Collection: SC MS Chapman: Chaston Chapman notebooks

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Title: Chaston Chapman notebooks

Level: Collection 

Classmark: SC MS Chapman

Creator(s): Chaston Chapman, Alfred (1869-1932)

Date: 1886-1925

Size and medium: 16 volumes

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/167087 

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Description

Comprises multiple accessions relating to Chapmans work on water analysis and alchemy. MS 481, MS 140, MS 180-181

Administrative or biographical history

Alfred Chaston Chapman was educated at Leeds Grammar School and University College, London. Chapman developed an interest in the fermentation industries and set up as an analytical and consulting chemist, mainly in relation to brewing. On this topic he became the main authority in the United Kingdom. He was President of the Society of Public Analysts, 1914-1916; President of the Institute of Brewing, 1911-1913, and President of the Institute of Chemistry, 1921-1924.

Provenance

Chapman's collection of books on the history of brewing was donated to the University of Leeds by his widow in 1939.

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