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Authorised form of nameStenhouse; John (1809 - 1880)
Dates1809 - 1880
NationalityBritish
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
Date of birth21 October 1809
Date of death31 December 1880
Dates and placesBurial:
High church new cemetery, Glasgow
Research fieldChemistry
ActivityEducation:
DPhil
Career:
Studied under Thomas Thomson (FRS 1811) and Thomas Graham (FRS 1836) in Glasgow; studied under Liebig in Giessen; returned to Glasgow (1839); Chemical lecturer, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London (1851-1857); non-resident Surveyor to the Mint (1865); wrote on chemistry; invented charcoal air filters and respirators
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/06/1848
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1871
RelationshipsEldest son of William Stenhouse, calico printer of Barrhead, Glasgow, and his wife Elizabeth Currie
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1880-1881 vol 31 pp xix-xxi
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/10618940
Royal Society codeNA3527
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/10/358Letter from John Stenhouse, 17 Rodney Street, Pentonville, to [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]22 February 1876
MM/19/71Letter from John Stenhouse to William Sharpey, Secretary, Royal Society8 May 1861
MM/19/72Copy of a letter from Thomas Graham to John Stenhouse8 April 1861
MM/19/73Letter from John Stenhouse to William Sharpey20 July 1861
MM/21/71Letter from John Stenhouse to the President of the Royal Society20 April 1850
MS/373/1/107Testimonial by John Stenhouse, 17 Rodney Street, Pentonville, supporting Thomas Edward Thorpe7 April 1874
AP/44/11Unpublished paper, 'Observations on several mineral substances, including their analysis &c' by T L [Thomas Lamb] Phipson1862
RR/3/248Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'On rubian and its products of decomposition. Part III' by Edward Schunck26 September 1855
PT/42/4/3Plate, 'Double mercurial chloride of sparteine' by John Stenhouse16 November 1850
RR/2/229Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the action of nitric acid on various vegetables, with a more particular examination of spartium scoparium, linn., or common broom' by John Stenhouse20 October 1850
RR/3/137Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'On insolinic acid' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann7 February 1856
RR/3/258Referee's report by Robert John Kane, on a paper 'Examination of select vegetable products from India' by John Stenhouse4 February 1856
RR/3/188Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'On the immediate principles of human excrements in the healthy state' by William Marcet15 April 1857
RR/3/259Referee's report by Henry Edward Schunck on a paper 'Examination of select vegetable products from India' by John Stenhouse5 January 1856
RR/2/223Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'On rubian and its products of decomposition [Part II]' by Henry Edward Schunck1 November 1852
RR/5/34Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'On the peroxides of the radicals of the organic acids' by Benjamin Collins Brodie13 July 1863
RR/5/255Referee's report by Henry Edward Schunck, on a paper 'Examination of Rubia munjista, the East-Indian madder, or munjeet of commerce' by John Stenhouse20 January 1864
RR/2/9Referee's report by Thomas Graham, on a paper 'On the action of nitric acid on various vegetables, with a more particular examination of spartium scoparium, linn., or common broom' by John Stenhouse28 December 1850
RR/4/254Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On larixinic acid, a crystallizable volatile principle found in the bark of the larch tree' by John Stenhouse28 October 1861
RR/4/256Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On larixinic acid, a crystallizable volatile principle found in the bark of the larch tree' by John Stenhouse30 October 1861
MS/426/416Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [John] Stenhouse10 April 1850
EC/1848/15Stenhouse, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/19/70Copy of a letter from Thomas Graham to John Stenhouse13 March 1861
RR/5/256Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Examination of Rubia munjista, the East-Indian madder, or munjeet of commerce' by John Stenhouse22 January 1864
RR/8/180Letter from John Stenhouse, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'An account of experiments on the influence of colloids upon crystalline form, and on movements observed in mixtures of colloids with crystalloids' by William Miller Ord12 July 1879
PT/38/9/1Manuscript, 'On the oils produced by the action of sulphuric acid upon various classes of vegetables' by John Stenhouse25 March 1850
RR/3/30Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'Researches on the action of sulphuric acid upon the amides and nitriles, together with remarks upon the conjugate sulpho-acids' by George Bowdler Buckton and August Wilhelm von Hofmann2 July 1856
MC/4/241Letter from [John] Stenhouse, Provan Place, Glasgow, to [Charles Richard] Weld, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society17 June 1848
PT/52/7/3Plate, brown crystal of distilled stearopten by John Stenhouse14 November 1855
RR/1/231Referee's report by Thomas Graham, on a paper 'Examination of the proximate principles of some of the lichens' by John Stenhouse19 February 1848
PT/34/4/2Plate, figures 1-2 showing the structure of pseudo-orcin by John Stenhouse25 January 1848
PT/36/3Paper, 'Examination of the proximate principles of some of the lichens, part second' by John Stenhouse12 February 1849
PT/37/2Paper, 'On the nitrogenated principles of vegetables as the sources of artificial alkaloids' by Dr John Stenhouse11 June 1849
PT/36/4Paper, 'Addendum to the paper on the nitrogenous principles of vegetables as the sources of artificial alkaloids' by John Stenhouse8 August 1849
PT/38/9/3Plate, 'Nitrate of fucusine' by John Stenhouse25 March 1850
PT/38/9/4Plate, 'Nitrate of furfurine' by John Stenhouse25 March 1850
PT/38/9/2Plate, opake [opaque] crystal of nitrate of furfurine by John Stenhouse25 March 1850
PT/42/4/2Plate, 'Bichloride of platinum and sparteine' by John Stenhouse16 November 1850
PT/42/4/1Manuscript, 'On the action of nitric acid on various vegetables, with a more particular examination of spartium scoparium, linn. - or common broom' by John Stenhouse16 November 1850
PT/42/4Paper, 'On the action of nitric acid on various vegetables, with a more particular examination of spartium scoparium, linn. - or common broom' by John Stenhouse16 November 1850
RR/2/88Letter from William Sharpey, August Wilhelm von Hofmann and John Stenhouse, regarding experiments in a paper 'On the frequent occurrence of indigo in human urine, and on its chemical and physiological relations' by Arthur Hill Hassall16 October 1854
PT/52/7Paper, 'Examination of select vegetable products from India' by John Stenhouse14 November 1855
PT/52/7/2Plate, white crystal of distilled stearopten by John Stenhouse14 November 1855
PT/52/7/1Manuscript, 'Examination of select vegetable products from India' by John Stenhouse14 November 1855
PT/64/3Paper, 'On larixinic acid, a crystallizable volatile principle found in the bark of the larch tree (Pinus Larix, linn.)' by John Stenhouse10 July 1861
RR/4/255Letter from William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On larixinic acid, a crystallizable volatile principle found in the bark of the larch tree' by John Stenhouse7 November 1861
PT/64/3/3Plate, 'Larixinic acid crystallized out of water' by [John Stenhouse][1861]
PT/64/3/2Plate, 'Larixinic acid sublimed' by [John Stenhouse][1861]
PT/64/3/1Manuscript, 'On larixinic acid, a crystallizable volatile principle found in the bark of the larch tree (Pinus Larix, linn.)' by John Stenhouse10 July 1861
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
PT/38/9Paper, 'On the oils produced by the action of sulphuric acid upon various classes of vegetables' by John Stenhouse25 March 1850
PT/34/4Paper, 'Examination of the proximate principles of some of the lichens' by John Stenhouse25 January 1848
PT/34/4/1Manuscript, 'Examination of the proximate principles of some of the lichens' by John Stenhouse25 January 1848
MC/7/137Letter from John Stenhouse, 17 Rodney Street, Pentonville, to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]8 November 1864
MC/7/127Letter from John Stenhouse, 17 Rodney Street, Pentonville, to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]14 October 1864
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
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