating to 19th century touring circuses, individual acts and purpose built hippodromes such as Hengler’s Circus and Astley’s Amphitheatre. Additionally this collection also contains a small amount of...
Dates: c1786 - 2003

Krebs Collection

 Collection
Reference code: KRE1
Scope and Contents

A collection of around 1250 items from the library of Sir Hans Krebs. The Krebs Collection consists of over 800 books and periodicals, which have been individually catalogued, and over 400 pamphlets, newspaper cuttings and reprints of journal articles, which have been listed.

Some of the material has been annotated by Krebs.

For further details of this collection, please see the listing in the External Documents section below.

Dates: 1854 - 1981

Krebs Papers

 Fonds
Reference code: 116
Scope and Contents The personal and scientific papers of the biochemist Sir Hans Adolf Krebs, circa 1915 to 1982.This extensive archive comprises the personal and scientific working papers of the distinguished biochemist Sir Hans Adolf Krebs (1900-1981), Nobel prizewinner in 1953 (with Franz Lipmann) for Physiology and Medicine in recognition of his elucidation of the metabolic process known as the tricarboxylic acid cycle or citric acid cycle. The collection was assembled from several sources...
Dates: c1915 - 1982

Miller Papers

 Fonds
Reference code: 184
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of both the working, and personal papers, along with other documents, of medical physicist Professor Harold Miller.

For further details of this collection please see the finding aid in the external documents section below.

Dates: 1912 - 1995

New Eidouranion, or Large Transparent Orrery Handbill, 1822

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.28
Scope and Contents

Mr D.F. Walker, at King's Theatre, Haymarket. Mr D.F Walker (lecturer at Eton, Harrow, Rugby and Winchester Colleges etc.) Astronomical Lectures on his New Eidouranion (Astronomy device). Printed by G. Schulze, 13, Poland Street.

Dates: 1822

Piccadilly, Piccadilly Hall and Haymarket Handbills, c1820 - 1885

 Sub-Series — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.21-43
Scope and Contents

Handbills for travelling shows, exhibitions and performances at Piccadilly, Piccadilly Hall and Haymarket.

Dates: c1820 - 1885

Sheffield Society of Engineers and Metallurgists Archive

 Fonds
Reference code: 142
Scope and Contents

Documents relating to the Sheffield Society of Engineers and Metallurgists, 1894 to 1962

Dates: 1894 - 1962

Sir Gareth Roberts Papers

 Fonds
Reference code: 429
Scope and Contents Material relating to the personal life and professional career of Sir Gareth Roberts, including school exercise books and reports, correspondence, diaries, committee and meeting papers, publications, photographs, computer discs, audio cassette tapes, 35mm slides, VHS video cassettes, lectures, prizes and certificates.Dating from 1942 to 2007, the collection covers the whole span of Sir Gareth’s life from his early schooldays to memorial services held in his honour after his...
Dates: 1942 - 2007

Sorby Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: 51
Scope and Contents Documents relating to Henry Clifton Sorby, Sheffield scientist and Fellow of the Royal Society, in the period 1845-1906.The collection consists of architectural photographs, diaries, a letter, and a set of reprinted papers by Sorby with his manuscript amendments. The eight boxes of architectural photographs taken by Sorby on his travels contain mostly examples from all over England (Prehistoric to modern) but there are a smaller number depicting styles in foreign countries...
Dates: 1845 - 1906

Turner Manuscripts

 Fonds
Reference code: 78
Scope and Contents Documents relating to Emily Gertrude Turner, graduate of, and Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Sheffield, and to Professor William Palmer Wynne of the Department of Chemistry, dating from circa 1890 to 2002.The collection consists of two series of documents relating to Gertrude Turner: a set of papers, including some photographs, originally presented in 1969 (ref. 78), which relates mainly to the scientific work of her Department, and which also includes some of the...
Dates: c1890 - 2002

University of Sheffield Radar Archive

 Fonds
Reference code: 260
Scope and Contents Documents, books and offprints on the history of the development of Radar from 1921.In February 2001 Donald Tomlin presented his collection of documents, including some which he had himself written, relating to the early development of Radar and his own work within the field, to the University Library, a donation which complemented his earlier presentation of books and offprints when he stated: "The collection of books and papers is being presented to Sheffield University in...
Dates: 1921 - 2023

Willis Papers

 Fonds
Reference code: 391
Scope and Contents

The working papers of Arthur Willis (1922-2006), Professor of Botany at the University of Sheffield.

Dates: 1899 - 2006