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Authorised form of nameBarkla; Charles Glover (1877 - 1944)
SurnameBarkla
ForenamesCharles Glover
Dates1877 - 1944
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Widnes, Lancashire, England (07 June 1877)
Death:
Edinburgh (23 October 1944)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics
Education:
MA
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/05/1912
Medals/Prizes:
Hughes Medal 1917; Nobel Prize (Physics) 1917
Lectures:
Bakerian 1916
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1945-1948 vol 5 pp 341-366, plate, by H S Allen
Notes:
DSB gives date of birth as 27 Jun 1877.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/67246418
Royal Society codeNA6031
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1912/02Barkla, Charles Glover: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/16/256Referee's report by Joseph Larmor, on a paper 'Polarised röntgen radiation' by Dr Charles Glover BarklaFebruary 1905
RR/16/257Referee's report by John Sealy Edward Townsend, on a paper 'Polarised röntgen radiation' by Charles Glover Barkla6 February 1905
NLB/54/903Copy letter from Dr. Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, FRS1 November 1917
NLB/63/594Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, FRS10 November 1922
NLB/54/102Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, FRS6 February 1917
NLB/53/209Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor C. G. Barkla, FRS26 May 1916
NLB/53/232Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, FRS05 June 1916
NLB/54/727Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Arthur] Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society24 August 1917
RR/25/45Referee's report by Charles Glover Barkla, on a paper 'On the velocities of two distinct groups of secondary corpuscular rays produced by a homogeneous Rontgen radiation, and their absorption coefficients in various gases' by Lewis Simons[November 1918]
NLB/53/233Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, FRS, Physical Laboratory, The University, Edinburgh05 June 1916
RR/27/81Referee's report by Charles Glover Barkla, on a paper 'Constitution of the X-ray spectra belonging to the L series of the elements' by H HirataDecember 1922
NLB/53/160Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, FRS12 May 1916
NLB/55/333Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, FRS28 February 1918
NLB/59/186Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, FRS24 July 1920
NLB/59/901Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, FRS27 November 1920
RR/40/74Referee's report by Charles Glover Barkla, on a paper 'The emission of electrons under the influence of chemical action at lower gas pressures' by Owen Willans Richardson and L G GrimmettOctober 1930
RR/27/113Referee's report by Charles Glover Barkla, on a paper 'On the excitation of characteristic X-rays from light elements' by John Cunningham McLennan and M L ClarkJuly 1922
RR/48/7Referee's report by Charles Glover Barkla, on a paper 'On the purity and intensity of the radiation from an x-ray crystal monochromator' by G I Harper[July 1933]
RR/52/23Referee's report by Charles Glover Barkla, on a paper 'X-ray studies of the structure of hair, wool, and related fibres - III—The configuration of the keratin molecule and its orientation in the biological cell' by William Thomas Astbury and Wayne A SissonFebruary 1935
RR/54/108Referee's report by Charles Glover Barkla, on a paper 'The structure of benzoquinone. A quantitative X-ray investigation' by John Monteath RobertsonFebruary 1935
RR/56/7Referee's report by Charles Glover Barkla, on a paper 'On crystal and slit systems for X-ray monochromatization and spectroscopy' by G I Harper[December 1934]
NLB/63/81Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, FRS22 June 1922
RR/65/282Referee's report by Charles Glover Barkla, on a paper 'X-ray studies of the structure of hair, wool, and related fibres. IV. The molecular structure and elastic properties of the biological cells' by H J WoodsFebruary 1938
NLB/63/696Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, FRS04 December 1922
NLB/65/394Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Honourable Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, KCB, FRS; also sent to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, Professor [Arthur Stanley] Eddington, Sir [William Henry] Bragg, Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, Professor [Jocelyn Field] Thorpe, Sir [Frederick William] Andrewes, Professor [Edwin Stephen] Goodrich, Sir [Thomas Henry] Holland and Sir [Frederick William] Keeble.25 October 1923
NLB/54/909Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Deputy Master of the [Royal] Mint2 November 1917
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