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Authorised form of nameDivers; Edward (1837 - 1912)
SurnameDivers
ForenamesEdward
Dates1837 - 1912
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (27 November 1837)
Death:
08 April 1912
Burial:
Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
City of London School (1851-1852); Royal College of Chemistry, London; Queen's College, Galway. MD, DSc
Career:
Lecturer in Medical Jurisprudence, Middlesex Hospital (1870); Professor of Chemistry, Imperial College of Engineering, Tokyo, Japan (1873); Principal, Imperial College of Engineering, Tokyo, Japan; Emeritus Professor (1899); returned to England (1899); lost an eye due to an explosion in the laboratory
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1885
RelationshipsMarried (1865) Margaret Teresa FitzGerald, daughter of D G FitzGerald of Mayfield, County Cork
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1913 vol 88 pp viii-x signed by J M
Royal Society codeNA6155
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1885/08Divers, Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/34/62Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society22 December 1906
NLB/10/417Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society, Hongo, Tokyo21 November 1894
NLB/20/542Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons18 May 1900
NLB/19/717Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 December 1899
NLB/22/718Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Edward] Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society3 July 1901
NLB/34/334Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Edward Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society7 January 1907
NLB/23/1/854Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society7 February 1902
NLB/29/105Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Edward Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society5 July 1904
NLB/30/477Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Edward Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society30 March 1905
NLB/31/45Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society15 June 1905
NLB/33/469Copy letter from A H White, to Professor Edward Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society10 September 1906
NLB/33/512Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr [Edward] Divers, [Fellow of the Royal Society]18 September 1906
NLB/33/264Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr [Edward] Divers, [Fellow of the Royal Society]25 July 1906
NLB/37/828Copy Letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor E [Edward] Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society20 May 1908
RR/7/236Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the union of ammonia nitrate with ammonia' by Edward Divers20 January 1873
RR/7/237Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On the union of ammonia nitrate with ammonia' by Edward Divers24 February 1873
RR/7/238Referee's report by Edward Frankland and Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On the union of ammonia nitrate with ammonia' by Edward Divers3 April 1873
IM/Maull/001162Divers, Edwardnd
IM/Maull/001161Divers, Edwardnd
NLB/32/112Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society5 January 1906
NLB/32/115Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph Larmor, Secretary, Royal Society5 January 1906
NLB/30/888Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society6 June 1905
NLB/32/111Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr Edward Divers, Fellow of the Royal Society2 January 1906
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