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Authorised form of nameHaworth; Sir; Walter Norman (1883 - 1950)
SurnameHaworth
ForenamesWalter Norman
Dates1883 - 1950
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Chorley, Lancashire, England (19 March 1883)
Death:
His home in Barnt Green, Birmingham, Worcestershire (19 March 1950)
ActivityResearch Field:
Organic chemistry
Education:
DSc (Manc); PhD (Gottingen)
Career:
Professor of Chemistry in the University of Birmingham
Honours:
Kt 1947
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
10/05/1928
Medals/Prizes:
Davy Medal 1934; Royal Medal 1942; Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1937
Lectures:
Bakerian 1944
Council:
VP 1947-1948
RelationshipsSon-in-law of Sir James Johnston Dobbie (FRS 1904)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1950-1951 vol 7 pp 373-404, plate, by E L Hirst
Dr T V Attwood, 'Uranium Isotope Separation in the UK during World War II' Ph.D Thesis 2004
Royal Society codeNA1795
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1928/09Haworth, Sir Walter Norman: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CMB/278/12Notes on papers passed for publication [Proceedings]1947
RR/65/183Referee's report by Walter Norman Haworth, on a paper 'Diffusion of long-chain sulphonic acids' by Evelyn Laing McBain1938
RR/45/76Referee's report by Walter Norman Haworth, on a paper 'Regularities in the composition of fruit-coat fats' by Thomas Percy Hilditch[October 1932]
RR/52/69Referee's report by Walter Norman Haworth, on a paper 'Physico-chemical studies of complex organic molecules. III. Surface properties of concentrates of vitamin A' by Frank Philip Bowden and S H Bastow24 April 1934
RR/56/59Referee's report by Walter Norman Haworth, on a paper 'On the association of xylan with cellulose in certain structural celluloses' by A G Norman7 April 1936
RR/56/58Referee's report by Walter Norman Haworth, on a paper 'Natural celluloses, Parts I, II and III' by A G Norman3 June 1935
RR/71/153Referee's report by Walter Norman Haworth, on a paper 'Adjustments in bacterial reaction systems. II. Adaptive mechanisms' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and P R Lewis[1948]
RR/67/187Memorandum from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society on a paper 'Flame spectra in the photographic infra-red' by Alfred Gordon Gaydon to Walter Norman Haworth24 June 1942
RR/71/182Referee's report by Walter Norman Haworth, on a paper 'Adjustments in bacterial reaction systems I. The reducing power of Bact. ladis aerogenes under various conditions' by P R Lewis and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood[1948]
NLB/73/242Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Walter Norman] Haworth FRS25 March 1931
IM/GA/WS/1428Haworth, Sir Walter Normannd
IM/GA/Russell/16668Haworth, Sir Walter Norman1946
RR/52/72Referee's report by Walter Norman Haworth, on a paper 'Physico-chemical studies of complex organic molecules. Part IV. The oxidation of ascorbic acid by air' by Frank Phillip Bowden, S D D Morris and W L FrancisMay 1934
RR/67/387Memorandum from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. I' by Eric Keightley Rideal and E F G Herington to Walter Norman Haworth24 November 1941
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