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Authorised form of nameShaw; Sir; William Napier (1854 - 1945)
SurnameShaw
ForenamesWilliam Napier
Dates1854 - 1945
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Birmingham, England (04 March 1854)
Death:
London (23 March 1945)
ActivityProfession:
Meteorologist
Research Field:
Meteorology, Physics
Education:
Birmingham; Emmanuel College, Cambridge; University of Berlin. MA
Career:
Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge (1877-1906); Lecturer in Experimental Physics, Cambridge University (1887-1899); Director, Meteorological Office (1905-1920); Professor of Meteorology, Royal College of Science (1920-1924)
Honours:
Kt 1915
Memberships:
FRMS (President 1918-1919)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1891
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1923
RelationshipsSon of Charles Thomas Shaw of Birmingham; married (1885) Sarah Jane Dugdale, daughter of Thomas Harland MD of Salford
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1945-1948 vol 5 pp 203-230, plate, by E Gold
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/77098202
Royal Society codeNA7142
Archives associated with this Fellow
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EC/1891/16Shaw, Sir William Napier: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/29/505Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Meterological Office28 October 1904
MS/591/4/1Letter from William Napier Shaw, Meteorological Office, 63 Victoria Street, London, to Sir Archibald [Geikie], Royal Society, Burlington House, London7 April 1908
MS/591/4/8Letter from William Napier Shaw, 10 Moreton Gardens, Old Brompton Road, London, to Sir Archibald [Geikie]25 October 1908
NLB/30/637Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society1 May 1905
IM/Maull/004139Shaw, Sir William Napiernd
NLB/48/784Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society13 October 1913
IM/004142Shaw, Sir William Napiernd
NLB/51/197Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr William Napier Shaw FRS7 January 1915
NLB/23/2/42Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to [William] Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March [1901]
NLB/38/340Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Sherringham, Norfolk[July 1908]
NLB/31/232Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society12 July 1905
NLB/10/835Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Napier Shaw, Emmanuel College, Cambridge15 February 1895
NLB/9/388Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society11 May 1894
NLB/23/1/366Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society2 November 1901
NLB/9/467Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society22 May 1894
NLB/11/885Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society28 October 1895
NLB/11/878Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]25 October 1895
NLB/14/460Copy letter from Theodore E James, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society15 March 1897
NLB/29New Letter Book volume 29, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration13 June 1904-13 January 1905
NLB/14/561Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Emmanuel College, Cambridge29 March 1897
NLB/44New Letter Book volume 44, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration12 April-4 December 1911
RR/15/193Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'The behaviour of oxyhaemoglobin' by Arthur Gamgee10 July 1901
RR/15/192Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'The behaviour of oxyhaemoglobin' by Arthur Gamgee4 July 1901
NLB/60/3Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Office and FRS2 December 1920
NLB/14/823Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society25 May 1897
NLB/23/2/119Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society and R Waley Cohen4 November 1901
RR/15/255Referee's report by Arthur Alcock Rambaut, on a paper 'The seasonal variation of atmospheric temperature in the British Isles and its relation in wind-direction' by William Napier Shaw and R Waley Cohen13 July 1901
NLB/14/826Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Robert Henry Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary of the Meterological Council, 63 Victoria Street, S.W.26 May 1897
NLB/47/421Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS, Meteorological Office, South Kensington, SW29 January 1913
NLB/34/37Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society]20 November 1906
RR/16/109Referee's report by Alexander Buchan, on a paper 'Meterological observations by the use of kites off the West Coast of Scotland, 1902' by William Napier Shaw and William Henry DinesJune 1903
RR/16/110Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Meterological observations by the use of kites off the West Coast of Scotland, 1902' by William Napier Shaw and William Henry DinesMay 1903
RR/15/225Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'The mathematical theory of errors of judgement with especial reference to the personal equation' by Karl Pearson3 June 1901
RR/16/340Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'The flow of the River Thames in relation to British pressure & rainfall changes' by Joseph Norman Lockyer and Dr W J S Lockyer25 April 1905
NLB/23/1/745Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society15 January 1902
NLB/31/531Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society6 October 1905
NLB/22/856Copy letter from unknown correspondent, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Meteorological Office, 63 Victoria Street31 July 1901
NLB/22/96Copy letter from [Theodore E] James, to [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society2 March 1901
NLB/20/273Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons][9 March 1900]
NLB/21/498Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society27 November 1900
NLB/20/275Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons10 March 1900
NLB/20/237Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary of the Meterological Council, 63 Victoria Street, S.W. 5 March 1900
NLB/20/360Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society 2 April 1900
NLB/22/91Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to [William Napier] Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 March [1901]
NLB/20/556Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Secretary, Meterological Office, 63 Victoria Street, S.W.22 May 1900
NLB/21/477Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Secretary, Meteorological Council, Meteorological Office, S.W. 24 November 1900
NLB/22/819Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to [William Napier] Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society][July 1901]
NLB/21/271Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary of the Meteorological Office, 63 Victoria Street, S.W.16 October 1900
NLB/27/109Copy telegram from the Secretaries of the Royal Society, to William Napier Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 'Weather', London[2 July 1903]
NLB/22/811Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1901
NLB/23/1/217Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society11 October 1901
NLB/22/443Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary, Meteorological Office15 May 1901
NLB/22/724Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society6 July 1901
NLB/31/40Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society15 June 1905
NLB/22/464Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [William Napier] Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society]20 May 1901
NLB/21/581Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary to the Meterological Council12 December 1900
NLB/21/779Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary, Meterological Office29 January 1901
NLB/23/1/242Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary, Meteorological Office, 63 Victoria Street, S.W.15 October 1901
NLB/23/2/360Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, and William Henry Dines, [Fellow of the Royal Society]2 July 1903
NLB/23/2/502Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society17 June 1904
NLB/23/1/592Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Mr William Napier Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society]9 December 1901
NLB/23/2/542Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary to the Meteorological1 November 1904
NLB/23/2/518Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to The Secretary, Board of Education7 July 1904
NLB/25/249Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society2 October 1902
NLB/25/307Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary, Meteorological Office, 63 Victoria Street, S.W. 15 October 1902
NLB/25/381Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Henry Mahoney Christie, William Napier Shaw, Richard Teltey Glazebrook, Sir Normal Lockyer, Fellows of the Royal Society28 October 1902
NLB/25/600Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Meteorological Office, Victoria Street24 November 1902
NLB/26/241Copy letter from the Secretaries of the Royal Society to, William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society16 February 1903
NLB/25/724Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Meteorological Office, 63 Victoria Street, S.W.15 December 1902
NLB/27/115Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society3 July 1903
NLB/26/59Copy letter from Dr Joseph Larmor to, Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society21 January 1903
NLB/26/190Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Meteorological Office, 63 Victoria Street, S.W.5 February 1903
NLB/27/91Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society29 June 1903
NLB/26/401Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to, William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Meteorological Office13 March 1903
NLB/27/302Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society4 August 1903
NLB/27/274Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Napier Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society]30 July 1903
NLB/30/230Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal SocietyFebruary 1905
NLB/48/783Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society13 October 1913
NLB/30/684Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society8 May 1905
NLB/27/849Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society11 December 1903
NLB/28/52Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society14 December 1903
NLB/30/39Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society20 January 1905
NLB/30/101Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society28 January 1905
NLB/30/193Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society10 February 1905
NLB/30/558Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society12 April 1905
NLB/33/848Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society13 November 1906
NLB/28/506Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society21 March 1904
NLB/29/381Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society3 October 1904
NLB/28/574Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to the Secretary, Admiralty, Whitehall13 April 1904
NLB/30/730Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society12 May 1905
NLB/31/258Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society]17 July 1905
NLB/29/442Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Meteorological Office, 63 Victoria Street, S.W.17 October 1904
NLB/28/620Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society19 April 1904
NLB/31/38Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society14 June 1905
NLB/29/430Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society13 October 1904
NLB/31/279Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society]19 July 1905
NLB/31/613Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society18 October 1905
NLB/31/526Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society5 October 1905
NLB/31/446Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society21 September 1905
NLB/32/73Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society21 December 1905
NLB/31/598Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society17 October 1907
NLB/32/128Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society10 January 1906
NLB/32/179Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society22 January 1906
NLB/33/283Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society27 July 1906
NLB/35/151Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society]26 April 1907
NLB/32/323Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society]20 February 1906
NLB/32/344Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society23 February 1906
NLB/32/383Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Colonel David Bruce, Fellow of the Royal Society2 March 1906
NLB/32/523Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society26 March 1906
NLB/33/741Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society29 October 1906
NLB/39/112Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Major Darwin27 November 1908
NLB/29/845Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society20 December 1904
NLB/46/516Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society15 August 1912
NLB/52/675Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Offices and FRS10 February 1916
NLB/35/57Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Meteorological Office11 April 1907
NLB/36/43Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Napier Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society]26 July 1907
NLB/35/145Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons25 April 1907
NLB/35/208Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society1 May 1907
NLB/34/249Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society17 December 1906
NLB/34/280Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society20 December 1906
NLB/34/184Copy letter from Joseph Larmor and Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society10 December 1906
NLB/35/440Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society1 June 1907
NLB/37/702Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society4 May 1908
NLB/34/348Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society9 January 1907
NLB/35/700Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to William Napier Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society]5 July 1907
NLB/35/542Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society12 June 1907
NLB/35/597Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society18 June 1907
NLB/34/564Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society5 February 1907
NLB/34/555Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society7 February 1907
NLB/34/520Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to [William Napier] Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society]2 February 1907
NLB/35/752Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Meteorological Office12 July 1907
NLB/34/698Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society27 February 1907
NLB/38/23Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society3 June 1908
NLB/37/116Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS24 January 1908
NLB/36/561Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society13 November 1907
NLB/37/128Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS29 January 1908
NLB/36/750Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society11 December 1907
NLB/37/299Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to [William Napier] Shaw28 February 1908
NLB/37/280Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS25 February 1908
NLB/39/137Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Admiral Field1 December 1908
NLB/37/465Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society24 March 1908
NLB/37/324Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw. Fellow of the Royal Society2 March 1908
NLB/37/405Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society13 March 1908
NLB/37/502Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society30 March 1908
NLB/39/30Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to [William Napier] Shaw14 November 1908
NLB/37/669Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society29 April 1908
NLB/39/92Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Major L Darwin25 November 1908
NLB/39/90Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Captain Scott, CB, RN, HMS "Bulwark", Channel Fleet25 November 1908
NLB/39/78Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [Joseph] LArmor, Secretary of the Royal Society23 November 1908
NLB/39/148Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Admiral Field3 December 1908
NLB/39/244Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Captain Scott15 December 1908
NLB/39/237Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to C T R Wilson, Fellow of the Royal Society14 December 1908
NLB/39/251Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to H Norman Edge, 24 Warwick Drive, Liscard, Cheshire16 December 1908
NLB/39/607Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society12 February 1909
NLB/39/203Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Major L Darwin11 December 1908
NLB/39/339Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Fellow of the Royal Society4 January 1909
NLB/38/374Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1908
NLB/39/426Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to H T Ferrar, Survey Department, GIZA (Branch), Egypt21 January 1909
NLB/39/400Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Captain Scott18 January 1909
NLB/38/708Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society23 October 1908
NLB/40/128Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS 23 April 1909
NLB/40/233Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS4 May 1909
NLB/40/439Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS 8 June 1909
NLB/42/792Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS 12 October 1910
NLB/42/224Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS28 April 1910
NLB/41/419Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society10 December 1909
NLB/42/375Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS30 May 1910
NLB/42/784Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS11 October 1910
NLB/44/445Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS 11 July 1911
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NLB/42/62Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS 18 March 1910
NLB/41/222Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society4 November 1909
NLB/42/466Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to W [William N [Napier] Shaw FRS19 June 1910
NLB/42/557Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS 6 July 1910
NLB/46/627Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society5 October 1912
NLB/42/610Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS15 July 1910
NLB/43/131Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society9 November 1910
NLB/44/68Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS 1 May 1911
NLB/43/424Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society10 January 1911
NLB/42/386Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Captain Scott2 June 1910
NLB/44/1Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw, FRS 12 April 1911
NLB/44/22Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to [William Napier] Shaw25 April 1911
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NLB/44/570Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison [per H Robinson] to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS28 August 1911
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NLB/43/721Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society17 March 1911
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NLB/45/196Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS17 January 1912
NLB/51/529Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr William Napier Shaw FRS17 April 1915
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NLB/47/18Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to [William Napier] Shaw14 November 1912
NLB/48/565Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society[28] July 1913
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NLB/47/389 Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to [William Napier] Shaw25 January 1913
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NLB/50/702Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society15 October 1914
NLB/50/698Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society15 October 1914
NLB/50/22Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society8 April 1914
NLB/48/832Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1913
NLB/52/301Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to an unknown correspondent6 November 1915
NLB/50/301Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society12 June 1914
NLB/50/181Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society19 May 1914
NLB/50/272Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society9 June 1914
NLB/51/322Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr William Napier Shaw FRS12 February 1915
NLB/52/235Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Offices and FRS20 October 1915
NLB/51/814Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir William Napier Shaw FRS5 July 1915
NLB/54/843Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meterological Offices and FRS 15 October 1917
NLB/50/507Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society22 July 1914
NLB/50/555Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society29 July 1914
NLB/51/466Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr William Napier Shaw25 March 1915
NLB/53/314Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS07 July 1916
MS/591/4/14'Memorandum on Captain Scott's letter to the Royal Society re meteorological observations in the Antarctic' by Mr. R.H. Curtis12 November 1908
NLB/52/597Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Offices and FRS26 January 1916
NLB/51/349Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr William Napier Shaw FRS22 February 1915
NLB/51/790Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir William Napier Shaw FRS1 July 1915
NLB/52/236Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Offices and FRS20 October 1915
NLB/52/453Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Offices and FRS14 December 1914
NLB/52/271Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Charles Chree, FRS1 November 1915
NLB/52/286Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Sir William Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Offices and FRS 2 November 1915
NLB/60/83Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Office and FRS9 December 1920
NLB/53/138Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS8 May 1916
NLB/52/516Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Offices and FRS5 January 1916
NLB/53/606Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS07 November 1916
NLB/53/533Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Naper Shaw, FRS24 October 1916
NLB/54/299Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Offices and FRS24 March 1917
NLB/59/647Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Office and FRS28 October 1920
NLB/54/557Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meterological Offices and FRS18 June 1917
NLB/53/71Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Wiliam] Napier Shaw, FRS3 April 1916
NLB/58/130Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meterological Offices and FRS 18 March 1920
NLB/53/481Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS05 October 1916
RR/18/167Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'On an electric hydrometer' by George M Minchin16 April 1911
NLB/54/458Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meterological Offices and FRS16 May 1917
NLB/64/669Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Napier Shaw FRS29 May 1923
RR/16/153Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'On the influence of the time factor on the correlation between Barometric heights at two stations 1000 miles apart' by Frances Evelyn Cave-Browne-Cave9 July 1904
NLB/54/757Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to M. le General de Schokalsky12 September 1917
NLB/57/330Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS18 October 1919
NLB/53/161Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS12 May 1916
NLB/54/759Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meterological Offices and FRS12 September 1917
NLB/54/175Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS26 February 1917
RR/24/76Referee's report by William Henry Dines, on a paper 'Revolving fluid in the atmosphere' by William Napier Shaw[June 1917]
NLB/53/282Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS27 June 1916
NLB/56/63Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meterological Offices and FRS12 November 1918
NLB/53/482Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS05 October 1916
NLB/53/210Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS26 May 1916
NLB/58/759Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meterological Offices and FRS 16 June 1920
NLB/47New Letter Book volume 47, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration12 November 1912-24 April 1913
NLB/65/296Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Hugh Frank] Newall, FRS8 October 1923
NLB/65/783Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS1 January 1924
RR/10/225Referee's report by George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'Report on hygrometric methods; first part, including the saturation method and the chemical method, and dew-point instruments' by William Napier Shaw26 February 1888
NLB/59/82Copy letter from [Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Sir Napier [William] Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Office and FRS16 July 1920
NLB/58/461Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meterological Offices and FRS 7 May 1920
NLB/58/887Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meterological Offices and FRS 30 June 1920
RR/35/138Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'The agricultural value of rainfall in the tropics' by H Martin Leake18 October 1927
NLB/57/546Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS1 December 1919
NLB/59/85Copy letter from [Maud K. Jukes, Clerk of the Royal Society]; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Office and FRS16 July 1920
NLB/55/598Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS21 June 1918
NLB/65/474Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS6 November 1923
NLB/59/674Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Office and FRS1 November 1920
RR/12/246Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'Researches on the electric properties of pure substances.—No. I. The electrical properties of pure sulphur' by Richard Threlfall, Joseph Henry Drapier Brearley and Mr Allen21 July 1894
RR/12/249Letter from William Napier Shaw, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'Researches on the electric properties of pure substances.—No. I. The electrical properties of pure sulphur' by Richard Threlfall, Joseph Henry Drapier Brearley and Mr Allen13 February 1895
NLB/57/404Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS31 October 1919
NLB/60/143Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, Director of the Meteorological Office and FRS14 December 1920
NLB/57/226Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS, Meteorological Office17 September 1919
RR/13/277Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'On the conditions which render absolute the readings of the mercurial thermometer absolute' by Sidney A Sworn29 May 1897
NLB/60/364Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS21 January 1921
NLB/57/457Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Director [Sir William Napier Shaw, FRS] Meteorological Office11 November 1919
NLB/62/251Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS13 January 1922
NLB/62/609Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS23 March 1922
NLB/61/293Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS17 June 1921
NLB/61/456Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS8 July 1921
NLB/57/652Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS7 January, 1920
NLB/55/526Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS15 May 1918
NLB/62/129Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS8 December 1921
NLB/67/208Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS13 November 1924
NLB/64/537Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS03 May 1923
NLB/57/135Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Colonel HG [Henry George] Lyons, FRS, [Chairman of the Gassiot Committee]29 July 1919
NLB/57/307Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr C [Charles] Chree, FRS13 October 1919
NLB/57/296Copy letter from Sir William Napier Shaw, Secretary of the Gassiot Committee; to the Meteorological Office28 July 1919
NLB/65/93Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Hugh Frank] Newall, FRS25 July 1923
NLB/65/438Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Keeper of His Majesty's Privy Purse1 November 1923
NLB/63/716Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Sir Napier Shaw, FRS05 December 1922
NLB/64/873Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS6 July 1923
NLB/65/698Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS10 December 1923
NLB/65/477Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; sent to The Times; The Morning Post; The Daily Telegraph; Nature; the Press Association6 November 1923
NLB/65/621Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Privy Purse; Privy Purse Office, Buckingham Palace, S.W.29 November 1923
RR/28/131Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'The influence of rainfall on the yield of wheat at Rothamsted' by Ronald Aylmer Fisher7 January 1924
NLB/66/598Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to H. Eustance Davies, Esq., Treasury Chambers, Whitehall, S.W.13 June 1924
NLB/66/747Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Treasury, Whitehall, S.W.13 July 1924
NLB/66/883Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Gerald Ponsonby] Lenox-Conyngham, FRS6 August 1924
NLB/70/146Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS12 January 1927
NLB/71/408Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Napier Shaw, FRS3 May 1928
NLB/69/927Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Napier Shaw, FRS19 November 1926
NLB/71/440Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Napier Shaw, FRS17 May 1928
NLB/71/230Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Napier Shaw, FRS17 February 1928
NLB/71/494Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Napier Shaw, FRS14 June 1928
CD/11/4Report as to the Ventilation of the Meeting Room, by Dr [William Napier] Shaw, FRS3 February 1906
CD/44/13Letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William] Napier Shaw, FRS; Mr [Frank Edward] Smith; and [William James Uglow] Woolcock6 July 1923
NLB/65/557Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS20 November 1923
NLB/65/437Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Deputy Master of the Mint1 November 1923
MOB/073Barograph by Short & Masonc.1920
NLB/42New Letter Book volume 42, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration4 March 1910-19 October 1910
NLB/46New Letter Book volume 46, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration21 May 1912-12 November 1912
RR/16/298Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'The vertical temperature gradient on the west coast of Scotland & at Oxshott: Surrey' by William Henry Dines31 December 1905
NLB/20/70Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Meterological Council 25 January 1900
NLB/20/162Copy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Meterological Council19 February 1900
NLB/22/397Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir [William Napier] Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Meterological Society, 63 Victoria Street, S.W.7 May 1901
NLB/21/615Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary of the Meteorological Council18 December 1900
NLB/29/409Copy letter from Joseph Larmor and Archibald Geikie, to Captain Thomas Henry Tizard, Fellow of the Royal Society, Charles Thomas Rees Wilson, William Henry Dines, Fellow of the Royal Society, H N Dickson, A J Herbertson, Dr Charles Chree, Fellow of the Royal Society, Professor Joseph Larmor, Secretary of the Royal Society, Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Dr H R Mill10 October 1904
NLB/29/549Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Meteorological Office3 November 1904
NLB/29/608Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Sociey14 November 1904
NLB/36/204Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society16 September 1907
NLB/41/188Copy letter from [Secretary of the Royal Society], to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Director of the Meteorological Office29 October 1909
NLB/46/71Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society6 June 1912
NLB/48/68Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society5 May 1913
NLB/54/532Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Hugh Longbourne] Callendar, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Committee and FRS11 June 1917
RR/10/224Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'Report on hygrometric methods; first part, including the saturation method and the chemical method, and dew-point instruments' by William Napier Shaw23 February 1888
NLB/48New Letter Book volume 48, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration25 April 1913-25 October 1913
RR/11/124Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'Voltaic cells with fused electrolytes' by J Brown15 June 1892
RR/12/245Letter from William Napier Shaw, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'Researches on the electric properties of pure substances.—No. I. The electrical properties of pure sulphur' by Richard Threlfall, Joseph Henry Drapier Brearley and Mr Allen21 July 1894
NLB/62/503Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Colonel [Henry George] Lyons, Chairman of the Gassiot Committee and FRS23 February 1922
MS/591/4/13Letter from William Napier Shaw, Meteorological Office, 63 Victoria Street, London, to Sir Archibald [Geikie, Secretary Royal Society]10 November 1908
RR/15/313Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'On the correlation between barometric height' by F E Cave-Browne-Cave and Karl Pearson9 June 1902
NLB/19/746Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to the Secretary to Her Majesty's Treasury11 December 1899
NLB/29/363Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary, Meteorological Council30 September 1904
NLB/32/113Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society5 January 1906
NLB/53New Letter Book volume 53, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 March 1916-10 January 1917
NLB/35/339Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Charles Scott Sherrington, Fellow of the Royal Society17 May 1907
NLB/54New Letter Book volume 54, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration10 January 1917-2 November 1917
NLB/52New Letter Book volume 52, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1915-8 March 1916
NLB/58New Letter Book volume 58, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration28 February 1920-9 July 1920
NLB/57/890Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Director of the Meteorological Office [Sir William Napier Shaw, FRS]27 February 1920
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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