Authorised form of nameRead; John (1884 - 1963)
Dates1884 - 1963
Date of birth17 February 1884
Date of death21/01/1963
MA (Camb); BSc (Lond); PhD (Zurich)
Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Chemical Research Laboratories, United College, University of St Andrews
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election16/05/1935
Bulloch's Roll
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1963 vol 9 pp 237-260, plate, by E L Hirst
Royal Society codeNA1805
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003761Read, John09 June 1948
EC/1935/15Read, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/56/85Referee's report by James Chadwick, on a paper 'The absorption of monochromatic X-ray beams, of wave-length in the region 50 to 20 X-units, in lead, tin, copper, and iron' by John Read[June 1935]
L&P/10/86Paper, 'Experiments and observations made with the doubler of electricity, with a view to determine its real utility, in the investigation of the electricity of atmospheric air in different degrees of purity' by John Read1794
L&P/9/195Paper, 'A meteorological journal, principally relating to atmospheric electricity, 1789-90' by John Read1791
IM/GA/WS/2495Read, John1946
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