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Authorised form of nameJones; Sir; Bennett Melvill (1887 - 1975)
Dates1887 - 1975
Date of birth28 January 1887
Date of death31/10/1975
ActivityCareer:
Francis Mond Professor of Aeronautical Engineering, University of Cambridge
Honours:
AFC 1918; CBE 1938; Kt 1942
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election16/03/1939
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1977 vol 23 pp 253-282, plate, by Sir Arnold Hall and Sir Morien Morgan
Royal Society codeNA1904
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/4/13/2Correspondence and papers with secretaries and members, covering meetings of Aircraft Research Committee on 28 January, 25 February, 4 March, 25 March and 22 AprilJanuary-March 1947
IM/GA/WS/1459Jones, Sir Bennett Melvillnd
IM/002440Jones, Sir Bennett MelvillFebruary 1967
RR/66/155Referee's report by Bennett Melvill Jones, on a paper 'The two-dimensional hydrodynamical theory of moving aerofoils. III' by Rosa M Morris[April 1939]
PB/7/2/4/1/3Draft letter of protest to President, Royal Society, and miscellaneous letters by Blackett declining to continue attendance at government advisory councils.June-July 1945
EC/1939/08Jones, Sir Bennett Melvill: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/002442Group Photographnd
RR/68/160Referee's report by Bennett Melvill Jones, on a paper 'Relaxation methods applied to engineering problems VIIA - Biharmonic analysis as applied to the flexure and extension of flat elastic plates' by L Fox and Richard Vynne Southwell26 May 1941
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