Ref NoA21
TitleThe Papers of Professor Senier
DescriptionThe documents are largely comprised of newspaper cuttings and printed papers concerning the renumeration and retirement of professors, a row over clinical teaching at the Galway Infirmary and the establishment of the Galway Hospital in 1892, the submissions of professors to the Royal Commission on University Education 1901-1903 and the lead up to the Irish Universities Act of 1908. Also included is a collection of copies of statutes for NUI, UCC, UCG and QUB, dated 1909. The collection is comprised of approximately 100 items and has been arranged in eight sections relating to subject matter. All the documents are stamped 'A Senier'.
Extent100 items
Administrative HistoryProfessor Albert Senier (1853-1918) was born in Lancashire and studied under A.W. von Hofmann in Berlin. He became Professor of Chemistry at QCG in 1891 and established a reputation as a prominent academic in his field. He died on 29 June 1918 and is buried in the New Cemetery, Bohermore, Galway.
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