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Gilbert Papers

22 boxes, 1 roll, 1 large folder

Working papers for a biography of William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828) by Lionel Felix Gilbert (1893-1955), (on the staff of the Chemistry department, UCL 1919-1955). Comprising of working papers and correspondence, c1930-1955, in manuscript and typescript, assembled by Gilbert for a proposed biography of Wollaston. The collection almost entirely comprises material of 20th century date, but refers to and duplicates various 19th century sources. The material extends beyond Wollaston's own life to refer to many prominent scientific contemporaries.

Handlist available for most of the collection, although five miscellaneous boxes of material not included.