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Authorised form of nameHobson; Ernest William (1856 - 1933)
SurnameHobson
ForenamesErnest William
Dates1856 - 1933
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Derby, Derbyshire, England (27 October 1856)
Death:
Cambridge (18 or 19 April 1933)
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematics
Education:
DSc (Cantab)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
1/06/1893
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1907
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1932-1935 vol l pp 237-249, plate
Notes:
DSB gives death date as 19 April 1933.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/73925535
Royal Society codeNA2170
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1893/08Hobson, Ernest William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/002146Hobson, Ernest Williamnd
NLB/9/465Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society22 May 1894
NLB/10/841Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Walter Holbrook Gaskell, Fellow of the Royal Society16 February 1895
NLB/9/373Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society8 May 1894
NLB/13/27Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons29 May 1896
NLB/13/129Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1896
NLB/13/28Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Collings & Company29 May 1896
NLB/12/565Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Collings14 March 1896
NLB/13/470Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Secretary, Royal Society21 September 1896
NLB/13/548Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society6 October 1896
RR/15/171Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'Ellipsoidal harmonic analysis' by George Howard DarwinMay 1901
RR/15/239Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'Sur la stabilite de l'equilibre des figures pyriformes affectees par une masse fluide en rotation' by Jules Henri PoincareNovember 1901
RR/16/69Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'A generaliziation of the functions xn and gamma (n)' by Reverend F H JacksonApril 1904
RR/16/37Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'The integrals of the squares of ellipsoidal surface harmonic functions' by George Howard Darwin4 January 1904
RR/16/163Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'A memoir on the theory of order as defined by boundaries' by Edward T DixonNovember 1904
RR/16/239Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'The convergence of infinite series of analytic functions' by H A WebbJanuary 1904
RR/16/244Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'The general theory of integration' by William Henry YoungAugust 1904
RR/16/241Referee's report by Henry Frederick Baker and Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'The convergence of infinite series of analytic functions' by H A Webb16 March 1905
NLB/23/1/80Copy letter from R Chapman, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society13 September 1901
NLB/17/86Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society13 July 1898
NLB/19/140Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]28 June 1899
NLB/19/715Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society1 December 1899
NLB/20/366Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society3 April 1900
NLB/20/529Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society15 May 1900
NLB/22/375Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Ernest William] Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society3 May 1901
NLB/23/1/189Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society9 October 1901
NLB/23/2/206Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society3 June 1902
NLB/48/123Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society21 May 1913
NLB/54/132Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [James Hopwood] Jeans, Chairman of the Mathematics Committee and FRS13 February 1917
NLB/29/151Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society13 July 1904
NLB/29/364Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society, The Gables, Mount Pleasant, Cambridge30 September 1904
NLB/29/347Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society27 September 1904
NLB/29/424Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Ernest William] Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society7 October 1904
NLB/35/156Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society26 April 1907
NLB/35/303Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society14 May 1907
NLB/36/457Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to General Sir Dighton Probyn1 November 1907
NLB/36/452Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Deputy Master of the Mint1 November 1907
NLB/36/505Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society[5] November 1907
NLB/42/142Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr E [Ernest] W [William] Hobson, FRS, The Gables, Mount Pleasant, Cambridge12 April 1910
NLB/38/185Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society24 June 1908
NLB/42/791Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor E [Ernest] W [William] Hobson FRS 12 October 1910
NLB/41/170Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Ernest William] Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society27 October 1909
NLB/41/85Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal SocietyOctober 1909
NLB/42/414Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor E [Ernest] W [William] Hobson FRS, Chairman of Mathematices Sectional Committee8 June 1910
NLB/42/342Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson FRS, The Gables, Mount Pleasant, Cambridge26 May 1910
NLB/41/755Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society21 February 1910
NLB/41/658Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Mathematics Sectional Committee31 January 1910
NLB/44/61Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor E [Ernest] W [William] Hobson FRS1May 1911
NLB/41/668Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Mathematics Committee1 February 1910
NLB/42/495Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor E [Ernest] W [William] Hobson FRS, The Gables, Mount Pleasant, Cambridge21 June 1910
NLB/42/622Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, The Chairman of the Mathematics Committee19 July 1910
NLB/42/726Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor E [Ernest] W [William] Hobson FRS27 September 1910
NLB/44/206Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor E [Ernest] W [William] Hobson FRS25 May 1911
NLB/43/712Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society16 March 1911
NLB/46/117Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society12 June 1912
RR/16/259Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'The asymptotic expansion of integral functions defined by Taylor's series' by Ernest William BarnesNovember 1905
RR/17/266Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'The w-functions - a class of normal functions' by E CunninghamAugust 1908
RR/17/324Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'Functions of positive and negative type' by James MercerApril 1909
RR/18/124Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'On harmonic expansions' by Alfred Cardew DixonJuly 1911
RR/17/417Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'The diffraction of electric waves round a perfectly reflecting obstacle' by Hector Munro MacdonaldDecember 1909
RR/17/415Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'Bessel function of large argument and index' by John Edensor LittlewoodJuly 1909
NLB/54/23Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS23 January 1917
RR/18/63Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'Sturm-Liouville series of normal functions in the theory of integral equations' by James MercerApril 1910
RR/18/100Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'A theory of asymptotic series' by George Neville WatsonApril 1911
NLB/54/54Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [James Hopwood] Jeans, Chairman of the Mathematics Committee and FRS29 January 1917
NLB/54/268Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS19 March 1917
NLB/59/851Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS19 November 1920
RR/20/162Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'On Fourier series and functions of bounded variation' by W H YoungMay 1913
RR/19/151Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'On the formation of usually convergent Fourier series' by William Henry Youngnd [1912]
RR/20/163Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'On a condition that a trigonometrical series should have a certain form' by W H YoungMay 1913
RR/24/90Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'The zeros of bessel functions' by George Neville Watson[November 1917]
RR/24/98Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'On the series of Legendre' by William Henry Young[November 1917]
RR/25/59Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'On non-harmonic trigonometrical series' by William Henry Young[April 1918]
RR/25/27Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'Contribution to the theory of attraction when the force varies as any power of the distance' by Percy Alexander MacMahon and H B C Darling[August 1918]
RR/23/109Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper O'On the ordinary convergence of restricted fourier series' by W H YoungJanuary 1917
NLB/56/550Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS11 March 1919
RR/34/18Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'Generalised sturm-liouville expansions in series of pairs of related functions' by H Horrocks[March 1927]
NLB/59/894Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS26 November 1920
NLB/60/235Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS3 January 1921
NLB/61/730Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS18 October 1921
RR/12/70Second letter from Ernest William Hobson, regarding a paper 'The stresses and strains in isotropic elastic solid ellipsoids in equilibrium under bodily forces derivable from a potential of the second degree' by Charles Chree16 January 1895
RR/12/331Referee's report by William Davidson Niven, on a paper 'On a type of spherical harmonics of unrestricted degree, order, and argument' by Ernest William Hobson28 February 1896
RR/12/348Second referee's report by Ernest William Hobson and William Davidson Niven, on a paper 'On certain functions connected with tesseral harmonics, with applications' by A H Leahy[1895]
RR/12/167Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'On certain functions connected with tesseral harmonics, with applications' by A H Leahynd [1894]
RR/14/4Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper [attributed] 'Tables for the solution of the equation d2y/dx2 + 1/x · dy/dx - (1 + n2/x2) y = 0' by W Steadman Aldisnd [1898]
RR/12/347Letter from Ernest William Hobson, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'On certain functions connected with tesseral harmonics, with applications' by A H Leahy24 April 1895
RR/13/46Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'On a type of spherical harmonics of unrestricted degree, order, and argument' by Ernest William HobsonMarch 1896
RR/12/170Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson and William Davidson Niven, on a paper 'On certain functions connected with tesseral harmonics, with applications' by A H Leahy8 November 1894
RR/13/227Letter from George Howard Darwin, on behalf of the Committee, on a paper 'A Maya calendar inscription, interpreted by Goodman's tables' by Alfred Percival Maudslay to the Secretary of the Royal SocietyJune 1897
RR/12/383Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'Theorems on the attraction of ellipsoids for certain laws of force other than the inverse square' by Edward John Routh12 June 1895
NLB/60/547Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS21 February 1921
NLB/59/871Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS24 November 1920
NLB/59/861Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS22 November 1920
RR/13/179Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'Memoir on the integration of partial differential equations second order in three independent variables when an intermediary integral does not exist in general' by Andrew Russell Forsyth4 January 1898
NLB/60/306Copy letter from F. E. Inglis, Clerk of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS; The Gables, Mount Pleasant, Cambridge14 January 1921
NLB/61/828Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to H. F. Baker Esquire; Walcott, Storey's Way, Cambridge1 November 1921
NLB/61/5Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS, and Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS 26 April 1921
NLB/64/82Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, Chairman of the National Committee for Mathematics and FRS30 January 1923
NLB/57/895Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Herbert McLeod, FRS28 February 1920
RR/12/69Letter from Ernest William Hobson, regarding a paper 'The stresses and strains in isotropic elastic solid ellipsoids in equilibrium under bodily forces derivable from a potential of the second degree' by Charles Chree1 January 1895
NLB/57/897Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WW [William Whitehead] Watts, FRS28 February 1920
NLB/70/848Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS17 October 1927
NLB/73/134Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS19 December 1930
NLB/72/393Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS30 September 1929
NLB/73/92Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS26 November 1930
RR/15/5Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'The theory of the double gamma function' by Ernest William BarnesApril 1900
NLB/13/474Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Secretary, Royal Society23 September 1896
RR/15/75Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'Uber reihen auf der convergenzgrenze' by Emanuel LaskerMay 1900
RR/15/152Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'A memoir on integral functions' by Ernest William BarnesOctober 1901
NLB/16/77Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Henrici, Fellow of the Royal Society26 January 1898
NLB/15/604Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1897
NLB/15/717Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]13 November 1897
NLB/38/335Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ernest William Hobson, Fellow of the Royal Society16 July 1908
RR/12/67Detailed referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'The stresses and strains in isotropic elastic solid ellipsoids in equilibrium under bodily forces derivable from a potential of the second degree' by Charles Chreend [1894]
NLB/16/74Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Henrici, Fellow of the Royal Society26 January 1898
NLB/40/582Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr E [Ernest] W [William] Hobson FRS 30 June 1909
NLB/54New Letter Book volume 54, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration10 January 1917-2 November 1917
RR/12/66Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'The stresses and strains in isotropic elastic solid ellipsoids in equilibrium under bodily forces derivable from a potential of the second degree' by Charles Chree7 November 1894
RR/14/113Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'On the numerical computation of the functions G0(x), G1(x), and Jn(xv¯i)' by W Steadman Aldisnd [August 1899]
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