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Authorised form of nameMiller; William Hallowes (1801 - 1880)
SurnameMiller
ForenamesWilliam Hallowes
Dates1801 - 1880
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Velindre, Llangeler, Cardiganshire, Wales (06 April 1801)
Death:
Cambridge (20 May 1880)
ActivityResearch Field:
Crystallography, mineralogy
Education:
MA
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
8/02/1838
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1870
Council:
For Sec 1856-1873
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1880-1881 vol 31 pp ii-vii
References:
R Robson and Walter F Cannon, 'William Whewell, FRS (1794-1866)' in NR 1964 vol 19 pp 168-191
Notes:
According to DNB he was born at Velindre, near Llandovery. According to Gazetteer Llandovery in Carmarthenshire, but Velindre itself in Llangeler in Cardiganshire - thus the disparity between DNB information and the entry above. DSB also says that he came from Llandovery, Carmarthenshire.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/112679487
Royal Society codeNA7152
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
MM/14/12Report by WH Miller on a paper 14 Febraury 1855
MM/14/202Letter from WH Miller, Cambridge6 May 1864
MS/743/1/68Letter from William Hallowes Miller, 7 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, to [John Hall] Gladstone17 July 1867
MS/743/1/180Slip with chemical references [by William Hallowes Miller?][1867?]
NLB/16/296Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor W J Lewis, Trinity College, Cambridge9 March 1898
RR/3/134Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Researches on the cinchona alkaloids' by William Bird Herapath27 April 1858
RR/3/135Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Researches on the cinchona alkaloids' by William Bird Herapath27 April 1858
RR/3/195Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the electric-conducting power of the metals' by Augustus Matthiessen1857
RR/2/131Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the thermal effects of fluids in motion' by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin and James Prescott Joule7 July 1853
RR/3/196Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the conductive powers of mercury and __ on heat' by Augustus Matthiessen1857
RR/4/92Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Experimental researches to determine the density of steam at different temperatures, and to determine the law of expansions of superheated steam' by William Fairbairn and Thomas Tate[1860]
RR/4/173Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the electric conducting power of alloys' by Augustus Matthiessen1860
RR/4/33Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the expansion of metals and alloys' by Frederick Crace Calvert and G C Lowe28 March 1860
RR/2/252Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On the nature of the force why which bodies are repelled from the poles of a magnet; to which is prefixed, an account of some experiments on molecular influences' by John Tyndall18 April 1855
RR/2/256Third referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On a general law of density in saturated vapours' by John James Waterston19 April 1853
RR/2/255Second referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On a general law of density in saturated vapours' by John James Waterston21 June 1852
RR/2/254Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller and George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On a general law of density in saturated vapours' by John James Waterston30 October 1851
RR/4/90Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Experimental researches to determine the density of steam at different temperatures, and to determine the law of expansions of superheated steam' by William Fairbairn and Thomas Tate29 May 1860
RR/4/172Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the specific gravity of alloys' by Augustus Matthiessen1860
RR/1bis/12Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on an untraced paper about measuring distance, by Bowman23 August 1844
RR/1/94Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On a continuous self-registering thermometer' by Mansfield Harrison15 September 1845
RR/5/142Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On new cornish minerals of the brochantite group' by Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story-Maskelyne[1865]
RR/4/179Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the effect of the presence of metals and metalloids upon the electric conducting power of pure copper' by Augustus Matthiessen23 May 1860
RR/1bis/16Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the use of the barometric thermometer for the determination relative heights' by James Robert Christie[1846]
RR/2/130Second referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the air-engine' by James Precott Joule29 March 1852
RR/5/232Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Results of the magnetic observations at the Kew Observatory, from 1857 and 1858 to 1862 inclusive.-No. I' by Edward Sabine11 July 1863
RR/6/21Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Inferences and suggestions in cosmical and geological philosophy' by Edward William Brayleynd [1867]
RR/6/134Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the refraction-equivalents of the elements' by John Hall Gladstone26 October 1869
RR/6/172Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the expansion by heat of metals and alloys' by Augustus Matthiessennd [1866]
RR/7/43Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the mineral constituents of meteorites' by Nevil Story Maskelyne1870
RR/7/79Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the action of rays of high refrangibility upon gaseous matter' by John Tyndall[1870]
RR/7/61Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On a searcher for aplanatic images applied to microscopes, and its effects in increasing power and improving definition' by George Royston Pigott27 May 1870
RR/7/62Letter from William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On a searcher for aplanatic images applied to microscopes, and its effects in increasing power and improving definition' by George Royston Pigott to the Secretary of the Royal Society7 June 1870
RR/7/111Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the meteorites of Shalka and Breitenbach' by Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story-Maskelyne3 April 1871
RR/7/137Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Records of the magnetic phenomena at the Kew observatory - No. IV. Analysis of the principal disturbances shown by the horizontal and vertical force magne­tometers of the Kew Observatory, from 1859 to 1864' by Edward Sabine12 July 1871
RR/7/143Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On a new instrument for recording minute variations of atmospheric pressure' by Wildman Whitehouse12 June 1871
RR/6/312Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the thermal resistance of liquids' by Frederick Guthriend [1869]
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/7/491Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the expansion of sea-water by heat' by Thomas Edward Thorpe and Arthur William Rücker1876
RR/6/7Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Computation of the lengths of the waves of light corresponding to the lines in the dispersion spectrum measured by Kirchhoff' by George Biddell Airy19 June 1867
RR/1bis/29Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper [attributed] 'On a cycle of eighteen years in the mean annual height of the barometer in the climate of London, and on a constant variation of the barometrical mean according to the Moon's declination' by Luke Howard2 April 1841
RR/1bis/40Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'An account of some experiments exhibiting new instances of the absorbing power of streams; with a few remarks on the pulsation of jets' by G Robinson23 August 1844
RR/1bis/46Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On a formula for the elastic force of vapour at different temperatures' by Shortrede13 May 1848
RR/1bis/47Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Essays on hygrometry and barometry' by Shortrede13 May 1848
RR/3/200Referee's report by Edward Sabine, on a paper 'On the construction of the new imperial standard pound, and its copies of platinum ; and
on the comparison of the imperial standard pound with the kilogramme des archives' by William Hallowes Miller
25 June 1856
RR/7/134Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the measurement of the chemical intensity of total daylight made at Catania during the total eclipse of Dec. 22nd, 1870' by Henry Enfield Roscoe and Thomas Edward Thorpe12 July 1871
RR/7/154Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Corrections to the computed lengths of waves of light published in the Philosophical Transactions of the year 1868' by George Biddell Airy26 January 1872
MS/427/41Copy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, Secretary of the Royal Society to Prof. [Thomas George] Bonney, FRS22 June 1880
MS/426/433Copy letter from S [Samuel] Hunter Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr Lloyd; to [George Biddell] Airy; to Sir D [David] Brewster; to J [John Frederick William] Herschel; to Prof [James David] Forbes; W H [William Hallowes] Miller; Baden Powell; and Dr Thewell16 November 1850
MM/19/74Letter from William Hallowes Miller, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society, to William Sharpey, Secretary, Royal Society1 October 1860
EC/1838/10Miller, William Hallowes: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003101Miller, William Hallowesnd
RR/2/78Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On osmotic force' by Thomas Graham11 October 1854
RR/2/129Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the air-engine' by James Precott Joule16 January 1852
RR/5/258Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'An account of experiments on the change of the elastic force of a constant volume of atmospheric air, between 32° F. and 212° F., and also on the temperature of the melting-point of mercury' by Balfour Stewart3 July 1863
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/2/97Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Further researches into the properties of the sulphate of lodo-quinine or Herapathite, more especially in regard to its crystallography, with additional facts concerning its optical relations' by William Bird Herapath21 April 1854
RR/2/257Report enclosed with third referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On a general law of density in saturated vapours' by John James Waterston19 April 1853
MC/2/179Letter from [August Leopold] Crelle, Berlin, to John William Lubbock, Treasurer of the Royal Society27 June 1835
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