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Authorised form of nameTodd; Alexander Robertus (1907 - 1997); Baron Todd of Trumpington
SurnameTodd
ForenamesAlexander Robertus
Dates1907 - 1997
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
02 October 1907
Death:
10 January 1997
ActivityHonours:
Kt 1952; Baron 1962; OM 1977
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
19/03/1942
Medals/Prizes:
Davy Medal 1949; Royal Medal 1955; Copley Medal 1970; Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1957
Lectures:
Bakerian 1954; Tercentenary 1960
Council:
PRS 1975-1980
RelationshipsSon-in-law of Sir Henry Hallett Dale (FRS 1914), PRS 1940-1945
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2000 vol 46 pp 515-532, plate, by Daniel M Brown and Sir Hans Kornberg
References:
R Holliday, 'The early years of molecular biology: personal recollections' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 195-208
Roger G Pertwee, 'Cannabinoid pharmacology: the first 66 years 'in BJP [British Pharmacological Sciety] Volume 147 ((S1), January 2006 pS163
Royal Society codeNA3633
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
HWT/38/3Further copy of report on the visit to GermanyJuly 1948
HWT/41/1/6Guarantee of tax exemption for IUPAC headquarters from Zurich authorities5 January 1967
HWT/38/2Correspondence and papers regarding visit of Todd, Thompson and Emeleus to Germany15-23 July 1948
HWT/39/95Great Britain-China Committee (later Great Britain-China Centre)January 1977
IM/004614Todd, Alexander Robertus, Baron Todd of TrumpingtonJuly 1977
HWT/41/1/17/15Correspondence and papers from H W Thompson's term as President of IUPACDecember 1974
CMB/278/12Notes on papers passed for publication [Proceedings]1947
MM/18/43Letter from AR Todd to Dr RWJ Keay, Executive Secretary, Royal Society8 March 1978
IM/004613Todd, Alexander Robertus, Baron Todd of Trumpingtonnd
IM/004615Todd, Alexander Robertus, Baron Todd of Trumpington1992
IM/GA/GAC/7520Todd, Alexander Robertus, Baron Todd of Trumpingtonnd
RR/71/58Referee's report by Albert Charles Chibnall, on a paper 'The stimulant involved in the germination of Striga hermonthica' by R Brown, Alan Woodworth Johnson, Eric Robinson and Alexander Robertus Todd[1948]
HWT/38/1'Report on Visit to Germany, October 1947, by Professor Todd, Professor Emeleus, Dr Thompson, Professor Cook and Professor Melville'1947
IM/002174Todd, Alexander Robertus and Hogg, Quintin McGarel19 March 1986
IM/GA/WS/1207Todd, Alexander Robertus, Baron Todd of Trumpingtonnd
MS/926/2/1Correspondence regarding the procurement of Luna 24 samples for the UK, collected by Colin Pillinger15 September 1976 - 30 June 1977
EC/1942/18Todd, Alexander Robertus, Baron Todd of Trumpington: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003112Milstein, César and Todd, Alexander Robertus8 October 1980
PB/1/33/2Correspondence concerning the Copley Medal of the Royal Society1956
P/0132Portrait of Todd, Alexander Robertus; Baron Todd of Trumpington1979
IM/000850Ciba Foundation Dinner, 26 November 1964, signatures of guests1964
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