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Chain, Sir Ernst Boris, (1906-1979), Knight, Knight Biochemist

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Surname: Chain
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Ernst Boris
Gender: Male
Date: 1906-1979
Title: Knight
History: Born in Berlin; emigrated from Germany to Britain, 1933. Biochemist; winner of Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine, 1945. Knighted 1969.
Biography: ODNB link for Chain, Sir Ernst Boris (1906-1979) Knight Biochemist
References: Who Was Who; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275703 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P140850 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Ernst Boris Chain
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1945-1948: Dr E A Carmichael: 1948 tour to Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland, lecturing on...
The National Archives, Kew
corresp and papers
Wellcome Collection
NRA 25671 Chain
1945-62: letters to Dorothy Hodgkin
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 37608
1956-75: corresp with Hans Krebs
Sheffield University: Special Collections and Archives
NRA 28910 Krebs
1956-69: letters to Sir Rudolph Peters
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 25313
1973-1974: letters to Sir Robert Robinson
Royal Society
NRA 26015 Robinson

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1933-64: corresp rel to Society for Protection of Science and Learning
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 31126