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Authorised form of nameBroun; John Allan (1817 - 1879)
SurnameBroun
ForenamesJohn Allan
Dates1817 - 1879
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Dumfries, Scotland (21 September 1817)
Death:
22 November 1879
ActivityCareer:
Astronomer to the Rajah of Travancore; Director of the Makerstoun Observatory.
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/06/1853
Medals/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
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
RR/4/26Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'On the bifalar magnetometer' by John Allan Broun25 April 1860
RR/4/25Referee's report by Humphrey Lloyd, on a paper 'On the bifalar magnetometer' by John Allan Broun11 April 1860
RR/4/24Referee's report by Edward Sabine, on a paper 'On the bifalar magnetometer' by John Allan Broun9 May 1860
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/7/437Referee'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/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/7/486Letter 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
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
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
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
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
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