Record

Authorised form of nameSmith; Samuel Walter Johnson (1871 - 1948)
Dates1871 - 1948
Date of birth26 January 1871
Date of death20/08/1948
ActivityEducation:
DSc (Lond); MA(Camb)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election07/05/1914
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1948-1949 vol 6 pp 579-598, plate, by J S G Thomas
Royal Society codeNA1323
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1914/14Smith, Samuel Walter Johnson: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/17/100Referee's report by George Frederick Charles Searle, on a paper 'The thermomagnetic analysis of meteoric and artificial nickel-iron alloys' by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith20 December 1906
NLB/18/285Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to [S W J] Smith17 February 1899
RR/17/101Referee's report by Francis Henry Neville, on a paper 'The thermomagnetic analysis of meteoric and artificial nickel-iron alloys' by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith10 January 1907
NLB/18/318Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to S W J Smith22 February 1899
NLB/37/445Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to S [Samuel] W [Walter] J [Johnson] Smith20 March 1908
NLB/51/330Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr Samuel Walter Johnson Smith FRS16 February 1915
NLB/51/373Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr Samuel Walter Johnson Smith FRS1 March 1915
NLB/51/806Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr Samuel Walter Johnson Smith FRS5 July 1915
NLB/51/460Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr Samuel Walter Johnson Smith FRS24 March 1915
NLB/51/612Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr Samuel Walter Johnson Smith FRS6 May 1915
NLB/52/198Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, FRS12 October 1915
NLB/52/322Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]9 November 1915
NLB/60/827Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS11 April 1921
RR/33/60Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'Vapour pressures and melting points of sodium and potassium' by W Edmondson and A EgertonOctober 1926
RR/24/81Referee's report by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'Experiments with mercury jets' by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith and H Moss[1917]
RR/21/59Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The variation of electrical potential across a semi-permeable membrane' by Frederick George Donnan and G M Green[June 1914]
RR/25/38Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The conductivity of potassium chloride solution' by Edgar Newbery9 March 1918
RR/21/140Referee's report by James Alfred Ewing, on a paper 'A thermomagnetic study of the eutectoid transition point of carbon steels' by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith and J Guild31 January 1914
RR/24/20Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'On critical hydration pressure of solid salts' by William Robert Bousfield[July 1917]
NLB/54/671Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Hugh Longbourne] Callendar, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Committee and FRS26 July 1917
RR/26/8Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The theory of analysis of an electric current by periodic interruption' by Guy Barlow[August 1921]
RR/27/117Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'On measurements of electrode potential drop with direct current and alternating current electrolysis' by S Marsh and A E EvansJuly 1922
RR/25/56Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The measurement of magnetic susceptibilities of low order' by Ernest Wilson[September 1918]
RR/26/2Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The properties and molecular structure of thin films of palmitic acid on water. Part I' by Neil Kensington Adam[April 1921]
RR/26/87Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on the Bakerian Lecture 'The titration curve of gelatine.—Report to the medical research council' by Thomas Martin Lowry and Percy Corlett Austin25 October 1921
RR/26/78Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The thermal stresses in spherical shells concentrically heated' by Charles Herbet Lees[July 1921]
RR/23/107Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'On the magnetic shielding of large spaces, and its experimental measurement' by Ernest Wilson and John William Nicholson15 June 1916
RR/26/109Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'Magnetism and atomic structure.—II. The constitution of the hydrogen-palladium system and other similar systems' by A E Oxley24 October 1921
RR/27/74Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The significance of the electrode potential' by Jaroslav HeyrovskýSeptember 1922
NLB/55/270Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS08 February 1918
RR/32/85Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The composition of soap films' by Mary Evelyn LaingJune 1925
RR/28/35Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'On the susceptibility of feebly magnetic bodies as affected by tension' by Ernest WilsonJanuary 1923
NLB/60/886Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS21 April 1921
RR/33/59Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The chemical and other thermal constants of sodium and potassium' by W Edmondson and A EgertonOctober 1926
RR/43/138Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'Electrolytic valve action and electrolytic rectifiers' by Edgar NewberyFebruary 1932
RR/32/50Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The effect of infra-red radiation upon the rate of combustion of inflmmable gaseous mixtures' by W T DavidMay 1925
RR/35/94Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The thermal conductivities of oxygen and nitrogen' by Hamar GregoryDecember 1927
RR/33/2Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The polarization of zinc electrodes in neutral and acid solutions of zinc salts by direct and alternating currents. Part. I' by Arthur John Allmand and H C CocksJune 1926
RR/33/3Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The effect of superposed alternating current on the polarisable primary cell zinc-sulphric acid-carbon. Part II - High frequency current' by Arthur John Allmand and H C CocksJune 1926
NLB/57/503Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to SW [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS19 November 1919
NLB/65/334Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS13 October 1923
RR/36/76Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'A new differential dilatometer for the determination of volume changes during solidification' by C J Smith[May 1927]
RR/38/66Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The dispersion of double refraction in quartz' by Thomas Henry HavelockFebruary 1929
NLB/59/87Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS16 July 1920
RR/38/53Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The thermal conductivities of carbon monoxide and nitrous oxide' by Hamar Gregory and C T ArcherAugust 1928
RR/40/33Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'A method of eliminating the effects of magnetic disturbance in highly sensitive galvanometers' by D S PerfectApril 1930
RR/38/144Referee's report by William Lawrence Bragg, on a paper 'The mode of formation of Neumann bands. Part III.–The movement from which the twinning results' by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, A A Dee and J YoungOctober 1928
RR/38/143Referee's report by William Lawrence Bragg, on a paper 'The mode of formation of Neumann bands. Part II.–The evidence that the bands are twins' by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, A A Dee and J YoungOctober 1928
RR/31/71Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'An investigation of the relationships existing between hydrogen and palladium' by Bertram Lambert and Frederick Gates[January 1925]
RR/14/239Referee's report by Arnold William Reinold, on a paper 'On the nature of electrocapillary phenomena.—I. Their relation to the potential differences between solutions' by Samuel Walter Johnson Smithnd [February 1899]
RR/37/109Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The magnetic susceptibility of single crystals of zinc and cadmium' by John Cunningham McLennan, Richard Ruedy and Elizabeth CohenSeptember 1928
RR/14/238Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the nature of electrocapillary phenomena.—I. Their relation to the potential differences between solutions' by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith3 February 1899
RR/22/79Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The magnetic behaviour of iron at very high frequencies' by N W McLachlanNovember 1915
NLB/61/479Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS11 July 1921
RR/48/4Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'Laboratory determinations of the magnetic properties of certain igneous rocks' by A F Hallimond[May 1933]
RR/21/128Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The influence of molecular constitution and temperature on magnetic susceptibility. - Part III. On the molecular field in diamagnetic substances' by A E Oxley[July 1914]
NLB/57/131Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor SWJ [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS27 July 1919
NLB/57/526Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent25 November 1919
RR/24/45Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'A contribution to the study of the magnetic properties of manganese and of some special manganese steels' by Robert Abbott Hadfield, C Chéneveau and Ch Géneaund [1917]
RR/49/93Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The effect of accommodation on heat conduction through gases' by B G Dickins[October 1933]
RR/49/77Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The viscosity of strong electrolytes measured by a differential method' by W M Cox and J H Wolfenden[January 1934]
NLB/55/695Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS22 July 1918
NLB/64/36Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS22 January 1923
RR/36/12Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The magnetic susceptibility of the alkali metals' by John Cunningham McLennan, Richard Ruedy and Elizabeth Cohen[August 1927]
NLB/61/720Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS17 October 1921
RR/36/78Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The magnetic susceptibility of some binary alloys' by James F Spencer and M E John[March 1927]
RR/54/86Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The magneto-caloric effect and other magnetic phenomena in iron' by Harold H PotterMay 1934
RR/36/82Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The magnetic properties of single crystals of nickel' by Willie Sucksmith, Harold H Potter and L Broadway[October 1927]
RR/53/121Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The diamagnetic susceptibilities of salts forming ions with inert gas configurations' by F E Hoare and G W Brindley[July 1934]
RR/55/63Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The diamagnetic susceptibilities of salts forming ions with inert gas configurations - Part I—The halides of sodium and potassium' by G W Brindley and F E HoareAugust 1935
RR/58/21Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The diamagnetic susceptibilities of salts forming ions with inert gas configurations' by F E Hoare and G W Brindley January 1937
NLB/62/595Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS21 March 1922
NLB/67/30Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS6 October 1924
RR/65/4Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The kinetics of electrode reactions. I and II' by J N Agar and Frank Philip BowdenSeptember 1938
RR/65/76Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The decomposition and ignition of peroxide. I - Diethylperoxide' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton and E S HarrisJuly 1938
NLB/63/78Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS22 June 1922
RR/28/36Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'On the susceptibility of feebly magnetic bodies as affected by compression' by Ernest Wilson[March 1922]
NLB/65/206Copy letter from [Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS; circulated to all members of the Physics Committee19 September 1923
RR/46/35Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'Optical rotatory power. Part IV.-rotatory dispersion of Bornyl and Menthyl Zanthates, especially in the region of absorption' by Thomas Martin Lowry and H Hudson[October 1932]
NLB/65/223Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS24 September 1923
NLB/66/320Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS8 April 1924
NLB/67/546Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS20 January 1925
NLB/66/389Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS30 April 1924
NLB/68/132Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS18 May 1925
NLB/68/298Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS15 June 1925
NLB/71/152Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS23 January 1928
NLB/70/384Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS16 March 1927
NLB/72/642Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS7 February 1930
NLB/73/53Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS7 November 1930
NLB/72/950Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS17 July 1930
NLB/66/133Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh.28 February 1924
RR/6/73Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'On the solar variations of magnetic declination at Bombay' by Charles Chambers2 November 1869
RR/28/47Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'Sources of error in the measurement of the electrical charge of colloidal particles by the method of moving boundaries: an improved method based on a direct measurement of the potential gradient across the boundary' by Jnanendra Nath Mukherjee[September 1922]
RR/39/29Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The kinetics of the electro-deposition of hydrogen and oxygen' by Frank Philip Bowden[October 1929]
NLB/57/654Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, FRS, KCB7 January 1920
NLB/62/806Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Samuel Walter Johnson] Smith, FRS10 May 1922
NLB/57/176Copy letter from [Sir] Arthur Schuster, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Sir Richard Tetley] Glazebrook, FRS7 August 1919
NLB/66/318Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh8 April 1924
RR/24/96Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'On residual magnetism in relation to magnetic shielding' by Ernest Wilson and John William Nicholson[March 1917]
RR/24/8Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'On osmotic pressures derived from vapour-pressure measurements: Aqueous solutions of cane sugar and methyl glucoside' by Randal Thomas Mowbray Rawdon Berkeley, 8th Earl Berkeley, E G J Hartley and C V Burton[March 1917]
NLB/52New Letter Book volume 52, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1915-8 March 1916
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
RR/25/43Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'Investigations dealing with the state of aggregation. Part IV.—The flocculation of colloids by salts containing univalent organic ions' by Samuel Barnett Schryver and Nita E Speer[July 1918]
RR/38/142Referee's report by William Lawrence Bragg, on a paper 'The mode of formation of Neumann bands. Part I.–The mechanism of twinning in the body-centred cubic lattice' by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, A A Dee and J YoungOctober 1928
RR/46/50Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The relation between mean atomic volume and composition in silver-zinc alloys' by E A Owen and Llewelyn Pickup9 January 1933
RR/48/108Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'A unique electrode potential characteristic of a metal, and a theory for the mechanism of electrode potential' by A L McAulay and E C R Spooner[August 1932]
RR/28/73Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'A note on “ The significance of the electrode potential'' by John Alfred Valentine Butler[October 1923]
RR/30/2Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The effect of superimposed alternating current on the polarisable primary cell zinc-sulphuric acid-carbon. Part I.—Low frequency current' by Arthur John Allmand and V S Puri[October 1924]
RR/49/151Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The specific heat of nickel and of some nickel-copper alloys' by K E Grew24 February 1934
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