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Authorised form of nameHunt; Robert (1807 - 1887); mineralogist
Dates1807 - 1887
NationalityBritish
Place of birthPlymouth Dock [Devonport, Devon, England]
Date of birth06 September 1807
Place of deathChelsea, London
Date of death17 October 1887
ActivityCareer:
Professor of Mechanical Science, Government School of Mines; Keeper of Mining Records, Museum of Practical Geology
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election01/06/1854
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1889-1890 vol 47 pp i-ii signed by A G
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/100164051
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
MS/426/218Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to R [Robert] Hunt Esq28 September 1846
MC/4/156Letter from Robert Hunt, Museum of Economic Geology, 6 Craig's Court, to the Royal Society24 September 1846
NLB/1/484Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Robert Hunt, Fellow of the Royal Society28 June 1887
MS/426/226Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to R [Robert] Hunt Esq29 October 1846
MC/10/361Letter from H W [Henry William] Bristow and Robert Hunt, Geological Survey Office, 28 Jermyn Street, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society3 March 1876
RR/1/109Referee's report by William Robert Grove, on an unnamed paper by Robert Hunt[c. 1840]
NLB/3/212Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society10 April 1889
PT/23/8Paper, '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 Hunt5 May 1840
MC/4/159Letter from Robert Hunt, Museum of Economic Geology, 6 Craig's Court, toCharles Richard Weld, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]22 October 1846
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
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]
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
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