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Authorised form of nameHunt; Robert (1807 - 1887); Scientific Writer
SurnameHunt
ForenamesRobert
Dates1807 - 1887
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Plymouth Dock (Devonport), Devon, England (06 September 1807)
Death:
Chelsea, London (17 October 1887)
ActivityCareer:
Professor of Mechanical Science, Government School of Mines; Keeper of Mining Records, Museum of Practical Geology
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
1/06/1854
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1889-1890 vol 47 pp i-ii signed by A G
Royal Society codeNA3789
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1854/07Hunt, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/710/57Letter from Robert Hunt, Jermyn Street, London, to Robert Were Fox21 May 1873
MS/710/63Letter from Robert Knowles, 11 Queen's Gardens, Lancaster Gate, to [Anna Maria] Fox10 August 1875
MS/710/56Letter from Robert Hunt, Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street, London, to Robert Were Fox 13 April 1855
NLB/1/484Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Robert Hunt, Fellow of the Royal Society28 June 1887
RR/1/109Referee's report by William Robert Grove, on an unnamed paper by Robert Hunt[c. 1840]
RR/1/110Referee's report by John Fredrick William Herschel, on a paper 'On the influence of iodine in rendering several Argentine compounds, spread on paper, sensitive to light, and on a new method of producing, with greater distinctness, the photographic image' by Robert Hunt[1840]
MS/426/226Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to R [Robert] Hunt Esq29 October 1846
MS/426/218Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to R [Robert] Hunt Esq28 September 1846
NLB/3/212Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society10 April 1889
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