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Authorised form of nameRouth; Edward John (1831 - 1907)
SurnameRouth
ForenamesEdward John
Dates1831 - 1907
Dates and placesBirth:
Quebec, Canada (20 January 1831)
Death:
Cambridge (07 June 1907)
Burial:
Cherry Hinton, near Cambridge
ActivityResearch Field:
Mechanics, mathematics
Education:
University College School; University College, London. BA (1849). Peterhouse, Cambridge. BA (1854, Senior Wrangler)
Career:
Went to England (at age 11); shared Smith's Prize (1854) with James Clerk Maxwell (FRS 1861); Fellow of Peterhouse; College Lecturer in Mathematics; Chief Mathematical coach, Cambridge; wrote on physics and mathematics
Memberships:
FRAS; FGS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1872
RelationshipsSon of Sir Randolph Isham Routh and his second wife Marie Louise; married (1864) Hilda, daughter of Sir George Biddell Airy (FRS 1836)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1910-1911 vol 84 pp xii-xvi signed by J L
References:
Nicholas Griffin and Albert C Lewis, 'Bertrand Russell's Mathematical Education' in NR 1990 vol 44 pp 51-71
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/61631216
Royal Society codeNA6367
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1872/06Routh, Edward John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003910Routh, Edward Johnnd
NLB/2/691Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Edward John Routh, Fellow of the Royal Society12 October 1888
NLB/3/410Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward John Routh, Fellow of the Royal Society3 June 1889
NLB/5/1010Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons7 December 1891
NLB/14/469Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Alfred Newton and Dr Edward John Routh, Fellows of the Royal Society 16 March 1897
RR/15/172Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'Ellipsoidal harmonic analysis' by George Howard DarwinMay 1901
NLB/15/587Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Andrew Russell Forsyth, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 November 1897
NLB/23/1/146Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Andrew Russell Forsyth, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Mathematical Sectional Committee1 October 1901
NLB/24/680Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward John Routh, Fellow of the Royal Society17 June 1902
NLB/30/777Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Dr Edward John Routh, Fellow of the Royal Society, Newham Cottage, Queen's Road, Cambridge22 May 1905
NLB/33/703Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward John Routh, Fellow of the Royal Society, Cambridge18[?] October 1906
NLB/33/560Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Edward John Routh, Fellow of the Royal Society, Newnham Cottage, Queen's Road, Cambridge1 October 1906
NLB/35/521Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons8 June 1907
RR/7/223Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'Researches in the dynamics of a rigid body by the aid of the theory of screws' by Robert Stawell BallNovember 1873
RR/10/92Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'Some applications of dynamical principles to physical phenomena.—Part II' by Joseph John Thomson15 April 1887
RR/9/314Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'On some applications of dynamical principles to physical phenomena' by Joseph John Thomson10 February 1885
RR/10/137Letter from Edward John Routh, to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'On Aeolotropic elastic solids' by Charles Chree15 October 1888
RR/12/137Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'On a spherical vortex' by Micaiah John Muller Hill10 February 1894
RR/12/384Referee's report by Alfred George Greenhill, on a paper 'Theorems on the attraction of ellipsoids for certain laws of force other than the inverse square' by Edward John Routh3 July 1895
RR/12/385Referee's report by William Mitchinson Hicks, on a paper 'Theorems on the attraction of ellipsoids for certain laws of force other than the inverse square' by Edward John Routh24 August 1895
RR/13/46Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'On a type of spherical harmonics of unrestricted degree, order, and argument' by Ernest William HobsonMarch 1896
RR/12/383Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'Theorems on the attraction of ellipsoids for certain laws of force other than the inverse square' by Edward John Routh12 June 1895
RR/13/304Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'On boomerangs' by Gilbert Thomas Walker17 May 1897
RR/10/141Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'On Aeolotropic elastic solids' by Charles Chree24 January 1889
IM/Maull/003911Routh, Edward Johnnd
NLB/15/556Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Andrew Russell Forsyth, Fellow of the Royal Society28 October 1897
RR/10/140Second referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'On Aeolotropic elastic solids' by Charles Chree22 December 1888
RR/10/363Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'On the theory of free stream lines' by John Henry Michell8 February 1890
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