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Authorised form of nameIrvine; Sir; James Colquhoun (1877 - 1952)
Dates1877 - 1952
Date of birth09 May 1877
Date of death12/06/1952
ActivityEducation:
DSc (St And); PhD (Leip)
Career:
Professor of Chemistry, University of St Andrews.
Honours:
CBE 1921; Kt 1925; KBE 1948
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/05/1918
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Davy Medal 1925
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1952-1953 vol 8 pp 459-489, plate, by John Read
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/22135694
Royal Society codeNA1755
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/55/567Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Professor James Colquhoun] Irvine, FRS, The University, St. Andrews13 June 1918
NLB/68/815Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Irvine, CBE, FRS5 November 1925
RR/37/11Referee's report by James Colquhon Irvine, on a paper 'The photosynthesis of naturally occurring compounds. IV .—The temperature coefficient of the photosynthesis of carbohydrates from carbonic acid' by Edward Charles Cyril BalyNovember 1928
RR/35/14Referee's report by James Colquhoun Irvine, on a paper 'The photosynthesis of naturally occurring compounds. I.—The action of ultra-violet light on carbonic acid' by Edward Charles Cyril Baly, J B Davies and H ShanassyMarch 1927
RR/35/7Referee's report by James Colquhoun Irvine, on a paper 'The photosynthesis of naturally occurring compounds.—III. Photosynthesis in vivo and in vitro' by Edward Charles Cyril Baly and J B Davies[1927]
NLB/55/565Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Professor James Colquhoun] Irvine, FRS, The University, St. Andrews13 June 1918
RR/56/61Referee's report by James Colquhoun Irvine, on a paper 'On the association of xylan with cellulose in certain structural celluloses' by A G Norman30 May 1936
NLB/63/835Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James Colquhoun] Irvine, FRS04 January 1923
NLB/65/614Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Principal [James Colquhoun] Irvine, FRS28 November 1923
NLB/65/392Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS25 October 1923
NLB/68/842Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Irvine, FRS11 November 1925
NLB/65/264Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, KCMG, FRS1 October 1923
NLB/65/213Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John [Rose] Bradford, KCMG, FRS21 September 1923
NLB/68/898Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Irvine, CBE, FRS23 November 1925
NLB/65/673Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS6 December 1923
RR/26/82Referee's report by James Colquhoun Irvine, on a paper 'The action of ammonia and of amino-compounds on reducing sugars. I - The action of ammonia on dextrose ad laevulose' by Arthur R Ling and Dinshaw Rattonji Nanji3 Feburary 1922
RR/35/9Referee's report by James Colquhoun Irvine, on a paper 'The photosynthesis of naturally occurring compounds.—II. The photosynthesis of carbohydrates from carbonic acid by means of visible light' by Edward Charles Cyril Baly, W E Stephen and N R Hood1927
EC/1918/16Irvine, Sir James Colquhoun: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/68/812Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Deputy Master of the Royal Mint5 November 1925
NLB/68/746Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Cecil Dampier] Wetham Esq., FRS; also circulated to Sir James [Colquhoun] Irvine; Sir Thomas Lewis; Professor [John Charles Grant] Ledingham; Professor [James Peter] Hill; Professor [Edmund Johnston] Garwood; Professor [Frederick Alexander] Lindemann; [John Edensor] Littlewood Esq.; Sir [Robert] Robertson29 October 1925
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