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Drummond Certificates

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0103 MS ADD 262
Held at: University College London
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Full title: Drummond Certificates
Date(s): 1912-1948
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 5 certificates
Name of creator(s): Drummond | Sir | Jack Cecil | 1891-1952 | Knight | biochemist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Drummond was born on 12 January 1891. He was educated at the Strand School of King's College, and Queen Mary's College and King's College of the University of London. He started work as a Research Assistant in 1913 at King's College London. In 1914 he was a Research Assistant at the Biochemical Department of the Cancer Hospital Research Institute in London, where in 1918 he became a Director. In 1919 he joined University College London as a Reader in Physiological Chemistry, and in 1922 he was made Professor of Biochemistry there. He stayed at UCL till 1945. During the Second World War he was also a scientific adviser to the Ministry of Food, and an adviser on nutrition. He was Fullerian Professor of Physiology at the Royal Institution, 1942-1944. In 1946 he became Director of Research and Director of Boots Pure Drug Co Ltd. Drummond was knighted in 1944. He published numerous articles in scientific periodicals. He died on 4 August 1952.


Scope and content/abstract:

Certificates: Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Science, University of London (1912 and 1918); appointment as Fullerian Professor of Physiology, Royal Institution (1941); the Lasker Group Award (1947); Honorary Doctorate, Université de Paris (1948).

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English and French

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Archival Information

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Presented to the Library at University College London.

Allied Materials

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University College London Special Collections also holds medals of Sir Jack Drummond (Ref: DRUMMOND).

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Date(s) of descriptions:
1999, revised Aug 2001

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