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Authorised form of nameRussell; Henry Chamberlaine (1836 - 1907); astronomer
Dates1836 - 1907
NationalityAustralian
Place of birthWest Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Date of birth17 March 1836
Place of deathSydney, Australia
Date of death22/02/1907
Research fieldAstronomy
Meteorology
ActivityEducation:
Sydney University. BA (1859)
Career:
Assistant, Sydney Observatory (1859); Government Astronomer, New South Wales (1870-1905); President, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science (1888); established meteorological stations; Vice-President, Board of Technical Education, New South Wales; Fellow of the Senate, University of Sydney.
Honours:
CMG 1890
Memberships:
FRAS; FRMS; RSNSW (President 4 times)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/06/1886
RelationshipsSon of Henry Bourne Russell; married (1861) Emily Jane, daughter of Ambrose Foss of Sydney; one son, four daughters
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1907-1908 vol 80 pp lx-lxiii signed by F W D
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/15550421
Royal Society codeNA6840
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1886/12Russell, Henry Chamberlaine: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003937Russell, Henry Chamberlaine2001
NLB/1/152Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Chamberlaine Russell 5 July 1886
NLB/1/179Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Chamberlaine Russell, Fellow of the Royal Society20 September 1886
NLB/1/533Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Chamberlaine Russell, Fellow of the Royal Society21 July 1887
NLB/2/656Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Chamberlaine Russell, Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1888
NLB/28/138Copy note by Robert William Frederick Harrison on the Coral Report15 January 1904
MC/14/143Letter from [Henry Chamberlain] Russell, Sydney Observatory, to the Secretary of the Royal Society7 August 1886
MC/14Volume 14 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1885-1888
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