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Authorised form of nameDarwin; Sir; Horace (1851 - 1928)
SurnameDarwin
ForenamesHorace
Dates1851 - 1928
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Down, Kent, England (13 May 1851)
Death:
Cambridge (22 September 1928)
Buried:
St Giles' cemetery, now Ascension Cemetery, Cambridge
ActivityProfession: Scientific Instrument maker
Education:
MA (Cantab)
Honours:
KBE 1918
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/06/1903
RelationshipsGreat grandson of Erasmus Darwin (FRS 1761); grandson of Robert Waring Darwin (FRS 1788); son of Charles Robert Darwin (FRS 1839); brother of George Howard Darwin (FRS 1879) and Francis Darwin (FRS 1882)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1929 vol 122 pp xv-xviii, plate, signed by R T G
References:
Meg Weston Smith, 'E A Milne and the Creation of Air Defence: Some Letters From an Unprincipled Brigand, 1916-1919' in NR 1990 vol 44 pp 241-255
James R Moore, 'On the Education of Darwin's Sons: The Correspondence Between Charles Darwin and the Reverend G V Reed, 1857-1864' in NR 1977-8 vol 32 pp 51-70
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/62346547
Royal Society codeNA7966
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/928/6/2/8Postcard from Horace Darwin, The Orchard, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, to Geoffrey Vernon Boys, Trinity College, Cambridge28 January 1920
MS/928/2/46Letter from Horace Darwin, The Orchard, Huntington Road, Cambridge, to Charles Vernon Boys10 May 1890
NLB/5/401Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Horace Darwin3 June 1891
NLB/13/67Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Horace Darwin, [Fellow of the Royal Society]3 June 1896
RR/16/122Referee's report by Horace Darwin, on a paper 'The elasmometer, a new interferential form of elasticity apparatus' by Alfred Edward Howard TuttonJune 1903
NLB/19/52Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Wesley Judd, Fellow of the Royal Society9 June 1899
NLB/29/184Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Horace Darwin, Fellow of the Royal Society22 July 1904
NLB/31/72Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Horace Darwin, Fellow of the Royal Society17 June 1905
NLB/40/672Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Horace Darwin, FRS [Fellow of the Royal Society], The Orchard, Cambridge16 July 1909
NLB/41/4Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Horace Darwin, Fellow of the Royal Society17 September 1909
NLB/40/626Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to The Secretary, Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna9 July 1909
NLB/45/268Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Horace Darwin FRS30 January 1912
NLB/47/807Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Horace Darwin FRS15 April 1913
NLB/53/214Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Horace Darwin Esq., FRS29 May 1916
MS/928/2/45Letter from Horace Darwin, The Orchard, Huntington Road, Cambridge, to Charles Vernon Boys8 May 1890
MS/928/2/47Letter from Horace Darwin, The Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company, St Tibb's Row, Cambridge, to Charles Vernon Boys10 May 1890
MS/928/2/49Letter from Horace Darwin, Abinger Hall, Dorking, to Charles Vernon Boys8 November 1891
NLB/53/521Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Horace Darwin Esq., FRS24 October 1916
NLB/55/265Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Horace Darwin Esq., FRS07 February 1918
NLB/55/580Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent18 June 1918
NLB/62/15Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Horace Darwin, FRS15 November 1921
IM/001066Darwin, Sir Horace1922
NLB/34/755Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor Herbert Hall Turner, Fellow of the Royal Society5 March 1907
EC/1903/04Darwin, Sir Horace: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/928/2/48Letter from Horace Darwin, Howick Rectory, Lesbury, Northumberland, to Charles Vernon Boys5 September 1891
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