Authorised form of nameCushing; Harvey Williams (1869 - 1939)
ForenamesHarvey Williams
Dates1869 - 1939
Dates and placesBirth:
Cleveland, Ohio, USA (08 April 1869)
New Haven, Connecticut, USA (07 October 1939)
ActivityResearch Field:
Neurosurgery, neurophysiology
CB 1918
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1939-1941 vol 3 pp 277-290, plate, by W B Cannon
Claude Debru, 'On the Usefulness of the History of Science for Scientific Education' in NR 1997 vol 51 pp 291-307
Alexander G Bearn, 'Fading icon', review of Michael Bliss, 'William Osler: a life in medicine' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 268-271
Royal Society codeNA2232
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1933/19Cushing, Harvey Williams: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001026Cushing, Harvey Williamsnd
RR/54/141Referee's report by Arthur Edwin Boycott, on a paper 'Experimental pituitary basophilism' by Kenneth W Thompson and Harvey Williams Cushing20 February 1934
RR/62/54Referee's report by Patrick Playfair Laidlaw and Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Inhibition of action of pituitary hormones by animal sera' by K W Thompson and Harvey Williams Cushing[October 1936]
RR/54/140Referee's report by Thomas Lewis, on a paper 'Experimental pituitary basophilism' by Kenneth W Thompson and Harvey Williams CushingFebruary 1934
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