Hopkins, Frederick Gowland, Sir, 1861-1947

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Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861-1947), biochemist; educated at City of London School; articled to consulting analyst; studied chemistry at South Kensington and University College; assistant to (Sir) Thomas Stevenson; entered Guy's Hospital, 1888; B.Sc., London, 1890; qualified, 1894; assistant in physiology department, 1894-1898; lecturer on chemical physiology, Cambridge, 1898; reader, 1902; praelector in biochemistry, Trinity College 1910-1921; professor of biochemistry, 1914; Sir William Dunn professor, 1921-1943; in Journal of Physiology (1912) published important paper giving precision to ideas about existence of vitamins and methods of exploring them; devoted himself to study of chemistry of intermediary metabolism and establishment of biochemistry as separate discipline; FRS, 1905; shared Nobel prize, 1929; president, Royal Society, 1930-1935; British Association, 1933; knighted, 1925; OM, 1935.

From the guide to the Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins: Papers, 1845-1947, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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creatorOf Christian, Eugene, 1860-1930. [Culinary ephemera : die cut]. Box 118. William L. Clements Library
referencedIn United States Sanitary Commission records. Army and Navy Claim Agency archives, 1861-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Division of Nutritional Sciences,. Division of Nutritional Sciences collection of photographs and biographies of scientists, 1716-1984. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library
creatorOf [Frederick Gowland Hopkins, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Roughton, Francis John Worsley, 1899-1972. Papers, [ca. 1920s-1960s]. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins: Papers, 1845-1947 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library
referencedIn Bateson, William, 1861-1926. Papers, ca. 1875-1924. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Ernest, Maurice, 1872-1955. Papers, 1900-1954. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Francis John Worsley Roughton papers, Circa 1920-1960 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn William Bateson papers, ca. 1875-1924, Circa 1875-1924 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Tabb, John B. (John Banister), 1845-1909. Letters and Poems [manuscript], 1896, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hopkins, Sir Frederick Gowland, 1861-1947. Letter, 1933. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins: Papers, 1845-1947 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
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associatedWith Bateson, William, 1861-1926. person
associatedWith Cambridge Biological Laboratory corporateBody
associatedWith Cambridge University corporateBody
associatedWith Cole Sydney W. fl. 1914 person
associatedWith Dakin Henry Drysdale 1880-1952 person
associatedWith Division of Nutritional Sciences, person
associatedWith Ernest, Maurice, 1872-1955. person
associatedWith Fox Dennis L. fl. 1939-1947 person
associatedWith Hamer Francis Dr person
associatedWith Kon Stanislaw K. fl. 1934-1935 person
associatedWith Krebs Hans Adolf 1900-1981 person
associatedWith Pirie Norman Wingate 1907-1997 person
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
correspondedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945 person
associatedWith Roughton, Francis John Worsley, 1899-1972. person
associatedWith Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins person
associatedWith Stevenson Thomas fl. 1891 person
associatedWith Tabb, John B. (John Banister), 1845-1909. person
associatedWith United States Sanitary Commission corporateBody
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Birth 1861-06-20

Death 1947-05-16




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