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'What the oil industry owes to Dr James Young', by F. M. Cook

Text of a speech delivered on the occasion of the centenary of the Young Chair of Chemical Technology at the University of Strathclyde on 20 November 1970. Reprinted from 'Chemistry and Industry', 29 May 1971. Published by the Society of...

Cook, Fraser M., fl. 1970, general manager and director, British Petroleum refinery (Grangemouth) Ltd

Letter from James Young to Mary Ann Young

Letter from James Young to his daughter Mary Ann, dated at the Victoria Hotel, Euston Square [London], 16 April 1864. Young describes his recent visit to the Crystal Palace to see Garibaldi and the enthusiastic reception given by the assembled cro...

Young, James, 1811-1883, chemist

Letter from James Young to Mary Young

Affectionate letter from James Young in London to Miss Mary Young at Paisley, dated 24 December 1837 with a postscript written on 25 December. Young discusses the best means for the couple to send letters to each other; the church he is attending ...

Young, James, 1811-1883, chemist

Material relating to James 'Paraffin' Young

  • GB 249 T-MIN/36
  • Collection
  • 1837 - 1971

Two personal letters from James Young; letter from Sir David Anderson to Miss A.M. Thom; print of Young as an old man; publications by H.R.J. Conacher, F.M. Cook, Scottish Oils Ltd and Lothian Regional Council/BP.