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Authorised form of nameGuthrie; Frederick (1833 - 1886)
SurnameGuthrie
ForenamesFrederick
Dates1833 - 1886
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Bayswater, London, England (15 October 1833)
Death:
21 October 1886
Burial:
Kensal Green cemetery, London
ActivityEducation:
University College, London; Heidelburg; Marburg. PhD (1854, Marburg), BA (1855, London)
Career:
Assistant to Edward Frankland (FRS 1853) in Manchester (1856), then to Lyon Playfair (FRS 1848); Professor of Chemistry and Physics, Royal College, Mauritius (1861); Lecturer, later Professor, School of Science, South Kensington (1869-1886); Professor of Physics, Royal Society of Mines; published scientific works under the pseudonym Frederick Cerny; died of cancer of the throat
Memberships:
FRSE; FCS; Physical Society of London (Founder)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
8/06/1871
RelationshipsMarried four times
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA6408
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/55/7On a new relations between Heat and Electricity1873
AP/51/5On Approach Caused by Vibration1869
RR/6/312Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the thermal resistance of liquids' by Frederick Guthriend [1869]
RR/6/315Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the thermal resistance of liquids' by Frederick Guthrie20 April 1869
RR/7/244Referee's report by Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin, on a paper 'On a new relation between heat and electricity' by Frederick Guthrie27 May 1873
RR/8/308Referee's report by Frederick Guthrie, on a paper 'On the thermo-electric behaviour of Aqueous solutions with platinum electrodes' by George Gore5 January 1881
RR/7/245Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On a new relation between heat and electricity' by Frederick Guthrie1873
MS/928/6/2/3Letter from Frederick Guthrie, Normal School of Science and Royal School of Mines, Science and Art Department, South Kensington, to Rev. Charles Boys3 March 1883
NLB/1/366Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the Secretary, Science and Art Department, [South Kensington]26 January 1887
RR/6/313Letter from Frederick Guthrie, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the thermal resistance of liquids' by Frederick Guthrie23 June 1869
RR/6/314Second letter from Frederick Guthrie, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the thermal resistance of liquids' by Frederick Guthrie3 August 1869
EC/1871/06Guthrie, Frederick: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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