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Authorised form of nameBroun; John Allan (1817 - 1879)
Dates1817 - 1879
NationalityBritish
Place of birthDumfries, Scotland
Date of birth21 September 1817
Date of death22 November 1879
ActivityCareer:
Astronomer to the Rajah of Travancore; Director of the Makerstoun Observatory.
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/06/1853
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1878
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1879-1880 vol 30 pp iii-vi
References:
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/91957278
Royal Society codeNA3813
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/12/87Memorandum by JA Broun on the '4th and 5th heads of inquiry proposed by the Board of Trade'c.1876
MM/11/186Letter from G B Airy, Royal Observatory Greenwich, to J F W Herschel24 October 1849
MM/11/184Letter from Edward Sabine, Woolwich, to J F W Herschel29 September 1846
MM/11/185Letter from Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College Dublin, to J F W Herschel20 October 1846
MM/15/69Letter from J A Broun to George Gabriel Stokes4 June 1877
M/140Royal Medal1878
MS/119/2/125Drawing and description of apparatus by John Allan Broun19th century
RR/4/25Referee's report by Humphrey Lloyd, on a paper 'On the bifalar magnetometer' by John Allan Broun11 April 1860
RR/7/486Letter from John Allan Broun, on a paper 'On the variations of the daily range of atmospheric temperature as recorded at the Kew Observatory' by Balfour Stewart30 August 1876
AP/58/4/5Unpublished letter, regarding 'On a secular variation in the rainfall in connection with the secular variation in the amount of sun-spots' from John Allan Broun to George Gabriel Stokes8 January 1877
RR/7/487Referee's report by John Allan Broun, on a paper 'On the variations of the daily range of atmospheric temperature as recorded at the Kew Observatory' by Balfour Stewart1876
RR/7/482Referee's report by John Allan Broun, on a paper 'A contribution to terrestrial magnetism; being the record of observations of the magnetic inclination, or dip, made during the voyage of H. M. S. ‘Iron Duke’ to China and Japan 1871-75' by Charles Frederick Alexander Shadwell1876
RR/7/437Referee's report by Balfour Stewart, on a paper 'On the variations of the daily mean horizontal force of the earth's magnetism produced by the suns rotation and the moon's synodical and tropical revolutions' by John Allan Broun12 January 1876
RR/8/63Referee's report by John Allan Broun, on a paper 'A contribution to terrestrial magnetism; being the record of observations of the magnetic inclination, or dip, made during the voyage of H. M. S. ‘Iron Duke’ to China and Japan, &c., 1871-75' by Charles Frederick Alexander Shadwell30 July 1877
MC/10/165Letter from John Allan Broun, 4 Abercorn Place, London, to Dr J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society4 November 1874
EC/1853/03Broun, John Allan: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/4/389Copy letter from Michael Foster, to John Arthur Godley, Under Secretary of State for India, India Office, S.W.8 May 1890
MS/119/2/126Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd12 September 1842
MC/10/231Letter from John Allan Broun, 4 Abercorn Place, to G G [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society22 March 1875
RR/4/24Referee's report by Edward Sabine, on a paper 'On the bifalar magnetometer' by John Allan Broun9 May 1860
RR/4/26Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'On the bifalar magnetometer' by John Allan Broun25 April 1860
MS/257/1/243Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun Observatory to [Edward Sabine] 7 August 1843
MS/257/1/246Letter from John Allan Broun, Lausanne, Switzerland to Edward Sabine 16 January 1867
MC/5/118Letter from John Allan Broun, Trevandrum Observatory, Travancore, India, to the Secretary of the Royal Society17 September 1853
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
MS/257/1/245Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Edward Sabine11 November 1847
MC/7/225Letter from John Wilson, Bombay, to Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society6 June 1865
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
MS/119/2/146Letter from John Allan Broun, 9 Abercorn Place, London to Humphrey Lloyd15 February 1878
MS/119/2/137Incomplete letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd19th century
MS/119/2/135Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd26 October 1846
MS/119/2/141Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd7 July 1846
MS/119/2/129Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey LloydSeptember 1843
MS/257/1/249Letter from John Allan Broun, Stuttgart to Edward Sabine22 October 1870
MS/119/2/136Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd7 August 1845
MS/119/2/143Letter from John Allan Broun, 9 Abercorn Place, London to Humphrey Lloyd2 February 1878
MS/119/2/148Letter from John Allan Broun, 9 Abercorn Place, London to Humphrey Lloyd28 May 1878
MS/119/2/128Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd19th century
MS/257/1/248Letter from John Allan Broun, Stuttgart to Edward Sabine5 October 1870
MS/119/2/145Letter from John Allan Broun, 9 Abercorn Place, London to Humphrey Lloyd13 February 1878
MS/119/2/131Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd22 June 1846
MC/10/206Letter from John Allan Broun, 4 Abercorn Place, London, to G G [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society25 January 1875
MC/10/207Letter from John Allan Broun, 4 Abercorn Place, London, to G G [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society25 January 1875
MS/119/2/138Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd3 April 1843
MS/119/2/130Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd9 October 1845
MS/119/2/134Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd7 August 1846
MS/119/2/139Copy of a letter from Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin to John Allan Broun15 April 1843
MS/119/2/144Letter from John Allan Broun, 9 Abercorn Place, London to Humphrey Lloyd8 February 1878
MS/119/2/140Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd1 June 1846
MS/119/2/142Letter from John Allan Broun, 9 Abercorn Place, London to Humphrey Lloyd21 December 1877
MS/119/2/127Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd23 June 1846
MC/10/345Letter from John Allan Broun, 4 Abercorn Place, London, to G G [George Gabriel] Stokes, [Secretary of the Royal Society]4 February 1876
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
MS/257/1/247Letter from John Allan Broun, Stuttgart to Edward Sabine15 September 1870
MS/257/1/244Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Edward Sabine12 October 1847
MS/257/1/242Letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Sir Thomas Macdougall Brisbane29 April 1843
MS/257/1/240Copy of part of a letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to James David Forbes 18 March 1843
MC/11/278Letter from John Allan Broun, 9 Abercorn Place, to W [Walter] White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society2 December 1878
MC/12/2Letter from C E D Black, India Office, to [William] Spottiswoode, [President of the Royal Society]3 January 1880
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
MC/12/5Letter from J Broun, 9 Abercorn Place, to the Royal Society12 January 1880
MC/12/88Letter from Alfred Forbes Broun, 9 Abercorn Place, to W [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]24 August 1880
MC/12Volume 12 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1880-1883
MS/257/1/241Copy of a letter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd3 April 1843
RR/7/438Referee's report by John Couch Adams, on a paper 'On the variations of the daily mean horizontal force of the earth's magnetism produced by the suns rotation and the moon's synodical and tropical revolutions' by John Allan Broun1876
RR/7/481Letter from John Allan Broun, on a paper 'A contribution to terrestrial magnetism; being the record of observations of the magnetic inclination, or dip, made during the voyage of H. M. S. ‘Iron Duke’ to China and Japan 1871-75' by Charles Frederick Alexander Shadwell31 August 1876
MC/15/79Letter from [Arthur] Godley, India Office, Westminster, to the Secretary of the Royal Society30 May 1890
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