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Authorised form of nameClarke; Alexander Ross (1828 - 1914)
SurnameClarke
ForenamesAlexander Ross
Dates1828 - 1914
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Reading, Berkshire, England (16 December 1828)
Death:
11 February 1914)
ActivityCareer:
Entered the Royal Engineers; Captain (by 1860); Colonel; Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton; wrote on mathematics and geodesy
Honours:
CB 1870
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/06/1862
7/06/1888
Signed Charter Book in 1862 and 1888
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1887
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB (MP)
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1914 vol 90 pp xvi-xviii signed by E H H
Royal Society codeNA6961
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1888/14Clarke, Alexander Ross: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/12/89Memorandum by Colonel AR Clarke on the Standards Office Apparatusc.1882
MM/12/88Report of the Standards Office Committee, signed by G B Airy, AR Clarke and George Gabriel Stokesc.1882
NLB/1/735Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Colonel Alexander Ross Clarke19 November 1887
NLB/3/952Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir James Cockle, Fellow of the Royal Society22 November 1889
NLB/42/348Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Colonel A [Alexander] R [Ross] Clarke CB, FRS27 May 1910
RR/7/230Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'Results of the comparisons of the standards of length of England, Austria, Spain, United States, Cape of Good Hope, and of a second Russian standard, made at the Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton. With a preface and notes on the Greek and Egyptian measures of length by Sir Henry James' by Alexander Ross Clarke1 July 1873
RR/7/229Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Results of the comparisons of the standards of length of England, Austria, Spain, United States, Cape of Good Hope, and of a second Russian standard, made at the Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton. With a preface and notes on the Greek and Egyptian measures of length by Sir Henry James' by Alexander Ross Clarke25 June 1873
RR/8/317Referee's report by Alexander Ross Clarke, on a paper 'On gravimeters; with special reference to a torsion gravimeter, designed by the late J. Allan Broun, F. R. S' by John Herschel11 February 1881
RR/12/401Referee's report by Alexander Ross Clarke, on a paper 'India's contribution to geodesy' by James Thomas Walker27 May 1895
MS/427/383Copy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Col. [Alexander Ross] Clarke8 October 1884
EC/1862/04Clarke, Alexander Ross: certificate of election to the Royal Society
EC/1888/13Clarke, Alexander Ross: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/000860Clarke, Alexander Rossnd
RR/6/81Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Abstract of the results of the comparisons of the standards of length of England, France, Belgium, Prussia, Russia, India, Australia, made at the ordnance Survey Office, Southampton' by Henry James and Alexander Ross Clarkend [1867]
RR/8/13Referee's report by Alexander Ross Clarke, on a paper 'On the influence of geological changes on the earth's axis of rotation' by George Howard Darwin4 April 1877
RR/6/78Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'Abstract of the results of the comparisons of the standards of length of England, France, Belgium, Prussia, Russia, India, Australia, made at the ordnance Survey Office, Southampton' by Henry James and Alexander Ross Clarke13 February 1867
NLB/69/633Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Simeon Custodio, Esq., Penaranda, Nueva Ecija, Philippine Islands5 July 1926
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