The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Travers, Morris William
Travers, Morris William, D.Sc. (London), 1898; F.R.S., 1904; late Director, Indian Research Institute, Bangalore; Fellow of University College, London; Fellow of the Asiatic Society of Bengal; s. of late Wm. Travers, M.D., F.R.C.S., London; b. 24th January 1872; m. 1909, Dorothy, d. of Robert J. Gray of London; educ: Blundell’s School, Tiverton; University College, London, 1889; Graduated, 1893; Student at University of Nancy, 1894; Assistantship at University College, London, 1894; Assistant Prof., 1898; Prof. of Chemistry at University College, Bristol, 1903-06; Director, Indian Institute of Science, 1906-14. Publications: Argon, and its Companions (Phil. Trans.), and other papers on the Rare Gases, jointly with Sir W. Ramsay, K.C.B.; The Experimental Study of Gases; The Liquefaction of Hydrogen (Phil. Mag., 1900); papers relating to research at very low temperature, and to other investigations in Physical chemistry. Recreations: Walking, Fishing. Club: Savage.