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Authorised form of nameRambaut; Arthur Alcock (1859 - 1923)
Dates1859 - 1923
NationalityBritish
Place of birthWaterford
Date of birth21 September 1859
Date of death21 September 1859[?]
Research fieldAstronomy
ActivityEducation:
Royal School, Armagh; Trinity College, Dublin. MA; ScD (Dublin)
Career:
Assistant Science Master, Royal School, Armagh (1881); Assistant to Robert S Ball (FRS 1873), at Dunsink Observatory (1882-1892); Andrews Professor of Astronomy, Dublin; Astronomer Royal of Ireland (1892-1897); Radcliffe Observer, Oxford (1897-1923); died in a nursing home after a long illness
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election14/06/1900
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1924 vol 106 pp ix-xii signed by F W D
Royal Society codeNA2892
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/20/801Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur Alcock Rambaut, Fellow of the Royal Society10 July 1900
IM/Maull/003728Rambart, Arthur Alcocknd
NLB/5/645Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the Secretary, the Admiralty, S.W.31 July 1891
RR/15/104Referee's report by John Perry, on a paper 'Underground temperature at Oxford in the year 1899 as determined by five platinum resistance thermometers' by Arthur Alcock Rambaut5 June 1900
RR/15/255Referee's report by Arthur Alcock Rambaut, on a paper 'The seasonal variation of atmospheric temperature in the British Isles and its relation in wind-direction' by William Napier Shaw and R Waley Cohen13 July 1901
NLB/22/338Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Arthur Alcock] Rambaut, Fellow of the Royal Society, Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford25 April 1901
NLB/22/349Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur [Alcock] Rambaut, Fellow of the Royal Society, Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford29 April 1901
NLB/21/503Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur Alcock Rambaut, Fellow of the Royal Society28 November 1900
NLB/22/485Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Arthur Alcock] Rambaut, Fellow of the Royal Society, Radcliffe Observatory22 May 1901
NLB/43/117Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur Alcock Rambaut, Fellow of the Royal Society7 November 1910
NLB/34/147Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur Alcock Rambaut, Fellow of the Royal Society5 December 1906
NLB/42/589Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr A [Arthur Alcock] Rambaut FRS 11 July 1910
NLB/42/746Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr A [Arthur] A [Alcock] Rambaut FRS 29 September 1910
NLB/46/489Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Arthur Alcock] Rambaut, Fellow of the Royal Society9 August 1912
NLB/47/488Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr A [Arthur Alcock] Rambaut FRS7 February 1913
NLB/50/358Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Arthur Alcock] Rambaut, Fellow of the Royal Society24 June 1914
NLB/50/343Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Arthur Alcock] Rambaut, Fellow of the Royal Society22 June 1914
NLB/67/122Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frank Dyson, FRS28 October 1924
NLB/50/281Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur [Alcock] Rambaut, Fellow of the Royal Society9 June 1914
NLB/55/247Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Arthur Alcock] Rambaut, FRS04 February 1918
NLB/65/352Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frank [Watson] Dyson, FRS19 October 1923
NLB/65/388Copy letter from Charles [Scott] Sherrington, President of the Royal Society; to Mrs Rambaut25 October 1923
EC/1900/12Rambaut, Arthur Alcock: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/15/106Referee's report by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, on a paper 'Underground temperature at Oxford in the year 1899 as determined by five platinum resistance thermometers' by Arthur Alcock RambautJune 1900
RR/15/105Referee's report by Charles Chree, on a paper 'Underground temperature at Oxford in the year 1899 as determined by five platinum resistance thermometers' by Arthur Alcock Rambaut19 June 1900
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