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Authorised form of nameWhetham; Sir; William Cecil Dampier (1867 - 1952)
Other forms of nameWhetham, William Cecil Dampier
Dampier-Whetham, William Cecil
SurnameWhetham
ForenamesWilliam Cecil Dampier
Dates1867 - 1952
Dates and placesBirth:
27 December 1867
Death:
11 December 1952
ActivityEducation:
MA
Honours:
Kt 1931
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1901
Council:
VP 1925-1927
RelationshipsBorn William Cecil Dampier Whetham. Changed surname to that of his mother's family - Dampier (1931)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1954 vol 9 pp 55-63, plate, by G I Taylor, with a note by E H E Havelock
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/14853495
Royal Society codeNA2257
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/D1/42George Dampier, dated at Exmouth, to William Dampier23 February 1697
EL/D1/41George Dampier, dated at Exmouth, to William Dampier10 November 1697
MDA/A/7/3Letter from J H Clapham of Kings College, Cambridge to Sir Henry Dale PRS28 May 1942
NLB/6/1177Copy letter from Herbert Rix, from William Cecil Dampier Whetham, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Trinity College, Cambridge5 November 1892
NLB/7/58Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, [Fellow of the Royal Society]18 November 1892
NLB/7/42Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Trinity College, Cambridge15 November 1892
RR/15/134Referee's report by Frederick Thomas Trouton, on a paper 'The ionisation of dilute solution at the freezing point' by William Cecil Dampier WhethamMarch 1900
RR/15/133Referee's report by William Ramsay, on a paper 'The ionisation of dilute solution at the freezing point' by William Cecil Dampier WhethamFebruary 1900
RR/15/259Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'The measurement of ionic velocities' by Bertram Dillon SteeleJune 1901
RR/15/260Second referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'The measurement of ionic velocities' by Bertram Dillon Steele30 August 1901
RR/16/59Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'The diffusion of salts in aqueous solution' by J C GrahamJune 1903
RR/16/148Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'Saturated solutions' by Randal Thomas Mowbray Rawdon BerkeleyApril 1904
RR/16/226Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on the Bakerian Lecture 'The succession of changes in radio-active bodies' by Ernest RutherfordAugust 1904
RR/16/221Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'The decomposition of ammonia by heat' by E P Perman and G A S AtkinsonMay 1904
RR/16/225Referee's report by Joseph Larmor, on the Bakerian Lecture 'The succession of changes in radio-active bodies' by Ernest Rutherford25 August 1904
RR/16/294Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'The accurate measurement of ionic velocities' by R B Denison and Bertram Dillon SteeleOctober 1905
RR/16/271Referee's report by William Champion Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'Ionic sizes in relation to the conductivity of electrolytes' by W R BonsfieldFebruary 1905
NLB/28/285Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, Fellow of the Royal Society11 February 1904
RR/16/235Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'Theory of amphoteric electrolytes' by James Walker7 February 1904
RR/16/392Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'The halogen hydrides as conducting solvents, parts I, II, III, and IV' by D McIntosh, Bertram Dillon Steele, and E H ArchibaldFebruary 1905
NLB/20/357Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 5 St Peter's Terrace, Cambridge2 April 1900
NLB/23/1/42Copy letter from Thedore E James, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, Fellow of the Royal Society, 5 St Peter's Terrace, Cambridge28 August 1901
NLB/20/225Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, [Fellow of the Royal Society]28 February 1900
NLB/26/788Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, William Cecil Dampier Whetham, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1903
NLB/28/293Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison], to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]12 February 1904
NLB/28/327Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, Fellow of the Royal Society19 February 1904
NLB/33/405Copy letter from A H White, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, Fellow of the Royal Society, Upwater Lodge, Cambridge24 August 1906
NLB/36/75Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to William Cecil Dampier-Whetham, Fellow of the Royal Society3 August 1907
NLB/32/821Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, Fellow of the Royal Society31 May 1906
NLB/36/340Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, Fellow of the Royal Society, Upwater Lodge, Cambridge15 October 1907
NLB/36/672Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Albert Charles Seward, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee25 November 1907
NLB/36/731Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Albert Charles Seward, Fellow of the Royal Society9 December 1907
NLB/36/746Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Albert Charles Seward, Fellow of the Royal Society11 December 1907
NLB/38/122Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, Fellow of the Royal Society17 June 1908
NLB/41/750Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, Fellow of the Royal Society19 February 1910
NLB/41/695Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, Fellow of the Royal Society7 February 1910
RR/17/104Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'The law of distribution in the case in which one of the phases possesses mechanical rigidity: Adsorption and occlusion' by Morris William Travers[April 1906]
RR/17/140Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'On the production, liberation and distribution of the spores of Hymenomycetes' by Arthur Henry Reginald Buller[December 1907]
RR/17/218Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'The silver voltameter' by Frank Edward Smith, Thomas Mather and Thomas Martin Lowry[August 1907]
RR/17/216Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'The normal Weston cadmium cell' by Frank Edward Smith[August 1907]
RR/21/30Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'Note on osmotic pressure' by William Robert Bousfield[January 1914]
RR/27/87Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier, on a paper 'The periodic opacity of certain colloids in progressively increasing concentrations of electrolytes' by J HolkerSeptember 1922
NLB/61/879Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Cecil Dampier] Whetham Esquire, FRS8 November 1921
RR/12/404Referee's report by Oliver Joseph Lodge, on a paper 'On the velocities of the ions' by William Cecil Dampier Whetham23 May 1895
RR/12/405Referee's report by John Henry Poynting, on a paper 'On the velocities of the ions' by William Cecil Dampier Whetham28 May 1895
NLB/62/684Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Cecil Dampier] Whetham Esquire, FRS6 April 1922
NLB/71/782Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Registrar, University College, Exeter2 November 1928
RR/30/24Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'Activity-measurement by the partition method.—I' by Bernard Cavanagh[April 1924]
NLB/70/145Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Cecil Dampier] Wetham Esq., FRS12 January 1927
NLB/70/185Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Cecil] Dampier Wetham Esq., FRS25 January 1927
NLB/70/597Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Cecil] Dampier-Wetham Esq., FRS31 May 1927
NLB/72/234Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Cecil] Dampier-Wetham Esq., FRS; Upwater Lodge, Cambridge3 June 1929
EC/1901/15Dampier, Sir William Cecil: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001050Dampier, Sir William Cecil Dampiernd
NLB/7/75Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Cecil Dampier Whetham, [Fellow of the Royal Society]22 November 1892
RR/16/149Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'The electrical conductivity and other properties of Sodium Hydroxide in aqueous solution as elucidating the mechanism of conduction' by William Robert Bousfield and Thomas Martin LowryJune 1904
RR/16/405Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'Galvanic cells produced by the action of light. The chemical statics & dynamics of reversible and irreversible systems under the influence of light (second communication)' by Meyer WildermanOctober 1905
NLB/54/225Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Hugh Longbourne] Callendar, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Committee and FRS8 March 1917
NLB/54/281Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Hugh Longbourne] Callendar, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Committee and FRS 21 March 1917
NLB/66/387Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS30 April 1924
NLB/32/879Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Hugh Longbourne Callendar, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Committee11 June 1906
RR/28/46Referee's report by William Cecil Dampier Whetham, on a paper 'Sources of error in the measurement of the electrical charge of colloidal particles by the method of moving boundaries: an improved method based on a direct measurement of the potential gradient across the boundary' by Jnanendra Nath Mukherjee[October 1922]
NLB/68/746Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Cecil Dampier] Wetham Esq., FRS; also circulated to Sir James [Colquhoun] Irvine; Sir Thomas Lewis; Professor [John Charles Grant] Ledingham; Professor [James Peter] Hill; Professor [Edmund Johnston] Garwood; Professor [Frederick Alexander] Lindemann; [John Edensor] Littlewood Esq.; Sir [Robert] Robertson29 October 1925
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