Isabel Ellie Knaggs

Prename: Isabel Ellie
Surname: Knaggs
Profession: Crystallographer
Birthday: 08/02/1893
Place of birth: Durban, South Africa
Date of death: 1981
Place of death: Sydney
Education: North London Collegiate School, B.A. Bedford College, London; 1913–17 Girton College, Cambridge; 1923 Ph.D. Imperial College, London
Career: 1917–21 assistant in Arthur Hutchinson’s mineralogical laboratory, Cambridge; 1922–25 geology demonstrator at Bedford College; 1925–27 Hertha Ayrton Fellowship at William Brigg’s laboratory, Royal Institution; from 1927 staff member, Royal Institution
Biographical literature: “Ellie Knaggs,” in Marelene Rayner-Canham and Geoff Rayner-Canham, *Chemistry Was Their Life. Pioneer British Women Chemists 1880–1949* (London: Imperial College Press, 2008), 340–2