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Philip Hartog Papers

Date range: 1899-1904.

A small collection of correspondence and papers of Sir Philip(pe) Joseph Hartog (1864-1947), Assistant Lecturer in Chemistry at Owens College, who was better known for his role as secretary to the Victoria University extension scheme before he was appointed Registrar of the University of London in 1903.

Papers include:

  • correspondence with William Haldane Gee, C.P. Scott, Alfred Waterhouse and others
  • printed matter relating to the debate concerning the creation of the Victoria University of Manchester, including articles, reports, newspaper cuttings, minutes, draft charters and a copy of the Owens College Act 1899
  • reviews of Hartog's book, The Owens College, Manchester (Manchester, 1900)

Finding aids

  • Unpublished handlist.
  • Mabel H. Hartog, P.J. Hartog: A Memoir (London, 1949).


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