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Authorised form of nameBrown; Alexander Crum (1838 - 1922)
Dates1838 - 1922
NationalityBritish
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Date of birth26 March 1838
Place of deathEdinburgh
Date of death28/10/1922
Research fieldChemistry
Physiology
ActivityEducation:
Edinburgh University. MA, MD. DSc (London)
Career:
Extra-mural teacher of chemistry, Edinburgh; Professor of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh (1869-1908)
Memberships:
FRCPE
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/06/1879
RelationshipsSon of Rev John Brown DD and his wife, sister of Walter Crum (FRS 1844); married Jane Baillie, daughter of Rev James Porter of Drumlee, County Down
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1924 vol 105 pp i-v signed by J W
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/10604455
Royal Society codeNA6481
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1879/05Brown, Alexander Crum: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/000596Brown, Alexander Crumnd
NLB/7/82Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Alexander Crum Brown, Fellow of the Royal Society25 November 1892
NLB/6/604Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Alexander Crum Brown, Fellow of the Royal Society10 June 1892
NLB/10/895Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons[March 1895]
NLB/18/337Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society24 February 1899
NLB/18/856Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Crum Brown1 June 1899
NLB/25/420Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Alexander Crum Brown, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1902
NLB/26/360Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Professor Alexander Crum Brown, Fellow of the Royal Society7 March 1903
NLB/27/710Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Alexander Crum Brown, Fellow of the Royal Society17 November 1903
NLB/31/806Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor A Crum Brown, Fellow of the Royal Society16 November 1905
RR/9/390Referee's report by Alexander Crum Brown, on a paper 'On the vapour pressures of ether' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young4 December 1886
RR/11/155Referee's report by Alexander Crum Brown, on a paper 'Composition of haemocyanin' by A B Griffiths19 May 1892
RR/13/172Referee's report by Frank Evers Beddard and Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, on a paper 'Fragmentation in lineus gesserensis' by Alexander Crum Brown16 February 1897
NLB/61/888Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alexander] Crum Brown, FRS9 November 1921
IM/005471Brown, Alexander Crumnd
IM/Maull/000597Brown, Alexander Crumnd
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
MC/11/385Letter from Alex [Alexander] Crum Brown, University of Edinburgh, to [Thomas Henry Huxley and George Gabriel Stokes], Secretaries of the Royal Society, Burlington House, London16 June 1879
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