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Authorised form of nameTaylor; Henry Martyn (1842 - 1927)
Dates1842 - 1927
NationalityBritish
Place of birthBristol, Gloucestershire, England
Date of birth06 June 1842
Place of deathCambridge
Date of death16/10/1927
Dates and placesBurial:
St Giles' cemetery, now Ascension Cemetery, Cambridge
OccupationMathematician and expert on braille
ActivityCareer:
Taught mathematics at Trinity; went blind after being struck down by influenza, and learnt to master the braille typewriter and translated a number of mathematical works, devising in so doing methods of braille notation for mathematics diagrams. Established the Embossed Scientific Book fund to support the expense of these publications. Mayor of Cambridge in 1904
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/06/1898
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1928 vol 117 pp xxix-xxxi, plate, signed by H L
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/66001277
Royal Society codeNA6261
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/14/231Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Dr Percival Frost, Fellow of the Royal Society, 15 Fitzwilliam Street, Cambridge27 January 1897
NLB/17/68Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons12 July 1898
NLB/16/596Copy letter of a notice from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [The Times]5 May 1898
NLB/52/427Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Dunkinfield Henry Scott, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS7 December 1915
NLB/51/556Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Henry Martyn Taylor FRS23 April 1915
NLB/60/825Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor, FRS11 April 1921
NLB/60/481Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Henry [Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS11 February 1921
NLB/53/141Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn]Taylor Esq., FRS8 May 1916
NLB/54/891Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS29 October 1917
NLB/56/347Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS17 January 1919
NLB/58/681Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS4 June 1920
NLB/53/496Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison], Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor, FRS13 October 1916
NLB/59/689Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS3 November 1920
NLB/58/311Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS20 April 1920
NLB/59/403Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS29 September 1920
NLB/60/529Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS18 February 1921
NLB/55/466Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esq., FRS18 April 1918
RR/12/44Referee's report by Alfred Bray Kempe, on a paper 'On a graphical representation of the twenty-seven lines on a cubic surface' by Henry Martyn Taylor11 July 1893
NLB/62/459Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS17 February 1922
NLB/57/279Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to HM [Henry Martyn]Taylor Esq. FRS2 October 1919
NLB/55/879Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor, FRS19 October 1918
NLB/61/673Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS5 October 1921
NLB/59/325Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor, FRS29 September 1920
NLB/56/875Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS20 June 1919
NLB/62/680Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS6 April 1922
NLB/62/753Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS27 April 1922
NLB/57/350Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to HM [Henry Martyn]Taylor Esq, FRS24 October 1919
NLB/67/718Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Martyn] Taylor Esq., FRS20 February 1925
NLB/70/848Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS17 October 1927
RR/12/47Response by Henry Martyn Taylor, regarding a paper 'On a graphical representation of the twenty-seven lines on a cubic surface' by Henry Martyn Taylor16 October 1893
RR/12/46Letter from Henry Martyn Taylor, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'On a graphical representation of the twenty-seven lines on a cubic surface' by Henry Martyn Taylor16 October 1893
NLB/59New Letter Book volume 59, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1920-2 December 1920
EC/1898/17Taylor, Henry Martyn: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/12/45Referee's report by Olaus Magnus Friedrich Erdmann Henrici, on a paper 'On a graphical representation of the twenty-seven lines on a cubic surface' by Henry Martyn Taylor[1893]
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