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Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

GREGORY, Professor Frederick Gugenheim (1893-1961)


Reference code(s): GB 0098 B/GREGORY

Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

Title: GREGORY, Professor Frederick Gugenheim (1893-1961)

Date(s): Created 1918-1959

Level of description: Collection (fonds)

Extent: 1 box

Name of creator(s): Gregory | Frederick Gugenheim | 1893-1961 | botanist


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, London, 1893; educated at Dame Alice Owen's School; Royal College of Science (Imperial College), 1912-1915; conducted research at Institute of Plant Physiology; Horticultural Research Station, Cheshunt; Rothamsted Experimental Station; member of staff, Imperial College, 1932; Professor of Plant Physiology, Imperial College, 1937-1958; elected Fellow of the Royal Society, 1940; Royal medal of the Royal Society, 1957; Emeritus Professor, 1959-1961; died, 1961.
Publications: scientific papers in botanical journals.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Professor Frederick Gugenheim Gregory, [1918-1959], comprising notebooks, [1918-1957], with some correspondence, notably concerning nutrition of plants, assimilation, respiration, stomata, metabolism, plant growth, auxins; pencil and watercolour botanical drawings; citation for the award of the Royal medal, 1957; printed papers, 1921-1957; Journal of Experimental Botany, 1957; correspondence.


Language/scripts of material: English and German

System of arrangement:

The papers are arranged as outlined in the scope and content.

Conditions governing access:

Researchers wishing to consult the Archives should first contact the College Archivist, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, for an appointment.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Archivist. Photocopies are supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.

Physical characteristics:

Finding aids:

A catalogue is available at the College Archives.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:


Archival history:

Accumulated by Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine during the course of business.

Immediate source of acquisition:


Existence and location of originals:

Existence and location of copies:

Related material:

Records of the Departments of Botany, Pure and Applied Biology (KB) and the Gregory bequest (GP), held at Imperial College.

Publication note:



Archivist's note: Sources: Who Was Who (A & C Black, 1972, volume VI); National Register of Archives. Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions: General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: December 2000

Drawings | Visual materials
Plant nutrition | Botany
Plant physiology | Botany
Plants | Flora | Vegetation | Botany

Personal names
Gregory | Frederick Gugenheim | 1893-1961 | botanist

Corporate names