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Authorised form of nameDupre; August (1835 - 1907)
SurnameDupre
ForenamesAugust
Dates1835 - 1907
Dates and placesBirth:
Mainz, Germany (06 September 1835)
Death:
Mount Edgcumbe, Sutton, Surrey (15 July 1907)
Burial:
Benhilton, Sutton, Surrey
ActivityEducation:
Giessen; Heidelberg. PhD (Heidelberg)
Career:
Went to London (1855); Lecturer in Chemistry, Westminister Hospital Medical School (1863-1897); Chemical Referee, Medical Department of the Privy Council Office; Public Analyst, City of Westminster (1873-1901); involved in enquiries into Thames water and purification of sewage; consulted as an expert in trials and cases involving poisoning
Memberships:
FCS (1860)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1875
RelationshipsSecond son of F Dupre, merchant, of Frankfurt; married (1876) Florence Maries, daughter of H T Robberds of Manchester
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1907-1908 vol 80 pp xiv-xviii
Royal Society codeNA6445
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/13/425Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 September 1896
MM/14/154Letter from George Gabriel Stokes, Cambridge, to August Dupre 18 May 1868
MM/14/162Letter from August Dupre, Westminster Hospital, to George Gabriel Stokes12 December 1872
NLB/35/789Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons17 July 1907
NLB/1/188Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr August Dupre, Fellow of the Royal Society1 October 1886
NLB/7/655Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr August Dupre, Fellow of the Royal Society6 April 1893
NLB/16/623Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr A Dupre, 2 Edinburgh Mansions, Howick Place, I.W.9 May 1898
NLB/19/585Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons7 November 1899
RR/6/112Referee's report by Thomas Graham, on a paper 'On the specific heat and other physical properties of aqueous mixtures and solutions' by August Dupré and Frederick James M Page22 March 1869
RR/6/113Referee's report by Thomas Andrews, on a paper 'On the specific heat and other physical properties of aqueous mixtures and solutions' by August Dupré and Frederick James M Page21 April 1869
RR/6/110Referee's report by Thomas Andrews, on a paper 'The specific heat of mixtures of alcohol and water' by August Dupré and Frederick James M Page11 June 1868
RR/7/174Referee's report by James Prescott Joule, 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 Dupre1872
RR/7/173Referee's report by George Carey Foster, 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 Dupre6 September 1872
RR/7/171Memorandum by Edmund Alexander Parkes, 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 Dupre1872
RR/6/111Letter from August Dupré and Frederick James M Page, regarding a paper 'The specific heat of mixtures of alcohol and water' by August Dupré and F J M Page15 July 1868
RR/6/109Referee's report by Thomas Graham, on a paper 'The specific heat of mixtures of alcohol and water' by August Dupré and Frederick James M Page19 May 1868
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
RR/7/175Letter from August Dupre, on his 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' to the Secretary of the Royal Society21 November 1872
RR/7/170Referee's report by Edmund Alexander Parkes, 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 Dupre24 February 1872
EC/1875/21Dupre, August: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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