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Authorised form of nameSmith; Archibald (1813 - 1872)
Dates1813 - 1872
Date of birth10 August 1813
Date of death26 December 1872
OccupationBarrister
ActivityEducation:
MA
Career:
Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/06/1856
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
VP 1869-1870
Medals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1865
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1873-1874 vol 22 pp i-xxiv signed by W T
Notes:
Charles Babbage's signature under From General Knowledge has been crossed out
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/94324743
Royal Society codeNA1486
Archives associated with this Fellow
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EC/1856/14Smith, Archibald: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/004267Smith, Archibaldnd
IM/Maull/004266Smith, Archibaldnd
RR/4/85Letter from Archibald Smith, on a paper 'Reduction and discussion of the deviations of the compass observed on board of all the iron-built ships, and a selection of the wood-built steam-ships in Her Majesty's Navy, and the iron steam-ship 'Great Eastern'' by Frederick John Evans29 June 1860
RR/4/84Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'Reduction and discussion of the deviations of the compass observed on board of all the iron-built ships, and a selection of the wood-built steam-ships in Her Majesty's Navy, and the iron steam-ship 'Great Eastern'' by Frederick John Evans16 October 1860
RR/6/260Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'Contributions to terrestrial magnetism.—No. XI' by Edward Sabine9 July 1868
RR/3/60Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'On the envelope of planes through the points of an ellipsoid at right angles to the radius vectors from the centre' by Arthur Cayley5 May 1858
RR/5/231Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'Results of the magnetic observations at the Kew Observatory, from 1857 and 1858 to 1862 inclusive.-No. I' by Edward Sabine30 June 1863
RR/6/115Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'On the amount and changes of the polar magnetism at certain positions in Her Majesty's iron-built and armour-plated ship 'Northumberland'' by Frederick John Evans22 May 1868
RR/6/143Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'On the tides of the Arctic Seas. - Part III. On the semidiurnal tides of Frederiksdal, near Cape Farewell, in Greenland' by Samuel Haughton19 May 1866
RR/6/218Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'Magnetic survey of the West of France, 1868' by Stephen Joseph Perry2 November 1869
RR/7/64Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'Contributions to terrestrial magnetism - No. XII. The magnetic survey of the British Islands, reduced to the epoch 1842·5' by Edward Sabine4 July 1870
RR/6/10Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'On the diurnal and annual inequalities of terrestrial magnetism, as deduced from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, from 1858 to 1863; being a continuation of a communication on the diurnal inequalities from 1841 to 1857, printed in the Philosophical Transactions, 1863. With a note on the lunodiurnal and other lunar inequalities, as deduced from observations extending from 1848 to 1863' by George Biddell Airy14 April 1869
RR/6/259Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on two papers 'Results of the magnetic observations at the Kew Observatory.— No. III' and 'Contributions to terrestrial magnetism.-No. X' by Edward Sabine14 July 1866
RR/4/2Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'On the difference in the magnetic properties of hot-rolled and cold-rolled malleable iron, as regards the power of receiving and retaining induced magnetism of subpermanent character' by George Biddell Airy16 July 1862
AP/43/3Unpublished paper, 'On scalar and clinant algebraical coordinate geometry, introducing a new and more general theory of analytical geometry, including the received as a particular care, and explaining "imaginary points, intersections, and lines"' by Alexander J [John] Ellis1860
MM/15/7Letter from Walter E Smith to George Gabriel Stokes, with reply1880
RR/7/30Letter from Archibald Smith, on a paper 'Tables of the numerical values of the sine-integral, cosine-integral, and exponential-integral' by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher to the Secretary of the Royal Society31 March 1870
RR/4/245Referee's report by Edward Sabine, on a paper 'On the effect produced on the deviations of the compass by the length and arrangement of the compass-needles; and on a new mode of correcting the quadrantal deviation' by Archibald Smith and Frederick John Owen Evans12 June 1861
RR/6/88Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'On the theory of local probability, applied to straight lines drawn at random in a plane; the methods used being also extended to the proof of certain new theorems in the integral calculus' by Morgan William Crofton30 March 1868
RR/7/2Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'Note on an extension of the comparison of magnetic disturbances with magnetic effects inferred from observed terrestrial galvanic currents; and discussion of the magnetic effects inferred from galvanic currents on days of tranquil magnetism' by George Biddell Airy24 March 1870
RR/6/72Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'On the solar variations of magnetic declination at Bombay' by Charles Chambers20 June 1869
RR/6/12Second referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'On the diurnal and annual inequalities of terrestrial magnetism, as deduced from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, from 1858 to 1863; being a continuation of a communication on the diurnal inequalities from 1841 to 1857, printed in the Philosophical Transactions, 1863. With a note on the lunodiurnal and other lunar inequalities, as deduced from observations extending from 1848 to 1863' by George Biddell Airy19 May 1869
RR/6/275Letter from Balfour Stewart, on a paper [attributed] 'On the causes of the loss of the iron-built sailing-ship 'Glenorchy.’' by Archibald Smith11 November 1869
RR/4/244Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'On the effect produced on the deviations of the compass by the length and arrangement of the compass-needles; and on a new mode of correcting the quadrantal deviation' by Archibald Smith and Frederick John Owen Evans17 May 1861
PT/63/9Paper, 'On the effect produced on the deviations of the compass by the length and arrangement of the compass needles and on a new mode of correcting the quadrantal deviation' by Archibald Smith and Frederick John [Owen] Evans[1861]
RR/5/5Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'On the diurnal inequalities of terrestrial magnetism, as deduced from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, from 1841 to 1857' by George Biddell Airy20 December 1863
RR/5/233Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'Results of hourly observations of the magnetic declination made by Sir Francis Leopold M‘Clintock, R. N., and the Officers of the Yacht 'Fox,' at Port Kennedy, in the Arctic Sea, in the winter of 1858-59; and a comparison of these results with those obtained by Captain Maguire, R. N., and the Officers of H. M. S. 'Plover,' in 1852, 1853, and 1854, at Point Barrow' by Edward Sabine21 January 1864
RR/5/70Referee's report by Thomas Romney Robinson, on a paper 'On the magnetic character of the armour-plated ships of the royal navy, and on the effect on the compass of particular arrangements of iron in a ship' by Frederick John Owen Evans and Archibald Smith22 April 1865
PT/72/4/3Plate, position of compasses in profiles of ships by unknown artist[1865]
PT/72/4/2Plate, diagrams showing action of soft iron rods on compass by unknown artist[1865]
PT/72/4/1Tables, from 'On the magnetic character of the armour-plated ships of the Royal Navy, and on the effect on the compass of particular arrangements of iron in a ship' by Frederick John Owen Evans and Archibald Smith[1865]
MC/6/155Letter from T H Farrer, Office of Committee of Privy Council of Trade, Marine Department, Whitehall, to the Secretary of the Royal Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly25 June 1861
PT/72/4Illustrations and tables, from 'On the magnetic character of the armour-plated ships of the Royal Navy, and on the effect on the compass of particular arrangements of iron in a ship' by Frederick John Owen Evans and Archibald Smith[1865]
MC/6Volume 6 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1859-1863
MC/7/274Letter from C B [Charles Beaumont] Phipps, Windsor Castle, to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]6 November 1865
MC/7/310Letter from Archb [Archibald] Smith, [?], to [George Gabriel] Stokes, [Secretary of the Royal Society]1 March 1866
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
MC/8/317Letter from Archibald Smith, Lincoln, to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]13 February 1869
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
AP/43/3/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On scalar and clinant algebraical coordinate geometry, introducing a new and more general theory of analytical geometry, including the received as a particular care, and explaining "imaginary points, intersections, and lines"' by Alexander J [John] Ellis1860
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