Authorised form of nameCowell; Philip Herbert (1870 - 1949)
Dates1870 - 1949
Place of birthCalcutta, India
Date of birth7 August 1870
Place of deathAldeburgh, Suffolk
Date of death06/06/1949
Research fieldDynamical astronomy
MA (Cantab)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election03/05/1906
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1948-1949 vol 6 pp 375-384, plate, by Edmund T Whittaker
Royal Society codeNA1299
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000969Cowell, Philip Herbert
IM/Maull/000968Cowell, Philip Herbertnd
NLB/32/747Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons][19 May 1906]
NLB/41/211Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Philip Herbet] Cowell, Fellow of the Royal Society1 November 1909
NLB/42/718Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison [signed by Theodore E James] to Messrs Harrison & Sons17 September 1910
NLB/50/311Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Philip Herbert] Cowell, Fellow of the Royal Society13 June 1914
NLB/65/585Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Philip Herbert] Cowell, FRS23 November 1923
EC/1906/05Cowell, Philip Herbert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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