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Biographical entry Doherty, William Michael (1865 - ?)

Born
1865
Occupation
Analyst

Summary

William Michael Doherty was New South Wales Government Analyst from 1929 to 1930. He first joined the department in 1880 as assistant to the then Analyst Charles Watt. In 1929 he was promoted to Second Government Analyst and retired in September 1930. Doherty wrote important reports and articles on many varied fields including arsenic levels in coal to the analysis of the Cavendish Banana.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Doherty, W.M., 'The Analysis of the Cavendish Banana (Musa cavendishii) in Relation to its Value as Food', Report of the Fourth Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, vol. 4, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1892, pp. 267-270. Details
  • Doherty, W.M., 'Notes on a Block of Portland Cement (Set for Nearly Fifty Years)', Report of the Sixth Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, vol. 6, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1895, pp. 304-306. Details
  • Doherty, W.M., 'Arsenic in Coal', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 73, 1896, pp. 191-192. Details
  • Doherty, W.M., 'Apparatus for the Detection of Boric Acid', Proceedings of the Chemical Society, vol. 12, Gurney & Jackson., London, 1896, pp. 101-2. Details
  • Doherty, W.M., 'Apparatus for the Detection of Boric Acid', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 73, 1896, p. 230. Details
  • Doherty, W.M., 'Manganese Nodules Found at Onybygambah', Report of the Seventh Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, vol. 7, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1898, p. 339. Details
  • Doherty, W.M., 'On the Water of the Water-Vine', Report of the Seventh Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, vol. 7, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1898, p. 335. Details
  • Doherty, W.M., 'On the estimation of Wheatmeal in Oatmeal by a Gravimetric Process', Report of the Seventh Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, vol. 7, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1898, pp. 336-338. Details
  • Doherty, William M., 'On the Composition of Lucerne (Medicago sativa )', Report of the Second Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, vol. 2, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1890, pp. 383-385. Details

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