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Authorised form of namePowell; Baden (1796 - 1860)
SurnamePowell
ForenamesBaden
Dates1796 - 1860
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Stamford Hill, London, England (22 August 1796)
Death:
Stanhope Street, Hyde Park Gardens, London (11 June 1860)
Burial:
Kensal Green cemetery, London
ActivityProfession:
Clergyman, Church of England
Research Field:
Physics
Education:
MA
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
13/05/1824
Council:
VP 1853-1855
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1860-1862 vol 11 pp xxvi-xxix
References:
Sir Gavin de Beer, ed, 'Some Unpublished Letters of Charles Darwin' in NR 1959 vol 14 pp 12-66
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/25410342
Royal Society codeNA5476
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/31/18Supplement to a paper on the theory of certain bands seen in the Spectrum 1848
AP/11/17An experimental enquiry into the nature f the radiant heating effedts from terrestrial sources[1824]
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
AP/33/22Remarks on certain points in experiments on the Diffraction of Light 1851
AP/19/15A new method of dicovering the equations of caustics1835
MS/710/85Letter from Baden Powell, Oxford, to Robert Were Fox, Falmouth22 January 1838
AP/3/12Experiments on the heating power of the Prismatic raysnd
MM/21/61Letter from Baden Powell to Richard Owen27 May 1850
AP/12/19An Account of some prismatic experiments17/11/1825
AP/11/16Further experiments respecting the exterior heating effect of the prismatic spectrumnd
AP/39/4On the Causes of the Great Variation among the Different Measures of the Earth's Mean Density1856
MS/743/1/34Letter from Baden Powell, 6 Stanhope Street, Hyde Park Gardens, to John Hall Gladstone11 June 1859
AP/11/15An account of some further experiments on the heating power of the prismatic rays1822
RR/3/69Referee's report by Baden Powell, on a paper 'Researches on the velocities of currents of air in vertical tubes, due to the presence of aqueous vapour in the atmosphere' by W D Chowne10 October 1855
RR/3/88Referee's report by Baden Powell on a paper, 'On the influence of temperature on the refraction of light' by John Hall Gladstone and T P Dale18 October 1858
RR/2/98Referee's report by Baden Powell, on a paper 'Further researches into the properties of the sulphate of lodo-quinine or Herapathite, more especially in regard to its crystallography, with additional facts concerning its optical relations' by William Bird Herapath26 April 1854
RR/2/62Referee's report by Baden Powell, on a paper 'Sur la théorie de I'orientation du plan oscillatoire du pendule simple, et son application à la recherche de I'aplatissement du sphéroide terrestre' by M Oliveira [Baptiste d'Oliveira on index card]15 March 1854
RR/1bis/18Referee's report by Baden Powell, on a paper 'On the diurnal temperature of the Earth’s surface, and the discussion of a simple formula for ascertaining the same' by S M Drach20 April 1842
RR/1/234Referee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on two unnamed papers by George Gabriel Stokes and Baden Powell[c.1848]
RR/1/77Referee's report by Baden Powell, on a paper 'On the physics of media that are composed of free and perfectly elastic molecules in a state of motion' by John James Waterston[1846]
RR/1/188Referee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'On the theory of the dark bands formed in the solar spectrum from partial interception by transparent plates' by Baden Powell21 May 1840
RR/2/190Referee's report by Baden Powell, on a paper 'Theory of the reciprocal action between the solar rays and the different media by which they are reflected, refracted, or absorbed; in the course of which various optical laws and phenomena are elucidated and explained' by Joseph Power21 July 1853
RR/2/191Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'Remarks on certain points in experiments on the diffraction of light' by Baden Powell5 April 1852
RR/1bis/20Second referee's report by Baden Powell, on a paper 'On the diurnal temperature of the Earth’s surface, and the discussion of a simple formula for ascertaining the same' by S M Drach8 June 1842
RR/1bis/22Third referee's report by Baden Powell, on a paper 'On the diurnal temperature of the Earth’s surface, and the discussion of a simple formula for ascertaining the same' by S M Drach28 May 1843
RR/1bis/36Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'Observations on certain cases of elliptic polarization of light by reflexion' by Baden Powell7 March 1843
RR/1/155Referee's report by Baden Powell, on a paper 'On the total reflection from the surface of any crystal' by Michael Macann12 March 1848
MS/426/344Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to G G [George Gabriel] Stokes Esq15 November 1848
MS/426/433Copy letter from S [Samuel] Hunter Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr Lloyd; to [George Biddell] Airy; to Sir D [David] Brewster; to J [John Frederick William] Herschel; to Prof [James David] Forbes; W H [William Hallowes] Miller; Baden Powell; and Dr Thewell16 November 1850
RR/2/192Referee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'Remarks on certain points in experiments on the diffraction of light' by Baden PowellDecember 1851
EC/1824/09Powell, Baden: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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