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Authorised form of namePye; Sir; David Randall (1886 - 1960)
SurnamePye
ForenamesDavid Randall
Dates1886 - 1960
Dates and placesBirth:
29 April 1886
Death:
20 February 1960
ActivityCareer:
Deputy Director of Scientific Research, Air Ministry, since 1925; Fellow of New College, Oxford, 1912 to 1914; Fellow and Lecturer of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1919 to 1926
Honours:
CB 1937; Kt 1952
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/05/1937
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1961 vol 7 pp 199-205, plate, by O A Saunders
Royal Society codeNA1120
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/4/2/1/4Letters from David Pye re manufacture of proximity fuzes at Metropolitan-Vickers.March-September 1939
EC/1937/16Pye, Sir David Randall: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/4/2/1/2Letters from David Pye and HT Tizard on photo-electric bomb work at Farnborough and Metropolitan-Vickers.February-April 1938
PB/6/2/1/3/1Correspondence with members of the Committee and other interested parties, 1945-1946August 1945-March 1946
MS/850/2/3Copy of letter from Dr David R Pye, Ministry of Aircraft Production, Millbank, London to Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society25 March 1941
MS/850/2/4Letter from Dr David R Pye, Ministry of Aircraft Production, Millbank, London to Secretary of the Royal Society [Sir Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton], The Royal Society, Burlington House, London1941
MS/850/2/6Copy of letter from Secretary of the Royal Society [Sir Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton] to Dr David R Pye, Ministry of Aircraft Production, Millbank, London1 April 1941
RR/22/61Referee's report by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, on a paper 'Thermal properties of carbonic acid low temperatures' by Charles Frewen Jenkin and David Randall PyeMarch 1915
RR/22/62Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'Thermal properties of carbonic acid low temperatures' by Charles Frewen Jenkin and David Randall Pye12 April 1915
RR/20/77Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'The thermal properties of carbonic acid low temperatures' by Charles Frewen Jenkin and David Randall Pye16 March 1913
RR/20/76Referee's report by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, on a paper 'The thermal properties of carbonic acid low temperatures' by Charles Frewen Jenkin and David Randall PyeFebruary 1913
RR/67/17Letter from David Randall Pye, on two papers 'On the mechanism of boundary lubrication. I. The action of long-chain polar compounds' by Otto Beeck, J W Givens and A E Smith and 'On the mechanism of boundary lubrication. II. Wear prevention by addition agents' by Otto Beeck, J W Givens and E C Williams to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton14 August 1940
RR/67/189Letter from David Randall Pye on a paper 'Flame spectra in the photographic infra-red' by Alfred Gordon Gaydon to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton17 January 1941
RR/68/78Letter from David Randall Pye, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Stress systems in aeolotropic plates. IV' by Albert Edward Green3 September 1941
RR/66/34Referee's report by David Randall Pye, on a paper 'The friction of lubricated metals' by Frank Philip Bowden and L Leben[November 1939]
RR/67/399Letter from David Randall Pye, on an unnamed paper by Richard Vynne Southwell to the Secretary of the Royal Society19 February 1940
RR/68/33Letter from David Randall Pye, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Relaxation methods applied to engineering problems - The elastic stability of plane frameworks and of flat plating' by Derman Guy Christopherson, L Fox, J R Green, F S Shaw and Richard Vynne Southwell15 November 1941
RR/67/205Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Stress systems in aeolotropic plates, III' by Albert Edward Green to David Randall Pye19 February 1941
RR/67/201Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Stress systems in aeolotropic plates, III' by Albert Edward Green to David Randall Pye17 January 1941
RR/67/200Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Stress systems in aeolotropic plates, III' by Albert Edward Green to David Randall Pye2 December 1940
RR/68/68Letter from David Randall Pye, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The spectra of chilled hydrocarbon flames' by Alfred Gordon Gaydon3 June 1941
RR/68/175Letter to David Randall Pye, regarding a paper 'Relaxation methods applied to engineering problems VIIA - Biharmonic analysis as applied to the flexure and extension of flat elastic plates' by L Fox and Richard Vynne Southwell24 March 1941
RR/68/195Letter to David Randall Pye, regarding a paper 'Relaxation methods applied to engineering problems VIIA - Biharmonic analysis as applied to the flexure and extension of flat elastic plates' by L Fox and Richard Vynne Southwell29 August 1941
MS/850/2/2Letter from Dr David R Pye, Ministry of Aircraft Production, Millbank, London to Secretary of the Royal Society [Sir Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton], The Royal Society, Burlington House, London22 March 1941
RR/66/248Letter to David Randall Pye, regarding a paper 'The phosphorescence of various solids' by John Turton Randall and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins19 April 1940
MS/850Papers concerning nuclear fission by Hans von Halban and Lew Kowarski and correspondence regarding their deposit with the Royal Society1939-1942
RR/68/173Letter from David Randall Pye, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper [attributed] 'Relaxation methods applied to engineering problems VIIA - Biharmonic analysis as applied to the flexure and extension of flat elastic plates' by L Fox and Richard Vynne Southwell28 March 1941
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