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Authorised form of nameAdam; Neil Kensington (1891 - 1973)
SurnameAdam
ForenamesNeil Kensington
Dates1891 - 1973
Dates and placesBirth:
05 November 1891
Death:
19 July 1973
ActivityEducation:
MA, ScD (Camb)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
16/05/1935
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1974 vol 20 pp 1-26, plate, by A Carrington , G J Hills and K R Webb
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/69821564
Royal Society codeNA4918
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1935/01Adam, Neil Kensington: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PIF/A/6Personal information file: Neil Kensington Adam1959-1973
NLB/64/653Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Neil Kensington] Adam Esq. The University, Sheffield26 May 1923
RR/26/1Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on a paper 'The properties and molecular structure of thin films of palmitic acid on water. Part I' by Neil Kensington Adam[May 1921]
RR/26/2Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The properties and molecular structure of thin films of palmitic acid on water. Part I' by Neil Kensington Adam[April 1921]
RR/28/50Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on a paper 'The structure of thin films.—Part V' by Neil Kensington Adam[May 1923]
RR/28/49Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on a paper 'The structure of thin films. Part IV.—Benzene derivatives. A condition of stability in monomolecular films' by Neil Kensington Adam[May 1923]
RR/27/2Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on a paper 'The properties and molecular structure of thin films. Part III - expanded films' by Neil Kensington Adam19 May 1922
RR/32/5Referee's report by Archibald Vivian Hill, on a paper 'An explanation of the so-called intertraction phenomenon between solutions, and the molecular significance of negative surface tension' by Neil Kensington Adam and G JessopMarch 1925
RR/35/3Referee's report by Alfred Fowler, on a paper 'Note on the explanation of a so-called "intertraction" phenomenon' by Neil Kensington Adam[1927]
RR/33/1Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'A further note upon “intertraction"' by Neil Kensington AdamOctober 1926
RR/52/144Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'On the nature and permeability of chitin II—The permeability of the uncalcified chitin lining the foregut of homarus' by C M Yonge28 November 1935
RR/39/2Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on a paper 'The structure of surface films. Part XIV.?Some esters of fatty acids. Eridence of flexibility in the long chains' by Neil Kensington Adam6 December 1929
RR/44/3Second referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The structure of surface films. Part XVI.—Surface potential measurements on fatty acids on dilute hydrochloric acid' by Neil Kensington Adam and J B HardingNovember 1932
RR/44/1Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on a paper 'The structure of surface films. Part XVI.—Surface potential measurements on fatty acids on dilute hydrochloric acid' by Neil Kensington Adam and J B HardingJuly 1932
RR/44/2Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The structure of surface films. Part XVI.—Surface potential measurements on fatty acids on dilute hydrochloric acid' by Neil Kensington Adam and J B Harding22 June 1932
RR/70/101Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Quantitative studies on the wetting of leaves by water' by Gordon Elliott Fogg1947
RR/47/75Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'The thermodynamics of adsorption at the surface of solutions' by Edward Armand Guggenheim and Neil Kensington AdamSeptember 1932
RR/50/1Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The structure of surface films. Part XX.—Surface potential measurements on nitriles' by Neil Kensington Adam and J B Harding1933
RR/50/2Referee's report by Arthur John Allmand, on a paper 'The structure of surface films. Part XX.—Surface potential measurements on nitriles' by Neil Kensington Adam and J B HardingSeptember 1933
RR/50/3Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The structure of surface films. Part XVIII. -The effect of alkalinity in the underlying solution on films of fatty acids' by Neil Kensington Adam and J G F MillerJune 1933
RR/52/4Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The structure of surface films XXI—Surface potentials of dibasic esters, alcohols, aldoximes, and ketones' by Neil Kensington Adam, James Frederic Danielli and J B HardingJuly 1934
RR/65/24Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'On the formation and structure of multilayers' by J J Bikerman1938
RR/52/145Second referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'On the nature and permeability of chitin II—The permeability of the uncalcified chitin lining the foregut of homarus' by C M YongeJanuary 1936
RR/54/42Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Measurements of adsorption at the air-water interface by the microtome method' by James William McBain and Robert C SwainJanuary 1936
RR/55/55Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Physical properties of surfaces - III—The surface temperature of sliding metals - The temperature of lubricated surfaces' by Frank Philip Bowden and K E W RidlerDecember 1935
RR/57/68Referee's report by Samuel Sugden, on a paper 'A rapid method for determining the lowering of tension of exposed water surfaces, with some observations on the surface tension of the sea and of Inland waters' by Neil Kensington Adam[December 1936]
RR/70/194Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The adsorption of direct dyes on cellulose' by R H Peters and T Vickerstaff1947
RR/61/2Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Reaction kinetics in films. The hydrolysis of long-chain esters' by A E Alexander and Eric Keightley RidealAugust 1937
RR/60/58Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Photochemical reactions in monolayers I—Photochemical properties of the ketoimino linkage' by Eric Keightley Rideal and Joseph Stanley MitchellDecember 1936
RR/62/10Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Molecular interaction in monolayers II—The action of haemolytic and agglutinating agents on lipo-protein monolayers' by J H Schulman and Eric Keightley Rideal[October 1936]
RR/62/9Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Molecular interaction in monolayers: I—complexes between large molecules' by J H Schulman and Eric Keightley Rideal[October 1936]
RR/65/232Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Molecular interaction in monolayers III. Complex formation in lipoid monolayers by J H Schulman and E StenhagenSeptember 1938
RR/65/1Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Interaction between adsorbed substances of simple constitution, and insoluble monolayers' by Neil Kensington Adam, F A Askew and Kenneth G A PankhurstDecember 1938
RR/65/189Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The photochemistry of proteins' by Joseph Stanley Mitchell and Eric Keightley RidealJune 1938
RR/71/96Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The kinetic salt effect in monolayer reactions' by J T Davies and Eric Keightley Rideal[1948]
RR/72/167Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Spontaneous emulsification of pure xylene in an aqueous solution through mere adsorption of a detergent in the interface' by A Kaminski and James William McBain1949
RR/68/2Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on two papers 'The role of hydrogen bonds in condensed monolayers' and 'A proposed general structure for condensed monomolecular films' by A E Alexander[1941]
RR/68/3Letter from Neil Kensington Adam, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding two papers 'The role of hydrogen bonds in condensed monolayers' and 'A proposed general structure for condensed monomolecular films' by A E Alexander17 June 1941
RR/68/4Letter from Neil Kensington Adam, to John David Griffith Davies, regarding two papers 'The role of hydrogen bonds in condensed monolayers' and 'A proposed general structure for condensed monomolecular films' by A E Alexander29 June 1941
RR/67/267Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'On the structure of multilayers. Part I' by G Knott, J H Schulman and A F WellsJuly 1940
RR/72/168Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The adsorption of vapours on mercury. IV. Surface potentials and chemisorption' by Charles Kemball1949
RR/68/103Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Surface energy relations in liquid/solid systems I. The adhesion of liquids to solids and a new method of determining the surface tension of liquids' by G Macdougall and C Ockrent13 September 1941
RR/69/191Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The adsorption of vapours on mercury III. Polar substances' by Charles Kemball1946
RR/68/236Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Freezing-points of solutions of typical colloidal electrolytes; soaps, sulphonates, sulphates and bile salt' by Stewart A Johnston and James William McBain[1942]
RR/69/194Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on two papers 'The adsorption of vapours on mercury. Parts I and II' by Charles Kemball and Eric Keightley Rideal1945
RR/68/418Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The biological activity of phenolic compounds. The effect of surface active substances upon the penetration of hexyl resorcinol into Ascaris lumbricoides var. suis' by A E Alexander and A R Trim[1944]
RR/71/60Letter from Neil Kensington Adam, regarding a paper 'The electrokinetic potential of barium sulphate' by A S Buchanan and E Heymann6 May 1948
RR/68/457Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Reversible adsorption of proteins at the oil/water interface I. Preferential adsorption of proteins at charged oil/water interfaces' by J J Elkes, A C Frazer, J H Schulman and H C Stewart[1944]
RR/68/472Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The combination of fibrous proteins with acids. II. The adsorption of dye anions' by Geoffrey Alan Gilbert[1944]
RR/70/98Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on two papers 'Electroviscosity. Parts I and II' by G A H Elton1947
RR/70/32Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Determination of the viscosity of molten salts by a capillary method. The system cadmium chloride-cadmium bromide' by H Bloom, B S Harrap and E Heymann1947
RR/70/102Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'On the calculation of surface tension from measurements of pendant drops' by S Fordham1947
RR/71/59Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The electrokinetic potential of barium sulphate' by A S Buchanan and E Heymann[1948]
RR/72/108Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Electroviscosity III. Sedimentation phenomena in ionic liquids' by G A H Elton1949
NLB/69/702Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Registrar, the University, Sheffield27 August 1926
NLB/69/901Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Neil Kensington] Adam, The University, Sheffield12 November 1926
NLB/69/618Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Manager, Barclays's Bank, Ltd. Glossop Road, Sheffield25 June 1926
NLB/69/895Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Neil Kensington] Adam, Esq., Sheffield10 November 1926
NLB/71/520Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mrs. [Winifred] Adam, Sheffield26 June 1928
NLB/71/78Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Neil Kensington] Adam Esq., the University, Sheffield21 December 1927
NLB/69/932Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Registrar [Mr.Gibson], the Universirty, Sheffield19 November 1926
NLB/69/707Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Registrar, the University, Sheffield30 August 1926
NLB/71/312Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Neil Kensington] Adam Esq., Sheffield27 March 1928
NLB/71/406Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Neil Kensington] Adam Esq., the University, Sheffield3 May 1928
IM/GA/WS/1922Adam, Neil Kensingtonnd
IM/000024Adam, Neil Kensingtonnd
RR/27/1Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on a paper 'The properties and molecular structure of thin films. Part II - condensed films' by Neil Kensington Adam19 May 1922
RR/50/4Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on a paper 'The structure of surface films. Part XVIII. -The effect of alkalinity in the underlying solution on films of fatty acids' by Neil Kensington Adam and J G F Miller26 June 1933
RR/64/109Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Spontaneous emulsification, and reactions overshooting equilibrium' by James William McBain and Ts-ming Woo[June 1937]
RR/68/354Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The combination of fibrous proteins with acids' by Geoffrey Alan Gilbert and Eric Keightley Rideal[1943]
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