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Authorised form of nameBone; William Arthur (1871 - 1938)
Dates1871 - 1938
Date of birth19 March 1871
Date of death11/06/1938
ActivityEducation:
DSc (Vict); MD (Heidel)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election11/05/1905
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Davy Medal 1936
Lectures:
Bakerian 1932
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1936-1938 vol 2 pp 587-611, plate, by A C Egerton
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/79013669
Royal Society codeNA1311
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1905/02Bone, William Arthur: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/16/270Referee's report by William Ramsay, on a paper, 'The combination of hydrogen & oxygen in contact with hot surfaces' by William Arthur Bone and R V WheelerJanuary 1906
NLB/30/839Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Arthur Bone, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1905
NLB/32/365Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Arthur Bone, Fellow of the Royal Society27 February 1906
NLB/40/436Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] A [Arthur] Bone FRS, 18 Lidgett Park Road, Roundhay, Leeds8 June 1909
NLB/44/350Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] A [Arthur] Bone FRS21 June 1911
NLB/50/71Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, Fellow of the Royal Society24 April 1914
NLB/51/635Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor William Arthur Bone FRS11 May 1915
NLB/51/446Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor William Arthur Bone FRS22 March 1915
NLB/51/465Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor William Arthur Bone FRS25 March 1915
NLB/51/575Copy letter from Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor William Arthur Bone FRS29 April 1915
NLB/51/667Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor William Arthur Bone FRS19 May 1915
NLB/52/715Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor William Arthur Bone, FRS; Imperial College of Science, London, S.W.18 February 1916
RR/21/25Referee's report by Dugald Clerk, on a paper 'Gaseous combustion at high pressures' by William Arthur Bone, Hamilton Davies, H H Gray, Herbert H Henstock and J B Dawson[March 1915]
NLB/54/198Copy letter from Dr. Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, FRS26 February 1917
RR/21/24Referee's report by Harold Baily Dixon, on a paper 'Gaseous combustion at high pressures' by William Arthur Bone, Hamilton Davies, H H Gray, Herbert H Henstock and J B Dawson[February 1915]
RR/26/14Referee's report by Harold Baily Dixon, on a paper 'Gaseous combustion at high pressures. Part II. — The explosion of hydrogen-air and carbon monoxide-air mixtures' by William Arthur Bone and William Arthur Haward[1921]
RR/32/23Referee's report by Harold Baily Dixon, on a paper 'Gaseous combustion at high pressures. Part V' by William Arthur Bone, Dundley Maurice Newitt and T A TownsendMay 1925
RR/33/22Referee's report by Harold Baily Dixon, on a paper 'New experiments upon the combustion of well-dried carbon monoxide and oxygen mixtures. Part II' by William Arthur Bone, R P Fraser and Dudley Maurice NewittFebruary 1926
RR/37/22Referee's report by Arthur Smithells, on a paper 'A photographic investigation of flame movements in carbonic oxide-oxygen explosions' by William Arthur Bone and Reginald P Fraser1928
RR/37/23Referee's report by Arthur Smithells, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal. Part V.—The maturing of coal considered from the standpoint of its benzene-pressure-extraction' by William Arthur Bone, Laurence Horton and Louis J TeiJuly 1928
RR/41/28Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'The slow combustion of ethane' by William Arthur Bone and S Gerald Hill1930
RR/38/153Referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Ignition of gases' by W M Thornton27 November 1928
RR/35/17Referee's report by Harold Baily Dixon, on a paper 'Gaseous combustion at high pressures. Part IX.—The influence of pressure upon the "explosion limits" of inflammable gas-air, etc., mixtures' by William Arthur Bone, Dudley Maurice Newitt and C M Smith2 December 1927
RR/41/27Referee's report by Edward Frankland Armstrong, on a paper 'Explosions of mixtures of acetylene and electrolytic gas' by William Arthur Bone, R P Fraser, and F Lake15 November 1930
RR/41/29Referee's report by Arthur Smithells, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal. Part VI.—Its benzenoid constitution as shown by its oxidation with alkaline permanganate' by William Arthur Bone, Laurence Horton and Stacey G WardApril 1930
RR/41/25Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Flame speeds in the “inflammation” and “detonation” of moist carbonic oxide-oxygen mixtures' by William Arthur Bone and Reginald P FraserDecember 1930
RR/41/26Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'Explosions of mixtures of acetylene and electrolytic gas' by William Arthur Bone, R P Fraser, and F LakeJanuary 1931
NLB/60/457Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, FRS10 February 1921
RR/42/51Referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'The uniform propagation of flames' by N R Sen and H K Sen 17 July 1930
NLB/60/12Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, FRS2 December 1920
RR/44/50Referee's report by Henry Thomas Tizard, on a paper 'The slow combustion of methane' by William Arthur Bone and R E AllumOctober 1931
RR/44/48Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'Photographic investigation of flame movements in gaseous explosions. Parts IV, V and VI' by William Arthur Bone and Reginald P Fraser1 July 1931
RR/44/49Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'Photographic investigation of flame movements in gaseous explosions. Parts IV, V and VI' by William Arthur Bone and Reginald P Fraser31 July 1931
RR/44/47Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'Photographic investigation of flame movements in gaseous explosions. Parts IV, V and VI' by William Arthur Bone and Reginald P FraserAugust 1931
NLB/60/687Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mrs. [William Arthur] Bone; Montrose, Haependen Road, St. Albans15 March 1921
NLB/61/775Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, FRS22 October 1921
RR/49/119Referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Absorption spectra of burning hydrocarbons' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton and L M Pidgeon2 April 1933
RR/26/16Referee's report by Richard Threlfall, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal. Part II .— The resinic constituents and coking propensities of coals' by William Arthur Bone, A R Pearson, E Sinkinson and W E Stockings[November 1921]
RR/26/13Referee's report by Harold Baily Dixon, on a paper 'Researches upon brown coals and ignites. Part I.— Heat treatment at temperatures below 400° C. as a possible method for enhancing their fuel values' by William Arthur Bone[February 1921]
RR/49/25Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The influence of pressure upon the flame spectra of hydrogen and carbonic oxide' by William Arthur Bone and Frank G Lamont[December 1933]
RR/49/22Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The supposed intervention of steam in hydrocarbon combustion' by William Arthur Bone and Jack Bell[December 1933]
RR/28/65Referee's report by Harold Baily Dixon, on a paper 'Gaseous combustion at high pressures. Part III.-The energy absorbing function and activation of nitrogen in the combustion of carbon monoxide' by William Arthur Bone, Dudley Maurice Newitt and Donald T A Townend[March 1923]
RR/49/24Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'The slow combustion of ethylene' by William Arthur Bone, A E Haffner and H F Rance[September 1933]
NLB/61/512Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, FRS; Hillcrest, Goathland, Yorks15 July 1921
RR/49/118Second referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Absorption spectra of burning hydrocarbons' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton and L M Pidgeon20 June 1933
RR/52/61Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal Part VII—An investigation of German brown coals and Irish peat' by William Arthur Bone and Louis J TeiAugust 1934
RR/52/60Referee's report by Gilbert Thomas Morgan, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal VIII—Comparative studies of the macro-constituents of bituminous coals' by William Arthur Bone and Basil J A Bard5 November 1934
RR/57/56Referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'The effect of pressure up to 12,000 kg/cm2 on reactions in solution' by E G Williams, M W Perrin and R O Gibson[January 1936]
NLB/62/171Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, FRS15 December 1921
RR/55/49Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'A photographic investigation of flame movements in gaseous explosions VII—The phenomenon of spin in detonation' by William Arthur Bone, Reginald P Fraser and William H Wheeler8 March 1935
RR/55/50Referee's report by [Harold Hartley], on a paper 'Comparative studies of the slow combustion of methane, methyl alcohol, formaldehyde, and formic acid' by William Arthur Bone and J B GardnerDecember 1935
RR/55/48Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'A photographic investigation of flame movements in gaseous explosions VII—The phenomenon of spin in detonation' by William Arthur Bone, Reginald P Fraser and William H WheelerFebruary 1935
RR/43/153Second referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Flame speeds during the inflammation of moist carbonic oxide-oxygen mixtures' by W Payman and R W Wheeler20 June 1932
RR/57/110Referee's report by Henry Thomas Tizard, on a paper 'Some influences of dilution on the explosive combustion of hydrocarbons' by William Arthur Bone and Lionel E Outridge[June 1936]
RR/61/58Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal VIII—Comparative studies of the macro-constituents of bituminous coals' by William Arthur Bone and Basil J A BardAugust 1937
RR/61/57Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The slow combustion of acetylene' by William Arthur Bone and J E CarruthersAugust 1937
RR/64/45Referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Nitrogen oxides in internal combustion engine gases' by T K Hanson and Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton[August 1937]
RR/60/32Referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Explosion waves and shock waves. IV—Quasi-detonation in mixtures of methane and air' by William Payman and Wilfred Charles Furness Shepherd13 July 1936
NLB/65/685Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, FRS7 December 1923
RR/49/17Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Flame speeds during the "inflammation" of moist carbonic oxide-oxygen mixtures' by William Arthur Bone and J Bell1 September 1933
RR/30/13Referee's report by Arthur Smithells, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal.—Part III. The extraction of coals by benzene under pressure' by William Arthur Bone, A R Pearson and R Quarendon[April 1924]
RR/49/23Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The slow combustion of ethylene' by William Arthur Bone, A E Haffner and H F Rance20 August 1933
NLB/66/39Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, FRS12 February 1924
RR/33/23Referee's report by Harold Baily Dixon, on a paper New experiments upon the combustion of well-dried carbon monoxide and oxygen mixtures. Part I' by William Arthur Bone and Frank R WestonFebruary 1926
NLB/66/323Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [William Arthur] Bone, FRS8 April 1924
RR/44/46Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Further experiments upon flame propagation through dry carbonic oxide-oxygen mixtures in an electric field' by William Arthur Bone, Reginald P Fraser and William H Wheeler23 April 1931
NLB/68/542Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Arthur William] Crossley, FRS30 July 1925
NLB/68/586Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, FRS5 September 1925
NLB/68/600Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Arthur William] Crossley, CMG, FRS17 September 1925
NLB/70/413Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, FRS25 March 1927
NLB/70/502Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd.; 39 Paternoster Row, E.C.4.27 April 1927
NLB/71/7Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [William Arthur] Bone, FRS1 December 1927
NLB/71/297Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to W. E. Pride Esq., Royal College of Science20 March 1928
NLB/71/335Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to W. E. Pride Esq., Royal College of Science4 April 1928
NLB/72/117Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, FRS26 March 1929
NLB/68/68Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Owen Willans] Richardson, FRS8 May 1925
NLB/65/928Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS31 January 1924
NLB/66/38Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS12 February 1924
RR/16/269Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The combination of hydrogen & oxygen in contact with hot surfaces' by Dr William Arthur Bone and R V WheelerNovember 1905
NLB/32/70Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Hugh Longbourne Callendar, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Committee20 December 1905
NLB/51/706Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor William Arthur Bone FRS1 June 1915
RR/21/26Referee's report by Arthur Smithells, on a paper 'Gaseous combustion at high pressures' by William Arthur Bone, Hamilton Davies, H H Gray, Herbert H Henstock and J B Dawson22 April 1915
RR/43/152Referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Flame speeds during the inflammation of moist carbonic oxide-oxygen mixtures' by W Payman and R W Wheeler30 October 1931
RR/30/12Referee's report by Harold Baily Dixon, on a paper 'Gaseous combustion at high pressures. Part IV.—The influence of varying initial pressures upon the rate of pressure development and the activation of nitrogen in carbon monoxide-air explosions' by William Arthur Bone, Dudley Maurice Newitt and D T A Townend11 February 1924
RR/30/14Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal.—Part III. The extraction of coals by benzene under pressure' by William Arthur Bone, A R Pearson and R Quarendon[February 1924]
MDA/C/20/6Correspondence on a Messel Research Fund grant to William Arthur Bone 1931-1937
RR/26/15Referee's report by Arthur Smithells, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal. Part II .— The resinic constituents and coking propensities of coals' by William Arthur Bone, A R Pearson, E Sinkinson and W E Stockings24 October 1921
RR/53/54Referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Estimation of the combustion products from the cylinder of the petrol engine and its relation to "knock"' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, F Ll Smith and Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde20 June 1934
RR/32/24Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'Studies upon catalytic combustion. Part I. The union of carbon monoxide and oxygen in contact with a gold surface' by William Arthur Bone and G W Andrew11 August 1925
RR/37/24Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'Further experiments on the combustion of well-dried carbon monoxide and oxygen mixtures. —Part III' by William Arthur Bone, Frank R Weston and Dennis A WinterDecember 1928
RR/53/53Second referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Estimation of the combustion products from the cylinder of the petrol engine and its relation to "knock"' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, F Ll Smith and Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde[July 1934]
RR/45/39Referee's report by Gilbert Thomas Morgan, on a paper 'Gaseous combustion at high pressures, Part XIV. Explosions of hydrogen-air and carbonic oxide-air mixtures at initial pressures up to 1000 atmospheres' by William Arthur Bone, Dudley Maurice Newitt and [Donald Thomas Alfred] Townend[October 1932]
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