Reference numberEC/1910/12
Previous numbersCert XII, 315
TitleLapworth, Arthur: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationLecturer on Chemistry, Goldsmith's Institute. Distinguished on account of the breadth and exactness of his knowledge of organic chemistry, and of his skill and assiduity as a practical worker. Author of numerous communications to the Chemical Society, during the period 1893-1907, relating to derivatives of camphor and allied compounds, or involving the minute study and philosophical discussion of processes of chemical change. A list of forty communications published in the Transactions of the Chemical Society is appended to this certificate; of these, may be mentioned 'Sulphonation of Benzophenone and of Diphenylmethane' (1898); 'A Possible Basis of Generalization of Intramolecular Changes in Organic Compounds' (1898); 'Action of Hydrolytic Agents on a-Dibromocamphor' (1899); 'Optically Active Esters of beta-Ketonic and beta-Aldehydic Acids' (1902-1904); 'Reactions Involving the Addition of Hydrogen Cyanide to Carbon Compounds. Parts I-VI' (1903-1906).
ProposersH E Armstrong; W H Perkin; William A Tilden; R Meldola; William Ramsay; M O Forster; H J H Fenton; W P Wynne; H T Brown; W A Bone; H B Dixon; H Woodward
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen

Lapworth, Arthur: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6165Lapworth; Arthur (1872 - 1941); chemist1872 - 1941
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