Authorised form of nameMichell; John Henry (1863 - 1940)
Dates1863 - 1940
Place of birthMaldon, Victoria, Australia
Date of birth26 October 1863
Date of death03/02/1940
Wesley College, Melbourne; Melbourne University. BA (1884); MA
His whole family moved to England to enable him to study at Cambridge, as recommended by his tutors at Melbourne; Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge (resigned); Lecturer in Mathematics, Melbourne University (1891); founded Mathematical Assocation of Victoria (1906); Professor of Mathematics (1923), then Honorary Research Professor (1928), Melbourne University
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/06/1902
RelationshipsBrother of Anthony George Maldon Michell (FRS 1934); unmarried
Bulloch's Roll; AE
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1939-1941 vol 3 pp 363-382, plate, by A G M Michell
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA1343
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1902/12Michell, John Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/25/207Copy memorandum from Theodore E James, to John Henry Michell, [Fellow of the Royal Society][23 September 1902]
NLB/30/678Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Henry Michell, Fellow of the Royal Society3 May 1905
RR/10/364Referee's report by Alfred Barnard Basset, on a paper 'On the theory of free stream lines' by John Henry Michell6 March 1890
NLB/55/827Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John Henry] Michell Esq., FRS10 October 1918
IM/003085Michell, John Henrycirca 1900
RR/10/363Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'On the theory of free stream lines' by John Henry Michell8 February 1890
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