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Authorised form of nameGilbert; Sir; Joseph Henry (1817 - 1901)
SurnameGilbert
ForenamesJoseph Henry
Dates1817 - 1901
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Hull, Yorkshire, England (01 August 1817)
Death:
Harpenden, Hertfordshire (23 December 1901)
Burial:
Harpenden churchyard, Hertfordshire
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
PhD
Honours:
Kt 1893
Memberships:
FCS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/06/1860
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1867
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 236-242 signed by R W
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/49981677
Royal Society codeNA5830
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/19/77Letter from Joseph Henry Gilbert to William Sharpey25 November 1872
MS/373/1/119Testimonial by Joseph Henry Gilbert, Harpenden, St Albans, supporting Thomas Edward ThorpeApril 1874
IM/Maull/001651Gilbert, Sir Joseph Henrynd
NLB/2/418Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society13 June 1888
NLB/2/705Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr [Joseph Henry] Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society15 October 1888
NLB/2/693Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Joseph Henry Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society12 October 1888
NLB/2/930Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Joseph Henry Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society2 January 1889
NLB/3/463Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr [Joseph Henry] Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society17 June 1889
NLB/8/259Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons5 September 1893
NLB/11/289Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Henry Gilbert28 May 1895
NLB/8/10Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Joseph Henry Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society29 June 1893
NLB/10/846Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Henry Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society19 February 1895
NLB/10/763Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Henry Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society1 February 1895
NLB/9/441Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Henry Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society18 May 1894
NLB/11/870Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Henry Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1895
NLB/15/488Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Henry Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society13 October 1897
NLB/19/336Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Horace Tabberer Brown, Fellow of the Royal Society10 August 1899
NLB/19/323Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir John Henry Gilbert, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 August 1899
NLB/19/391Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Sir Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society13 September 1899
NLB/19/382Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Sir Joseph Henry Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society9 September 1899
NLB/19/378Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Dr Dukinfield Henry Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society8 September 1899
NLB/19/510Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Henry Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society, Harpenden19 October 1899
NLB/19/666Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir John Bennett Lawes and Sir Joseph Henry Gilbert, [Fellows of the Royal Society]20 November 1899
NLB/19/868Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Henry Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society10 January 1900
NLB/20/5Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Michael Foster, [Fellow of the Royal Society]12 January 1900
NLB/20/328Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir John Bennet Lawes, and Sir Joseph Henry Gilbert, Fellows of the Royal Society23 March 1900
RR/3/173Referee's report by William Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'Experimental inquiry into the composition of some of the animals fed and slaughtered as human food' by John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert28 October 1858
RR/4/152Referee's report by Lyon Playfair, on a paper 'On the sources of the nitrogen of vegetation; with special reference to the question whether plants assimilate free or uncombined nitrogen' by John Bennet Lawes, Joseph Henry Gilbert and Evan Pugh25 January 1859
RR/4/153Referee's report by William Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'On the sources of the nitrogen of vegetation; with special reference to the question whether plants assimilate free or uncombined nitrogen' by John Bennet Lawes, Joseph Henry Gilbert and Evan Pugh16 August 1860
RR/4/234Referee's report by Joseph Henry Gilbert, on a paper 'Experiments on food; its destination and uses' by William Scovell Savory8 July 1862
RR/5/129Letter from Joseph Henry Gilbert, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the amyloid substance of the liver, and its ultimate destination in the animal economy' by Robert McDonnell29 June 1863
RR/6/33Referee's report by Joseph Henry Gilbert, on a paper 'On a certain excretion of carbonic acid by living plants' by J Broughton26 July 1869
RR/7/12Referee's report by Joseph Henry Gilbert, on a paper 'Chemical and physiological experiments on living cinchoncoe' by J Broughton9 July 1870
RR/9/60Letter from Joseph Henry Gilbert, on his paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land. — Part. II. The botanical results' by himself, John Bennet Lawes and Maxwell Tylden Masters to Joseph Dalton Hooker and William Turner Thiselton-Dyer3 May 1882
RR/10/186Referee's report by Hugo Muller, on a paper 'On the present position of the question of the sources of the nitrogen of vegetation, with some new results, and preliminary notice of new lines of investigation' by John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert28 June 1888
RR/10/299Referee's report by Joseph Henry Gilbert, on a paper 'The chemistry of the urine of the horse' by Fred Smith18 December 1888
RR/8/167Letter from Joseph Henry Gilbert, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land.—Part I' by John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert18 November 1879
RR/14/188Referee's report by Horace Tabberer Brown, on a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent grass-land, conducted for many years in succession on the same land.—Part III. The chemical results' by John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert15 August 1899
RR/8/166bisReferee's report by John Christopher Augustus Voelcker, on a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land.—Part I' by John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert15 August 1879
RR/10/185Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'On the present position of the question of the sources of the nitrogen of vegetation, with some new results, and preliminary notice of new lines of investigation' by John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert7 June 1888
RR/14/189Referee's report by Joseph Reynolds Green, on a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent grass-land, conducted for many years in succession on the same land.—Part III. The chemical results' by John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbertnd [August 1899]
RR/4/233Letter from Joseph Henry Gilbert, on a paper 'Experiments on food; its destination and uses' by William Scovell Savory to The Royal Society11 July 1862
RR/9/109Referee's report by Joseph Henry Gilbert, on a paper 'Contributions to the chemistry of food' by James Bell12 December 1883
RR/9/156Referee's report by John Christopher Augustus Voelcker, on a paper 'Supplement to former paper, entitled—"Experimental inquiry into the composition of some of the animals fed and slaughtered as human food.”—Composition of the ash of the entire animals, and of certain separated parts' by John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert23 July 1883
RR/8/230Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land. — Part. II. The botanical results' by John Bennet Lawes, Joseph Henry Gilbert and Maxwell Tylden Masters28 October 1880
RR/9/59Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker and William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land. — Part. II. The botanical results' by John Bennet Lawes, J H Gilbert and Maxwell Tylden Masters16 March 1882
EC/1860/11Gilbert, Sir Joseph Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/3/1063Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to [John William Strutt] the Lord Rayleigh, [Royal Society]3 January 1890
NLB/6/886Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Armstrong, Fellow of the Royal Society30 July 1892
NLB/8/163Copy letter from Lord Kelvin [William Thomson], to Joseph Henry Gilbert, Fellow of the Royal Society[24 July 1893]
RR/5/151Referee's report by Joseph Henry Gilbert, on a paper 'On the amyloid substance of the liver, and its ultimate destination in the animal economy' by Robert McDonnell21 May 1863
RR/9/157Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'Supplement to former paper, entitled—"Experimental inquiry into the composition of some of the animals fed and slaughtered as human food.”—Composition of the ash of the entire animals, and of certain separated parts' by John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert20 October 1883
RR/10/43Referee's report by Joseph Henry Gilbert, on a paper 'On the changes in the proteids in the seed which accompany germination' by Joseph Reynolds Green19 January 1887
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