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Authorised form of nameLockspeiser; Sir; Ben (1891 - 1990)
Dates1891 - 1990
Date of birth09 March 1891
Date of death18/10/1990
ActivityHonours:
Kt 1946; KCB 1950
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election17/03/1949
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1994 vol 39 pp 245-261, plate, by A P J Edwards
Royal Society codeNA2057
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/4/8/28Correspondence with Ben Lockspeiser re depth charges1942
EC/1949/11Lockspeiser, Sir Ben: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/1/33/5/4Order of Merit1967
PB/4/2/1/3Letters re photo-electric work at Farnborough, from Ben LockspeiserApril 1938-March 1939
PB/4/14/1Preliminary correspondnece with Ben Lockspeiser re proposed Committee, and official letter of invitation to serve.February-May 1947
PB/4/2/1/7Minutes of meeting at Metropolitan-Vickers on photo-electric bombs (November 1939) and correspondence with Ben Lockspeiser, February 1940, disagreeing with minutes and including Blackett's draft 'Note on the use of a stabilised sight for use with the PE Bomb', annotated and revised1939-1940
PB/1/33/1/5Nobel Prize1948
PB/8/28/3/1Correspondence with colleagues and friends after delivery and publication of Blackett's Presidential Address to the British Academy.c.1957
PB/4/2/1/12Continuing correspondence, reports from Metropolitan-VickersJuly-August 1940
PB/1/33/3/4Companion of Honour1965
RR/68/340Letter from Ben Lockspeiser, regarding a paper 'Short period phosphorescence and electron traps' by G F J Garlick and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins6 March 1944
RR/68/344Second letter to Ben Lockspeiser, regarding a paper 'Short period phosphorescence and electron traps' by G F J Garlick and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins8 March 1944
IM/GA/GRS/4108Lockspeiser, Sir Ben1973
IM/GA/GRS/5431Lockspeiser, Sir Bennd
RR/68/328Letter to Ben Lockspeiser, regarding a paper 'Short period phosphorescence and electron traps' by G F J Garlick and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins2 March 1944
PB/4/13/1Preliminary correspondence and papers re setting up of Committee, invitation to Blackett to serve as Chairman, membership of Committee, etc. up to 1st meeting (28 January 1947).1946-1947
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