Authorised form of nameMills; William Hobson (1873 - 1959)
Dates1873 - 1959
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth06 July 1873
Place of deathCambridge
Date of death22/02/1959
Research fieldOrganic chemistry
MA (Camb); ScD (Tubingen)
University Lecturer in Organic Chemistry; Fellow and Lecturer of Jesus College, Cambridge
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election03/05/1923
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Davy Medal 1933
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1960 vol 6 pp 201-225, plate, by F G Mann
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6121
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1923/12Mills, William Hobson: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/WS/1406Mills, Willliam Hobsonnd
RR/50/24Referee's report by William Hobson Mills, on a paper 'The kinetics of the reaction between hydrogen and sulphur' by Ernest E Aynsley, T G Pearson and Percy L RobinsonNovember 1934
NLB/65/44Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Charles Thomas] Heycock Esq., FRS17 July 1923
NLB/73/94Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William Hobson] Mills, FRS26 November 1930
RR/45/103Referee's report by William Hobson Mills, on a paper 'A study of the system water-phenol. Part II - Viscosities' by Owen Rhys Howell15 September 1932
RR/45/77Referee's report by William Hobson Mills, on a paper 'Regularities in the composition of fruit-coat fats' by Thomas Percy Hilditch5 November 1932
RR/47/66Referee's report by William Hobson Mills, on a paper 'Absorption spectra in relation to the colour of solutions of iodine bromide solutions' by A E GillamNovember 1932
RR/28/95Referee's report by William Hobson Mills, on a paper 'A method of measuring the velocity of very rapid chemical reactions' by Hamilton Hartridge and Francis John Worsley Roughton10 July 1923
RR/45/65Referee's report by William Hobson Mills, on a paper 'The condensation of chloral and bromal with substituted ureas' by Frederick Daniel Chattaway and Eric John Francis James20 November 1932
RR/46/31Referee's report by William Hobson Mills, on a paper 'On asymmetric induction with diphenic acid' by M S Lesslie and E E Turner[October 1932]
RR/63/134Referee's report by William Hobson Mills, on a paper 'On the pattern of proteins' by D M WrinchAugust 1936
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