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Thompson, Professor Robert Henry Stewart (1912-1998)

  • Thompson, Robert Henry Stewart, 1912-1998.
Date
1925-1996
Reference
PP/RHT
  • Archives and manuscripts

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Description

Papers re Thompson's research and career, 1931-1996, including personal and biographical; articles, reprints, reports, minutes, correspondence and photographs re development of British Anti-Lewisite during World War II, effects of nerve gases in warfare and civil strife, 1960s-1990s, and multiple sclerosis research; notes of lectures on biochemistry, 1952-1975; minutes, reports, etc, of International Union of Biochemistry, 1955-1980; papers re role in Royal Society and Wellcome Trust; biographical writings on R T Grant, FRS (1892-1989), Sir R A Peters, FRS (1889-1982), and G P Wright, (1898-1964).

Publication/Creation

1925-1996

Physical description

7 boxes

Biographical note

CBE, MA, DSc, DM, BCh, FRS, FRCP, FRCPath, FRS.

Biochemist; Professor of Chemical Pathology, Guy's Hospital Medical School, University of London, 1947-1965; Secretary-General International Union of Biochemistry 1955-1964; Director, Courtauld Institute of Biochemistry, Middlesex Hospital Medical School, University of London, 1965-1976; Wellcome Trust Trustee, 1963-1982, and Deputy Chairman, 1978-1982; Chairman Chemical Defence Advisory Board, Ministry of Defence, 1968-1975.

Related material

Scrpabook of dgeree certifiates, early letters of appointment and bound copies of all RHST's reprints still held by family See also: A&M sources leaflet: War, Medicine and Health after 1918.

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