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 Collie, Prof J. Norman

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Norman Collie (1859-1942) was the son of John Collie and Selina Mary Winkworth. He was Professor of Organic Chemistry, University College, London 1902-28 and Emeritus from 1928-. He was President of the Alpine Club, Vice-President of Royal Geographical Society and published books on climbing in the Himalaya and Canadian Rockies. Later in life he lived at Sligachan, Isle of Skye, where he is buried. He was a Founder Member of the Oriental Ceramic Society and lent items to the Royal Academy 1935-36 International Exhibition.

Published sources
TOCS Vol.1 1921-2 (pub 1923).
Sotheby & Co., 'Catalogue of the well-known Collection of Chinese Ceramics, Bronzes, Jades and Works of Art. The Property of Prof. J. Norman Collie, FRS, deceased, sold by order of the Executors', 9 April 1943.
Who Was Who, Vol 4, 1941-50, 1952, p.237.
The Times Obituaries: 3 November 1942, p.6; 2 January 1943, p.6.

Professor J. Norman Collie

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