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Authorised form of nameAtkins; William Ringrose Gelston (1884 - 1959)
SurnameAtkins
ForenamesWilliam Ringrose Gelston
Dates1884 - 1959
Dates and placesBirth:
04 September 1884
Death:
04 April 1959
ActivityEducation:
MA; ScD
Career:
Ex-Major RAF and RFC; Head of the Department of General Physiology, Marine Biol Lab, Plymouth
Honours:
OBE 1919; CBE 1951
Memberships:
FIC
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/05/1925
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1959 vol 5 pp 1-22, plate, by Horace H Poole
Royal Society codeNA1784
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/GA/WS/999Atkins, William Ringrose Gelston1946
RR/44/22Referee's report by Frederick Frost Blackman, on a paper 'The photo-electric measurement of the penetration of light of various wave-lengths into the sea and the physiological bearing of the results' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins and H H PooleJune 1932
RR/44/23Referee's report by Thomas Smith, on a paper 'The photo-electric measurement of the penetration of light of various wave-lengths into the sea and the physiological bearing of the results' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins and H H PooleAugust 1932
RR/56/69Referee's report by John Cunningham McLennan, on a paper 'The standardization of photo-electric cells for the measurement of visible light' by H H Poole and William Ringrose Gelston Atkins[March 1935]
RR/56/70Referee's report by Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'The standardization of photo-electric cells for the measurement of visible light' by H H Poole and William Ringrose Gelston Atkins[February 1935]
RR/57/82Referee's report by Edward James Salisbury, on a paper 'The transmission of light and total radiation by leaves' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins[November 1936]
RR/57/85Referee's report by Hamilton Hartridge, on a paper 'Photoelectric measurements of the luminous efficiency of daylight' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins and H H Poole[May 1936]
RR/69/124Letter from William Ringrose Gelston Atkins, on a paper 'The determination of the depths and extinction coefficients of shallow water by air photography using colour filters' by J Grange Moore to [Sir Alfred]29 May 1946
RR/63/44Second referee's report by Thomas Smith, on a paper 'The penetration into the sea of light of various wave-lengths as measured by emission or rectifier photo-electric cells' by Horace H Poole and William Ringrose Gelston AtkinsMarch 1937
RR/63/45Referee's report by Gordon Miller Bourne Dobson, on a paper 'The penetration into the sea of light of various wave-lengths as measured by emission or rectifier photo-electric cells' by Horace H Poole and William Ringrose Gelston AtkinsFebruary 1937
RR/65/160Referee's report by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins, on a paper 'The distribution of anthocyanins in flowers, fruits and leaves' by William John Cooper Lawrence, James Robert Price, Gertrude Maud Robinson and Robert Robinson30 November 1938
RR/68/9Referee's report by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins, on a paper 'A survey of anthocyanins VII. The natural selection of flower colour' by Geoffrey Herbert Beale, James Robert Price and V C Sturgess1 March 1941
RR/69/123Referee's report by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins, on a paper 'The determination of the depths and extinction coefficients of shallow water by air photography using colour filters' by J Grange Moore10 April 1946
RR/70/9Referee's report by George Clarke Simpson, on a paper 'Photoelectric measurements of the seasonal variations in daylight at Plymouth, from 1938 to March 1941, compared with the years 1930 to 1937' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins and M. A. Ellison1947
NLB/68/207Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [William Ringrose Gelston] Atkins; Marine Biological Laboratory, Plymouth28 May 1925
NLB/68/277Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [William Ringrose Gelston] Atkins, FRS12 June 1925
NLB/69/151Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William Ringrose Gelston] Atkins, FRS, Torpoint R.S.O., Cornwall22 January 1926
NLB/68/796Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [William Ringrose Gelston] Atkins, FRS3 November 1925
EC/1925/01Atkins, William Ringrose Gelston: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/55/17Second referee's report by Thomas Smith, on a paper 'The photo-electric measurement of the diurnal and seasonal variations in daylight and a globe intergrating photometer' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins and H H PooleOctober 1935
RR/57/84Referee's report by Edward James Salisbury, on a paper 'Photoelectric measurements of the luminous efficiency of daylight' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins and H H Poole[May 1936]
RR/57/86Referee's report by Bernard Augustus Keen, on a paper 'Photoelectric measurements of the luminous efficiency of daylight' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins and H H Poole[May 1936]
RR/57/87Referee's report by Edward James Salisbury, on a paper 'The measurement of the intensity and the colour of the light in woods by means of emission and rectifier photoelectric cells' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins, H H Poole and A Stanbury[August 1936]
RR/61/19Referee's report by George Clarke Simpson, on a paper 'The photo-electric measurement of the diurnal variations in daylight in temperate and tropical regions' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins, N G Ball and Horace H Poole9 April 1937
RR/63/43Referee's report by Thomas Smith, on a paper 'The penetration into the sea of light of various wave-lengths as measured by emission or rectifier photo-electric cells' by Horace H Poole and William Ringrose Gelston AtkinsFebruary 1937
NLB/67/710Copy letter from unknown correspondent; to unknown correspondent19 February 1925
RR/55/15Referee's report by Alexander Oliver Rankine, on a paper 'The photo-electric measurement of the diurnal and seasonal variations in daylight and a globe intergrating photometer' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins and H H PooleMay 1935
RR/55/16Referee's report by Thomas Smith, on a paper 'The photo-electric measurement of the diurnal and seasonal variations in daylight and a globe intergrating photometer' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins and H H PooleJuly 1935
RR/57/83Referee's report by Thomas Smith, on a paper 'Photoelectric measurements of the luminous efficiency of daylight' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins and H H Poole[April and May 1936]
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