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Authorised form of nameFesting; Edward Robert (1839 - 1912)
SurnameFesting
ForenamesEdward Robert
Dates1839 - 1912
Dates and placesBirth:
10 August 1839
Death:
16 May 1912
Burial:
Highgate Cemetery, London
ActivityEducation:
Royal Military Academy, Woolwich
Career:
Joined the Army; Lieutenant, Royal Engineers; Officer in a company of Sappers and Miners sent to India (1857); returned to England (1859); Colonel (by 1885); Assistant Director, later Director, South Kensington Museum; died of heart failure
Honours:
CB 1900
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1886
Lectures:
Bakerian 1886
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Royal Society codeNA6775
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1886/06Festing, Edward Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/001406Festing, Edward Robertnd
IM/Maull/001407Festing, Edward Robertnd
NLB/2/592Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs West Newman & Company19 September 1888
NLB/2/493Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs West, Newman & Company, 54 Hatton Garden18 July 1888
NLB/2/523Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs West, Newman & Company26 July 1888
NLB/2/492Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs J P Collings & Company18 July 1888
NLB/2/504Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Edward Robert Festing, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1888
NLB/6/1027Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]5 October 1892
NLB/6/1070Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Richard E S Cooper, 115 Nantwich Road, Crewe18 October 1892
NLB/6/1058Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Edward Robert Festing14 October 1892
NLB/8/915Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Edward Robert Festing, Fellow of the Royal Society22 January 1894
NLB/13/115Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to General Edward Robert Festing, Fellow of the Royal Society17 June 1896
NLB/21/672Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to General Edward Robert Festing, Fellow of the Royal Society, 30 Queens Gate Terrace, S.W.5 January 1901
NLB/21/383Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Major General Edward Robert Festing, Fellow of the Royal Society9 November 1900
RR/8/270Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'On the influence of the atomic grouping in the molecules of organic bodies on their absorption in the infra-red region of the spectrum' by William de Wiveleslie Abney and Edward Robert Festing3 March 1881
RR/9/323Referee's report by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on the Bakerian Lecture 'Colour photometry' by William de Wivelesile Abney and Edward Robert Festing1886
RR/9/322Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on the Bakerian Lecture 'Colour photometry' by William de Wivelesile Abney and Edward Robert Festing12 April 1886
RR/10/117Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'Colour photometry.—Part II. The measurement of reflected colours' by William De Wiveleslie Abney and Edward Robert Festing5 July 1888
RR/10/118Referee's report by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'Colour photometry.—Part II. The measurement of reflected colours' by William De Wiveleslie Abney and Edward Robert Festing[1888]
NLB/2/649Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain William de Wiveleslie Abney, Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1888
NLB/3/721Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Secretary of The Pasteur Fund, Mansion House24 September 1889
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