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Authorised form of nameBrooke; Charles (1804 - 1879)
SurnameBrooke
ForenamesCharles
Dates1804 - 1879
Dates and placesBirth:
30 June 1804
Death:
Weymouth (17 May 1879)
ActivityProfession:
Surgeon
Education:
BA, BD (St John's College, Cambridge)
Career:
Surgeon and lecturer on surgery, Westminster Hospital, resigned (1869); helped Golding Bird (FRS 1846) with the 4th edition of his "Elements of natural philosophy".
Memberships:
MRCS (1834); FRCP (1844); FRMS (President 1865-1866)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/03/1847
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1879-1880 vol 30 pp i-ii
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/125427
Royal Society codeNA7650
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
AP/28/1Description of a method of registering magnetic variations 16 June 1846
AP/28/2On the Automatic registration of Magnetometers and other Meteorological instruments, by photographyJuly 1846
AP/52/10Researches on Animal Electricity 1870
AP/36/16On a new and more correct method of determining the Angle of Aperture of Microscopic object glasses1854
AP/37/14The Physical Theory of Muscular Contraction1854
RR/2/20Referee's report by Charles Brooke, on a paper 'An experimental inquiry undertaken with the view of ascertaining whether any, and what signs of current force are manifested during the organic process of secretion in living animals (continued)' by Henry Foster Baxter22 June 1852
RR/2/22Referee's report by Charles Brooke, on a paper 'An experimental inquiry undertaken with the view of ascertaining whther any and what signs of current force are manifested during the organic process of nutrition (assimilation) in living animals' by Henry Foster Baxter17 February 1853
RR/2/40Referee's report by Edward Sabine, on a paper 'On the automatic temperature-compensation of the force magnetometers' by Charles Brooke29 October 1857
RR/2/75Referee's report by Charles Brooke, on a paper 'Researches into the identity of the existences or forces, light, heat, electricity and magnetism' by John Goodman1854
RR/2/81Referee's report by Charles Brooke, on a paper 'On the relation of the angular aperture of the object-glasses of compound microscopes to their penetrating power and to oblique light' by J W Griffith30 May 1854
IM/000587Group lithograph of Royal Microscopical Society Presidentsnd
EC/1847/06Brooke, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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