Authorised form of nameBullard; Sir; Edward Crisp (1907 - 1980); geophysicist
Dates1907 - 1980
Place of birthNorwich, Norfolk, England
Date of birth21/09/1907
Place of deathLa Jolla, California, USA
Date of death03/04/1980
Research fieldGeophysics
Repton School
Kt 1953
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election20/03/1941
Age at election33
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
VP 1946-1947
Medals and prizes:
Hughes Medal 1953; Royal Medal 1975
Bakerian 1967
DSB vol 17 pp 119-125
CSAC 100/4/84. Papers deposited in Churchill College Archives Centre, Cambridge
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1987 vol 33 pp 65-98, plate, by D P McKenzie
R Singh and F Riess, 'The nobel laureate Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman FRS and his contacts with the British Scientific community in a social and political context' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 47-64
Royal Society codeNA6392
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/3/2/4/10/3Correspondence with Sir Edward Bullard on geophysics research in USA1961
PB/3/2/4/14/12Correspondence with Sir Edward BullardFebruary-September 1964
PB/3/2/4/11/2Correspondence with Sir Edward Bullard on recent papers1963
PB/3/2/1/18/10/7Correspondence with Sir Edward Bullard re Blackett's Climatology paperc.1961
PB/3/2/1/4Notes, drafts and papers by Sir Edward Bullard, J Maddox, N Kawai, JW Graham and others, some annotated by Blackett1953-1956
PB/4/11/8/5Letter from Sir Edward BullardJanuary 1946
PB/3/2/4/15/8Correspondence with Sir Edward Bullard 1965
PB/3/2/4/16/18Correspondence with Sir Edward Bullard1966
PB/3/2/4/3/2Correspondence with Sir Edward Bullard re paper by JA Clegg 1954
PB/4/11/14Letter and notes on uranium prospecting from Sir Edward BullardMarch 1946
PB/3/2/4/1/3Correspondence with Sir Edward Bullard on T Nagata's findings1952
PB/8/6/7Papers and talks on science and society by others, collected by Blackett, many annotated by him.c.1943-1945
PB/4/11/8/2Letter from EC Bullard re uranium 235 and 238December 1945
PB/3/2/4/18/2Correspondence with Sir Edward Bullard1968
PB/3/1/3/3/7Correspondence with Sir Edward Bullard following Blackett's 1947 paper on magnetismOctober 1947-June 1950
EC/1941/03Bullard, Sir Edward Crisp: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/WS/596Bullard, Sir Edward Crispnd
PB/9/2/3/11/19Personal references and appointments: R
TG/1/2/3Letter from Thomas Gold to Sir Edward Bullard, Department of Geodesy and Geophysics, Madingley Rise, Madingley Road, Cambridge, England2 July 1964
IM/GA/AR/7276Bullard, Sir Edward Crispnd
RR/45/8Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The elastic scattering of slow electrons in gases.—II' by Edward Crisp Bullard and Harrie Stewart Wilson Massey[August 1931]
RR/49/47Referee's report by George Clarke Simpson, on a paper 'The observation of gravity by means of invariable pendulums' by Edward Crisp Bullard26 March 1933
RR/66/40Referee's report by Harold Jeffreys, on a paper 'Heat flow in South Africa' by Edward Crisp Bullard[August 1939]
RR/67/38Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'Comparison of the acceleration due to gravity at the National Laboratory, Teddington and the Bureau of Standards, Washington, D. C' by B C Browne and Edward Crisp BullardJanuary 1940
RR/71/62Referee's report by Harold Jeffreys, on a paper 'The determination of the masses necessary to produce a given gravitational field' by Edward Crisp Bullard and R I B Cooper[1948]
RR/71/61Referee's report by Sydney Chapman, on a paper 'The magnetic field within the earth' by Edward Crisp Bullard15 December 1948
RR/71/178Referee's report by Edward Crisp Bullard, on a paper 'The disturbance due to a line source in a semi-infinite elastic medium' by E R Lapwood[1948]
WF/185Grant application from the University of Cambridge to the Wolfson Foundation1965-1969
PB/1/33/3/1Companion of Honour1965
PB/4/7/1/2'Scientists at the Operational Level - Notes on the Statement to Admiralty Panel on 16.9.41 on the function of an Operational Research Station'1941
IM/GA/WRS/8887Bullard, Sir Edward Crispnd
RR/66/41Referee's report by Sydney Chapman, on a paper 'Seismic investigations on the Palaeozoic floor of east England' by Edward Crisp Bullard, T F Gaskell, W B Harland and C Kerr-Grant[October 1939]
PB/1/33/2Correspondence concerning the Copley Medal of the Royal Society1956
RR/66/42Referee's report by Percy George Hamnall Boswell, on a paper 'Seismic investigations on the Palaeozoic floor of east England' by Edward Crisp Bullard, T F Gaskell, W B Harland and C Kerr-Grant[November 1939]
RR/67/41Referee's report by Harold Jeffreys, on a paper 'Submarine seismic investigations' by Edward Crisp Bullard and T F GaskellOctober 1940
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