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Authorised form of nameFleming; Sir; Alexander (1881 - 1955); Bacteriologist
SurnameFleming
ForenamesAlexander
Dates1881 - 1955
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Lochfield, Ayrshire, Scotland (06 August 1881)
Death:
London (11 March 1955)
ActivityResearch Field:
Bacteriology
Education:
MB, BS, FRCS
Honours:
Kt (1944)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
18/03/1943
Medals/Prizes:
Nobel Prize (Physiology or Medicine) 1945
SourcesSources:
DSB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1956 vol 2 pp 117-127, plate, by L Colebrook
References:
Henry Harris, 'Howard Florey and the Development of Penicillin' in NR 1999 vol 53 pp 243-252
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/69004123
Royal Society codeNA2890
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/18/40Letter from Alexander Fleming to Wilson Baker26 October 1949
IM/001447Fleming, John Ambrosend
A/0221Fleming, Sir Alexander1944
MDA/A/12/108Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Robert Robinson, The Royal Society9 May 1947
NLB/52/103Copy letter from J A Towle to Professor J Alexander Fleming FRS13 August 1915
RR/27/54Referee's report by John Charles Grant Ledingham, on a paper 'Further observations on a bacteriolytic element found in tissues and secretions' by Alexander Fleming and A D AllisonJune 1922
RR/28/134Referee's report by William Bulloch, on a paper 'A comparison of the activities antiseptics on bacteria and on leucocytes' by Alexander Fleming[January 1924]
RR/28/133Referee's report by Frederick William Andrewes, on a paper 'A comparison of the activities antiseptics on bacteria and on leucocytes' by Alexander Fleming[December 1923]
NLB/62/659Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Alexander Fleming, FRS; St. Mary's Hopsital31 March 1922
NLB/62/589Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Alexander] Fleming, FRS; Inoculation Department, St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, W.2.17 March 1922
NLB/62New Letter Book volume 62, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration11 November 1921-10 June 1922
RR/69/163Referee's report by Alexander Fleming, on a paper 'Histochemistry of the Gram-staining reaction for micro-organisms' by H Henry and Maurice Stacey1945
NLB/65/597Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John [Rose] Bradford, FRS26 November 1923
NLB/65/812Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, KCMG, FRS7 January 1924
IM/001441Fleming, Sir Alexandernd
IM/GA/WS/1332Fleming, Sir Alexander1946
S/0028Sculpture bust of Fleming, Sir Alexander
RR/28/132Referee's report by John Charles Grant Ledingham, on a paper 'A comparison of the activities antiseptics on bacteria and on leucocytes' by Alexander Fleming[December 1923]
NLB/52New Letter Book volume 52, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1915-8 March 1916
EC/1943/07Fleming, Sir Alexander: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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