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Authorised form of nameThompson; Silvanus Phillips (1851 - 1916); physicist and electrical engineer
SurnameThompson
ForenamesSilvanus Phillips
Dates1851 - 1916
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
York, England (19 June 1851)
Death:
Hampstead, London (12 June 1916)
ActivityResearch Field:
Applied physics, electrical engineering
Education:
BA (1869, London), DSc (Lond)
Career:
Schoolmaster, Bootham School, York (1870-1875); Lecturer in Physics, University College, Bristol (1876); Professor (1878); Principal and Professor of Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, City and Guilds Technical College, Finsbury; was a Quaker and a painter
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1891
RelationshipsSon of Silvanus Thompson, schoolmaster of York and his wife Bridget Tatham of Settle; married (1881) Jane, daughter of James Henderson of Pollokshields
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1917-1918 vol 94 pp xvi-xix, plate, signed by J P
References:
Sir Brian Pippard, FRS, 'Schoolmaster-Fellows and the campaign for science education' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 63-81, plate
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/46828206
Royal Society codeNA7141
Archives associated with this Fellow
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EC/1891/17Thompson, Silvanus Phillips: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/377/1/143Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, to [William Fletcher Barrett]nd
MM/14/181Letter from SP Thompson, Chislett Road, to Sir Alfred Ewing 18 December 1890
MS/377/1/141Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Chislett Road, to [William Fletcher] Barrett26 October 1906
MS/377/1/142Card from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Morland, Chislett Road, West Hampstead, to [William Fletcher] Barrett 15 November 1914
MS/377/1/137Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, University College, Bristol, to William Fletcher Barrett17 February ny
MS/377/1/140Postcard from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, to William Fletcher Barrett, 6 De Visci Terrace, Kingstown, Co Dublin5 May 1906
MS/377/1/139Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Osborne Hotel, Torquay, to [William Fletcher] Barrett10 April 1906
AP/66/18On the Magnetic Action of Displacement Currents in a Dielectric1889
MS/743/1/167Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Morland, Chislett Road, West Hampstead, to Miss Gladstone7 November 1908
MS/377/1/134Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, University College, Bristol, to [William Fletcher] Barrett7 November 1879
MS/743/1/165Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Morland, Chislett Road, West Hampstead, to Miss Gladstone26 October [1908]
MS/743/1/164Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Morland, Chislett Road, West Hampstead, to Miss Gladstone22 June 1901
MS/525/7/1/3Card from Syvanus Phillips Thompson, Morland, Chislett Road, West Hampstead, to [Charles] Vernon Boys2 August 1915
IM/004547Thompson, Silvanus Phillips and Lyon, Harold Thomson1899
NLB/34/81Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society, Morland, Chislett Road, West Hampstead, N.W.24 November 1906
NLB/19/479Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Silvanus Phillips Thompson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 October 1899
NLB/5/442Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]12 June 1891
NLB/5/425Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sivanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society[6 June 1891]
NLB/5/468Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons23 June 1891
NLB/11/195Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society11 May 1895
NLB/10/115Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.2 October 1894
NLB/10/227Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society26 October 1894
NLB/8/690Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society9 December 1893
NLB/8/995Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society, Morland, Chislett Road, West Hampstead, N.W.7 February 1894
NLB/9/242Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Secretary, Royal Society20 April 1894
NLB/9/639Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sylvanus Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society21 June 1894
NLB/13/19Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society28 May 1896
NLB/12/295Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society]24 January 1896
NLB/13/517Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company 2 October 1896
NLB/13/541Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society5 October 1896
NLB/12/298Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society24 January 1896
NLB/14/58Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society18 December 1896
NLB/14/129Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society9 January 1897
RR/15/118Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'The diffusion of ions produced in air by the action of a radio-active substance, ultra-violet light & point discharges' by John Sealy Edward TownsendJune 1900
RR/15/191Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'Description of a range-finder' by George Forbes2 August 1901
NLB/14/858Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society, Morland, Chislett Road, West Hampstead28 May 1897
NLB/14/872Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]31 May 1897
RR/15/288Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'Experiments on some properties' by James Wimshurt7 May 1901
RR/15/289Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'On anaomalous dispersion' by Robert Williams Wood21 June 1901
RR/16/232Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'The construction of some mercury standards of resistance, with a determination of the temperature co-efficient of resistance of mercury' by Frank Edward Smith19 April 1904
NLB/15/226Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society July 1897
NLB/15/247Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1897
NLB/15/456Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]6 October 1897
NLB/15/463Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]7 October 1897
NLB/15/469Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society9 October 1897
NLB/15/431Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.[2 October 1897]
NLB/15/462Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Edward Frankland, [Foreign Secretary, Royal Society]7 October 1897
MM/22/81Letter from Sylvanus Phillips Thompson, Shanklin, to Dr [Frederick] Guthrie8 April n.y.
NLB/21/259Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society12 October 1900
NLB/19/471Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society9 October 1899
NLB/19/451Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C. 6 October 1899
NLB/19/481Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldona, Fellow of the Royal Society11 October 1899
NLB/19/794Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, [Fellow of the Royal Society]20 December 1899
NLB/37/708Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Crookes4 May 1908
NLB/20/431Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society25 April 1900
NLB/20/604Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thomspon, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1900
NLB/20/676Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society15 June 1900
NLB/25/197Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society19 September 1902
NLB/22/328Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Silvanus [Phillips] Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society24 April 1901
NLB/23/1/863Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society8 February 1902
NLB/24/404Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society9 May 1902
NLB/25/176Copy telegram from an unknown correspondent, to Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Morland, West Hampstead[10 September 1902]
NLB/25/27Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society25 July 1902
NLB/25/180Copy letter from A H White, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society10 September 1902
NLB/25/489Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society10 November 1902
NLB/28/612Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society18 April 1904
RR/17/238Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'Effects of self-induction in iron cylinder' by Ernest Wilson[June 1907]
NLB/27/304Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society4 August 1903
NLB/27/466Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society2 October 1903
NLB/27/842Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thomas, Fellow of the Royal Society8 December 1903
NLB/33/6Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society15 June 1906
NLB/37/436Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Silvanus Thompson18 March 1908
NLB/34/253Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society17 December 1906
NLB/31/36Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Philips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society9 June 1905
NLB/31/856Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society25 November 1905
NLB/36/215Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society18 September 1907
NLB/33/150Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society, Morland, West Hampstead, N.W.5 July 1906
NLB/29/881Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society5 January 1905
NLB/35/544Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 June 1907
NLB/36/153Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society27 August 1907
NLB/32/897Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society, Morland, Chislett Road, West Hampstead, N.W.13 June 1906
NLB/36/477Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society1 November 1907
NLB/41/617Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Philips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society24 January 1910
NLB/37/17Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor [S] Silvanus [P] Phillips Thompson FRS10 January 1908
NLB/37/663Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Silvanus] P [Phillips] Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society29 April 1908
NLB/38/383Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society, and others23 July 1908
NLB/39/775Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Silvanus] P Phillips] Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1909
NLB/40/306Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Silvanus] P [Phillips] Thompson FRS24 May 1909
NLB/40/424Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Silvanus] P [Phillips] Thompson FRS7 June 1909
NLB/40/725Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Silvanus] P [Philips] Thompson FRS26 July 1909
NLB/40/637Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to S [Silvanus] P [Phillips] Thompson FRS 12 July 1909
NLB/42/424Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to S [Silvaous] P [Phillips] Thompson FRS10 June 1910
NLB/40/96Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Silvanius] P [Phillips] Thompson FRS 5 April 1909
NLB/46/818Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society6 November 1912
NLB/41/436Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society13 December 1909
NLB/44/851Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr S [Silvanus] P [Phillips] Thompson FRS29 November 1911
NLB/42/645Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Silvanus] P [Phillips] Thompson FRS 23 July 1910
NLB/44/501Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Silvanus] P [Philips] Thompson FRS21 July 1911
NLB/44/357Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Silvanus] P [Philips] Thompson FRS 28 June 1911
NLB/45/509Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Professor Silvanus [Phillips] Thompson15 March 1912
NLB/45/119Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Prof Silvanus P [Phillips] Thompson FRS3 January 1912
NLB/46/611Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society3 October 1912
NLB/46/466Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society3 August 1912
NLB/46/631Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society7 October 1912
NLB/50/26Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society20 April 1914
NLB/50/618Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society28 September 1914
NLB/47/412Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor Silvanus P [Phillips] Thompson FRS28 January 1913
NLB/47/745Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Silvanus] P [Phillips] Thompson FRS4 April 1913
NLB/48/385Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Silvanus Phillips] Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society25 June 1913
NLB/48/840Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Thompson, Morland[October 1913]
NLB/50/318Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Silvanus Phillips] Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1914
NLB/48/798Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Silvanus Phillips] Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society15 October 1913
NLB/48/705Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Silvanus Phillips] Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society29 September 1913
NLB/50/203Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Silvanus Phillips] Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society22 May 1914
NLB/50/309Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Silvanus Phillips] Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society13 June 1914
NLB/51/320Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson FRS12 February 1915
NLB/50/729Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Silvanus Phillips] Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society23 October 1914
NLB/50/786Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Silvanus Phillips] Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society6 November 1914
MS/928/2/185Letter from Sylvanus Phillips Thompson, Technical College, Finsbury, to Charles Vernon Boys15 February 1889
NLB/52/126Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson FRS10 September 1915
NLB/52/60Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson FRS4 August 1915
NLB/52/168Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Chairman of the Catalogue of Scientific Papers and FRS1 October 1915
NLB/52/380Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; toThe Secretary of the British Academy23 November 1915
NLB/52/483Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Chairman of Catalogue of Scientific Papers and FRS17 December 1915
RR/17/362Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'The hysterisis loss and other properties of iron alloys under very small magnetic force' by E Wilson and othersMarch 1908
RR/17/361Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'The effects of self-induction in an iron cylinder when traversed by alternating currents' by E WilsonJanuary 1908
RR/17/185Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'Electric furnace reactions under high gaseous pressures' by R S Hutton and Joseph Ernest Petavel4 June 1907
NLB/54/76Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Arthur Everett] Shipley, FRS2 February 1917
NLB/54/78Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Lord Muir Mackenzie; The House of Lords, S.W.2 February 1917
RR/21/68Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'On a type-reading optophone' by E E Fournier d'Albend [1914]
RR/21/165Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'On the analysis of sound waves in the cochlea' by T Wrightson[June 1914]
RR/21/161Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'The magnetic properties of iron when shielded from the Earth's magnetism' by Ernest Wilson[January 1914]
RR/21/163Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'On the properties of magnetically shielded iron as affected by temperature' by Ernest Wilson[March 1914]
MS/929/1/217Letter from Silvanus [Phillips] Thompson, FRS, Morland, Chislett Road, West Hampstead, to James Mackenzie Davidson15 September 1914
RR/10/305Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the magnetic action of displacement-currents in a dielectric' by Silvanus Phillips Thompson7 March 1889
RR/10/306Referee's report by John Hopkinson, on a paper 'On the magnetic action of displacement-currents in a dielectric' by Silvanus Phillips Thompson11 March 1889
RR/11/97Referee's report by Richard Tetley Glazebrook, on a paper 'On the focometry of lenses and lens-combinations, and on a new focometer' by Silvanus Phillips Thompson21 March 1891
RR/11/98Referee's report and letter by Robert Bellamy Clifton, on a paper 'On the focometry of lenses and lens-combinations, and on a new focometer' by Silvanus Phillips Thompson1891
RR/14/14Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'On artificial temporary colour-blindness, with an examination of the colour sensations of 109 persons' by George James Burch14 April 1898
RR/13/281Referee's report by William Crookes, on a paper 'Cathode rays and some analogous rays' by Silvanus Phillips Thompson3 July 1897
RR/13/274Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'Stress and other effects produced in resin and in a viscid compound of resin and oil by electrification' by Joseph Wilson Swan to Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society29 May 1897
RR/13/280Referee's report by Oliver Joseph Lodge, on a paper 'Cathode rays and some analogous rays' by Silvanus Phillips Thompson29 May 1897
NLB/57/180Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr Garnett8 August 1919
NLB/55/807Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Miss Helen G. Thompson01 October 1918
NLB/12/417Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society17 February 1896
MS/377/1/136Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, University College, Bristol, to [William Fletcher] Barrett28 February 1880
AP/67/6On the Focometry of Lenses and Lens Combinations: and on a new Focometer3 February 1891
MS/743/1/166Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Morland, Chislett Road, West Hampstead, to Miss Gladstone1 November 1908
NLB/10/130Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1894
NLB/9/507Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph Norman Lockyer, Fellow of the Royal Society20 May 1894
NLB/15/885Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society8 January 1898
NLB/21/222Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society3 October 1900
NLB/33/716Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to; Augustus Desire Waller, Lord Avebury [John Lubbock], Sir Benjamin Baker, Dr Henry Frederick Baker, Professor David Ferrier, Professor Sydney John Hickson, Dr A Scott, Mr Albert Charles Seward, Professor William Johnson Sollas, and Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellows of the Royal Society26 October 1906
NLB/36/364Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society18 October 1907
RR/17/186Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson to Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'Electric furnace reactions under high gaseous pressures' by R S Hutton and Joseph Ernest Petavel2 July 1907
RR/21/167Second referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'On the analysis of sound waves in the cochlea' by T Wrightson[October 1914]
NLB/48New Letter Book volume 48, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration25 April 1913-25 October 1913
RR/21/141Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'A thermomagnetic study of the eutectoid transition point of carbon steels' by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith and J Guild[February 1914]
NLB/12/312Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society28 January 1896
NLB/14/791Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]18 May 1897
NLB/36/76Copy letter from [Joseph Larmor], to Professor Arthur Schuster, Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], and Sir Archibald Geikie, Fellows of the Royal Society3 August 1907
NLB/41/149Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society23 October 1909
NLB/52New Letter Book volume 52, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1915-8 March 1916
RR/10/307Referee's report by George Francis Fitzgerald, on a paper 'On the magnetic action of displacement-currents in a dielectric' by Silvanus Phillips Thompson28 March 1889
RR/13/275Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'Stress and other effects produced in resin and in a viscid compound of resin and oil by electrification' by Joseph Wilson Swan29 May 1897
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