Collection K/PP11 - SHEARING, Edwin Albert (b 1915)

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SHEARING, Edwin Albert (b 1915)


  • 1937-1953 (Creation)

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1 file

Scope and content

Personal correspondence, 1937-1952, between Shearing and Samuel Smiles, Daniell Professor of Chemistry at King's College London, relating to the publication of Shearing's research, and Shearing's work and career; letters, 1938, from Arthur John Allmand, Daniell Professor of Chemistry at King's College London, requesting information on Shearing's career and the Samuel Smiles Prize Fund; 'Report of the Samuel Smiles Prize and Presentation Fund Committee', [1939]; dinner menu and photographs of a chemists' gathering at the Waldorf Hotel, London, 1937.

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1 file

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 4 July 1915; BSc, Chemistry and Physics, King's College London, 1933-1935; PhD, Organic Chemistry, King's College London, 1935-1938; worked for ICI (Imperial Chemical Industries).

Custodial history

Presented by Dr Shearing in 1983.

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied from open material for research purposes only.

Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archives.

Language of material

  • English

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Off-campus collection

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Related materials

King's College London Archives also holds papers relating to chemistry reunions and contacts with former chemistry students of King's College London (Ref: KDCH/SP1-4).

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Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000.


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