Authorised form of nameHirst; Sir; Edmund Langley (1898 - 1975); chemist
Dates1898 - 1975
Date of birth21 July 1898
Date of death29/10/1975
Senior Lecturer in Organic Chemistry in the University of Birmingham
CBE 1957; Kt 1964
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election03/05/1934
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Davy Medal 1948
Bakerian 1959
Bulloch's Roll
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1976 vol 22 pp 137-168, plate, by M Stacey and Elizabeth Percival
Royal Society codeNA1892
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/1/33/1/4Nobel Prize1948
EC/1934/07Hirst, Sir Edmund Langley: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/1/33/3/3Companion of Honour1965
PB/1/33/4/3President of the Royal Society1965
IM/GA/WRS/5425Hirst, Sir Edmund Langleynd
RR/72/110Referee's report by Edmund Langley Hirst, on a paper 'Crystalline anti-pernicious anaemia factor from liver' by K H Fantes, J E Page, L F J Parker and Ernest Lester Smith1949
IM/GA/WS/2602Hirst, Sir Edmund Langley1946
PB/1/33/2Correspondence concerning the Copley Medal of the Royal Society1956
RR/65/112Referee's report by Edmund Langley Hirst, on a paper 'Starch-iodine coloration as an index of differential degradation by the amylases' by Charles Samuel Hanes and Margaret CattleMarch 1938
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