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Authorised form of nameKaye; George William Clarkson (1880 - 1941)
SurnameKaye
ForenamesGeorge William Clarkson
Dates1880 - 1941
Dates and placesBirth:
08 April 1880
Death:
16 April 1941
ActivityCareer:
Superintendent of the Physics Department, the National Physical Laboratory; Research Student, Trinity, Cambridge (1905-1910); National Physical Laboratory (1910-), Secretary and Chairman, International X-ray and Radium Protection Committee; Ex-President , Rontgen Society, British Institute of Radiology, Society of Radiographers, Section A, British Association. Secretary, National Radium Commission.
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
16/03/1939
SourcesObituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1939-1941 vol 3 pp 881-895, plate, by Ezer Griffiths
References:
D Ambrose 'A History of Kaye and Laby' in NR 2006 vol 60 pp 49-59
Royal Society codeNA612
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1939/09Kaye, George William Clarkson: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/39/521Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Rebman Ltd, 129 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC30 January 1909
NLB/39/520Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons30 January 1909
NLB/50/197Copy letter from Arthur Schuster, to Dr [George William Clarkson] Kaye22 May 1914
RR/17/306Referee's report by Joseph Larmor, on a paper 'The emission and transmission of Rontgen rays' by George William Clarkson Kaye2 July 1908
RR/18/154Referee's report by Percy Alexander MacMahon, on a paper 'A silica standard of length' by George William Clarkson Kaye8 June 1911
RR/20/79Referee's report by William Crookes, on a paper 'The sublimation of metals at low pressures' by George William Clarkson Kaye and Ewen18 June 1913
RR/24/53Referee's report by Ernest Rutherford, on a paper 'The composition of the x-rays from various metals' by George William Clarkson Kaye[March 1917]
RR/28/106Referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'The measurement of thermal conductivity' by Ezer Griffiths and George William Clarkson Kaye[April 1923]
RR/66/136Referee's report by William Lawrence Bragg, on a paper 'The thermal and electrical resistance of bismuth single crystals. The effects of temperature and magnetic fields' by George William Clarkson Kaye[January 1939]
RR/66/156Referee's report by George William Clarkson Kaye, on a paper 'An investigation of the accuracy of König’s formula for the Rayleigh disk' by A C Merrington and Charles William Oatley6 April 1939
MS/929/1/101Letter from [George William Clarkson] Kaye, FRS, Culver, St. James' Avenue, Hampton Hill, to James Mackenzie Davidson26 January 1914
RR/20/60Referee's report by Ernest Rutherford, on a paper 'On the electrical emissivity and disintegration of hot metals' by John Allen Harker and George William Clarkson KayeMay 1913
RR/48/65Referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'The velocity of sound in gases in tubes' by George William Clarkson Kaye and G G Sherratt[February 1933]
RR/29/13Referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'The thermal conductivities of metal crystals. I - Bismuth' by George William Clarkson Kaye and John Keith RobertsMay 1923
RR/67/253Letter from George William Clarkson Kaye, on a paper 'The emission and transmission of X and gamma radiation' by himself and W Binks to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton8 April 1940
RR/67/256Letter from Edward Neville da Costa Andrade, on a paper 'The sound absorbing properties of some common outdoor materials' by George William Clarkson Kaye and E J Evans to Winckworth19 February 1940
RR/64/80Referee's report by Arthur Stewart Eve, on a paper 'The ionization measurement of Y-radiation' by George William Clarkson Kaye and W Binks[May 1937]
RR/67/251Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The emission and transmission of X and gamma radiation' by George William Clarkson Kaye and W Binks 20 March 1945
RR/67/250Memorandum from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society on a paper 'The emission and transmission of X and gamma radiation' by George William Clarkson Kaye and W Binks to William Lawrence Bragg21 February 1940
NLB/66/170Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [George William Clarkson] Kaye Esq., National Physics Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex6 March 1924
RR/67/252Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society on a paper 'The emission and transmission of X and gamma radiation' by George William Clarkson Kaye and W Binks to the author4 April 1940
RR/67/259Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'The sound absorbing properties of some common outdoor materials' by George William Clarkson Kaye and E J Evans to the author1 March 1940
RR/66/260Referee's report by George William Clarkson Kaye, on a paper 'Auger and secondary X -ray electrons from gold' by R L Mayo and Harold Roper Robinson21 August 1939
RR/67/254Letter from George William Clarkson Kaye, on a paper 'The sound absorbing properties of some common outdoor materials' by himself and E J Evans to J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society24 January 1940
RR/67/255Memorandum from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'The sound absorbing properties of some common outdoor materials' by George William Clarkson Kaye and E J Evans to William Lawrence Bragg8 February 1940
RR/28/116Referee's report by Richard Tetley Glazebrook, on a paper 'The measurement of thermal conductivity' by Ezer Griffiths and George William Clarkson Kaye7 May 1923
NLB/68/955Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [George William Clarkson] Kaye, OBE; National Physical Laboratory, Teddington8 December 1925
RR/17/307Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh on a paper 'The emission and transmission of Rontgen rays' by George William Clarkson KayeJuly 1908
RR/21/100Referee's report by John Sealy Edward Townsend, on a paper 'The emission of electricity from various substances at high temperatures' by George William Clarkson Kaye and W F Higginsnd [1914]
MS/929/1/102Letter from [George William Clarkson] Kaye, FRS, Culver, St. James' Avenue, Hampton Hill, to James Mackenzie Davidson1 February 1914
RR/21/99Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'The emission of electricity from various substances at high temperatures' by George William Clarkson Kaye and W F Higgins[May 1914]
RR/57/69Referee's report by George William Clarkson Kaye, on a paper 'A standard source of sound and the measurement of minimum audibility' by Edward Neville Da Costa Andrade and R C Parker[December 1936]
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