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Authorised form of nameTravers; Morris William (1872 - 1961)
SurnameTravers
ForenamesMorris William
Dates1872 - 1961
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Kensington, London, England (24 January 1872)
Death:
Stroud, Gloucestershire (25 August 1961)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physical chemistry, cryogenics, industrial chemistry
Education:
DSc (Lond)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/05/1904
RelationshipsGreat-grandson of Thomas Pocock (FRS 1727); brother-in-law of Robert Whytlaw-Gray (FRS 1928)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1963 vol 9 pp 301-313, plate, by C E H Bawn
References:
Sir Harold Hartley, 'The Ramsay Centenary' in NR 1953 vol 10 pp 71-80
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/116218547
Royal Society codeNA3014
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1904/14Travers, Morris William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/004639Travers, Morris Williamnd
RR/15/394Second referee's report by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, on a paper 'The measurements of temperature. Parts I-III' by Morris William Travers, George Senter and Adrien Jaquerod4 July 1902
RR/15/108Referee's report by George Downing Liveing, on a paper 'Argon and its companions' by William Ramsay and Morris William Travers16 December 1900
RR/15/107Referee's report by William Augustus Tilden, on a paper 'Argon and its companions' by William Ramsay and Morris William Travers29 November 1900
RR/15/393Referee's report by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, on a paper 'The measurements of temperature. Parts I-III' by Morris William Travers, George Senter and Adrien JaquerodJuly 1902
RR/15/395Referee's report by Joseph Larmor, on a paper 'The measurements of temperature. Parts I-III' by Morris William Travers, George Senter and Adrien Jaquerod6 July 1902
RR/16/118Referee's report by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, on a paper 'The vapour pressure of liquid Oxygen on the scale of the constant volume Oxygen thermometer filled at different initial pressures' by Morris William Travers and Charles J FoxAugust 1903
NLB/24/590Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr Morris William Travers, [Fellow of the Royal Society]5 June 1902
NLB/24/624Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Morris William] Travers, [Fellow of the Royal Society], University College, Gower Street, W.C.10 June 1902
NLB/25/28Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Morris William Travers, [Fellow of the Royal Society]25 July 1902
RR/17/231Referee's report by Frederick Thomas Trouton, on a paper 'On the absorption of water by cotton and wool' by Morris William Travers[February 1907]
NLB/30/52Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor Morris William Travers, [Fellow of the Royal Society] and , A G C GwyerJanuary 1905
NLB/30/44Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Morris William Travers, Fellow of the Royal Society, University College, Bristol 20 January 1905
NLB/28/260Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Morris William Travers, University College, Bristol 5 February 1904
NLB/33/24Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Morris William Travers, Fellow of the Royal Society18 June 1906
NLB/33/11Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Morris William Travers, Fellow of the Royal Society15 June 1906
NLB/33/395Copy letter from A H White, to Professor Morris William Travers, Fellow of the Royal Society, 8 Saville Place, Clifton, Bristol23 August 1906
NLB/32/566Copy letter from Professor Joseph Larmor, to the Under Secretary of State for India, India Office, S.W.6 April 1906
NLB/33/468Copy letter from A H White, to Professor Morris William Travers, Fellow of the Royal Society, 2 Phillimore Gardens, Kensington10 September 1906
NLB/36/366Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Morris William Travers, Fellow of the Royal Society, 2 Phillimore Gardens18 October 1907
NLB/36/362Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Augustus Tilden, Fellow of the Royal Society18 October 1907
NLB/36/520Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Morris William Travers, Fellow of the Royal Society9 November 1907
NLB/36/465Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Morris William Travers, Fellow of the Royal Society1 November 1907
NLB/46/162Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Morris William] Travers, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1912
NLB/48/496Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Morris William Travers, Fellow of the Royal Society15 July 1913
NLB/54/747Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Harrison & Sons10 September 1917
NLB/51/77Copy letter from the Secretaries of the Royal Society to Dr Morris William Travers7 December 1914
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]
NLB/54/396Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Messrs Harrison & Sons2 May 1917
RR/20/142Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'Borohydrates part II' by Morris William Travers and Ramesh Chandra RayMay 1913
RR/20/143Referee's report by William Jackson Pope, on a paper 'Borohydrates part II' by Morris William Travers and Rames Chandra Ray19 May 1913
RR/20/144Referee's report by Archibald Liversidge, on a paper 'Borohydrates part II' by Morris William Travers and Rames Chandra RayMay 1913
RR/19/140Referee's report by Humphrey Owen Jones, on a paper 'Borohydrates.—Part I' by Morris William Travers and Rames Chandra Ray[May 1912]
RR/21/153Referee's report by William Jackson Pope, on two papers 'Borohydrates.—Part II' and 'Borohydrates.—Part III' by Morris William Travers and others16 June 1914
NLB/63/408Copy letter from unknown correspondent; to Dr. [Morris William] Travers, FRS09 October 1922
RR/47/137Referee's report by Arthur John Allmand, on a paper 'Argon and amorphous carbon, 15° to 710° C' by Morris William Travers27 May 1932
RR/21/152Referee's report by Archibald Liversidge, on two papers 'Borohydrates.—Part II' and 'Borohydrates.—Part III' by Morris William Travers and others27 June 1914
RR/55/51Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on an unnamed paper by P A Bosanquet, A C Carter and Morris William TraversJanuary 1936
NLB/62/255Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Morris William] Travers, FRS12 January 1922
RR/56/101Referee's report by Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers[May 1936]
RR/56/103Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers[November 1935]
RR/56/102Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers14 December 1935
RR/56/105Second referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers18 January 1936
RR/56/104Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers[November 1935]
RR/65/107Referee's report by Gilbert Thomas Morgan, on a paper 'The primary decomposition of ethane, and the reaction between ethane and nitric oxide' by T J Gray, Morris William Travers and F T White14 April 1938
RR/65/109Referee's report by Christopher Kelk Ingold, on a paper 'The primary decomposition of ethane, and the reaction between ethane and nitric oxide' by T J Gray, Morris William Travers and F T WhiteMarch 1938
NLB/62/899Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Morris William] Travers, FRS31 May 1922
RR/45/4Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'Reactions between carbon and certain gases' by W E J Broom and Morris William Travers[September 1931]
RR/45/5Second referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'Reactions between carbon and certain gases' by W E J Broom and Morris William Traversnd [January 1932]
NLB/69/864Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Morris William] Travers, FRS4 November 1916
NLB/71/393Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Morris William] Travers, FRS1 May 1928
NLB/71/937Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Robert Theodore] Gunther, Oxford10 December 1928
NLB/72/733Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Morris William] Travers, FRS28 March 1930
IM/GA/WS/2212Travers, Morris William1946
NLB/21/783Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Morris William Travers, [Fellow of the Royal Society]30 January 1901
NLB/21/653Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Morris William Travers2 January 1901
NLB/32/624Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph Larmor, Secretary, Royal Society24 April 1906
RR/21/154Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on two papers 'Borohydrates.—Part II' and 'Borohydrates.—Part III' by Morris William Travers and others2 December 1914
RR/21/151Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on two papers 'Borohydrates.—Part II' and 'Borohydrates.—Part III' by Morris William Travers and others[June 1914]
RR/44/107Second referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'On the influence of hydrogen on the pyrolysis of ethane and ethylene near 600°.—Part I' by Morris William Travers and L E HockinJanuary 1932
RR/56/100Third referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers14 April 1936
RR/59/8Referee's report by Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of methyl nitrite' by A G Carter and Morris William Travers[October 1936]
RR/65/108Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The primary decomposition of ethane, and the reaction between ethane and nitric oxide' by T J Gray, Morris William Travers and F T WhiteMarch 1938
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