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Robinson, Sir Robert, (1886-1975), Knight, Knight, chemist

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Surname: Robinson
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Robert
Gender: Male
Date: 1886-1975
Title: Knight
History: Chemist; President of the Royal Society, 1945-1950. Knighted 1939.
Biography: ODNB link for Robinson, Sir Robert (1886-1975), Knight, chemist
References: Who Was Who; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275826 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P136438 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1945-1949: Professor J T Randall: 1947 tour to Switzerland, 1948 tour to Norway, lecturing on...
The National Archives, Kew
1902-1983: corresp and papers
Royal Society
NRA 26015 Robinson

See CSAC 94/5/83
corresp with Sir Ernst Chain
Wellcome Collection
NRA 25671 Chain
1940-56: corresp with Lord Cherwell
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA 16447
1942-47: corresp with AV Hill
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 28116
1935-75: corresp with Dorothy Hodgkin
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 37608
1935-69: corresp with Sir Rudolph Peters
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 25313
1902-07: letters to his father WB Robinson, misc family papers
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 43404