Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Editors would like to express their thanks to the following people and organizations for their help in the preparation of this book; names of those whose help is acknowledged are given below in alphabetical order, followed by a note of the entries with which they helped and, in parentheses, the initials of the authors of those entries.

Sadao Aoki, Seimelkai Foundation: Inoue Masaru (PJGR)

John Bagley: entries relating to aeronautics (JDS)

F. Boyle, Royal Society of Chemistry Library: Craw ford, John William Croom (LRD)

Judit Brody: women technologists

Dr J.A. Brongers: Vermuyden, Sir Cornelius (KM/LRD)

Denise Carter, ICI Chemicals & Polymers Library: Gibson, R.O. (LRD)

Dave Fairhurst: England, George (PJGR)

Professor Ahmad Y.al-Hassan, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Toronto: Islamic technologists

David Gestetner (grandson): Gestetner, David (LRD)

Christine Heap, National Railway Museum: Chapelon, André; England, George; Forrester, George; Stephenson, Robert (PJGR)

The late Professor Alexander Kholodilin, University of Ocean Technology, St Petersburg: Krylov, Alexei Nicolaevitch; Peter the Great; Popoff, Andrei Alexandrovitch; Yourkevitch, Vladimir Ivanovitch (FMW)

Professor James Lovelock: Lovelock, James Ephraim (LRD)

Mr Philip Monro, Hampshire Advisory Technical Services Ltd: Monro, Philip Peter (LRD)

Dr Alex Moulton: Moulton, Alexander (IMcN)

The Needham Research Institute, Cambridge, and the late Dr Joseph Needham: entries relating to the Chinese (LRD)

The Printing History Library, St Bride's, London: several entries relating to printing technology (LRD)

Dr J.S. Reid, University of Aberdeen: Davidson, Robert (PJGR)

K.C. Rudd, Brunei University: Inoue Masaru (PJGR)

Michael Seymour, Honorary Curator of Archives, Festiniog Railway Company: Fairlie, Robert Francis; Spooner, Charley Easton (PJGR)

Roar Stenersen, Norwegian State Railways Museum: Pihl, Carl Abraham (PJGR)

Ms D.G. Stobbs, Archive Consultant, Information Management & Storage, St Helens: Pilkington, Sir Lionel Alexander Eethune (LRD)

I.F. Wayman, Parker Pens: Parker, George Salford (LRD)

Ian Whitehead, Tyne & Wear Museum Service: Thompson, Benjamin (PJGR)

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • How to Use the Dictionary xiii
  • A 1
  • B 33
  • C 122
  • D 187
  • E 228
  • F 247
  • G 277
  • H 315
  • German Organic Chemist. 347
  • I 368
  • J 374
  • K 391
  • L 412
  • Bibliography 418
  • M 451
  • N 513
  • O 528
  • P 535
  • Q 582
  • R 583
  • S 619
  • T 689
  • U 721
  • V 722
  • W 734
  • X 778
  • Y 779
  • Z 785
  • Index by Subject Area 790
  • Index of Topics 808
  • Index of Names 823
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