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Authorised form of nameSprengel; Hermann Johann Phillipp (1834 - 1906)
SurnameSprengel
ForenamesHermann Johann Phillipp
Dates1834 - 1906
NationalityGerman
Dates and placesBirth:
Schillerslage, near Hanover, Germany (29 August 1834)
Death:
54 Denbigh Street, London (14 January 1906)
Burial:
Brompton cemetery, London
ActivityEducation:
Gottingen; Heidelberg. PhD (1858, Heidelberg)
Career:
Went to England; Assistant in chemical laboratory, Oxford; moved to London and worked at Guy's and St Bartholomew's Hospitals; worked in the chemical works of Thomas Farmer, Kennington (1865-1870); patented safety explosives; invented the mercurial air pump
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1878
RelationshipsSon of George Sprengel of Schillerslage; naturalised British (between 1865 and 1870); unmarried
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA6484
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1878/17Sprengel, Hermann Johann Phillipp: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/16/6Statement by Dr Hermann Sprengel on "the discovery of the explosibility of wet guncotton through cumulative detonation"15 January 1892
MM/16/5Letter from Dr Hermann Sprengel to the Royal Society15 June 1892
MM/16/9Modification of a statement by Dr Hermann Sprengel on "the discovery of the explosibility of wet guncotton through cumulative detonation"16 November 1892
MM/16/13Letter from Dr Hermann Sprengel to the President and Council of the Royal Society20 February 1893
MM/16/1Letter from Dr Hermann Sprengel to Sir Frederick Abel25 November 1891
MM/16/15Letter from Dr Hermann Sprengel to the President and Council of the Royal Society17 May 1893
MM/16/16Report by GC Foster on a letter by Dr Hermann Sprengel to the Royal Society, 17 May 189314 June 1893
MM/16/14Letter from GC Foster to Lord Rayleigh13 March 1893
MM/16/3Letter from GC Foster to Lord Rayleigh12 April 1892
MM/16/2Letter from Hugo Miller to Lord Rayleigh30 March 1892
IM/Maull/004353Sprengel, Hermann Johann Phillippnd
NLB/6/499Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt] 26 May 1892
NLB/6/654Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society22 June 1892
NLB/7/69Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]21 November 1892
NLB/7/67Statement as to the explosibility of wet guncotton through cumulative detonation by Hermann Johann Phillipp Sprengel16 November 1892
NLB/7/332Memoranda with reference to a statement submitted to the Council of the Royal Society by Dr Hermann Johann Phillipp Sprengel, from Frederick Augustus Abel13 December 1892
NLB/7/460Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]22 February 1893
NLB/7/506Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society3 March 1893
NLB/7/998Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society13 June 1893
NLB/22/541Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Herman] Sprengel, Fellow of the Royal Society31 May 1901
NLB/32/170Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]19 January 1906
MM/16/7Report by GC Forster on a statement by Dr Hermann Sprengel on "the discovery of the explosibility of wet guncotton through cumulative detonation"19 September 1892
MM/16/11Letter from Sir Frederick Abel to Lord Rayleigh13 December 1892
MM/16/10Letter from Sir Frederick Abel to Lord Rayleigh23 November 1892
MM/16/4Letter from Dr Hermann Sprengel to Lord Rayleigh3 June 1892
MM/16/12Letter from GC Foster to Lord Rayleigh24 December 1892
MM/16/8Letter from Dr Hermann Sprengel to Lord Rayleigh16 November 1892
NLB/6/532Copy letter from Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to Dr Hermann Johann Phillipp Sprengel, Fellow of the Royal Society, Terling Place Witham, Essex29 May 1892
NLB/6/925Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor George Carey Foster19 September 1892
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