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Authorised form of nameThornton; Sir; Henry Gerard (1892 - 1977)
SurnameThornton
ForenamesHenry Gerard
Dates1892 - 1977
Dates and placesBirth:
22 January 1892
Death:
06 February 1977
ActivityEducation:
DSc
Honours:
Kt 1960
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
20/03/1941
Lectures:
Leeuwenhoek 1955
Council:
For Sec 1955-1960; VP 1959-1960
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1977 vol 23 pp 557-574, plate, by P S Nutman
References:
H G Thornton, 'A Note on the Visit to Russia of the Royal Society Delegation in 1956' in NR 1956-57 vol 12 pp 230-236
Royal Society codeNA2460
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/GA/WRS/8397Thornton, Sir Henry Gerard
IM/GA/WRS/8397/EThornton, Sir Henry Gerardnd
IM/GA/WRS/8397/FThornton, Sir Henry Gerardnd
MDA/A/16/65Report of meeting on United Kingdom and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] relations7 June 1956
RR/32/28Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'The relation between the devlopment, structure and functioning of the nodules on Vicia faba, as influenced by the presence or absence of boron in the nutrient medium' by Winifred Brenchley and Henry Gerard ThorntonJanuary 1925
RR/40/108Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'The role of the young lucerne plant in determining the infection of the root by the nodule-forming bacteria' by Henry Gerard Thornton 16 February 1929
RR/42/66Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'The fluctuations of bacterial numbers and nitrate content of field soils' by Henry Gerard Thornton and P H H Gray28 April 1930
RR/54/143Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'The numbers of bacterial cells in field soils, as estimated by the ratio method' by Henry Gerard Thornton and P. H. H. Gray30 April 1934
RR/57/26Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'The action of sodium nitrate upon the infection of Lucerne root-hairs by nodule bacteria' by Henry Gerard Thornton and John Russell5 November 1935
RR/62/57Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'The abnormal structure induced in nodules on lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) by the supply of sodium nitrate to the host plant' by Henry Gerard Thornton and Joyce E Rudorf[February 1936]
RR/67/58Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'The growth of nodule bacteria in the expressed juices from legume roots bearing effective and ineffective nodules' by H K Chen, Hugh Nicol and Henry Gerard ThorntonJuly 1940
RR/72/16Referee's report by Henry Gerard Thornton, on a paper 'The utilization of carbon sources by Bact. lactis aerogenes I. General survey' by A C Baskett and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood1949
RR/68/109Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'Competition between related strains of nodule bacteria and its influence on infection of the legume host' by Hugh Nicol and Henry Gerard Thornton13 March 1941
RR/72/17Referee's report by Henry Gerard Thornton, on a paper 'Oxidation-reduction processes in cultures of bacteria. II. Anaerobic growth of Bact. lactis aerogenes' by A C Baskett and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood1949
RR/72/105Referee's report by Henry Gerard Thornton, on a paper 'The utilization of potassium by Bact. lactis aerogenes' by A A Eddy and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood1949
RR/72/160Referee's report by Henry Gerard Thornton, on a paper 'An investigation of the nature of certain adaptive changes in bacteria' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and S Jackson1949
NLB/67/486Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Vernon Herbert] Blackman, FRS8 January [1925]
MS/846Photographs by Sir Henry Gerard Thornton1952-1956
IM/004590Thornton, Sir Henry Gerardnd
IM/004591Thornton, Sir Henry Gerardnd
IM/GA/WS/2878Thornton, Sir Henry Gerardnd
MDA/A/16/51Minutes of the British Committee for Cooperation with UNESCO in the Natural Sciences16 May 1956
IM/004589Thornton, Sir Henry Gerardnd
EC/1941/18Thornton, Sir Henry Gerard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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