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Authorised form of nameHamilton; David James (1849 - 1909)
SurnameHamilton
ForenamesDavid James
Dates1849 - 1909
Dates and placesBirth:
06 March 1849
Death:
19 February 1909
ActivityEducation:
BM
Career:
Professor of Pathology, University of Aberdeen (by 1903)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/05/1908
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1909 vol 81 pp i-v signed by J T C
Notes:
In the Printed List of Candidates 1906-1914 there are two Supplementary Certificates. The first with the following citation:
Amongst later contributions bearing on the study of causation and prevention of certain communicable diseases, the following may be mentioned: - 'On Braxy' (Trans Highland and Agric Soc, 1902); 'The Relationship of Human Tuberculosis to that of Bovines' (ibid, 1903). The proposers are: C Niven; F R Japp; J W H Trail; C S Sherrington; D J Cunningham; [John Burdon Sanderson].
The second has the following citation:
In the year 1901, the Board of Agriculture appointed Prof Hamilton chairman of a Department Committee to investigate the disease known popularly as Louping-ill (chorea paralytica ovis) and Braxy (morbus subitarius ovis). The Report of the Committee was issused in June of the past year, 1906 and contains a fine exposition by Prof Hamilton of the Pathology of these and allied diseaes, showing them to be due to a class of pathogenic anaerobes previously almost unknown. A method of prevention has also been discovered by him which in practice has reduced the tremendous mortality from these diseases to a level commensurate with profitable sheep farming. The proposers are: J W H Trail; F R Japp; William Turner; C S Sherrington; J T Cash; J G McKendrick; James Dewar
Royal Society codeNA3559
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1908/10Hamilton, David James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
EC/1908/09Hamilton, David James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/63/4On the Critical Connections of the Optic Nerve1884
AP/63/3On the Structure and Functions of the Human Corpus Callorum1884
NLB/8/355Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor David James Hamilton, 4 Forest Road, Aberdeen7 October 1893
NLB/8/354Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons7 October 1893
NLB/37/871Copy Letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to W [William] Barlow, Fellow of the Royal Society26 May 1908
NLB/39/750Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] T [Theodore] Cash, Fellow of the Royal Society5 March 1909
NLB/40/653Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] T [Theodore] Cash FRS 14 July 1909
RR/9/211Referee's report by Michael Foster, on a paper 'On the cortical connexions of the optic nerves' by David James Hamilton1884
RR/9/210Referee's report by John Newport Langley, on a paper 'On the cortical connexions of the optic nerves' by David James Hamilton27 May 1884
RR/9/209Referee's report by Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer, on a paper 'On the cortical connexions of the optic nerves' by David James Hamilton15 July 1884
RR/9/213Second referee's report by Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer, on a paper 'On the structure and functional significance of the human Corpus callosum' by David James Hamilton30 July 1884
NLB/3/75Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Michael Foster5 March 1889
RR/9/212Referee's report by Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer, on a paper 'On the structure and functional significance of the human Corpus callosum' by David James Hamilton15 May 1884
RR/9/214Referee's report by John Newport Langley, on a paper 'On the structure and functional significance of the human Corpus callosum' by David James Hamilton27 August 1884
EC/1908/11Hamilton, David James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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