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Authorised form of nameDebus; Heinrich (1824 - 1915)
SurnameDebus
ForenamesHeinrich
Dates1824 - 1915
NationalityGerman
Dates and placesBirth:
Hessen, Germany (13 July 1824)
Death:
Cassel, Hessen, Germany (09 November 1915)
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
Kassel; Marburg. PhD (Marburg)
Career:
Met Edward Frankland (FRS 1853) in Marburg, which led him to England (1851); taught Chemistry at Queenwood College; Science Master, Clifton College, Bristol (1868-1870); taught at Guy's Hospital, London (1870); Professor of Chemistry, Royal Naval College, Greenwich (from its establishment to retirement); retired to Germany
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1861
Lectures:
Bakerian 1882
RelationshipsSon of Valentine Debus; unmarried
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
References:
Sir Brian Pippard, FRS, 'Schoolmaster-Fellows and the campaign for science education' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 63-81, plate
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/37656968
Royal Society codeNA6025
Archives associated with this Fellow
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EC/1861/03Debus, Heinrich: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/42/7On the oxidation of Glycol and on some salts of Glyolic acid1859
NLB/1/187Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Heinrich Debus, Fellow of the Royal Society1 October 1886
NLB/1/517Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Heinrich Debus18 July 1887
NLB/2/679Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Heinrich Debus [Fellow of the Royal Society]10 October 1888
NLB/11/1017Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons[November 1895]
RR/3/92Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the action of ammonia on glyoxal' by Heinrich Debus8 July 1858
NLB/35/781Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Heinrich Debus, Fellow of the Royal Society16 July 1907
NLB/36/703Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Heinrich Debus, Fellow of the Royal Society4 December 1907
NLB/42/287Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr H [Heinrich] Debus FRS 9 May 1910
NLB/45/808Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr H [Heinrich] Debus FRS14 May 1912
RR/3/91Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On the action of ammonia on glyoxal' by Heinrich Debus6 July 1858
NLB/52/710Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Percy Faraday Frankland, Chairman of the Reserved Occupations Committee and FRS18 February 1916
NLB/52/600Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Augustus Tilden, FRS27 January 1916
RR/4/64Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the oxidation of glycol, and on some salts of glyoxylic acid' by Heinrich Debus30 May 1859
RR/4/63Referee's report by Benjamin Collins Brodie, on a paper 'On the oxidation of glycol, and on some salts of glyoxylic acid' by Heinrich Debus5 May 1859
RR/5/58Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On some compounds and derivatives of acid' by Heinrich Debus14 March 1863
RR/9/58Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On allotropic or active nitrogen and on the complete synthsis of ammonia' by George Johnson9 January 1882
RR/7/181Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On some properties of anhydrous liquefied ammonia' by George Gore12 August 1872
RR/7/98Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part II' by George Gore29 April 1871
RR/7/99Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part II' by George Gore21 June 1871
RR/7/180Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part III' by George Gore22 June 1872
RR/9/9Letter from Andrew Noble, on a paper 'Chemical theory of gunpowder' by Heinrich Debus to the Secretary of the Royal Society21 March 1822
RR/8/60Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'An attempt to form double salts of nitrate of silver and other nitrates' by William James Russell and Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story-Maskelyne1 December 1877
RR/7/217Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On ammonia in the urine in health and disease' by C Meymott Tidy and W Bathurst Woodman20 April 1872
RR/7/237Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On the union of ammonia nitrate with ammonia' by Edward Divers24 February 1873
RR/8/125Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'Observations on arctic sea-water and ice' by Edward Lawton Moss25 June 1878
RR/8/150Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'Relations between the atomic weights and certain physical properties (melting and boiling points and heats of formation) of elements and compounds' by Thomas Carnelley1 December 1879
RR/9/8Letter from Andrew Noble, on a paper 'Chemical theory of gunpowder' by Heinrich Debus to William Spottiswoode21 March 1882
RR/9/11Referee's report by Henry Enfield Roscoe, on a paper 'Chemical theory of gunpowder' by Heinrich Debus21 April 1882
RR/9/74Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On melting point' by Edmund James Mills15 February 1882
RR/9/12Referee's report by Hugo Müller, on a paper 'Chemical theory of gunpowder' by Heinrich Debus24 April 1882
RR/9/10Referee's report by Henry Enfield Roscoe, on a paper 'Chemical theory of gunpowder' by Heinrich Debus25 March 1882
RR/8/234Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'Revision of the atomic weight of aluminum' by John William Mallet4 June 1880
RR/9/153Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On the atomic weight of glucinum' by T S Humpidge19 June 1883
RR/5/57Referee's report by George Bowdler Buckton, on a paper 'On some compounds and derivatives of acid' by Heinrich Debus13 March 1863
RR/8/205Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'Absorption of gases by charcoal. Part II. On a new series of equivalents or molecules' by Robert Angus Smith21 May 1879
RR/7/238Referee's report by Edward Frankland and Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On the union of ammonia nitrate with ammonia' by Edward Divers3 April 1873
NLB/68/343Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, KBE, FRS22 June 1925
MS/427/52Copy letter from Herbert Rix, Clerk of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Heinrich] Debus, FRS20 August 1880
RR/7/172Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On the specific heat and other physical characters of mixtures of methylic alcohol and water, and on certain relations existing between the specific heat of a mixture or solution and the heat evolved or absorbed in their formation' by August Dupre19 March 1872
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