Boden, Alexander (1913-1993)

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Boden, Alexander
Boden, Alexander, (FAA) (1913-1993)
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Manufacturing chemist; Science writer; Manufacturing Chemist; Author; Publisher Of Science Textbooks; Philanthropist
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Alexander Boden (1913–1993), manufacturing chemist, author and publisher of science textbooks, and philanthropist, was born on 28 May 1913 in North Sydney, eldest of three children of Irish-born parents...

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Alexander Boden published school chemistry textbooks. He owned Hardman Australia, a manufacturing company, and Bioclone Australia, which makes and exports diagnostic products.

Born Sydney, 28 May 1913. Died Sydney, 19 December 1993. Educated University of Sydney (BSc 1933, Hon DSc 1984). AO. Wrote "A Handbook of Chemistry", initially published by the Shakespeare Head Press and later by his own Science Press. Soon after graduating, he joined a research laboratory, which he soon took over, renamed Hardman Australia and turned into a manufacturing company, producing in particular DDT. When this became ecologically contentious, he closed down. In 1981 he formed Bioclone Australia, which exports diagnostic products. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1982, Leighton Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1986.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Boden, Alexander
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Alexander Boden 1913-1993
    Ross, I. G.
    Published: 1997
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 11, 4, 523-540
  3. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. An introduction to physics and chemistry
    Boden, Alexander, 1913-1993
    [ Book : 1960 ]
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  2. An introduction to modern chemistry
    Boden, Alexander
    [ Book : 1946-1961 ]
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  3. Chemtext, chemistry for senior students / by Alexander Boden ; foreword by Barry O. Jones
    Boden, Alexander
    [ Book : 1986-1988 ]
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    Chemtext, chemistry for senior students / by Alexander Boden ; foreword by Barry O. Jones
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  4. Advancing with science : a comprehensive information text / Alexander Boden ... [et al.]
    Boden, Alexander
    [ Book : 1978-1980 ]
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  5. Senior chemistry / by Alexander Boden ; foreword by Ian G. Ross
    Boden, Alexander
    [ Book : 1962-1963 ]
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  6. Introduction to science for high school students / Alexander Boden ... [et al.]
    Boden, Alexander
    [ Book : 1964-1973 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
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  7. Advancing with science for high school students / Alexander Boden ... [et al.]
    Boden, Alexander
    [ Book : 1966-1970 ]
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  8. An introduction to physics and chemistry / by Alexander Boden ; foreword by Ian Clunies Ross
    Boden, Alexander
    [ Book : 1959-1962 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
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  9. A handbook of chemistry / by Alexander Boden
    Boden, Alexander
    [ Book : 1948-1959 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
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  10. A handbook of chemistry for advanced secondary school students / by Alexander Boden
    Boden, Alexander
    [ Book : 1937-1946 ]
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Alexander Boden, businessman and benefactor, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  1. Boden Conference 1981 (1981-1981)
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  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re Wm. Alexander Jackson, of Warren, labourer.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 24 February 1893 [Issue No.125] p 1671

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  2. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re Christopher Alexander Johnson, of Chandler's Peak, Black Mountain, out of business.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 4 July 1890 [Issue No.354] p 5195

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    ... ,561) IN BANKRUPTCY. Re Christopher Alexander John bod, of Chandler's Peak, 33lack Mountain, out of ... Christopher Alexander Johnson, of Chandler's Peak, Black Mountain, out of business, on his own petition.—Dated ... 81 words
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  3. NOTICE is hereby given, that Messieurs James Alexander, and Company, (trading
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  1. OBITUARY Mrs. Martha Boden
    Johnstone River Advocate and Innisfail News (Qld. : 1928 - 1941) Friday 21 July 1939 p 1 Article
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    ... ALEXANDER HARDGRAVE. There are probably some of the descendants of the above-named hardy old ... colonist who still reside in Rockhampton, though Alexander Hardgrave himself died some years ago when ... 1089 words
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  1. Putting art in its place. producer, Trevor Boden ; director, Maggie Ellis ; an Open Air production for the Arts Council of Great Britain
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    Murdoch, James, 1930-2010
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