Francis John Worsley Roughton papers Circa 1920-1960

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Francis John Worsley Roughton papers Circa 1920-1960

This collection of correspondence and documents focuses on Roughton's prolific life's work on respiratory physiology. His specific work at Cambridge University from the 1920s to the 1960s, as well as interludes in the U. S. during World War II, are covered, as is the scientific milieu in which he worked. Some of the subjects or organizations for which there are documents, are: Bermuda and Naples Zoological Research Stations; British Glue and Gelatin Research Assoc.; Biochemical Journal; Cambridge Philosophical Society; Cambridge University Departments of Physiology (pre-1939) and Colloid Science (post-1940); Harvard Fatique Lab.; Medical research Council; Trinity College Cambridge.

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Hopkins, Frederick Gowland, Sir, 1861-1947

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Barcroft, Joseph, Sir, 1872-1947

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Krebs, Hans Adolf, Sir

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Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937

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Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994

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British Glue and Gelatin Research Association.

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Henderson, Lawrence Joseph, 1878-1942

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Bermuda Zoological Research Station.

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