Recollections of a Scientist Volume 2

I had heard that coaches were a better way to travel and cheaper than trains, so I
went to the coach station at Victoria only to ... by underground with two suitcases
in the days before the Victoria Tube Line was built in 1969—now it is just two
stops, but ... No doubt, Laurie would have known a smart bus route, but even so
the London double—clecker buses weren't designed for passengers with
luggage.

Recollections of a Scientist Volume 2

Author: Norman N. Greenwood

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477151850

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Recollections of a Scientist, Volume 2 Expanding Horizons England and Europe (1948-1951) This illustrated book is the second volume of Memoirs of a distinguished, internationally renowned scientist, Professor Norman N. Greenwood, FRS. It takes up the story of his life from the first moment he arrived in England as a research student from Australia in September 1948. Term had not yet started in Cambridge so he spent a hectic first month visiting and getting to know the members of his parents' families who lived in London and Brighton. He also spent some time in the delightful countryside around Guildford and the Surrey Downs with a fellow passenger, following a shipboard romance during the long trip from Melbourne. He then visited the recently inaugurated Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell in Berkshire (where his former research supervisor was now a senior scientist in the chemistry division) and had the exciting experience of seeing Europe's first, recently commissioned nuclear reactor in operation. In Cambridge he took up residence in a set of rooms in Sidney Sussex College and began research discussions with Professor Harry Emeléus, FRS the most distinguished inorganic chemist in the UK at that time. The unique charms of the Cambridge Colleges and the arcane procedures of the University itself are affectionately described, and at various places throughout the book there are graphic representations of life in Cambridge in the late nineteen-forties. An early example is his description of the University's decision to allow, for the first time in its seven centuries of existence, women to be awarded substantive degrees (rather than merely titular ones). The first such degree to be conferred on a woman, in an appropriately grand ceremony, was on the enormously popular Queen Elizabeth, consort of King George VI (later known as The Queen Mother). At a more mundane level, post-war austerity necessitated the rationing of food and many other items at levels that were even more severe than those in operation during the war (WW2). The list given of a week's rations is a salutary reminder of those days. Norman is a past master at describing in accessible terms the research work that he was doing in the laboratory and its wider significance. He also gives perceptive descriptions of the international group of research chemists working in the laboratory at that time and of many members of staff. As earlier in Melbourne, he made the most of opportunities to attend lectures by famous visitors and distinguished members of the University in other departments of the University. There are memorable descriptions of a course of lectures given over two terms by Bertrand Russell on Philosophy, and numerous other lectures by Science Nobel Laureates. Vacations provided a wonderful opportunity to visit other places in England and Europe. Just before Christmas 1948 he went with the Oxford and Cambridge Ski Clubs to Sestriere in the Italian Alps, a splendid location for skiers of all abilities. Directly following this, and with virtually no money left, he spent a memorable Christmas and New Year on his own exploring the wonders and glories of Paris. And what wonders he describes. He had a room in the Latin (student) Quarter at 350 francs per night (i.e. 35p or £0.35) for bed and breakfast at the then exchange rate of £1 ~ 1000 francs. The next vacation, at Easter, was to southern Scandinavia to visit his sister, Margaret who had married a Swede in 1946 and was living on a small island in the Baltic Sea just off the coast near Karlskrona. [Volume 1 of these Recollections was dedicated to her on the occasion of her ninetieth birthday in 2012.] The journey was also memorable for a different reason for it was on the Flying Scot, en route to Newcastle upon Tyne to catch the ferry to Bergen in Norway, that he first met Kirsten Rydland whom he later married in 1951. [This Volume 2 is dedicated to her.] Norman was cl

Literature of Travel and Exploration G to P

Names of identical vehicles varied: the British called a common multipassenger
coach a brougham; in America, it was ... for inside the coach, less for clinging to
the roof), much as modern travelers wait for buses at appropriate spots in London
or New York. ... Cooper, James Fenimore, Recollections of Europe, 2 vols., 1837;
also as Gleanings in Europe, 1837; edited by Robert E. ... Martineau, Harriet,
Retrospect of Western Travel, 3 vols., 1838; also in 2 vols., 1838; reprints, 1968,
1969.

Literature of Travel and Exploration  G to P

Author: Jennifer Speake

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781579584245

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Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.

Literature of Travel and Exploration

Names of identical vehicles varied: the British called a common multipassenger
coach a brougham; in America, it was ... for inside the coach, less for clinging to
the roof), much as modern travelers wait for buses at appropriate spots in London
or New York. ... Cooper, James Fenimore, Recollections of Europe, 2 vols., 1837;
also as Gleanings in Europe, 1837; edited by Robert E. ... Martineau, Harriet,
Retrospect ofWestern Travel, 3 vols., 1838; also in 2 vols., 1838; reprints, 1968,
1969.

Literature of Travel and Exploration

Author: Jennifer Speake

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135456631

Page: 2100

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Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.

Who s who in the South and Southwest

Who s who in the South and Southwest

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Includes names from the States of Alabama, Arkansas, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia, and Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

West Africa

... Fiat the most populous of the 12 states of anglicised , for example , Ilesha ,
Shango , Rover - Mini Buses - Coaches Nigeria . But they ... A . asd Alzoptastist
hajblodshothom the semi - historical recollections passed down Lepra Report
1973 49th annual report The best ... Lepra also runs And many other models AB
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Canadian Who s Who 2003

... Linguistic Atlas of England 1978 ; On Sloping Ground 1979 ; Grenoside
Recollections 1980 ; Language , Culture and Tradition 1981 ... Adv . Bd . , Fac . of
Bus . ... Park & Herbert Lions Club , Sr . Hockey Coach & Referee , Rush Lake
Multiple 4 - H Club ; Knight of the Most ... 1965 – 67 , 1975 – 77 ; Winkler Bible
Inst . 1967 – 69 ; Sessional Lectr . , Univ . of Guelph 1969 - 70 ; Univs . of
Winnipeg & Man .

Canadian Who s Who 2003

Author: Elizabeth Lumley

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ISBN: 9780802088659

Page: 1400

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Now in its ninety-third year of publication, this standard Canadian reference source contains the most comprehensive and authoritative biographical information on notable living Canadians. Those listed are carefully selected because of the positions they hold in Canadian society, or because of the contribution they have made to life in Canada. The volume is updated annually to ensure accuracy, and more than 1,000 new entries are added each year to keep current with developing trends and issues in Canadian society. Included are outstanding Canadians from all walks of life: politics, media, academia, business, sports and the arts, from every area of human activity. Each entry details birth date and place, education, family, career history, memberships, creative works, honours and awards, and full addresses. Indispensable to researchers, students, media, business, government and schools, Canadian Who's Who is an invaluable source of general knowledge. The complete text of Canadian Who's Who is also available on CD-ROM, in a comprehensively indexed and fully searchable format. Search 'astronaut' or 'entrepreneur of the year,' 'aboriginal achievement award' and 'Order of Canada' and discover a wealth of information. Fast, easy and more accessible than ever, the Canadian Who's Who on CD-ROM is an essential addition to your computer library. Network Licencing available. ISBN 0-8020-4973-7 For pricing information, please contact (416) 978-2239 ext. 221 or 247 [email protected] PST 8% applicable to Ontario residents on all of the above CD-ROM requirements: WINDOWS: 95/98/2000/NT - 386/25Mhz - 4mb RAM (8mb recommended) MAC: System 7 or higher - 4mb RAM (8mb recommended)

Trains

... ABC's of diesels Catalyst of dieselization MAY 1972 All - passenger issue
Quintessence of coach travel Look - alike union stations The ... Bus on steel rails
Life aboard NKP 759 Trains DECEMBER 1969 Eighth annual all - diesel issue
16 pages on ... The Tennessee is tough Case history of a rail museum D & RGW
disputes long trains Rail recollections APRIL 1970 Trains of Turkey Is GTM / TH
valid ?

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American Book Publishing Record

0973 To hell in a day coach ; an exasperated look at American railroads . [ 1st ed
. ... Golden West Bks . [ 1969 ] 207p . illus . facsims . , map , ports . 29cm . ... 1969
) 256p . illus . , facsims . , ports . 24cm . ... Lib . of early Amer . bus , & indus .

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The Athenaeum

1969 026 1 ) 15 00 DN Dr. John ) Physiological Researches , COLOURED , NEW
EDITION . thick svo . ... L. Lindsam , & cs , bus J. .1 . ... Recollections of the Lake
Poets . mical llistory , with the l'rinciples and Practice of Breeding , thick svo ) . ...
Coach , & c . WITII TIIE REASON FOR THE HOPE TILAT IS IN ML . inoirs and
Correspondence , with Remains , in Prose and Verse , Table - Talk , & c . , portrait
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Who s Who in the West 1982 1983

Research on family constellation in large group psychol . edn . , early
recollections , creative behavior , delinquent thought . Home and Office : Box ...
Alfred Cavis and Leona Cecil ( Walters ) Barnes ; A.A. , Stephens Coll . , 1969 ,
B.F.A. , 1970 ; M.S. , San Diego State U. , 1981 ; m . Arthur Byron Tucker ... West
High Sch . , Salt Lake City , 1953-59 ; baseball coach ... Wilma , Oct. 4 , 1958 ; 1
dau . , Stephie Ann . Buyer trainee Carlisle - Allen Co. , Ashtabula , 1955-56 ; tchr
. bus . Twenty ...

Who s Who in the West  1982 1983

Author: Marquis Who's Who, LLC

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ISBN: 9780837909189

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Who s who in California

1962; The Golden Frontier: The Recollections of Herman Francis Rinehart (1851-
69), publ. Austin, Tex. 1964 ... Angel and Lucinda Nevarez de Oaxaca; B.S. edn.,
Univ. of Texas, 1962; M.S. counseling & psychology, 1969; grad. Sloan-Merrill ...

Who s who in California

Author: Alice Catt Armstrong

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Transport

Chairman Metropolitan section , 1959-60 and the South Western section 1969-70
. ... Contact in the UK : PB Allnatt , Director Administration , Bus & Coach Council ,
Sardiinia House , 52 Lincoln's Inn Fields ... John has many happy recollections
Obituary . of occasionally meeting overseas TTA Sincere condolences are ...

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Tour ( 1968 ) ; London : The Biography of a City ( 1969 ) ; The me Em . Prof . ...
The Recollections publ : The Farme Islands : Their History & Wild Life of Pideman
Harris ( 1970 ) ; The Dragon Wakes ... Economics & Policy : Modern Transport :
Bus & An Introduction to the Federal Constitution . c : P . E . N . Coach , mem :
PEN ...

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Here Come the Colts

This book is about the players and coaches in the decade of the 1970’s for this Atlanta Colt youth football program, the ACYA, based in north Atlanta, Georgia who participated in the three age and weight classifications of the varsity ...

Here Come the Colts

Author: Doug Bennett

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479712167

Page: 305

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“Here Come the Colts!” . . . .That was the slogan that was written on the side of the team buses, and this is the story of a decade of championship football, the Atlanta Colts of the 1970’s, who won 17 of a possible 30 championships in the three age/weight classifications of the Georgia Youth Football Conference from 1970-1979, dominating that league in that decade. This book is about the players and coaches in the decade of the 1970’s for this Atlanta Colt youth football program, the ACYA, based in north Atlanta, Georgia who participated in the three age and weight classifications of the varsity program. It also includes information and recounts about some of the opposing teams and their coaches and layers that made up metropolitan Atlanta’s most competitive big league youth football organization of the era of the 1970’s, the Georgia Youth Football Conference. It is the author’s tribute to the ACYA founder and leader, the late Bob Johnson, who is mentioned frequently throughout the book. The Atlanta Colt Youth Association program, aka “ACYA” was often referred to as the number one “Pop Warner” sanctioned youth football program in the entire US in the 1970’s. The book is written in narrative from the perspective of the author, who participated as one of the Varsity Colt head coaches in the last eight years of that decade (1972-1979) and observed the 1970 and 1971 seasons from an Interleague coaching position within that same famous Pop Warner program. The chapters detail the author’s recollections and opinions and most of the detail centers mainly around his own players’ and teams’ experiences. The author provides season by season summaries of each of the varsity Colt teams, highlighting some of the most important games in which his own team participated, with capsules of many others. He also reveals some of the strategies employed in detail and the actual on the field rationale and logic behind many of the significant plays and events in some of those games. The author is Doug Bennett, who was a head coach for the “varsity” Colts for nine years, and participated in the ACYA program a total of 12 years from 1969-1980. In the subject decade of this book, the 1970’s, Bennett was a varsity Colt Head Coach for the years 1972-1979. His teams won six consecutive GYFC championships from 1972 to 1977, finishing second in 1978 and third in 1979. Using a combination of research from written historical material, actual game films and the author’s memory, as much detail as possible is written, including the author’s recollection of specific game circumstances, situations and plays, with emphasis on individual player and team performances, etc. There are chapters describing the program’s and author’s philosophies and strategies on Offense, Defense, Special Teams, Practice and Game Preparation providing written description and analysis of how these championship teams were built from the first day of practice through the end of a season as it was learned from the legendary Coach Bob Johnson. The ACYA program was not only a football program for the children, it was almost a society within the society of the Dunwoody area and surrounding neighborhoods in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia, particularly in the decade of the ’70’s. It was run totally by adult volunteers, whose dedication allowed the program to prosper and flourish from its inception in 1965. The ACYA program was the annual focal point in the lives of these families from the start of football tryouts in early August until the last bowl games in December, for all of the years they were involved. Lifelong friendships were formed there, among the children football players and the adult parents and volunteers in those families. The program still serves the community today and many of the volunteers who have been involved in recent years are former players from the era discussed in this book.

Who s who in Finance and Industry

Value Theory and the Behavioral Sciences , 1969 , The Measurement of Values ,
1970 , ( with Paul Kurtz ) A Current ... Rocipient Western Electric award for most
innovative bus . course , 1971 , 23 other teaching awards ; Small Bus . ...
Christian Ch . Avocations : coach , patch collector ... Recollections of Reagan ,
1997 , My Heart Goes Home : A Hudson Valley Memoir , 1997 , The Quotable
Ronald ...

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