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Authorised form of nameJapp; Francis Robert (1848 - 1925)
SurnameJapp
ForenamesFrancis Robert
Dates1848 - 1925
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Dundee, Scotland (08 February 1848)
Death:
01 August 1925
ActivityEducation:
St Andrews University. MA. PhD (1875, Berlin)
Career:
Worked in Bunsen's laboratory, Berlin; worked with Kekule in Bonn; returned to England (1878); Lecturer in Chemistry, later Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Normal School of Science, South Kensington; Professor of Chemistry, University of Aberdeen (1890); retired (1914); was a good musician
Memberships:
FIC; FCS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1885
RelationshipsSon of James Japp, minister of the Catholic Apostolic Church, Dundee; married Elizabeth, daughter of F Tegetmeyer of Kelbra-Kyffhauser, Germany
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1928 vol 118 pp iii-vi, plate, signed by J F T
Royal Society codeNA6686
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/3/341Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Francis Robert Japp, Fellow of the Royal Society14 May 1889
NLB/3/734Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons27 September 1889
NLB/3/1085Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Francis Robert Japp, Fellow of the Royal Society7 January 1890
NLB/11/3Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Francis Robert Japp, Fellow of the Royal Society2 April 1895
NLB/18/337Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society24 February 1899
NLB/23/2/340Copy letter sent from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Francis Robert Japp, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1903
NLB/23/2/347Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to Professor Dr R Anschutz, Chemisches Institut, Bonn8 June 1903
NLB/54/566Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Harrison & Sons21 June 1917
RR/14/20Referee's report by Francis Robert Japp, on a paper 'The pharmacology of aconitine, diacetyl-aconitine, benzaconine, and aconine, considered in relation to their chemical constitution' by John Theodore Cash and Wyndham Rowland Dunstan17 March 1898
RR/14/183Referee's report by Francis Robert Japp, on a paper 'On the action of heat on the absorption-spectra an chemical constitution of saline substances. Part III' by Walter Noel Hartley20 November 1899
NLB/68/842Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Irvine, FRS11 November 1925
NLB/71/190Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. A. Findlay6 February 1928
NLB/68/768Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Arthur] Lapworth, FRS30 October 1925
NLB/70/737Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Jocelyn Field] Thorpe, CBE, FRS15 July 1927
EC/1885/11Japp, Francis Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/5/140Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Francis Robert Japp, Fellow of the Royal Society2 April 1891
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