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Authorised form of nameHale; George Ellery (1868 - 1938)
SurnameHale
ForenamesGeorge Ellery
Dates1868 - 1938
NationalityAmerican
Dates and placesBirth:
Chicago, Illinois, USA (29 June 1868)
Death:
Pasadena, California, USA (21 or 23 February 1938)
ActivityResearch Field:
Astrophysics
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
25/03/1909
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1932
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1936-1938 vol 2 pp 523-529, plate, by H F Newall
References:
A G Cock, 'Chauvinism and Internationalism in Science: The International Research Council, 1919-1926' in NR 1982-83 vol 37 pp 249-288
Notes:
DSB gives death date as 21 February 1938
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/13112034
Royal Society codeNA7364
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1909/01Hale, George Ellery: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/39/152Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor G [George] E [Ellery] Hale3 December 1908
NLB/40/292Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Harrison & Sons17 May 1909
NLB/40/293Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Harrison & Sons17 May 1909
NLB/46/580Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [George Ellery] Hale, Foreign Member of the Royal Society, Astrophysical Observatory, Pasadena, California, USA27 September 1912
NLB/47/216Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor G [George] E [Ellery] Hale, For.Mem.RS18 December 1912
NLB/56/183Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [George Ellery] Hale, FRS9 December 1918
NLB/58/818Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [George Ellery] Hale, FRS22 June 1920
NLB/55/515Copy letter from [Dr.] Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Professor] H.A. Bumstead, c/o The American Embassy 09 May 1918
NLB/62/163Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [George Ellery] Hale, FRS13 December 1921
NLB/65/634Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [George Ellery] Hale, FRS1 December 1923
NLB/65/648Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the President of the University of California3 December 1923
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