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Authorised form of nameScott; Alexander (1853 - 1947)
SurnameScott
ForenamesAlexander
Dates1853 - 1947
Dates and placesBirth:
28 December 1853
Death:
10 March 1947
ActivityEducation:
MA (Cantab); DSc (Edin)
Memberships:
FRSE; FCS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/06/1898
RelationshipsMarried the daughter of William James Russell (FRS 1872)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1948-1949 vol 6 pp 251-262, plate, by Robert Robertson
References:
Sir Brian Pippard, 'Siegfried Ruhemann (1859-1943), FRS 1914-1923' in NR 1993 vol 47 pp 271-276
Royal Society codeNA6427
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1898/14Scott, Alexander: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/7/787Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrison & Sons26 April 1893
RR/16/67Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on the Bakerian Lecture 'The constitution of the Copper-Tin series of alloys' by Charles Thomas Heycock and Francis Henry Nevillend [c March 1903]
RR/16/360Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'The direct synthesis of ammonia' by Edgar Philip Perman15 March 1905
RR/16/33Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'A study of the interaction of Mercury and Nitric Acid' by Professor P ChandraJuly 1903
NLB/16/596Copy letter of a notice from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [The Times]5 May 1898
NLB/30/354Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Alexander Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society10 March 1905
NLB/36/149Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Alexander Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society27 August 1907
NLB/36/302Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Alexander Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society9 October 1907
NLB/36/213Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Alexander Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society18 September 1907
NLB/36/618Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Samuel Hawksley Burbury, Fellow of the Royal Society20 November 1907
NLB/38/476Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Alexander] Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society10 August 1908
NLB/38/542Copy letter from Joseph Larmor and Sir Archibald Geikie, to Henry Frederick Baker, Fellow of the Royal Society, and others16 September 1908
NLB/42/578Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr Alexander Scott FRS 8 July 1910
NLB/51/19Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr Alenandra Scott FRS20 November 1914
RR/16/138Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'Enzyme action as bearing on the validity of the Ionic-Dissociation Hypothesis and on the phenomena of vital change' by Henry Edward Armstrong16 June 1904
RR/17/286aReferee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'The effect of temperature on the naturalisation - volume change for different salts at different concentrations' by I FreundJuly 1908
RR/18/17Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'The relative atomic weights of nitrogen and sulphur' by F P Burt and F L UsherJune 1910
RR/18/62Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'Observations on the anomalous behaviour of delicate balances and an account of devices for increasing accuracy in weighings' by J J ManleyJuly 1910
NLB/54/146Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Hugh Longbourne] Callendar, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Committee and FRS17 February 1917
NLB/53/620Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Alexander Scott, FRS10 November 1916
RR/19/87Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'On the apparent change in weight during chemical reaction' by [John Job] Manley1 July 1912
RR/22/29Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'The combining volumes of hydrogen and oxygen' by F P Burt and E C EdgarDecember 1915
RR/22/42Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'Some catalytic phenomena, the stages of which have been traced experimentally' by A E Dixon and J TaylorDecember 1915
RR/23/74Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'Problems bearing on residual affinity' by Percival Spencer Umfreville PickeringFebruary 1917
NLB/57/551Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Direct Fish Supplies Ltd; 3 London Wall Buildings EC 23 December 1919
RR/32/24Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'Studies upon catalytic combustion. Part I. The union of carbon monoxide and oxygen in contact with a gold surface' by William Arthur Bone and G W Andrew11 August 1925
RR/12/32Referee's report by William Augustus Tilden, on a paper 'On the composition of water by volume' by Alexander Scott22 March 1893
NLB/60/670Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Alexander] Scott, FRS11 March 1921
NLB/59/783Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Alexander] Scott, FRS11 November 1920
NLB/57/550Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr A [Alexander] Scott, FRS2 December 1919
RR/58/49Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'The refractive index of a solid film of linseed oil rise in refractive index with age' by A P LaurieNovember 1936
NLB/64/909Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Alexander Scott, FRS9 July 1923
NLB/63/478Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney Harmer, K.B.E., FRS26 October 1922
NLB/65/495Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr Alexander Scott, FRS8 November 1923
NLB/64/925Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Alexander Scott, FRS11 July 1923
NLB/65/523Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to all members of the Committees' Appointment Committee 13 November 1923
NLB/72/824Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Alexander] Scott, FRS9 May 1930
RR/16/301Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'The atomic weight of chlorine: An attempt to determine the equivalent of chlorine by direct-burning with hydrogen' by Harold Baily Dixon and E C EdgarJune 1905
NLB/52/471Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor Charles Herbert Lees, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Committee and FRS17 December 1915
RR/21/154Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on two papers 'Borohydrates.—Part II' and 'Borohydrates.—Part III' by Morris William Travers and others2 December 1914
RR/12/33Referee's report by George Downing Liveing, on a paper 'On the composition of water by volume' by Alexander Scott10 April 1893
NLB/62/570Copy letter from John [Millar] Thomson, Chairman of the Library Committee; to the Members of the Library Committee14 March 1922
RR/45/1Referee's report by Alexander Scott, on a paper 'A revision of the atomic weight of thallium' by Henry Vincent Aird Briscoe, Suetaro Kikuchi and John Buttery Peel23 June 1931
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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