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Authorised form of nameWood; Robert Williams (1868 - 1955)
SurnameWood
ForenamesRobert Williams
Dates1868 - 1955
Dates and placesBirth:
02 May 1868
Death:
11 August 1955
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
26/06/1919
Medals/Prizes:
Rumford Medal 1938
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1956 vol 2 pp 327-345, plate, by G H Dieke
References:
J C D Brand, 'The Discovery of the Raman Effect' in NR 1989 vol 43 pp 1-23
R Singh and F Riess, 'The nobel laureate Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman FRS and his contacts with the British Scientific community in a social and political context' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 47-64
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/29600638
Royal Society codeNA5783
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/004988Wood, Robert Williams1937
IM/007141Group photograph1911
NLB/20/687Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons, St Martin's Lane18 June 1900
NLB/21/111Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons, St Martin's Lane30 July 1900
NLB/23/1/141Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Robert Williams Wood, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 October 1901
MS/928/2/197Letter from Robert Williams Wood, San Francisco, California, to Charles Vernon Boys 28 August 1900
MS/928/2/199Letter from Robert Williams Wood, Holderness, New Hampshire, to Charles Vernon Boys 6 September 1901
MS/928/2/196Letter from Robert Williams Wood, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin, 237 Langdon Street, Madison, Wisconsin, to Charles Vernon Boys 5 April 1900
MS/928/2/200Letter from Robert Williams Wood, Physical Laboratory, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, to Charles Vernon Boys 21 November 1901
MS/928/2/194Letter from Robert Williams Wood, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin, 237 Langdon Street, Madison, Wisconsin, to Charles Vernon Boys 10 December 1899
MS/928/2/195Letter from Robert Williams Wood, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin, 237 Langdon Street, Madison, Wisconsin, to Charles Vernon Boys 13 January [1900]
NLB/58/905Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS2 July 1920
NLB/59/234Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Robert Williams] Wood, FRS29 July 1920
NLB/59/120Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Robert Williams] Wood, FRS; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, M.D., U.S.A.19 July 1920
NLB/67/105Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert Williams] Wood Esq., ForMemRS23 October 1924
RR/62/101Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'Optical and physical effects of high explosives' by Robert Williams Wood[July 1936]
RR/71/282Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Spontaneous deformation of protocatechuic acid crystals' by Robert Williams Wood1948
CD/24/4Letter from [Robert Williams] Wood, Long Island, to the President and Fellows of the Royal Society28 July 1919
EC/1919/24Wood, Robert Williams: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/928/2/198Letter from Robert Williams Wood, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin, 237 Langdon Street, Madison, Wisconsin, to Charles Vernon Boys 20 May 1901
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