Hodgkins Medal Awarded to J. J. Thomson

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Back view of the Hodgkins Medal awarded to J. J. Thomson. The Hodgkins Medal and Fund were established in 1893 in memory of Thomas George Hodgkins who willed his fortune to the Smithsonian and stipulated that a portion be used to promote atmospheric research. The medal is awarded annually or biennially for 'important contributions to knowledge of the physical environment bearing upon the welfare of man.'


  • Thomson, J. J (Joseph John) Sir 1856-1940
  • Hodgkins, Thomas George
  • Hodgkins Fund and Medal


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 66, Folder 8

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c. 1902

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