Herman Shaw

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Dr Herman Shaw (1892 – 4 May 1950) was a British geophysicist who was Director of the Science Museum in London, England.[1][2]

He was a founder member of the British Society for the History of Science in 1947.[3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Science Museum: Dr. H. Shaw. Nature, Volume 156, Issue 3970, pages 658–658, 1 December 1945. doi:10.1038/156658c0
  2. ^ Obituary: Herman Shaw, Physics Today, Volume 3, Issue 7, July 1950. doi:10.1063/1.3066962
  3. ^ Janet Browne, Officers and Council Members of the British Society for the History of Science, 1947–97. The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 30, Number 1, pages 77–90, March 1997. Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the British Society for the History of Science.
  4. ^ Robert Bud, History of Science and the Science Museum. The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 30, Number 1, pages 47–50, March 1997. Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the British Society for the History of Science.
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Colonel E. E. B. Mackintosh
Director of the Science Museum
1945–1950
Succeeded by
Sir F. Sherwood Taylor