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Authorised form of nameGregory; Sir; Richard Arman (1864 - 1952)
SurnameGregory
ForenamesRichard Arman
Dates1864 - 1952
Dates and placesBirth:
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England (29 January 1864)
Death:
15 September 1952
ActivityEducation:
Wesleyan School, Baptist Mills, Bristol; Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, Bristol; Royal College of Science, London; DSc (University of Leeds); DSc (Bristol University); LLD St Andrew's University
Career:
Assistant, Physical Laboratory, Clifton College, Bristol; Science Demonstrator, HM Dockyard School, Portsmouth (1888); Assistant to Sir Norman Lockyer (1869); Computer to the Solar Physics Committee; Professor of Astronomy, Queen's College, Harley Street, London; Assistant Editor, 'Nature' (1893-1919); Editor, 'Nature' (1919); President, Education Science Section, British Association (1922)
Honours:
Kt 1919; Bt 1931
Memberships:
Fellow of the Institute of Journalists
Royal Society activityMembership:
Statute 12
Election Date:
22/06/1933
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1952-1953 vol 8 pp 411-417, plate, by F J M Stratton
References:
Sir Brian Pippard, FRS, 'Schoolmaster-Fellows and the campaign for science education' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 63-81, plate
N R Ingram, 'All that you can't leave behind' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 177-184
R Singh and F Riess, 'The nobel laureate Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman FRS and his contacts with the British Scientific community in a social and political context' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 47-64
Royal Society codeNA3400
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1933/22Gregory, Sir Richard Arman: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001782Gregory, Sir Richard Armannd
IM/001781Gregory, Sir Richard Armannd
NLB/16/363Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to R A Gregory23 March 1898
NLB/50/187Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to R A Gregory19 May 1914
NLB/54/523Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [Richard Arman] Gregory, FRS8 June 1917
MS/928/4/1/7Letter, Richard Arman Gregory, The Manor House, Middleton on Sea, near Bognor Regis, to Robert John Strutt, 4th Baron Rayleigh28 June 1944
NLB/56/279Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Richard Arman] Gregory, FRS6 January 1919
NLB/56/245Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Richard Arman] Gregory, FRS20 December 1918
MS/928/4/1/8Biographical notes, 'Charles Vernon Boys', by Richard Arman GregoryJune 1944
NLB/65/351Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, FRS19 October 1923
NLB/57/743Copy letter from the Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Editor, Nature, [Sir Richard Arman Gregory, FRS]30 January 1920
NLB/65/20Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Arman] Gregory, C/O Messrs. Macmillan & Co. Ltd.; St. Martin's Street, W.C.2.10 July 1923
NLB/65/489Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Oliver [Joseph] Lodge, FRS6 November 1923
NLB/7/66Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Richard Arman Gregory, 11 Southey Road, Wimbledon, S.W.19 November 1892
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