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Authorised form of nameBosanquet; Robert Holford Macdowall (1841 - 1912)
SurnameBosanquet
ForenamesRobert Holford Macdowall
Dates1841 - 1912
Dates and placesBirth:
Rock, Northumberland (30 July 1841)
Death:
07 August 1912
ActivityProfession:
Barrister
Research Field:
Acoustics
Education:
MA
Career:
Lecturer in Mathematics, Christ Church, Oxford (1868); Professor of Acoustics, Royal Academy of Music, London; wrote on music and acoustics
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/06/1890
RelationshipsSon of Rev Robert William Bosanquet of Rock Hall and his 2nd wife Caroline, daughter of Col Day Hort Macdowell of Renfrewshire
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/56650936
Royal Society codeNA7137
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/62/2On a Uniform Rotation Machine and On the theory of electromagnetic Tuning forks1882
NLB/2/318Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet, St John's College, Oxford23 April 1888
NLB/26/215Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet, Fellow of the Royal Society, Tenerife10 February 1903
RR/8/2Letter from Alexander John Ellis, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the Hindoo [Hindu] division of the octave, with some additions to the theory of the higher orders' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet9 April 1877
RR/8/4Letter from Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the Hindoo [Hindu] division of the octave, with some additions to the theory of the higher orders' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet23 April [1877]
RR/8/1Referee's report by William Pole, on a paper 'On the Hindoo [Hindu] division of the octave, with some additions to the theory of the higher orders' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet17 March 1877
RR/8/6Second referee's report by William Pole, on a paper 'On the Hindoo [Hindu] division of the octave, with some additions to the theory of the higher orders' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet14 May 1877
RR/9/111Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'Preliminary paper on a uniform rotation machine; and on the theory of electromagnetic tuning forks' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet4 February 1883
RR/9/112Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'Preliminary paper on a uniform rotation machine; and on the theory of electromagnetic tuning forks' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet26 February 1883
RR/7/363Referee's report by Alexander John Ellis, on a paper 'The theory of the division of the octave, and the practic treatment of the musical systems thus obtained. Revised version of a paper entitled 'On just intonation in music with a description of a new instrument for the easy control systems of tuning other than the equal temperament of 1 divisions in the octave' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet10 February 1875
RR/7/361Referee's report by William Pole, on a paper 'The theory of the division of the octave, and the practic treatment of the musical systems thus obtained. Revised version of a paper entitled 'On just intonation in music with a description of a new instrument for the easy control systems of tuning other than the equal temperament of 1 divisions in the octave' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet16 January 1875
RR/7/288Letter from Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet, on his paper 'The theory of the division of the octave, and the practic treatment of the musical systems thus obtained. Revise version of a paper entitled 'On just intonation in music with a description of a new instrument for the easy control systems of tuning other than the equal temperament of 1 divisions in the octave' to the Secretary of the Royal Society23 November 1874
RR/8/5Second letter from Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the Hindoo [Hindu] division of the octave, with some additions to the theory of the higher orders' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet28 April [1877]
EC/1890/03Bosanquet, Robert Holford Macdowall: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/8/3Referee's report by Alexander John Ellis, on a paper 'On the Hindoo [Hindu] division of the octave, with some additions to the theory of the higher orders' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet9 April 1877
RR/7/362Referee's report by William Pole, on a paper 'The theory of the division of the octave, and the practic treatment of the musical systems thus obtained. Revised version of a paper entitled 'On just intonation in music with a description of a new instrument for the easy control systems of tuning other than the equal temperament of 1 divisions in the octave' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet9 February 1875
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