From the Archive
This section links important people and events in the history of chemistry with books, articles and images held within the RSC's historical collection and archive.
The 15th of July is the birthday of two of the most influential creative forces of the 17th Century whose lifetimes also saw the beginnings of modern chemistry.
150 years ago, on March 30th 1861, William Crookes published an article about the element that he was to soon name Thallium.
May 17th 2011 marks the 175th birthday of Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer.
The 31st of March 2011 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Robert Bunsen (1811-1899).
One of the Special Collections generously donated to the Royal Society of Chemistry is the Sugar Collection donated by Professor J P Ogilvie.
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