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Authorised form of nameDakin; Henry Drysdale (1880 - 1952)
Dates1880 - 1952
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth12 March 1880
Place of deathScarborough-on-Hudson, New York, USA
Date of death10/02/1952
Research fieldBiochemistry
ActivityEducation:
DSc (Leeds)
Memberships:
FIC
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election03/05/1917
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Davy Medal 1941
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB Supp
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1952-1953 vol 8 pp 129-148, plate, by Percival Hartley
Notes:
in the Printed List of Candidates 1915 to 1926 there is a Supplementary Certificate with the following citation: Since the outbreak of war Dr Dakin has devoted himself with conspicuous success to the antiseptic treatment of wounds, and published a series of monographs in which the application of a sodium hyochlorite preparation and the new antiseptic 'chloramine' is described (Brit Med Journ, Aug 28, Dec 4, 1915; Jan 15, 29, March 4, June 17, 1916). He has also introduced a new and convenient electrolytic cell for the preparation of hypochlorite from sea-water for disinfection of hospital ships (Journ RAMC, Feb, 1916). The proposers are: F S Hopkins; W M Bayliss; C J Martin; J B Cohen; A Harden; J S Haldane
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/84792458
Royal Society codeNA6177
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/56/34Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]7 November 1918
NLB/56/37Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Henry Drysdale] Dakin, FRS8 November 1918
NLB/59/207Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Henry Drysdale] Dakin, FRS26 July 1920
NLB/60/423Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Henry [Drysdale] Dakin, FRS; 819 Madison Avenue, New York City, N.Y.27 January 1921
NLB/55/772Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Miss Ruth Gillingham16 September 1918
NLB/63/98Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Henry Drysdale] Dakin, FRS26 June 1922
EC/1917/05Dakin, Henry Drysdale: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/41/796Copy letter from John Rose Bradford, to [Henry Drysdale] Dakin, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 819 Madison Avenue, New York25 February 1910
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