Reference numberEC/1912/06
TitleJones, Humphrey Owen: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationDemonstrator to the Jacksonian Professor in the University of Cambridge. Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. Author or joint author of the following papers, among others: - With Dr Fenton, 'The Oxidation of Organic Acid in Presence of Irons' (Trans Chem Soc, 1900); 'Oxalacetic Acid' (ibid, 1900); 'Relationships of Oxalacetic Acid' (ibid, 1901). With Dr O W Richardson, 'The Decomposition of Oxalacetic Acid Hydrazone in Aqueous and Acid Solution, and a Method of Determining the Concentration of Hydrogen Ions'; 'The Dissociation Constants of Oxalacetic Acid and its Phenyl Hydrazone' (ibid, 1902); 'Simultaneous Linear Reactions' (Proc Camb Phil Soc, 1903). With Sir James Dewar, 'The Physical Properties of Nickel Carbonyl' (Proc Roy Soc, 1903); 'The Chemical Reactions of Nickel Carbonyl,' Parts I and II (Trans Chem Soc, 1904); 'The Physical and Chemical Properties of Iron Carbonyl' (Proc Roy Soc, 1905); 'On a New Iron Carbonyl, and on the Action of Light and of Heat on the Iron Carbonyls' (ibid, 1907); 'A Study of the Isomerism and Optical Activity of Quinquevalent Nitrogen Compounds' (Trans Chem Soc, 1903); 'Optically Active Nitrogen Compounds; 'd'- and 'l'- Phenyl-methyl-ethyl-benzyl Ammonium Salts' (ibid, 1904); 'A further Analogy between the Asymmetric Nitrogen and Carbon Atoms' (ibid, 1905); 'The Stereoisomerism of Substituted Ammonium Compounds' (ibid, 1905); 'The Stereochemistry of Nitrogen' (Brit Assoc Report, 1904); 'The Solubility of Stereoisomerides in Optically Active Solvents' (Proc Camb Phil Soc, 1906); 'The Constitution of Nickel Carbonyl' (Brit Assoc Report 1904); 'The Spatial Configuration of Trivalent Nitrogen Compounds' (with J P Millington, Proc Camb Phil Soc, 1904); 'The Effect of Constitution on the Ootatory Power of Optically Active Nitrogen Compounds' (with Miss M B Thomas, Trans Chem Soc, 1906); 'Some Observations on Complex Carbonates' (with Prof Wood, Proc Camb Phil Soc, 1907); 'The Chemical Compositionof Petroleum from Borneo' (with H A Wootton, Trans Chem Soc, 1907); 'The Optical Activity of Cyclic Ammonium Compounds' (with F Buckney, ibid, 1907).
ProposersJames Dewar; G D Liveing; H B Dixon; P F Frankland; R Meldola; H E Armstrong; C T Heycock; Joseph J Thomson; William Crookes; T McK Hughes; T Edward Thorpe; W H Perkin; A C Brown
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Jones, Humphrey Owen: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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