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Authorised form of nameLowe; Edward Joseph (1825 - 1900)
SurnameLowe
ForenamesEdward Joseph
Dates1825 - 1900
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Highfield, Nottinghamshire, England (11 November 1825)
Death:
Shirenewton Hall, near Chepstow (10 March 1900)
ActivityResearch Field:
Meteorology, botany
Career:
Helped to found the Royal Meteorological Society; made weather observations (1840-1882); wrote on the weather; an authority on the hybridization of plants, and on ferns
Memberships:
FRAS; FLS; FGS; FZS; RMS; Corr Memb of the Lyceum of Nat Hist of New York; Corr Memb of Manchester Lit and Phil Soc; Hon Memb of the Dublin Nat Hist Soc
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1867
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 101-103 signed by M T M and W N S
Notes:
Cert X 113 is dated February 1862;
Cert X 114 is dated January 1851: Baden Powell has signed twice; signature of J C Wright crossed out, with note 'by mistake, is a F of R Soc of Literature';
Cert X 115 is dated May 1857;
Cert X 116 is dated February 1860.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/29523826
Royal Society codeNA6289
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1867/13Lowe, Edward Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal SocietyMay 1857
IM/002816Lowe, Edward JosephMarch 2000
AP/45/8On Ozone1863
EC/1867/11Lowe, Edward Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal SocietyFebruary 1862
AP/37/5Growth of Land Shells 4 February 1854
AP/43/7On the Temperature of Flower and Leaves of Plants1860
AP/32/12Observations on 287 Thunder Storms, made at Highfield House near Nottingham1850
AP/34/15On a New Method of propagating plants 29/10/1853
NLB/8/928Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Edward Joseph Lowe, Fellow of the Royal Society, Shirenewton Hall, Cherstow24 January 1894
NLB/18/66Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to an unknown correspondent9 January 1899
NLB/17/612Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Edward Joseph Lowe, Fellow of the Royal Society, Shirenewton Hall, Cheapstow24 November 1898
NLB/20/294Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons14 March 1900
NLB/20/343Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Dr Hobson28 March 1900
RR/2/139Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, with note by William Sharpey, on a paper 'On a new method of propagating plants' by Edward Joseph Lowe 13 February 1854
RR/2/137Referee's report by James Challis, on a paper 'On the mean temperature of the observatory at Highfield House, near Nottingham, from the year 1810 to 1850' by Edward Joseph Lowe27 October 1851
NLB/70/917Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to C. Britton Esq.; Meterological Office, New Ranges, Shoeburyness4 November 1927
AP/33/17On the Mean Temperature of Highfield House near Nottingham from the year 1810 to the year 185024 April 1851
EC/1867/14Lowe, Edward Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal SocietyFebruary 1860
RR/2/138Referee's report by William Henry Smyth, on a paper 'On the mean temperature of the observatory at Highfield House, near Nottingham, from the year 1810 to 1850' by Edward Joseph Lowe30 August 1851
EC/1867/12Lowe, Edward Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal SocietyJanuary 1851
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