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Dewar, Helen Rose, fl.1871-1921 (wife of James Dewar)



  • Existence: fl.1871 - 1921


James Dewar (1842-1923) was a Scottish chemist and physicist. He is probably best-known today for his invention of the Dewar flask, which he used in conjunction with extensive research into the liquefaction of gases. He was also particularly interested in atomic and molecular spectroscopy, working in these fields for more than 25 years.

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Letter from Helen Rose Dewar to Katherine Mary Maxwell (wife of J.C. Maxwell), 1849-1879 (Circa, undated, 'Thursday')

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS.Add.7655/II/212
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A principal series of scientific correspondence, drafts and notes totalling 242 items, letters written to J.C. Maxwell from many scientists and institutions of Maxwell's day dating from his early days at Cambridge University until the day of his death.

Dates: 1849-1879 (Circa, undated, 'Thursday')
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: RESTRICTED - Use Microfilms CMO5028-CMO5042. List in catalogue