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Authorised form of nameGamgee; Arthur (1841 - 1909)
SurnameGamgee
ForenamesArthur
Dates1841 - 1909
Dates and placesBirth:
Florence, Italy (10 October 1841)
Death:
Paris, France (29 March 1909)
Burial:
The family vault in Arno's Vale cemetery, Bristol, Gloucestershire
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Education:
University College School, London; Edinburgh. MD (1862).
Career:
Went to England (aged 14); Physician, Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Sick Children (c1871); Lecturer in Physiology, Surgeon's Hall, Edinburgh (c1871); Assistant to the Professor of Medical Jusrisprudence, Edinburgh University (1871); Professor of Physiology, Owen's College, Manchester (1873-1885); resigned and set up practice in St Leonard's-on Sea, Sussex (1885); Assistant Physician, St George's Hospital, London (1887-1889); worked in Cambridge, then lived and practised in Berne, Lausanne and Montreux; visited America (1902 and 1903); died of pneumonia
Memberships:
MRCPE; FRCPE; FRSE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1872
Lectures:
Croonian 1902
RelationshipsSon of Joseph Gamgee, veterinary surgeon; married
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/196102687
Royal Society codeNA6420
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/15/64Incomplete letter from Arthur Gamgee, Owens College Manchester, to the Royal Society18 March 1876
AP/50/4Researches on the Blood - On the Action of Nitrates on Blood.1868
NLB/21/127Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company9 August 1900
NLB/1/189Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamagee, Fellow of the Royal Society1 October 1886
NLB/37/57Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor Arthur Gamgee FRS17 January 1908
NLB/1/226Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee23 October 1886
NLB/2/370Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee [Fellow of the Royal Society]18 May 1888
NLB/1/596Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society1 October 1887
NLB/2/418Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society13 June 1888
NLB/2/604Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee [Fellow of the Royal Society]25 September 1888
NLB/2/835Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mrs Gamgee, 17 Great Cumberland Street16 November 1888
NLB/2/819Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, [Fellow of the Royal Society]13 May 1888
NLB/3/516Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society1 July 1889
NLB/4/663Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee16 September 1890
NLB/3/755Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society1 October 1889
NLB/6/1150Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mrs Arthur Gamgee, 2 November 18922 November 1892
NLB/6/890Copy letter from Theodore E James, to [Harrison & Sons][July 1892]
NLB/5/363Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, [Fellow of the Royal Society]27 May 1891
NLB/6/1061Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mrs Arthur Gamgee, Hotel Pensin[?] Roth, Clarens, Montreux, Switzerland17 October 1892
NLB/7/690Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Philip Henry Pye-Smith, Fellow of the Royal Society11 April 1893
NLB/7/709Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Philip Lutley Sclater, Fellow of the Royal Society12 April 1893
NLB/10/382Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society, Physiologisches Institut, Bern, Switzerland16 November 1894
NLB/11/407Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons24 June 1895
NLB/11/373Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, 8 Avenue de la Gare, Lausanne, Switzerland17 June 1895
NLB/9/757Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Philip Henry Pye-Smith, Fellow of the Royal Society9 July 1894
NLB/11/937Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Philip Henry Pye-Smith, Fellow of the Royal Society6 November 1895
NLB/13/34Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1896
NLB/12/531Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1896
NLB/12/382Copy letter from [Herbert Rix] to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society12 February 1896
NLB/12/438Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Newport Langley, Fellow of the Royal Society, Trinity College, Cambridge19 February 1896
NLB/23/2/130Copy letter from unknown correspondent, to Professor Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society4 November 1901
NLB/12/346Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society3 February 1896
RR/15/193Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'The behaviour of oxyhaemoglobin' by Arthur Gamgee10 July 1901
RR/15/192Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'The behaviour of oxyhaemoglobin' by Arthur Gamgee4 July 1901
NLB/16/81Copy letter from Michael Foster, to [Dr A] Gamgee26 January [1898]
NLB/16/112Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons3 February 1898
NLB/17/425Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons28 October 1898
NLB/17/547Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society6 November 1898
NLB/21/584Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society, Montreux13 December 1900
NLB/21/132Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society13 August 1900
NLB/21/521Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society3 December 1900
NLB/22/130Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Arthur] Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society8 March 1901
NLB/21/810Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Arthur Gamgee, 5 Avenue du Kursaal, Montreux, Switzerland6 February 1901
NLB/23/1/82Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society13 September 1901
NLB/23/2/12Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society28 January 1901
NLB/23/1/660Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society21 December 1901
NLB/23/1/790Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society23 January 1902
NLB/24/36Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Arthur Gamgee, [Fellow of the Royal Society]19 February 1902
NLB/26/787Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1903
NLB/26/162Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Professor Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society3 February 1903
NLB/27/32Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society22 June 1903
NLB/35/416Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society31 May 1907
NLB/36/271Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons5 October 1907
NLB/37/22Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr [Arthur] Gamgee FRS10 January 1908
NLB/36/757Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society11 December 1907
NLB/37/598Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Carmichael Thomas, "The Graphic"11 April 1908
NLB/38/528Copy letter from A H White, to Professor Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society4 September 1908
RR/17/286bReferee's report by William Dobinson Halliburton, on a paper 'Methods for the continuous (photographic) and quasi-continuous registration of the diurnal course of the temperature of the animal body' by Arthur GamgeeJuly 1908
RR/9/292Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'Further observations on enterochlorophyll and allied pigments' by C A MacMunn4 March 1885
RR/6/131Referee's report by Henry Edward Schunck, on a paper 'Researches on the blood.—On the action of nitrites on blood' by Arthur Gamgee25 May 1868
RR/6/133Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'Researches on the blood.—On the action of nitrites on blood' by Arthur Gamgee11 June 1868
RR/8/119Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the temperature of the head' by J S Lombard14 June 1878
RR/8/120Letter from Arthur Gamgee, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'Experimental researches on the temperature of the head' by J S Lombard15 June 1878
RR/7/343Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'Experiments showing the paramagnetic condition of arterial blood, as compared with the diamagnetic condition of venous blood' by Richard C Shettle8 October 1874
RR/7/439Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On the physiological action of the bark of Erythrophleum guinense, generally called casca, cassa, or sassy bark' by Thomas Lauder Brunton and Walter Pye22 July 1876
RR/8/280Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On the action of alkali and acid on muscle in frog and rabbit' by Thomas Lauder Brunton and John Theodore CashNovember 1881
RR/9/65Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the propagation of heat by conduction in bone, brain-tissue, and skin' by J S Lombard1 March 1882
RR/8/277Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On the action of ammonia and its salts, and of hydrocyanic acid upon muscle and nerve' by Thomas Lauder Brunton and John Theodore Cash25 November 1881
RR/9/167Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'The direct influence of gradual variations of temperature upon the rate of beat of the dog’s heart' by Henry Newell Martin16 March 1883
RR/9/141Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On the formation of uric acid in the animal economy and its relation to hippuric acid' by Alfred Baring Garrod24 October 1883
RR/9/96Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On the influence of the galvanic current on the excitability of the motor nerves of man' by Augustus Vilney Waller and A de Watteville24 March 1882
RR/8/355Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'The effects of certain modifying influences on the latent period of muscle contraction' by Gerald Francis Yeo and John Theodore CashNovember 1881
RR/9/206Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'Certain points in connexion with the physiology of uric acid. (Supplemental.)' by Alred Baring Garrod15 December 1884
RR/9/296Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'The influence of bodily labour upon the discharge of nitrogen' by W North18 June 1885
RR/10/54Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On kreatinins. I. On the kreatinin of urine as distinguished from that obtained from flesh kreatin. II. On the kreatinins derived from the dehydration of urinary kreatin' by George Stillingfleet JohnsonOctober 1887
RR/9/378Referee's report by Edwin Ray Lankester, on a paper 'Researches on myohaematin and the histohaematins' by C A MacMunn19 December 1885
RR/10/114Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on the Croonian Lecture 'On the coagulation of the blood' by Leonard Charles Wooldridgend [1887]
RR/9/379Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'Researches on myohaematin and the histohaematins' by C A MacMunn4 March 1886
RR/9/354Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On the place of origin of uric acid in the animal body' by Alfred Baring Garrod1 November 1886
RR/11/57Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'The influence of oxygen on the formation of ptomaines' by William Hunter3 June 1891
RR/11/67Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On the demonstration of the presence of iron in chromatin by micro-chemical methods' by Archibald Byron Macallum23 June 1891
RR/14/53Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'The influence of removal of the large intestine and increasing quantities of fat in the diet on general metabolism in dogs' by Vaughan Harley30 October 1898
RR/8/263Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On the differences in the physiological effects produced by the poisous of certain species of Indian venomous snakes' by Alfred John Wall8 March 1880
RR/6/132Second referee's report by Henry Edward Schunck, on a paper 'Researches on the blood.—On the action of nitrites on blood' by Arthur Gamgee29 May 1868
RR/8/278Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On absorption of gas by the intestines and the action of carminatives upon it' by Thomas Lauder Brunton and John Theodore CashNovember 1881
RR/8/279Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On the effect of electrical stimulation of the frog’s heart, and its modification by heat, cold, and the action of drugs' by Thomas Lauder Brunton and John Theodore CashNovember 1881
RR/17/287Referee's report by Ernest Henry Starling, on a paper 'Methods for the continuous (photographic) and quasi-continuous registration of the diurnal course of the temperature of the animal body' by Arthur Gamgee1908
NLB/64/185Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. K. Gamgee; Health Department, Guildhall, Hull21 February 1923
RR/11/61Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On the bases (organic) in the juice of flesh. Part I' by George Stillingfleet Johnson2 June 1891
NLB/1/586Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Professor Darwin, Dr Arthur Gamgee, Professor Williamson, and Dr Frankland28 September 1887
NLB/3/777Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society]7 October 1889
NLB/2/887Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, Fellow of the Royal Society6 December 1888
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
NLB/5/753Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society]5 October 1891
NLB/8/226Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Arthur Gamgee, [Fellow of the Royal Society]31 July 1893
RR/9/150Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'Experiments upon the heart of the dog with reference to the maximum volume of blood sent out by the left ventricle in a single beat, and the influence of variations in venous pressure, arterial pressure, and pulse rate upon the work done by the heart' by William H Howell and F Donaldson23 October 1883
EC/1872/15Gamgee, Arthur: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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