TheGlasgowStory 

Skip Navigation / Jump to Content

Featured Images

Gas worker
Gas worker

Mrs McGowan
Mrs McGowan

Thomas Thorpe

Mitchell Library, The Bailie

*Open in New Window
Thomas Thorpe

Thomas Edward Thorpe (1845-1925) was Professor of Chemistry at the Andersonian University, 1870-1874.

Thorpe came to the University from Owen's College in Manchester, and was a popular lecturer. He was also appointed the city's Analyst, which involved him in investigations of adulterated foodstuffs. He left Glasgow in 1874 to become Professor of Chemistry at the Yorkshire College in Leeds, and went on to receive a knighthood.

Reference: Mitchell Library, 920.04BAI

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
adulteration, analysts, Andersonian University, Chemistry, Owen's College, professors, Yorkshire College



Quick Search


Photo Album

You have 0 images in your photo album.

View Photo Album

Log-In (Optional)

username:
password:
Not a user? Register now for FREE!

Other Options