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Authorised form of nameBuchanan; John Young (1844 - 1925)
SurnameBuchanan
ForenamesJohn Young
Dates1844 - 1925
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Glasgow, Scotland (20 February 1844)
Death:
London (16 October 1925)
ActivityResearch Field:
Oceanography, chemistry
Education:
Glasgow University. MA
Career:
Also studied at Marburg, Bonn, Leipzig and Paris; returned to Scotland; Assistant to Alexander Crum Brown (FRS 1879); Chemist and Physicist to the Challenger Expedition; owned a steam yacht; involved cable laying; undertook researches in oceanography with Prince Albert I of Monaco; Lecturer on Geography, University of Cambrdige
Memberships:
FRSE; FCS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/06/1887
RelationshipsSon of John Buchanan of Dowanhill
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1926 vol 110 pp xii-xiii, plate, signed by A E S
Royal Society codeNA7128
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1887/03Buchanan, John Young: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/2/653Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Young Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1888
NLB/9/457Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Secretary, Royal Society, Terling Place, Witham, Essex21 May 1894
NLB/9/561Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Young Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society, 36 Upper Brook Street, W.4 June 1894
NLB/15/886Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lady Buchanan10 January 1898
RR/15/31Referee's report by John Young Buchanan, on a paper 'The circulation of the surface waters of the North Atlantic ocean' by H N Dickson,28 May 1900
NLB/14/670Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Young Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society27 April 1897
RR/16/151Referee's report by Charles Vernon Boys, on a paper 'On the compressibility of solids' by John Young Buchanan9 March 1904
NLB/16/425Copy letter from Michael Foster, to J Y Buchanan1 April 1898
NLB/19/92Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the President of the Royal Geographical Society, [Sir Clements Robert Markham]16 June 1899
NLB/18/337Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society24 February 1899
NLB/19/820Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons3 January 1900
NLB/20/552Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr W J Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society21 May 1900
NLB/20/610Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons[31 May 1900]
NLB/23/2/68Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to The Earl of Rosse [Laurence Parsons], Fellow of the Royal Society and John Young Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society14 May 1901
NLB/23/2/329Copy letter sent from Sir Michael Foster, to John Young Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society12 May 1903
NLB/23/2/472Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to John Young Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society5 May 1904
NLB/28/450Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Charles Vernon Boys, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1904
NLB/28/528Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to John Young Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society23 March 1904
NLB/32/50Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons18 December 1905
NLB/38/84Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Young Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society15 June 1908
NLB/37/641Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Crookes, Fellow of the Royal Society23 April 1908
NLB/37/749Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to J [John] Y [Young] Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society8 May 1908
NLB/42/49Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, President RS [President of the Royal Society] to His Most Serene Higness, Albert I, Prince of MonacoMarch 1910
NLB/43/630Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to John Young Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society28 February 1911
NLB/47/197Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to J [John] Y [Young] Buchanan FRS13 December 1912
NLB/54/393Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John Young] Buchanan, FRS2 May 1917
NLB/54/421Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John Young] Buchanan Esquire, FRS10 May 1917
NLB/54/559Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Francis C. Buchanan Esquire; Clarinish, Row, Dumbartonshire18 June 1917
NLB/59/685Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John Young] Buchanan Esquire, FRS3 November 1920
NLB/68/852Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Arthur Shipley, GBE, FRS13 November 1925
NLB/67/109Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to A. Macphail Esq.; Ministry of Health, Whitehall, S.W.127 October 1924
NLB/68/957Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Arthur Shipley, FRS9 December 1925
NLB/68/761Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to H. R. Milne [Mill?] Esq.30 October 1925
NLB/33/659Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Young Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society16 October 1906
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