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Authorised form of nameHopkins; Sir; Frederick Gowland (1861 - 1947)
SurnameHopkins
ForenamesFrederick Gowland
Dates1861 - 1947
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Eastbourne, Sussex, England (20 June 1861)
Death:
Cambridge (16 May 1947)
St Giles' cemetery, now Ascension Cemetery, Cambridge
ActivityResearch Field:
Biochemistry
Education:
City of London School (1871-1876); University College, London; Guy's Hospital MA (Camb); MB; DSc (Lond)
Career:
Staff, Guy's Hospital, London (1894); Lecturer, chemical physiology, Cambridge, 1898; Tutor, Emmanuel College, Cambridge (1905-1910); Praelector in Physiological Chemistry, Trinity College, Cambridge (1911); Professor of Biochemistry (1914); Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; Honorary Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge; President, British Association. A pioneer in biochemistry, he was the man who coined the word 'vitamins'.
Honours:
Kt 1925; OM 1935
Memberships:
MRCS; LRCP; FIC
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/05/1905
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1918; Copley Medal 1926; Nobel Prize (Physiology or Medicine) 1929
Lectures:
Croonian (jointly) 1915
Council:
PRS 1930-1935; VP 1928-1930
RelationshipsCousin of the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1948-1949 vol 6 pp 115-145, plate, by H H Dale
References:
R A McCance, 'An Interesting but Forgotten Publication of Frederick Gowland Hopkins, PRS' in NR 1952 vol 9 pp 348-352
Joseph Needham, 'Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, OM, FRS (1861-1947)' in NR 1962 vol 17 pp 117-162, plate
John Caldwell 'Drug Metabolism and pharmacogenetics: the British contribution to fields of international significance ' in BJP [British Pharmacological Sciety] Volume 147 ((S1), January 2006, pp S89 - S99
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/40593425
Royal Society codeNA6168
Archives associated with this Fellow
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NLB/67/550Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Parsons, FRS22 January 1925
CMB/278/2Notes on papers passed for publication in the ProceedingsMay - September 1944
MDA/A/25/18/23Letter from A V Hill to Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, FRS, Saxmeadham, 71 Grange Road, Cambridge17 April 1942
MDA/A/25/18/28Letter from A V Hill to Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Cambridge17 October 1940
MDA/A/25/18/27Letter from F G Hopkins, University of Cambridge School of Biochemistry, to A V Hill20 February 1942
IM/002246Hopkins, Sir Frederick Gowlandnd
IM/GA/Russell/4Hopkins, Sir Frederick Gowlandnd
IM/001037Hopkins, Sir Frederick Gowland2000
IM/006783Hopkins, Sir Frederick Gowlandnd
P/0072Portrait of Hopkins, Sir Frederick Gowland
NLB/10/609Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to J C Warburg, 8 Porchester Terrace, Hyde Park3 January 1895
NLB/10/693Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society21 January 1895
NLB/11/836Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to M I Newbigin, 13 Pitt Street, Edinburgh14 October 1895
NLB/12/35Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Guy's Hospital, S.E.23 November 1895
NLB/52/467Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Walter Morley Fletcher, FRS15 December 1915
NLB/21/747Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Frederick Gowland Hopkins, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Lynfield, Tenison Avenue, Cambridge23 January 1901
NLB/36/420Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Fellow of the Royal Society28 October 1907
NLB/37/340Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Sidney Harris Cox] Martin, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Physiology Sectional Committee4 March 1908
NLB/39/50Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr F [Frederick] G [Gowlands] Hopkins, Fellow of the Royal Society18 November 1908
NLB/37/109Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Sidney Harris Cox] Martin, Chairman of the Physiology Sectional Committee28 January 1908
NLB/39/18Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr F [Frederick] G [Gowland] Hopkins. Fellow of the Royal Society14 November 1908
NLB/63/123Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS03 July 1922
NLB/40/184Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr F [Frederick] G [Gowland] Hopkins FRS 28 April 1909
NLB/38/782Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Fellow of the Royal Society5 November 1908
NLB/40/814Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr F [Frederick] G [Gowland] Hopkins FRS 31 August 1909
NLB/38/827Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Fellow of the Royal Society11 November 1908
NLB/40/843Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] Rose Bradford, Sec RS 15 September 1909
NLB/44/779Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr F [Frederick] G [Gowlands] Hopkins FRS9 November 1911
NLB/46/795Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Fellow of the Royal Society4 November 1912
NLB/63/388Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS05 October 1922
NLB/51/203Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr Frederick Gowland Hopkins FRS9 January 1915
NLB/51/364Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr Frederick Gowland Hopkins FRS24 February 1914
NLB/52/725Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Frederick Gowland Hopkins, FRS19 February 1916
RR/17/396Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The origin and destiny of cholesterol in the animal organism. Part IV. — The cholesterol contents of eggs and chicks' by G W Ellis and J A GardnerSeptember 1909
RR/17/271Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The origin and destiny of cholesterol in the animal organism. Part II - the excretion of cholesterol by the dog' by C Doree and J A Gardner[February 1908]
RR/17/72Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'On intravascular coagulation in albinoes and pigmented animals, and on the behaviour of the nucleo-proteids of testes in solution in the production of intravascular coagulation' by George P Mudge[May 1906]
RR/17/382Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Observations on the urine in chronic disease of the pancreas' by P J Cammidge[April 1909]
RR/17/152Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The origin and destiny of cholesterol in the animal organism. Part I. -On the so-called hippocoprosterol' by Charles Dorée and J A Gardner[January 1908]
RR/18/39Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The origin and destiny of cholesterol in the animal organism. Part VII - On the quantity of cholesterol and cholesterol esters in the blood of rabbits fed on diets containing varying amounts of cholesterol' by Mary T Fraser and J A GardnerJune 1910
NLB/67/427Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS18 December 1924
RR/21/49Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The so-called Laevulose met with in urine' by P J Cammidge and H A H Howard[July 1914]
RR/19/61Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Studies on the reductase of liver and kidney.—Part I' by David Fraser Harris and Henry Jermain Maude Creighton[June 1912]
NLB/58/149Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS19 March 1920
NLB/56/79Copy letter from Dr. Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS7 November 1918
RR/21/48Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Observations on the composition and derivatives of urinary dextrin' by P J Cammidge and H A H Howard[July 1914]
RR/21/7Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Studies on enzyme action. XXII.--Lipase (IV)-The correlation of synthetic and hydrolytic activity' by Henry Edward Armstrong and H W Gosney[May 1914]
RR/21/55Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The influence of the hydrogen concentration upon the optimum temperature of a ferment' by Arthur Compton[January 1915]
NLB/56/265Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS2 January 1919
RR/21/54Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Constancy of the optimum temperature of an enzyme under varying concentrations of substrate and of enzyme' by Arthur Compton[July 1914]
NLB/54/594Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS27 June 1917
RR/21/106Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The excitatory process in the dog's heart. Part II.- The ventricles' by Thomas Lewis and M A Rothschild[January 1915]
NLB/56/170Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS3 December 1918
RR/23/29Referee's report by William Maddock Bayliss, on a paper 'The respiratory process in muscle and the nature of muscular motion' by Walter Morley Fletcher and Frederick Gowland HopkinsDecember 1916
RR/24/15Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The isolation from peat of certain nucleic acid derivatives' by W B Bottomley[June 1917]
RR/23/53Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The ultra-violet absorption spectra of blood sera' by A Judd LewisJune 1916
RR/25/8Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Note on the metabolism of the glucosides of the arbutin group' by Jean Dufrenoy[October 1918]
NLB/69/220Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick Hopkins, FRS4 February 1926
NLB/56/58Copy letter from Dr. Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Keeper of His Majesty's Privy Purse7 November 1918
RR/41/139Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Cytochrome and intracellular oxidase' by David KeilinMay 1930
NLB/53/175Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS16 May 1916
NLB/56/162Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS3 December 1918
RR/26/90Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Observations on the effects of fat excess on the growth and metamorphosis of tadpoles' by Robert McCarrison[June 1921]
NLB/56/328Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS14 January 1919
RR/26/80Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The ultra-violet absorption spectra and the optical rotation of the proteins of blood sera' by S Judd Lewis[June 1921]
NLB/53/258Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS16 June 1916
RR/26/126Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Urochrome as a derivative of chlorophyll' by Herbert E Roaf[September 1921]
RR/26/133Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'On the oxidation processes of the echinoderm egg during fertilisation' by Cresswell Shearer[January 1922]
NLB/56/522Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS4 March 1919
NLB/55/330Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS27 February 1918
NLB/56/641Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS3 April 1919
NLB/58/81Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS12 March 1920
RR/28/115Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The latent fermenting powers of bacteria.—Nos. I - Ill' by Egerton Charles Grey[October 1923]
NLB/56/555Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS11 March 1919
NLB/56/792Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS27 May 1919
NLB/64/841Copy letter from [William Bate Hardy], Secretary of the Royal Society;to Prof. [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins28 June 1923
RR/35/87Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The formation of indigotin from indol by soil bacteria' by P H H GrayNovember 1927
RR/32/60Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The origin and destiny of cholesterol in the animal organism. Part XIV-The cholesterol metabolism in normal breast fed infants' by F W Fox and J A GardnerFebruary 1925
RR/32/104Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The development of blood plasma.—Part I. The genesis of coagulable material in embryo chicks' by J W Pickering and R J GladstoneAugust 1925
NLB/58/652Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman od the Physiology Committee and FRS2 June 1920
RR/32/121Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The isolation of a product of hydrolysis of the proteins hitherto undescribed' by Samuel Barnett Schryver, H W Buston and D H MukherjeeJanuary 1925
NLB/55/76Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS23 November 1917
NLB/59/659Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS30 October 1920
NLB/58/174Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS23 March 1920
RR/33/97Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The metabolism of the diabetic individual during and after muscular exercise' by K S Hetzel and C N H LongNovember 1925
RR/38/72Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Anaerobic survival in muscle' by Archibald Vivian HillJuly 1929
NLB/58/562Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS21 May 1920
NLB/58/529Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS17 May 1920
RR/35/122Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The action of glucosone on normal animals (mice) and its possible significance in metabolism' by Alexander HyndFebruary 1927
RR/37/33Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The free energy of glycogen-lactic acid breakdown in muscle' by Dean BurkSeptember 1928
NLB/59/255Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS4 August 1920
NLB/57/478Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor FG [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS13 November 1919
RR/38/73Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Anaerobic and aerobic activity in isolated muscle' by Archibald Vivian Hill and P KupalovJuly 1929
NLB/59/267Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS9 August 1920
RR/40/89Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The formation of lactic acid in desiccated amphibian muscles' by E C SmithJanuary 1930
RR/40/32Referee's report by Charles James Martin, on a paper 'Cell structure and cell activity' by Margaret Penrose and Frederick Gowland Hopkins23 July 1930
RR/12/333Referee's report by William Dobinson Halliburton, on a paper 'The pigments of the Pieridae: a contribution to the study of excretory substances which function in ornament' by Frederick Gowland Hopkins29 November 1894
RR/12/332Referee's report by David Sharp, on a paper 'The pigments of the Pieridae: a contribution to the study of excretory substances which function in ornament' by Frederick Gowland Hopkins26 November 1894
NLB/63/650Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS23 November 1922
NLB/59/733Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Chairman of the Physiology Committee and FRS6 November 1920
RR/23/28Referee's report by Hugh Kerr Anderson, on a paper 'The respiratory process in muscle and the nature of muscular motion' by Walter Morley Fletcher and Frederick Gowland HopkinsDecember 1916
RR/43/12Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The absorption spectrum of the component c of cytochrome' by Malcolm Dixon, Robert Hill and David KeilinJune 1931
NLB/57/544Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor FG [Sir Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS1 December 1919
RR/43/62Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Heat and osmotic change in muscular contraction without lactic acid formation' by Archibald Vivian Hill and J L Parkinson1931
RR/44/17Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'A crystalline antirachitic substance' by T C Angus, F A Askew, R B Bourdillon, Hilda M Bruce, Robert Kenneth Callow, Catherine Fischmann, J St L Philpot and T A Webster1931
RR/47/50Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Denaturation of proteins in muscle juice by freezing' by D B FinnJune 1932
NLB/57/2Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor F [Frederick] G [Gowland] Hopkins, FRS27 June 1919
RR/48/8Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The chemical nature of the active group in the enzyme glucose dehydrogenase' by Douglas Creese Harrison[April 1933]
NLB/57/24Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor FG [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS4 July 1919
RR/47/63Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Carbohydrate metabolism in birds. The site of the biochemical lesion in avian polyneuritis' by N Gavrilescu, A P Meiklejohn, R Passmore and Rudolph Albert PetersFebruary 1932
RR/48/125Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The independence of vitamin B1 deficiency and inanition' by A P Meiklejohn, R Passmore and Rudolph Albert Peters[1932]
NLB/57/397Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor FG [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS31 October 1919
NLB/57/543Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor FG [Sir Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS1 December 1919
NLB/62/118Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS6 December 1921
NLB/62/641Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS31 March 1922
NLB/62/45Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS23 November 1921
NLB/57/785Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr FG [Sir Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS2 February 1920
NLB/57/823Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr FG [Sir Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS13 February 1920
NLB/57/838Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Walter [Morley] Fletcher, FRS, KBE20 February 1920
NLB/67/609Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Parsons, FRS29 January 1925
NLB/57/491Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr FG [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS, Chairman of the Physiology Sectional Committee17 November 1919
NLB/64/185Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. K. Gamgee; Health Department, Guildhall, Hull21 February 1923
NLB/57/151Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor FG [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS, Chairman of the Physiology Committee30 July 1919
NLB/57/152Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor FG [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS, Chairman of the Physiology Committee30 July 1919
NLB/57/833Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr FG [Sir; Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS, Chairman of the Physiology Sectional Committee18 February 1920
NLB/57/691Copy letter from John M [Millar] Thomson, Chairman of the Library Committee of the Royal Society; to Professor JW [John William] Nicholson, FRS, Chairman of the Sectional Committee of Mathematics16 January 1920
RR/68/83Referee's report by Henry Stanley Raper, on a paper 'A contribution to the chemistry of pterins' by Frederick Gowland Hopkins[1941]
NLB/66/853Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS29 July 1924
NLB/63/468Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS23 October 1922
NLB/63/782Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS15 December 1922
NLB/63/379Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS05 October 1922
RR/68/483Referee's report by Rudolph Albert Peters, on a paper 'The effect of hypoxanthine on the growth of an avian tissue in vitro' by Frederick Gowland Hopkins and Irmelin Simon-Reuss[1944]
NLB/65/599Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS27 November 1923
NLB/65/245Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS29 September 1923
NLB/65/392Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS25 October 1923
NLB/66/905Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS16 September 1924
NLB/65/924Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS30 January 1924
NLB/65/80Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John [Rose] Bradford, FRS25 July 1923
NLB/65/264Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, KCMG, FRS1 October 1923
NLB/65/420Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Arthur Smith] Woodward, FRS; also sent to Professor [Godfrey Harold] Hardy; [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esq.; [Joseph] Barcroft Esq; Dr [Frederick Frost] Blackman; Sir Frank [Watson] Dyson; [William] Bateson, Esq.; Professor [John Bretland] Farmer; Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins30 October 1923
NLB/67/794Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick [Gowland] Hopkins, FRS11 March 1925
NLB/67/80Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, KCMG, FRS16 October 1924
NLB/69/114Copy letter from Henry Hallett Dale, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Thomas Renton] Elliott, FRS13 January 1926
NLB/67/415Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, KCMG, FRS17 December 1924
NLB/66/124Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Parsons, C.B.E, FRS25 February 1924
NLB/66/88Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS21 February 1924
NLB/66/864Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, K.C.M.G FRS1 August 1924
NLB/68/405Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick [Gowland] Hopkins, FRS9 July 1925
NLB/69/180Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick Hopkins, FRS23 January 1926
NLB/68/570Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, KCMG, FRS10 August 1925
NLB/68/147Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick [Gowland] Hopkins, FRS20 May 1925
NLB/68/616Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Henry Hallett] Dale, CBE, FRS24 September 1925
NLB/70/50Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick [Gowland] Hopkins, FRS; Saxmeadham, Grange Road, Cambridge10 December 1926
NLB/69/726Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [John Beresford] Leathes, FRS15 September 1926
NLB/69/935Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick [Gowland] Hopkins, FRS20 November 1926
NLB/69/870Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick [Gowland] Hopkins, FRS4 November 1926
NLB/73/9Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick Hopkins, FRS10 October 1930
NLB/71/531Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick [Gowland] Hopkins, FRS30 June 1928
NLB/70/922Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick [Gowland] Hopkins, FRS4 November 1927
NLB/72/707Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick Hopkins, FRS13 March 1930
NLB/73/91Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick Hopkins, FRS26 November 1930
NLB/73/210Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Editor of 'The Times'2 March 1931
NLB/73/196Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to A. D. C. Parsons Esq., SW119 February 1931
NLB/72/948Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frederick Hopkins, FRS17 July 1930
NLB/64/797Copy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans], Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, K.C.M.G FRS20 June 1923
NLB/65/432Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS31 October 1923
NLB/65/673Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS6 December 1923
NLB/67/803Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Parsons, CBE, FRS12 March 1925
NLB/67/804Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John [Rose] Bradford, KCMG, FRS12 March 1925
IM/GA/WS/1102Hopkins, Sir Frederick Gowlandnd
RR/17/284Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The action of the venom of Sepedon haemachates of South Africa' by Thomas Richard Fraser and James A GunnAugust 1908
RR/24/31Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The effect of exposure to temperatures at or above 100° C. upon the substance (vitamine) whose deficiency in a diet causes polyneuritis in birds and beri-beri in man' by Harriette Chick and E Margaret Hume[January 1917]
RR/24/30Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The distribution in wheat, rice, and maize rains of the substance, the deficiency of which a diet causes polyneuritis in birds and beri-beri in man' by Harriette Chick and E Margaret Hume[January 1917]
NLB/56New Letter Book volume 56, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration1 November 1918-27 June 1919
NLB/57/258Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor FG [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS, Chairman of the Physiology Committee30 September 1919
NLB/65/231Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William] Bateson, Esq., FRS; also sent to Professor [Alfred] Fowler, Professor [Godfrey Harold] Hardy, Dr [Frederick Frost] Blackman, Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Dr [Arthur] Smith Woodward, Dr [Frank Watson] Dyson, [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esq., [Joseph] Barcroft Esq.24 September 1923
NLB/65/205Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John [Rose] Bradford, KCMG, FRS20 September 1923
NLB/66/50Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; [to the Public Press]14 February 1924
NLB/66/131Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the memebers of the Glass Workers' Cataract Committee28 February 1924
NLB/66/2Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the British Empire Cancer Campaign.1 February 1924
NLB/69/692Copy letter from Sir Ernest Rutherford, President of the Royal Society; to Sir Walter [Morley] Fletcher, FRS23 July 1926
NLB/65/433Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, FRS31 October 1923
EC/1905/08Hopkins, Sir Frederick Gowland: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/56/57Copy letter from Dr. Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Deputy Master of the [Royal] Mint7 November 1918
RR/31/21Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The effect on the blood sugar of fish of various conditions including removal of the principal islets (isletectomy)' by N A McCormick and John James Rickard Macleod[December 1924]
NLB/58New Letter Book volume 58, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration28 February 1920-9 July 1920
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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