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Authorised form of nameEccles; William Henry (1875 - 1966)
Dates1875 - 1966
Date of birth23 August 1875
Date of death29/04/1966
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/05/1921
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1971 vol 17 pp 195-214, plate, by J A Ratcliffe
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/65997540
Royal Society codeNA1856
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/63/215Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William Henry] Eccles, FRS18 July 1922
EC/1921/14Eccles, William Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/52/637Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. William Henry Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 2 February 1916
NLB/52/830Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Dr. William Henry Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 29 February 1916
NLB/52/645Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. William Henry Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 2 February 1916
NLB/52/701Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. William Henry Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 17 February 1916
NLB/53/318Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Willam Henry] Eccles, FRS10 July 1916
NLB/54/162Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 21 February 1917
NLB/54/197Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [William Henry] Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 28 February 1917
NLB/54/55Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 29 January 1917
NLB/54/443Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 16 May 1917
NLB/56/107Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 22 February 1918
NLB/56/281Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 6 January 1919
NLB/54/541Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 12 June 1917
NLB/53/66Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Wiliam Henry] Eccles, FRS3 April 1916
RR/26/24Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Eddy-current losses in cylindrical conductors, with special applications to the alternating current resistances of short coils' by S Butterworthnd [1921]
NLB/53/254Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William Henry] Eccles, FRS15 June 1916
NLB/52/692Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. William Henry Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 15 February 1916
NLB/56/206Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William Henry] Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society of London and FRS 16 December 1918
NLB/53/349Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William] Eccles, FRS19 July 1916
RR/37/74Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'The polarisation of radio waves' by J HollingworthApril 1928
RR/28/126Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'The vale-maintained tuning-fork as a precision time-standard' by William David Dye25 January 1923
NLB/60/874Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William Henry] Eccles; 2 Ryder Street, St. James's, S.W.l.20 April 1921
RR/38/64Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'On the measurement of the dielectric constants of liquids, with a determination of the dielectric constant of benzene' by L Hartshorn and D A OliverFebruary 1929
RR/47/74Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Measurements in the Southern hemisphere of the ionized regions of the upper atmosphere' by A L GreenOctober 1932
RR/41/6Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'On some short-wave equivalent height measurements of the ionized regions of the upper atmosphere' by Edward Victor Appleton and A L GreenApril 1930
RR/41/7Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Some simultaneous observations on downcoming wireless waves' by Edward Victor Appleton and John Ashworth RatcliffeApril 1930
RR/19/43Referee's report by Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'On the diurnal variations of the electric waves occurring in nature, and on the propagation of electric waves round the bend of the earth' by William Henry Eccles[March 1912]
RR/55/123Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Measurements of the absorption of wireless waves in the ionosphere' by F T Farmer and J A RatcliffeJune 1935
NLB/61/388Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Eccles, FRS30 June 1921
RR/46/109Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'The electrical properties of soil for alternating currents at radio frequencies' by R L Smith-Rose[January 1933]
RR/47/30Referee's report by Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'Musical atmospherics' by Thomas Lydwell EckersleyApril 1932
RR/50/112Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Supersonic dispersion in gases' by E G RichardsonMarch 1934
RR/52/62Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Some general properties of the formulæ of the magneto-ionic theory' by H G BookerAugust 1934
RR/53/57Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'International frequency comparisons by means of standard radio frequency emissions' by Louis Essen[February 1935]
RR/55/22Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'The application of the magento ionic theory to the ionosphere' by H G BookerFebruary 1935
RR/59/82Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Radiation from rhombic antennae' by D D Foster2 October 1936
RR/64/1Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Propagation of wave-packets incident obliquely upon a stratified doubly refracting ionosphere' by H G Booker[March 1938]
NLB/55New Letter Book volume 55, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration5 November 1917-1 November 1918
NLB/57/472Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to WH [William Henry] Eccles, FRS, SPS [Secretary of the Physical Society]12 November 1919
NLB/64/704Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Eccles FRS5 June 1923
NLB/65/71Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Eccles, FRS23 July 1923
NLB/65/178Copy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS8 September 1923
NLB/66/493Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mrs. Eccles, Westminster, S.W.119 May 1924
CD/3/7Copy letter from [James Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society], to [William Henry] Eccles, FRS5 March 1925
NLB/66/279Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [William Henry] Eccles, FRS2 April 1924
NLB/66/423Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof [William Henry] Eccles, FRS6 May 1924
NLB/67/845Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Eccles, FRS23 March 1925
RR/57/102Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Experimental investigations of very long waves reflected from the ionosphere' by J E Best, John Ashworth Ratcliffe and Maurice Vincent Wilkes[May 1936]
NLB/69/414Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William Henry] Eccles, FRS30 March 1926
NLB/71/54Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William Henry] Eccles, FRS14 December 1927
NLB/66/38Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS12 February 1924
RR/19/44Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On the diurnal variations of the electric waves occurring in nature, and on the propagation of electric waves round the bend of the earth' by William Henry Eccles[April 1912]
NLB/56/363Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Eccles, Secretary of the Physical Society and FRS22 January 1919
RR/43/144Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'On the action of tuned rectangular frame aerials when receiving short waves' by L S PalmerDecember 1931
RR/47/29Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Long wave transmission, treated by phase integral methods' by Thomas Lydwell EckersleyFebruary 1932
RR/49/105Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'The valve maintained tuning fork as a primary standard of frequency' by William David Dye and Louis Essen[October 1933]
NLB/54New Letter Book volume 54, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration10 January 1917-2 November 1917
RR/28/124Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on two papers 'The distribution of the magnetic field and return current round a submarine cable carrying alternating current.—Part 1' by Charles V Drysdale and 'The distribution of the magnetic field and return current round a submarine cable carrying alternating current. —Part 2' by S Butterworth[August 1923]
RR/57/75Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'British radio observations during the Second International Polar Year 1932-33' by Edward Victor Appleton, R Naismith and L J Ingram3 August 1936
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