# Record

Authorised form of name | Russell; William Henry Leighton (1823 - 1891) |

Dates | 1823 - 1891 |

Nationality | British |

Place of birth | Shepperton |

Date of birth | 26 August 1823 |

Place of death | 50 Grove Place, Highgate, London |

Date of death | 28 December 1891 |

Research field | Mathematics |

Geometry | |

Activity | Education: AM (Cambridge) Career: Wrote papers on mathematics and geometry |

Membership category | Fellow |

Date of election | 07/06/1866 |

Sources | Sources: Bulloch's Roll |

Royal Society code | NA1543 |

Archives associated with this Fellow

Reference number | Title | Date |

MM/14/151 | 'On Linear Differential Equations No. 2', by WHL Russell | January 1870 |

PP/1/21 | Paper, 'On certain definite integrals, No. 10' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | 1881 |

NLB/5/1066 | Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons | 31 December 1891 |

NLB/8/736 | Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society | 15 December 1893 |

RR/2/209 | Referee's report by George Peacock, on a paper 'On the theory of definite integrals' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 28 February 1855 |

AP/57/3/2 | Unpublished diagrams, geometrical diagrams by William Henry Leighton Russell | 1874 |

RR/5/223 | Referee's report by William Spottiswoode, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols.—Third memoir' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 16 June 1863 |

RR/4/228 | Referee's report by Philip Kelland, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols, with applications to the theory of differential equations' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 19 March 1861 |

RR/5/224 | Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols.—Third memoir' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 14 October 1863 |

RR/4/227 | Referee's report by George Boole, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols, with applications to the theory of differential equations' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 1861 |

RR/10/292 | Referee's report by Andrew Russell Forsyth, on a paper 'On certain geometrical theorems' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 24 July 1889 |

RR/5/228 | Letter to George Salmon, regarding a paper 'On the calculus of symbols.— Fourth memoir. With applications to the theory of non-linear differential equations' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 19 February 1864 |

RR/4/224 | Referee's report by James Joseph Sylvester, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols - third memoir' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 2 July 1862 |

EC/1866/13 | Russell, William Henry Leighton: certificate of election to the Royal Society | |

RR/2/210 | Referee's report by John Couch Adams, on a paper 'On the theory of definite integrals' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 23 May 1855 |

RR/4/223 | Referee's report by William Spottiswoode, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols - third memoir' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 22 June 1862 |

RR/5/227 | Referee's report by George Boole, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols.— Fourth memoir. With applications to the theory of non-linear differential equations' by William Henry Leighton Russell | nd [1864] |

RR/5/226 | Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols.— Fifth memoir. With applications to linear partial differential equations, and the calculus of functions' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 22 June 1864 |

RR/6/258 | Referee's report by Robert Willis, on a paper 'On the mechanical description of curves' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 28 July 1869 |

PT/64/12 | Paper, 'On the calculus of functions' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | [1861] |

PT/64/11 | Paper, 'On the calculus of symbols (second memoir)' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | [1862] |

RR/4/221 | Referee's report by George Boole, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols - second memoir' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 13 May 1862 |

PT/69/11 | Paper, 'On the calculus of symbols - third memoir' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | [1863] |

PT/63/5 | Paper, 'On the calculus of symbols, with applications to the theory of differential equations' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | [1860] |

RR/4/226 | Referee's report by William Spottiswoode, on a paper 'On the calculus of functions' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 21 January 1862 |

RR/5/229 | Referee's report by George Salmon, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols.— Fourth memoir. With applications to the theory of non-linear differential equations' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 19 April 1864 |

PP/2/6 | Paper, 'Note on W [William Henry Leighton] Russell's paper "On certain geometrical theorems, No. 2"' by William Spottiswoode | 1882 |

PT/50/7 | Paper, 'On the theory of definite integrals' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | [1854] |

PP/1/16/2 | Diagrams, geometrical diagrams by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | 1881 |

PP/1/28 | Paper, 'Note on W [William Henry Leighton] Russell's paper "On certain definite integrals, No. 10"' by William Spottiswoode | 1882 |

RR/4/225 | Referee's report by James Joseph Sylvester, on a paper 'On the calculus of functions' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 2 June 1862 |

PP/2/5 | Paper, 'On certain geometrical theorems, No. 2' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | 1882 |

PP/12/23 | Paper, 'On certain definite integrals. No 16' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | 1888 |

PP/1/16/3 | Note, regarding 'On certain geometrical theorems, No. 1' by William Spottiswoode | [1881] |

AP/51/12 | Unpublished paper, 'On the mechanical description of curves' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | 1869 |

RR/7/401 | Referee's report by Robert Harley, on a paper 'On the integration of algebraical functions, with illustrations in mechanics' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 29 March 1875 |

RR/7/402 | Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On the integration of algebraical functions, with illustrations in mechanics' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 21 April 1875 |

AP/57/3 | Unpublished paper, 'On the integration of algebraical functions, with illustrations in mechanics' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | 1874 |

AP/57/3/1 | Unpublished manuscript, 'On the integration of algebraical functions, with illustrations in mechanics' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | 1874 |

RR/10/291 | Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On certain geometrical theorems' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 29 July 1889 |

AP/66/14 | Unpublished paper, 'On certain geometrical theorems' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | 1889 |

PP/1/16 | Paper, 'On certain geometrical theorems, No. 1' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | 1881 |

PP/1/16/1 | Manuscript, 'On certain geometrical theorems, No. 1' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | 1881 |

PP/2/43 | Paper, 'On certain definite integrals. No. 11' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | [1882-1883] |

PP/6/7 | Paper, 'On certain definite integrals. No 12' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | 1884 |

PP/10/58 | Paper, 'On certain definite integrals. No 15' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell | 1887 |

PP/21/12 | Paper, 'On some circumstances under which the normal state of the knee jerk is altered' by James Samuel Risien Russell | 1893 |

PP/19/9 | Paper, 'The abductor and adductor fibres of the recurrent laryngeal nerve' by J S [James Samuel] Risien Russell | 1892 |

RR/5/225 | Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols.— Fourth memoir. With applications to the theory of non-linear differential equations' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 10 April 1864 |

RR/4/222 | Referee's report by William Spottiswoode, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols - second memoir' by William Henry Leighton Russell | 7 March 1862 |

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