MC:F27/1/MS4 Science Essays
A bound volume, marked “Science Essays II”, containing eight handwritten essays. They are:
i) J. E. Blomfield (Matr. Magd. 1879) – The Influence of Theories on Scientific Progress. It is marked “College Essay, May 1st. ‘78”.
ii) Ernest Graham Laws (Matr. Magd.1905) – Phosphorescence.
iii) F. Gullin (College unknown) – Epigenesis. It is marked as being the College Prize Essay.
iv) C. Singler (College unknown) – Epigenesis.
v) A. F. Hertz (Also Hurst, Matr. Magd. 1897) – The Influence of Temperature on Animals.
vi) W. H. Perkin (Waynflete Prof of Chemistry, 1912-29) and T. E. Gardner (Matr. Magd. 1905), Condensation of Tribromopropane with sodio-acetoacetic ester. It is a typescript.
vii) Hugh Shaw George (Matr. Magd.1910) – The Production of New Races of Animals and Plants by Selection. It is marked “College Essay, May, 1912”
viii) T. F. Winnile (College unknown). The Relationship of Colour to Constitution in Chemical Compounds.
A bound volume, marked “Science Essays I”, containing eight handwritten essays. They are:
i) Walter E. Roth (Matr. Magd.1880) – The Antagonism between Growth and Reproduction
ii) J. T. Johnson (Matr. Magd.1881) – The Rise and Progress of Synthesis in Organic Chemistry. Dated 1 June 1884.
iii) J. A. Buckmaster (Matr. Magd.1877 ) – Influence of Theories on the Advancement of Science. Dated 1 May 1878.
iv) F. M. A. Heischmann. (College unknown)- An Essay on Solutions. Dated 30 April, 1898.
v) E. Walling (Matr. Magd.1904, d.1917) – Phosphorescence.
vi) D.H. Hammick (Matr. Magd. 1906) – Steriochemistry; Its Method and Aims.
vii) F. Wallis (Matr. Magd.1898) – The Rontgen Rays and their Relations with other Forms of Radiation.
viii) J. B. Ormrod (Matr. Magd., 1894) – Essay on the Modes in which Plants Obtain Nitrogen.
MC:F27/1/MS4/3 c. 1906
A bound volume, marked “Science Essays III”, containing five handwritten essays. They are:
i) H. T. Tizard (Matr. Magd., 1904) – Phosphorescence. It is dated May 1906.
ii) Charles Everitt (Matr. Magd., 1899) – Essay on the History of Chemistry in England in the Seventeenth Century. Pages one to three are missing.
iii) Arthur J. Webb (Matr. Magd.1898) – The Gases of the Atmosphere
iv) William Kingdon Spencer (Matr. Magd.1898) – Symbiosis
v) Arthur J. Webb (Matr. Magd.1898) – The Chemical Constitution of the Atmosphere.
MC:F27/1/MS4/4 Not Dated
A handwritten essay, titled “Essay on the Rise and Progress of Synthesis in Organic Chemistry”, by George Thurland Prior (Matr. Magd. 1881). It has 50 pages, bound by a pin.
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