Boas, I. H. (Isaac Herbert) (1878-1955)

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Boas, I. H. (1878-1955)
Boas, Isaac Herbert (1878-1955)
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Isaac Herbert Boas (1878-1955), scientist, was born on 20 October 1878 in Adelaide, son of Abraham Tobias Boas, Jewish rabbi, and his wife Elizabeth, née Solomon. He was educated at Prince Alfred College,...

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Isaac Boas was Chief of the Division of Forest Products, CSIR 1929-1944.

Born Adelaide, 20 October 1878. Died Melbourne, 16 October 1955. Educated University of Adelaide (BSc 1899). MSc, University of Western Australia 1914. Lecturer in geology and mineralogy, University of Adelaide 1901 and demonstrator in physics; lecturer in physics and chemistry, technical school, Charters Towers, Queensland 1904-05; lecturer in chemistry, Technical School, Perth 1906-19; officer-in-charge, projected Commonwealth Bureau of Science and Industry 1919-21; chief chemist, Michaelis, Hallenstein and Company, Melbourne 1921-28; chief, forest products division, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 1928-44; retired to join the board of New Zealand Forest Products Ltd, but remained half time with CSIR until May 1945, working as a consultant and completing a book on the commercial timbers of Australia (1947). General president, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1952. Commemorated by University of Melbourne's Boas Memorial Lectures for secondary school students, inaugurated 1961.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Boas, Isaac Herbert
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Papermaking and Australia's Scientific Contribution
    Campbell, J. G.
    Published: 1963
    Series: Printing and Graphic Arts (Melbourne), 48, Oct
  3. Boas, Isaac Herbert (1878-1955), scientist
    Rosenthal, Newman
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7, 332-333
  4. Boas, Isaac Herbert - Ms 124
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings
  5. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  6. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012
  7. 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. Papers
    Boas, I. H. (Isaac Herbert), 1878-1955
    [ Unpublished : 1899-1968 ]
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  2. Report on the chemical investigations carried out during 1915-16 : under the direction of the lecturer, Mr. I. H. Boas / Education Department, Perth Technical School
    Western Australia. Department of Education
    [ Book, Government publication : 1916 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 56,368.961)

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  3. General report on the proposed paper industry of Tasmania / by H.W. Gepp and I.H. Boas
    Gepp, Herbert, Sir, 1877-1954
    [ Book : 1931 ]
    At National Library
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  4. Wood waste / by I.H. Boas
    Boas, I. H. (Isaac Herbert), 1878-1955
    [ Book, Government publication : 1921 ]
    At 10 libraries
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  5. The commercial timbers of Australia : their properties and uses / by I.H. Boas
    Boas, I. H. (Isaac Herbert), 1878-1955
    [ Book, Government publication, Conference Proceedings : 1947 ]
    At 28 libraries
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  1. Papers
    Boas, I. H. (Isaac Herbert), 1878-1955
    [ Unpublished : 1899-1968 ]
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  2. Papers
    Boas, Isaac Herbert, 1878-1955
    [ Unpublished : 1930-1952 ]
    At State Library VIC
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