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Authorised form of nameReynolds; James Emerson (1844 - 1920)
SurnameReynolds
ForenamesJames Emerson
Dates1844 - 1920
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Booterstown, County Dublin, Ireland (22 October 1811)
Death:
17 or 18 February 1920
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
MD (Edinburgh)
Career:
Assistant to his father; practised medicine, then gave it up; Keeper of Minerals, National Museum, Dublin (1867); Analyst to the Royal Dublin Society (1868); discovered thiocarbamide; Professor of Chemistry, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin (1870); Professor of Chemistry, Trinity College, Dublin (1875); resigned (1903)
Memberships:
LRCSE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1880
Council:
VP 1901-1902
RelationshipsSon of Dr James Reynolds
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1920 vol 97 pp iii-vi signed by T E T
Notes:
Proceedings gives death date as 17 February 1920
Royal Society codeNA1648
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1880/16Reynolds, James Emerson: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/79/7Some Catalytic Phenomena, the Stages of which have been traced experimentally1915
MS/743/1/135Letter from James Emerson Reynolds, Trinity College, Dublin, to [John Hall] Gladstone2 June 1892
IM/Maull/003796Reynolds, James Emersonnd
IM/Maull/003795Reynolds, James Emerson1892
NLB/2/625Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor James Emerson Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society29 September 1888
NLB/13/642Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons26 October 1896
NLB/12/573Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor James Emerson Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society, 70 Morehampton Road, Dublin17 March 1896
RR/15/198Letter from Walter Noel Hartley, on a paper 'Notes on quantitative spectra of beryllium' by Walter Noel Hartley to Robert Frederick William Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society22 November 1901
NLB/24/635Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor James Emerson Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society10 June 1902
NLB/16/786Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to [Professor James Emerson] Reynolds, Burleigh House, Burlington Road, Dublin[6 June 1898]
NLB/17/121Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor James Emerson Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society, Burleigh House, Burlington Road, Dublin 20 July 1898
NLB/19/764Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor James Emerson Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society13 December 1899
NLB/23/1/479Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Emerson Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society18 November 1901
NLB/40/185Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [James] Emerson Reynolds FRS 27 April 1909
NLB/42/256Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [James] Emerson Reynolds FRS, 3 Inverness Gardens, Kensington, W2 May 1910
NLB/44/266Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [James] E [Emerson] Reynolds FRS 1 June 1911
NLB/55/184Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [James] Emerson Reynolds, FRS08 January 1918
RR/19/100Referee's report [page one] by Alfred Harker, on a paper 'The synthesis of a silicalcyanide and of a felspar' by James Emerson Reynolds30 October 1912
RR/19/101Referee's report [page two] by Alfred Harker, on a paper 'The synthesis of a silicalcyanide and of a felspar' by James Emerson Reynolds30 October 1912
NLB/55/467Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James] Emerson Reynolds, FRS16 April 1918
NLB/57/889Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Thomas] Edward Thorpe, FRS, CB27 February 1920
NLB/57/857Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent23 February 1920
MS/427/59Copy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [James] Emerson Reynolds29 October 1880
MS/743/1/145Letter from James Emerson Reynolds, Trinity College, Dublin, to [John Hall] Gladstone27 April 1893
NLB/2/678Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor James Emerson Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society9 October 1888
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