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Authorised form of nameTwort; Frederick William (1877 - 1950)
SurnameTwort
ForenamesFrederick William
Dates1877 - 1950
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Camberley, Surrey, England (22 October 1877)
Death:
Camberley, Surrey (30 March 1950)
ActivityProfession:
Bacteriologist
Research Field:
Microbiology
Career:
Professor Superintendent of the Brown Animal Institution
Memberships:
MRCS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/05/1929
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB (MP); DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1950-1951 vol 7 pp 505-517, plate, by Paul Fildes
References:
Patricia H Clarke, 'Dissolving Microbes in Dissension', review of Antony Twort, In Focus, Out of Step: A Biography of Frederick William Twort FRS in NR 1995 vol 49 pp 173-174, plate
Royal Society codeNA1742
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1929/15Twort, Frederick William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/GRS/6400Twort, Frederick Williamnd
NLB/38/146Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Frederick William] Twort, [Fellow of the Royal Society], London Hospital Medical College, Turner Street, Mile End, E.19 June 1908
NLB/39/642Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to F [Frederick] W [William] Twort19 February 1909
RR/17/233Referee's report by Sidney Harris Cox Martin, on a paper 'The fermentation of glucosides by bacteria of the typhoid-coli group and the acquisition of new fermenting powers by bacillus dysenteriae and other micro-organisms. Preliminary communication' by Frederick William Twort12 March 1907
RR/22/125Referee's report by Joseph Barcroft, on a paper 'The effect of the depth of pulmonary ventilation on the oxygen in the venous blood of man' by J Frederick William Twort and Leonard Erskine HillFebruary 1915
NLB/56/171Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Frederick William] Twort Esquire, FRS5 December 1918
RR/18/188Referee's report by Charles James Martin, on a paper 'A method for isolating and cultivating the mycobacterium enteritidis chronicae pseudotuberculosae bovis, Jöhne, and some experiments on the preparation of a diagnostic vaccine for pseudo-tuberculous enteritis of bovines' by Frederick William Twort and G L Y IngramDecember 1911
RR/60/9Referee's report by Frederick William Twort, on a paper 'The influence of certain carcinogenic and other hydrocarbons on body growth in the rat' by Alexander Haddow and C M Scott11 December 1936
RR/60/12Referee's report by Frederick William Twort, on a paper 'The influence of various polycyclic hydrocarbons on the growth rate of transplantable tumours' by Alexander Haddow and A M Robinson11 December 1936
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