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Authorised form of nameRamsay; Sir; William (1852 - 1916)
SurnameRamsay
ForenamesWilliam
Dates1852 - 1916
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Queen's Crescent, Glasgow, Scotland (02 October 1852)
Death:
Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire (23 July 1916)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physical chemistry
Education:
PhD (Tubingen)
Career:
Assistant, Chemical Department, Glasgow University (1874); Professor of Chemistry, University of Bristol (1880); Professor of General Chemistry, University College, London (1887-1902); discovered argon, helium, neon, crypton and xenon; Professor of Chemistry, University College, London.
Honours:
KCB 1902
Memberships:
FCS; FIC
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/06/1888
Medals/Prizes:
Davy Medal 1895; Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1904
RelationshipsOnly child of William Ramsay, civil engineer, and his wife Catharine Robertson; married (1881) Margaret, daughter of George Stevenson Buchanan; nephew of Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay (FRS 1849)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1916-1917 vol 93 pp xlii-liv, plate, signed by J N C
References:
Lawrence Badash, 'British and American Views of the German Menace in World War I' in NR 1979-80 vol 34 pp 91-121
Sir Harold Hartley, 'The Ramsay Centenary' in NR 1953 vol 10 pp 71-80, plate
Vanity Fair 02 December 1908 - "Chemistry" by 'Spy'
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
J S Rowlinson, 'The work of Thomas Andrews and James Thomson on the liquefaction of gases' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 143-159
W van der Kloot, 'April 1915: Five Future Nobel Prize-Winners Inaugurate Weapons Of Mass Destruction And The Academic-Industrial-Military Complex' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 149-160
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/61643201
Royal Society codeNA6172
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/67/10On the constiution of the Terpenes, Camphors and Camphor acids
AP/67/4An attempt to determine the Adiabatic Relations of Ethyl oxide 1891
AP/71/9A Possible Explanation of the Two-Fold Spectra of Oxygen and Nitrogen1895
MS/743/1/170Letter from William Ramsay, 19 Chester Terrace, Regent's Park, to Miss Gladstone25 February 1912
MS/525/6/1/9Letter from William Ramsay, The Athenaeum, Pall Mall, to [C V] Boys21 October 1915
CMB/36/8Copy, letter from Sir William Ramsay of the Chemical Sub-committee to [Dr Arthur Schuster], Secretary of the Royal Society22 December 1914
NLB/40/759Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Joseph Larmor, Sec RS 6 August 1909
IM/003737Ramsay, Sir Williamnd
IM/Maull/003736Ramsay, Sir Williamnd
CMB/28Chemistry War Committee1914 to 1918
RR/9/390Referee's report by Alexander Crum Brown, on a paper 'On the vapour pressures of ether' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young4 December 1886
NLB/1/526Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor [William] Ramsay19 July 1887
NLB/6/15Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society10 February 1892
NLB/5/196Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society, Belmont, Kilcreggan, Dunbartonshire11 April 1891
NLB/5/1259Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society5 February 1892
NLB/5/164Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to [John William Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, [Royal Society]6 April 1891
NLB/6/1002Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society1 October 1892
NLB/5/329Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to [John William Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, [Royal Society]15 May 1891
NLB/5/333Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society20 May 1891
NLB/51/24Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir William Ramsay KCB, FRS20 November 1914
NLB/24/455Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society22 May 1902
NLB/8/359Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons 9 October 1893
NLB/10/704Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor [William] Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society23 January 1895
NLB/11/35Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society5 April 1895
NLB/8/1008Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society, 12 Arundel Gardens, Notting Hill, W.9 February 1894
NLB/10/682Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Henry Edward Armstrong, President of the Chemical Society, Bonn, Germany19 January 1895
NLB/10/735Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society, University College, Green Street, London, W.C.28 January 1895
NLB/10/917Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1895
NLB/11/512Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrison & Sons16 July 1895
NLB/11/143Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society29 April 1895
NLB/11/752Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Edwin Ray Lankester1 October 1895
NLB/11/230Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society17 May 1895
NLB/11/982Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Joseph Flach, 16 Water Lane, Great Tower Street, E.C. 12 November 1895
NLB/11/473Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons10 July 1895
NLB/11/514Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Crookes, Fellow of the Royal Society16 July 1895
NLB/11/618Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Collings and Company14 August 1895
NLB/11/644Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Edwin Ray Lankester, Fellow of the Royal Society23 August 1895
NLB/23/2/6Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to Professor [William] Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society and Dr M W Travers, University College, W.C.23 January 1901
NLB/11/943Copy letter from Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society7 November 1895
NLB/11/944Copy letter from Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to Horace Alfred Damer Seymour, Royal Mint7 November 1895
NLB/13/52Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society2 June 1896
NLB/12/559Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society13 March 1896
NLB/12/241Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsey, Fellow of the Royal Society13 January 1896
NLB/12/295Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society]24 January 1896
NLB/13/466Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Elmer G Still, Livermore, Alameda Company, California, United States of America19 September 1896
NLB/12/556Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrison & Sons13 March 1896
NLB/12/298Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society24 January 1896
NLB/13/786Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society25 November 1896
NLB/13/813Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 December 1896
NLB/13/803Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society27 November 1896
NLB/12/621Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society24 March 1896
RR/15/108Referee's report by George Downing Liveing, on a paper 'Argon and its companions' by William Ramsay and Morris William Travers16 December 1900
RR/15/107Referee's report by William Augustus Tilden, on a paper 'Argon and its companions' by William Ramsay and Morris William Travers29 November 1900
RR/15/133Referee's report by William Ramsay, on a paper 'The ionisation of dilute solution at the freezing point' by William Cecil Dampier WhethamFebruary 1900
RR/15/19Referee's report by William Ramsay, on a paper 'Some new observations on the static diffusion of gases and liquids and their significance in certain natural processes occurring in plants' by Horace Tabberer Brown and F EscombeJune 1900
NLB/14/431Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society10 March 1897
NLB/14/896Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society1 June 1897
NLB/16/266Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor W Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society, 12 Arundel Gardens, Notting Hill, W.3 March 1898
NLB/52/413Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor I. Gollanoz, Secretary of the British Academy1 December 1915
RR/16/127Referee's report by William Ramsay, on paper 'The dependence of the Refractive Index of gases on temperature' by George Walker WalkerMarch 1903
NLB/15/45Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society11 June 1897
NLB/15/44Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to R Stewart Bain11 June 1897
NLB/15/16Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society4 June 1897
NLB/16/122Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor W Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society5 January 1898
NLB/18/185Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [W] Ramsay2 February 1899
NLB/23/1/542Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society29 November 1901
NLB/16/874Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to [Professor W] Ramsay24 June 1898
NLB/16/529Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor W Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society26 April 1898
NLB/15/789Copy letters sent from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society10 December 1897
NLB/15/696Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society19 November 1897
NLB/16/87Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor W Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society28 January 1898
NLB/17/599Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society23 November 1898
NLB/17/662Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Arthur William Rucker, [Fellow of the Royal Society]3 December 1898
NLB/28/616Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society19 April 1904
NLB/16/872Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor W Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society24 June 1898
NLB/17/695Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay8 December 1898
NLB/17/790Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor William Ramsay, [Fellow of the Royal Society] 20 December 1898
NLB/17/782Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society19 December 1898
NLB/18/325Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor W Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society22 February 1899
NLB/18/337Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society24 February 1899
NLB/19/769Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Assistant Editor, 'The Electrician', 1 Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, E.C.14 December 1899
NLB/21/347Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society2 November 1900
NLB/20/709Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Dukinfield Henry Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society22 June 1900
NLB/21/632Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society20 December 1900
NLB/23/1/476Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society18 November 1901
NLB/23/2/476Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society, and Frederick Soddy, [Fellow of the Royal Society]5 May 1904
NLB/29/120Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society8 July 1904
NLB/30/403Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society18 March 1905
NLB/30/407Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society20 March 1905
NLB/45/495Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Ramsay KCBMarch 1912
NLB/30/508Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society6 April 1905
NLB/28/853Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society6 June 1904
NLB/34/44Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society20 November 1906
NLB/32/552Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society2 April 1906
NLB/33/789Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1906
NLB/33/679Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society19 October 1906
NLB/34/79Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society24 November 1906
NLB/36/94Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society, 19 Chester Terrace, Regent's Park10 August 1907
NLB/35/150Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society26 April 1907
NLB/39/97Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Sir W [Willaim] Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society26 November 1908
NLB/34/704Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society27 February 1907
NLB/34/865Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to [William] Ramsay, [Fellow of the Royal Society]20 March 1907
NLB/37/50Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Ramsay KCB, FRS16 January 1908
NLB/39/175Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Sir William Ramsay5 December 1908
NLB/36/751Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society11 December 1907
NLB/39/193Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Ramsay, KCB, Fellow of the Royal Society8 December 1908
NLB/39/304Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor Joseph Larmor23 December 1908
NLB/37/701Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [Joseph] Larmor, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary of the Royal Society4 May 1908
NLB/38/337Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society16 July 1908
NLB/42/154Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Ramsay KCB, FRS14 April 1910
NLB/43/76Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society2 November 1910
NLB/42/230Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to [William] Ramsay]28 April 1910
NLB/40/155Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor [Joseph] Larmor, Sec RS26 April 1909
NLB/42/170Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Herr Dr Rudorff18 April 1910
NLB/44/263Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir W [William] Ramsay KCB, FRS 1 June 1911
NLB/43/261Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society1 December 1910
NLB/42/145Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Ramsay KCB, FRS 13 April 1910
NLB/42/153Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Frederick Treves GCVO, KCVO, &c14 April 1910
NLB/42/277Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Miss L F Homfray, 16 Church Row, Hampstead4 May 1910
NLB/41/632Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society26 January 1910
NLB/43/365Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society16 December 1910
NLB/43/290Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society5 December 1910
NLB/45/378Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir W [William] Ramsay KCB, FRS26 February 1912
NLB/45/716Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Ramsay, KCB, FRS29 April 1912
NLB/45/545Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Ramsay, KCB, FRS, 19 Chester Terrace, Regent's Park, NW26 March 1912
NLB/45/405Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Ramsay KCB, FRS29 February 1912
NLB/47/542Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Ramsay, KCB, FRS18 February 1913
NLB/48/402Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society28 June 1913
NLB/51/162Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir William Ramsay KCB, FRS23 December 1914
NLB/51/752Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Cunningham McLennan FRS, c/o William Ramsay, Bowland, Stow, Midlothian17 June 1915
NLB/51/3Copy letter from Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir William Ramsay KCB, FRS19 November 1914
RR/16/270Referee's report by William Ramsay, on a paper, 'The combination of hydrogen & oxygen in contact with hot surfaces' by William Arthur Bone and R V WheelerJanuary 1906
MS/929/1/158Letter from William Ramsay, FRS, University College, Gower Street, London, to James Mackenzie Davidson16 November 1913
NLB/53/203aCopy letter from [Sir Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS; to Lady Ramsay25 May 1916
RR/18/191Referee's report by William Augustus Tilden, on a paper 'The atomic weight of radium' by Robert Whytlaw-Gray and William Ramsay6 January 1912
RR/9/389Referee's report by James Dewar, on a paper 'On the vapour pressures of ether' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young14 August 1886
NLB/53/526Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John] Norman Collie, FRS24 October 1916
MS/929/1/161Letter from William Ramsay, FRS, Beechcroft, Hazlemere, Bucks, to James Mackenzie Davidson19 February 1915
MS/929/1/159Postcard from William Ramsay, FRS, London, to James Mackenzie Davidson23 December 1913
RR/9/180Referee's report by Balfour Stewart, on a paper 'The influence of pressure on the temperature of volatilization of solids' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young12 July 1883
MS/929/2/6Copy Letter from James Mackenzie Davidson, 26 Park Crescent, to William [Ramsay], FRS29 October 1913
RR/10/75Referee's report by Alexander William Williamson, on a paper 'On evaporation and dissociation. Part V. A study of the thermal properties of methyl-alcohol' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young25 March 1887
RR/10/207Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'On evaporation and dissociation.—Part VIII. A study of the thermal properties of propyl alcohol' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young7 August 1888
RR/10/208Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'On evaporation and dissociation.—Part VIII. A study of the thermal properties of propyl alcohol' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young17 October 1888
RR/9/387Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on two papers 'On evaporation and dissociation. Part II - A study of the thermal properties of alcohol' and 'On evaporation and dissociation. Part I' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young29 December 1885
RR/10/357Referee's report by William Ramsay, on a paper 'On the specific heats of gases at constant volume.—Part I. Air, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen' by John Jolynd [1890]
RR/11/79Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'An attempt to determine the adiabatic relations of ethyl oxide' by William Ramsay and E P Perman3 April 1891
MS/929/1/157Letter from William Ramsay, FRS, University College, Gower Street, London, to James Mackenzie Davidson7 February 1910
RR/11/153Referee's report by William Ramsay, on a paper 'Composition of haemocyanin' by A B Griffiths30 March 1892
RR/12/21Referee's report by George Downing Liveing, on a paper 'The variation of molecular surface-energy with temperature' by William Ramsay and John Shields17 May 1893
RR/11/80Referee's report by Arthur William Rucker on a paper 'An attempt to determine the adiabatic relations of ethyl oxide' by William Ramsay and E P Perman22 June 1891
RR/11/199Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'On some of the properties of water and of steam' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young9 January 1892
RR/11/200Referee's report by Arthur William Rucker, on a paper 'On some of the properties of water and of steam' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young14 January 1892
RR/11/225Referee's report by William Ramsay, on a paper 'On the mechanical stretching of liquids: an experimental determination of the volume-extensibility of ethyl-alcohol' by Arthur Mason Worthington10 March 1892
RR/12/293Second referee's report by William Ramsay, on a paper 'On the ratio of the specific heats of some compound gases' by J W Capsticknd [1895]
RR/12/291Referee's report by William Ramsay, on a paper 'On the ratio of the specific heats of some compound gases' by J W Capsticknd [1895]
RR/13/99Second referee's report by Arthur William Rucker, on a paper 'An attempt to determine the adiabatic relations of ethyl oxide' by E P Perman, William Ramsay and J. Rose-Innes1896
RR/12/367Letter from William Chandler Roberts-Austen, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'On the occlusion of oxygen and hydrogen by platinum black. - Part I' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields9 August 1895
RR/12/366Referee's report by Harold Baily Dixon, on a paper 'On the occlusion of oxygen and hydrogen by platinum black. - Part I' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields3 July 1895
RR/13/96bisReferee's report by Richard Tetley Glazebrook, on a paper 'An attempt to determine the adiabatic relations of ethyl oxide' by E P Perman, William Ramsay and J. Rose-Innes2 February 1897
RR/13/98Referee's report by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'An attempt to determine the adiabatic relations of ethyl oxide' by E P Perman, William Ramsay and J. Rose-Innes1896
RR/13/97Referee's report by Arthur William Rucker, on a paper 'An attempt to determine the adiabatic relations of ethyl oxide' by E P Perman, William Ramsay and J. Rose-Innes1897
RR/13/134Referee's report by William Ramsay, on a paper 'On the relations between the viscosity (internal friction) of liquids and their chemical nature.—Part II' by Thomas Edward Thorpe and J W RodgerJuly 1896
RR/13/231Referee's report by Thomas Edward Thorpe, on a paper 'On the occlusion of oxygen and hydrogen by platinum black' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields3 August 1897
RR/13/230Referee's report by William Chandler Roberts-Austen, on a paper 'On the occlusion of oxygen and hydrogen by platinum black' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields27 July 1897
RR/10/78Letter from William Ramsay, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'On evaporation and dissociation. Part V. A study of the thermal properties of methyl-alcohol' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young14 May 1887
RR/13/232Referee's report by Thomas Edward Thorpe, on a paper 'On the occlusion of hydrogen and oxygen by palladium' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields14 December 1897
RR/10/77Second referee's report by Alexander William Williamson, on a paper 'On evaporation and dissociation. Part V. A study of the thermal properties of methyl-alcohol' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young5 May 1887
RR/13/233Referee's report by William Chandler Roberts-Austen, on a paper 'On the occlusion of hydrogen and oxygen by palladium' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields8 January 1898
RR/13/300Referee's report by William Ramsay, on a paper 'On a new method of determining the vapour pressures of solutions' by E B H Wade5 May 1897
RR/10/209Second referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'On evaporation and dissociation.—Part VIII. A study of the thermal properties of propyl alcohol' by William Ramsay and Sydney Youngnd [1888]
RR/9/236Referee's report by Balfour Stewart, on a paper 'Influence of change of condition from the liquid to the solid state on vapour-pressure' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young24 June 1884
RR/9/237Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'Influence of change of condition from the liquid to the solid state on vapour-pressure' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young1 September 1884
RR/9/388Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on two papers 'On the vapour-densities of alcohol' and 'On the vapour pressures of ammonium chloride' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young20 February 1886
NLB/19/751Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, Professor William Ramsay, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 December 1899
EC/1888/20Ramsay, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
VF/32"Chemistry" (Sir William Ramsay)02 December 1908
NLB/6/1023Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1892
NLB/12/536Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Secretary, Philosophical Society, 207 Bath Street, Glasgow 9 March 1896
NLB/14/401Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Arthur William Rucker, Secretary, Royal Society5 March 1897
NLB/15/235Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]21 July 1897
NLB/15/615Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor William Ramsay, [Fellow of the Royal Society]4 November 1897
NLB/17/92Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society14 July 1898
NLB/16/708Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor W Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society24 May 1898
NLB/19/772Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Dr Waldeyer, Secretary, Königlich Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften , Berlin 14 December 1899
NLB/22/324Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William] Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society23 April 1901
NLB/30/360Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society11 March 1905
NLB/32/70Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Hugh Longbourne Callendar, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Committee20 December 1905
NLB/29/671Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society22 November 1904
NLB/40/693Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Joseph Larmor, Secretary RS 19 July 1909
NLB/42/132Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor G [George] D [Downing] Liveing FRS 9 April 1910
NLB/51/174Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir William Ramsay KCB, FRS4 January 1915
MS/929/1/160Letter from William Ramsay, FRS, Beechcroft, Hazlemere, Bucks, to James Mackenzie Davidson17 February 1915
RR/9/181Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'The influence of pressure on the temperature of volatilization of solids' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young24 August 1883
RR/10/76Referee's report by George Francis Fitzgerald, on a paper 'On evaporation and dissociation. Part V. A study of the thermal properties of methyl-alcohol' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young26 March 1887
RR/12/368Referee's report by William Chandler Roberts-Austen, on a paper 'On the occlusion of oxygen and hydrogen by platinum black. - Part I' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields9 August 1895
RR/12/395Referee's report by Thomas Edward Thorpe, on four papers 'Argon, a new constituent of the atmosphere' by John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh and William Ramsay, 'The liquefaction and solidification of argon' by K Olszewski, 'On the spectra of argon' by William Crookes, 'On the spark spectrum of argon as it appears in the spark spectrum of air' by Walter Noel Hartley, and a letter from George Francis Fitzgerald to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh13 February 1895
NLB/39/176Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor [Joseph] Larmor, Secretary of the Royal Society7 December 1908
RR/10/79Second letter from William Ramsay, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'On evaporation and dissociation. Part V. A study of the thermal properties of methyl-alcohol' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young23 May 1887
RR/10/80Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On evaporation and dissociation. Part V. A study of the thermal properties of methyl-alcohol' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young15 June 1887
RR/12/20Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'The variation of molecular surface-energy with temperature' by William Ramsay and John Shields28 April 1893
RR/12/22Letter from William Ramsay, to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'The variation of molecular surface-energy with temperature' by William Ramsay and John Shields3 June 1893
RR/12/396Referee's report by John Henry Poynting, on four papers 'Argon, a new constituent of the atmosphere' by John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh and William Ramsay, 'The liquefaction and solidification of argon' by K Olszewski, 'On the spectra of argon' by William Crookes, 'On the spark spectrum of argon as it appears in the spark spectrum of air' by Walter Noel Hartley, and a letter from George Francis Fitzgerald to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh18 February 1895
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