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Authorised form of nameRobb; Alfred Arthur (1873 - 1936)
SurnameRobb
ForenamesAlfred Arthur
Dates1873 - 1936
Date of birth18 January 1873
Date of death13/12/1936
ActivityEducation:
MA; ScD (Camb); DSc (Belfast); PhD (Gott); Croix de Guerre
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/05/1921
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1936-1938 vol 2 pp 315-321, plate, by Joseph Larmor
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/10240836
Royal Society codeNA1181
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1921/21Robb, Alfred Arthur: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/42/27Referee's report by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'A contribution to the theory of film lubrication' by Alfred Arthur RobbFebruary 1932
RR/42/25Referee's report by Richard Vynne Southwell, on a paper 'A contribution to the theory of film lubrication' by Alfred Arthur Robb6 February 1932
RR/40/80Referee's report by Arthur Stanley Eddington, on a paper 'On a symmetrical analysis of conical order and its relation to time-space theory' by Alfred Arthur RobbSeptember 1930
RR/42/26Referee's report by William Bate Hardy, on a paper 'A contribution to the theory of film lubrication' by Alfred Arthur RobbJanuary 1932
RR/34/116Referee's report by Alfred Arthur Robb, on a paper 'On the geometry of dynamics' by John Lighton Synge[March 1926]
RR/50/117Referee's report by William Bate Hardy, on a paper 'A contribution to the theory of film lubrication' by Alfred Arthur RobbFebruary 1933
RR/50/118Referee's report by C Jakeman, on a paper 'A contribution to the theory of film lubrication' by Alfred Arthur Robb8 March 1933
NLB/68/949Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Alfred Arthur] Robb, FRS7 December 1925
NLB/73/59Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Alfred Arthur] Robb, FRS10 November 1930
IM/003838Robb, Alfred Arthurnd
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