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Authorised form of nameGlaisher; James Whitbread Lee (1848 - 1928)
SurnameGlaisher
ForenamesJames Whitbread Lee
Dates1848 - 1928
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Lewisham, Kent, England (05 November 1848)
Death:
His rooms in Trinity College, Cambridge (07 December 1928)
Burial:
Cambridge
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematics, astronomy
Education:
St Paul's School; Trinity College, Cambridge. BA (1871), MA
Career:
Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; Assistant Tutor and Examiner of Trinity College; Lecturer (1871-1901); editor of the 'Messenger of Mathematics' (1871-1928); Tutor, Trinity College (1883-1893)
Memberships:
FRAS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1875
Medals/Prizes:
Sylvester Medal 1913
Council:
VP 1917-1919
RelationshipsSon of James Glaisher (FRS 1849) and his wife Cecilia Louisa, daughter of Henry Belleville; unmarried
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1930 vol 126 pp i-xi, plate, signed by A R F
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/59166467
Royal Society codeNA6446
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/15/26Incomplete letter from JWL Glaisher, on the vacancy in the Gresham Professorship of Astronomy19th-20th century
MS/769/26Letter from James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Trinity College, Cambridge, to Walter White26 November 1875
IM/005859Glaisher, James Whitbread Lee2000
NLB/6/1073Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society18 October 1892
IM/Maull/001673Glaisher, James Whitbread Leend
IM/Maull/001671Glaisher, James Whitbread Lee1891-2
NLB/3/787Copy letter from James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society9 October 1889
NLB/3/1019Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society12 December 1889
NLB/7/174Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society14 December 1892
NLB/7/679Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1893
NLB/7/604Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society 21 March 1893
NLB/5/1186Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, [Fellow of the Royal Society]22 January 1892
NLB/7/1000Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society14 June 1893
NLB/10/563Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society19 December 1894
NLB/8/736Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society15 December 1893
NLB/10/484Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society4 December 1894
NLB/10/487Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]4 December 1894
NLB/10/796Copy letter from Lord Rayleigh, John William Strutt, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher6 February 1895
NLB/10/1043Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]28 March 1895
NLB/11/188Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society10 May 1895
NLB/11/795Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society8 October 1895
NLB/17/686Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Monsieur Professeur Ernest Lebon, Chez M Gauthier-Villars, Quai des Grands-Augustins, paris7 December 1898
NLB/22/645Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, [Fellow of the Royal Society], President of the Royal Astronomical Society20 June 1901
NLB/24/485Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society24 May 1902
NLB/26/221Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to, James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society13 February 1903
NLB/28/239Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society3 February 1904
NLB/30/491Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society1 April 1905
NLB/31/913Copy letter from the Earl of Rosse [Laurance Parsons] and Herbert Hall Turner, to Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society6 December 1905
NLB/33/439Copy letter from A H White for Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr James Whitbread Lea Glaiser, Hugh Frank Newall and Sir Andrew Noble, Fellows of the Royal Society30 August 1906
NLB/53/322Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRS11 July 1916
NLB/53/212Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRS29 May 1916
NLB/53/250Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRS14 June 1916
NLB/61/158Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James Whitebread Lee] Glaisher, FRS26 May 1921
NLB/56/317Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRS13 January 1919
RR/23/56Referee's report by James Whitebread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'Seventh memoir on the partition of numbers. A detailed study of the enumeration of the partitions of multipartite numbers' by Major P A McMahon17 July 1916
RR/7/30Letter from Archibald Smith, on a paper 'Tables of the numerical values of the sine-integral, cosine-integral, and exponential-integral' by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher to the Secretary of the Royal Society31 March 1870
RR/26/73Referee's report by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'On some new formulæ for the numerical calculation of the mutual induction of coaxial circles' by Louis Vessot King9 June 1921
RR/8/8Referee's report by Henry James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper ' On clairautian functions and equations' by Allan Cunningham10 August 1877
RR/7/371Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On a class of identical relations in the theory of elliptic functions' by by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher11 February 1875
RR/7/372Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On a class of identical relations in the theory of elliptic functions' by by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher11 May 1875
RR/9/27Letter from James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'Memoir on the Theta-functions, particularly those of two variables' by Andrew Russell Forsyth2 March 1882
RR/9/28Referee's report by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'Memoir on the Theta-functions, particularly those of two variables' by Andrew Russell Forsyth29 March 1882
RR/8/306Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On Riccati's equation and its transformations, and on some definite integrals which satisfy them' by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher5 July 1881
RR/8/307Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Riccati's equation and its transformations, and on some definite integrals which satisfy them' by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher14 September 1881
RR/10/157Referee's report by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'Invariants, convariants, and quotient-derivatives associated with linear differential equations' by Andrew Russell Forsyth3 April 1888
NLB/58/777Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James Whitebread Lee] Glaisher, FRS18 June 1920
RR/9/401Referee's report by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'On the computation of the harmonic components' by Lieutenant General Richard Strachey1886
NLB/58/196Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James Whitebread Lee] Glaisher, FRS25 March 1920
RR/12/97Referee's report by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'The asymmetrical probability curve' by F Y Edgeworth15 May 1895
RR/12/5Referee's report by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'Memoir on the theory of the compositions of numbers' by Percy Alexander MacMahon21 June 1893
NLB/61/341Copy letter from [Alfred Hastings] White, Assistant Librarian of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James Whitebread Lee] Glaisher, FRS 21 June 1921
NLB/59/572Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James Whitebread Lee] Glaisher, FRS20 October 1920
RR/8/281Letter from Arthur Cayley, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On toroidal functions' by William Mitchinson Hicks, and two untraced papers by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher24 June 1881
RR/13/79Referee's report by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'Memoir on the theory of the partition of numbers. Part I' by Percy Alexander MacMahon 8 June 1896
RR/13/78Letter from James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'Memoir on the theory of the partition of numbers. Part I' by Percy Alexander MacMahon to the Secretary of the Royal Society8 June 1896
NLB/59/648Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James Whitebread Lee] Glaisher, FRS28 October 1920
RR/8/9Detailed referee's report by Henry James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper ' On clairautian functions and equations' by Allan Cunningham10 August 1877
RR/12/4Letter from James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'Memoir on the theory of the compositions of numbers' by Percy Alexander MacMahon21 June 1893
NLB/57/264Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr JWL [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRSAugust 1919
NLB/57/720Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr JWL [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRS, 28 January 1920
NLB/68/275Copy letter from Charles Scott Sherrington, President of the Royal Society; to Dr [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRS11 June 1925
NLB/57/847Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr JWL [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRS23 February 1920
NLB/55/901Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRS22 October 1918
NLB/63/182Copy letter from unknown correspondent; to Dr. [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRS 11 July 1922
NLB/63/264Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Dr. [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRS28 July 1922
NLB/63/628Copy letter from John [Millar] Thomson, Chairman of the Library Committee and FRS; to Dr. [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRS18 November 1922
IM/Maull/001672Glaisher, James Whitbread Leend
NLB/4/897Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Fellow of the Royal Society21 November 1890
RR/15/230Referee's report by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution. XI. On the influence of natural selection on the variability and correlation of organs' by Karl Pearson28 May 1902
RR/10/260Referee's report by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'On the interchange of the variables in certain linear differential operators' by Edwin Bailey Elliott28 December 1889
RR/12/96Letter from James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'The asymmetrical probability curve' by F Y Edgeworth15 May 1895
NLB/62/570Copy letter from John [Millar] Thomson, Chairman of the Library Committee; to the Members of the Library Committee14 March 1922
RR/7/29Letter from Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'Tables of the numerical values of the sine-integral, cosine-integral, and exponential-integral' by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher to the Secretary of the Royal Society9 February 1870
EC/1875/23Glaisher, James Whitbread Lee: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/7/602Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans21 March 1893
RR/8/253Referee's report by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'Memoir on Abel's theorem' by R C Rowe, with an 'Addition to Mr Rowe's paper' by Arthur Cayley15 December 1880
NLB/57/819Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr JWL [James Whitbread Lee] Glaisher, FRS13 February 1920
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