Reference numberEC/1926/09
Previous numbersCert XIV, 9; A00173
TitleArkwright, Sir Joseph Arthur: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationDistinguished as a Bacteriologist, and has made upwards of 30 original contributions to knowledge. The more important concern Bacterial Variation and the Rickettsia group of viruses. He was the first to show that the meningococcus comprised at least two predominant serological groups. He demonstrated that cultures of various organisms contain elements differing in morphology, colony form, reactivity to specific serum and to agglutination by salts. With A W Bacot he carried out researches on the viruses of Trench Fever and Typhus Fever. Joint author of a monograph on 'The Carrier Problem in Infectious Disease.'
ProposersJ C G Ledingham; Charles J Martin; William Bulloch; F W Andrewes; S R Douglas; Georges Dreyer; W B Leishman; A E Boycott; Ernest H Starling
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Arkwright, Sir Joseph Arthur: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1180Arkwright; Sir; Joseph Arthur (1864 - 1944)1864 - 1944
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