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Authorised form of nameWhytlaw-Gray; Robert (1877 - 1958)
Other forms of nameRobert Whytlaw-
Other forms of surnameGray
Dates1877 - 1958
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth14 June 1877
Place of deathWelwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Date of death21/01/1958
ActivityCareer:
Professor of Chemistry, University of Leeds
Honours:
OBE
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election10/05/1928
RelationshipsBrother-in-law of Morris William Travers (FRS 1904)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1958 vol 4 pp 327-339, plate, by E G Cox and J Hume
References:
Sir Harold Hartley, 'The Ramsay Centenary' in NR 1953 vol 10 pp 71-80
Royal Society codeNA1442
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1928/16Whytlaw-Gray, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/004898Whytlaw Gray, Robertnd
IM/GA/WS/1767Whytlaw-Gray, Robertnd
RR/18/191Referee's report by William Augustus Tilden, on a paper 'The atomic weight of radium' by Robert Whytlaw-Gray and William Ramsay6 January 1912
RR/34/77Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'On the densities of particles in smokes' by Hubert Sutton Patterson and Robert Whyltlaw Gray[October 1926]
RR/34/76Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'Densities of ultramicroscopic particles' by Hubert Sutton Patterson and Robert Whyltlaw Gray[October 1926]
RR/40/31Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh on a paper 'The structure and electrification of smoke particles' by Hubert Sutton Patterson, Robert Whytlaw-Gray, and W Cawood1929
RR/44/130Referee's report by Francis William Aston, on a paper 'The atomic weight of xenon' by Robert Whytlaw- Gray and Hubert Sutton PattersonAugust 1931
RR/49/75Referee's report by David Leonard Chapman, on a paper 'The volume coefficients of expansion of several gases at pressures below one metre' by J B M Coppock and Robert Whytlaw-Gray[October 1933]
RR/55/154Referee's report by Robert Whytlaw-Gray, on a paper 'The atomic weight of protactinium' by Aristid V GrosseFebruary 1935
RR/58/65Referee's report by Samuel Sugden, on a paper 'The persistence of the liquid state of aggregation above the critical temperature. The system ethylene' by Otto Maass and A L GeddesJuly 1936
RR/63/60Referee's report by Robert Whytlaw-Gray, on a paper 'An attempt to detect the passage of helium through a crystal lattice at high temperatures' by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh29 September 1937
RR/65/87Referee's report by Robert Whytlaw-Gray, on a paper 'The experimental determination of the compressibilty of gases' by R W Fenning and A C WhiffenJanuary 1939
RR/66/151Referee's report by Robert Whytlaw-Gray, on a paper 'Adsorption of lauryl sulphonic acid in the surface of its aqueous solution, and the Gibbs theorem' by James William McBain and Lloyd A Wood[November 1939]
RR/66/221Referee's report by Robert Whytlaw-Gray, on a paper 'The adsorption of non-polar gases on alkali halide crystals' by William J C Orr[September 1939]
RR/70/12Letter from Robert Whytlaw-Gray, on a paper 'The physical investigation of certain hygroscopic aerosols' by D W E Axford, K F Sawyer and Theodore Morris Sugden12 April 1948
RR/69/43Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The rate of evaporation of droplets. Evaporation and diffusion coefficients, and vapour pressures of dibutyl phthalate and butyl stearate' by R S Bradley, Meredith Gwynne Evans and Robert Whytlaw-Gray1945
RR/70/10Referee's report by Robert Whytlaw-Gray, on a paper 'The physical investigation of certain hygroscopic aerosols' by D W E Axford, K F Sawyer and Theodore Morris SugdenOctober 1947
RR/70/11Letter from Robert Whytlaw-Gray, on a paper 'The physical investigation of certain hygroscopic aerosols' by D W E Axford, K F Sawyer and Theodore Morris Sugden1 December 1947
RR/72/37Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'A comparison of the compressibilities of some gases with that of nitrogen at pressures below one atmosphere' by G A Bottomley, Doreen S Massie and Robert Whytlaw- Gray1949
NLB/65/617Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Norman] Collie, FRS29 November 1923
RR/28/33Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Smokes: Part II.— A method of determining the size of the particles in smokes' by Robert Whytlaw-Gray and J B Speakman[November 1922]
RR/36/21Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, 4th Baron Rayleigh, on a paper 'The coagulation of smokes and the theory of Smoluchowski' by G Nonhebel, James Colvin, Hubert Sutton Patterson and Robert Whytlaw-Gray[July 1927]
NLB/72/79Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Robert] Whytlaw-Gray, OBE, FRS22 February 1929
NLB/72/130Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Robert] Whytlaw-Gray, FRS15 April 1929
NLB/72/228Copy letter from [Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Sir Herbert Jackson, KBE, FRS[May 1929]
RR/28/34Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Smokes: Part I.—A study of their behaviour and a method of determining the number of particles they contain' by Robert Whytlaw-Gray, J B Speakman and J H P Campbell[November 1922]
RR/54/55Referee's report by Robert Whytlaw-Gray, on a paper 'The formation and constitution of crystals of lead salts containing water-soluble colloid' by F D MilesMarch 1935
RR/58/66Second referee's report by Robert Whytlaw-Gray, on a paper 'The persistence of the liquid state of aggregation above the critical temperature. The system ethylene' by Otto Maass and A L Geddes26 February 1937
RR/72/174Referee's report by Robert Whytlaw-Gray, on a paper 'I. The construction of a sensitive and stable quartz microbalance and its use in the determination of gaseous densities; II. A determination of the atomic weights of carbon and nitrogen by the micro-technique' by B Lambert and C S G Phillips1949
RR/58/67Referee's report by Robert Whytlaw-Gray, on a paper 'The persistence of the liquid state of aggregation above the critical temperature. The system ethylene' by Otto Maass and A L Geddes8 October 1936
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