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Authorised form of nameMichelson; Albert Abraham (1852 - 1931)
SurnameMichelson
ForenamesAlbert Abraham
Dates1852 - 1931
Dates and placesBirth:
Strelno, Poland (19 December 1852 )
Death:
Pasadena, California, USA (09 May 1931)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics, optics, metrology
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
27/11/1902
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1907; Nobel Prize (Physics) 1907
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
References:
G V R Born, FRS, 'The wide-ranging family history of Max Born' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 219-262
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1932-1935 vol l pp 18-25, plate, by Hugh Frank Newall
Royal Society codeNA721
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1902/25Michelson, Albert Abraham: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/9/770Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society11 July 1894
NLB/18/759Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor [A] Michelson9 May 1899
NLB/18/697Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor [A] Michelson23 April 1899
NLB/36/888Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts Lubbock & Company8 January 1908
NLB/36/666Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Albert Abraham Michelson, Foreign Member of the Royal Society, Grand Hotel, Trafalgar Square, W.C.28 November 1907
NLB/36/881Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts Lubbock & Company7 January 1908
NLB/36/889Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Albert Abraham Michelson, Foreign Member of the Royal Society8 January 1908
NLB/61/162Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John] Joly, FRS26 May 1921
NLB/65/401Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Albert Abraham] Michelson, FRS26 October 1923
NLB/73/360Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Hugh Frank] Newall, FRS23 June 1931
NLB/73/352Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof [Hugh Frank] Newall, FRS19 June 1931
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