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Authorised form of nameFarr; Clinton Coleridge (1866 - 1943)
SurnameFarr
ForenamesClinton Coleridge
Dates1866 - 1943
Dates and placesBirth:
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (22 May 1866)
Death:
Christchurch, New Zealand (27 January 1943)
ActivityResearch Field:
Geophysics
Education:
DSc (University of Adelaide); University College, London
Career:
Professor of Physics, Canterbury College College, New Zealand; Fellow and Hector Medallist, New Zealand Institute
Memberships:
FRSNZ (1919)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
10/05/1928
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNZB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1942-1944 vol 4 pp 503-506, plate, by Kerr Grant
References:
Robin J H Clark and Michael J Kelly, 'New Zealand, New Zealanders and the Royal Society' in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 263-281
Royal Society codeNA7970
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1928/06Farr, Clinton Coleridge: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/52/519Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Clinton Coleridge Farr, FRS5 January 1916
NLB/52/314Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Clinton Coleridge Farr Esquire; Canterbury College, Christchurch, New Zealand 8 November 1915
NLB/17/63Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Horace Lamb, Fellow of the Royal Society9 July 1898
NLB/17/54Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Clinton Coleridge Farr, [Fellow of the Royal Society]8 July 1898
NLB/16/848Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to R T Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society20 June 1898
NLB/17/354Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society, 4 Sunnyside, Prince's Park, Liverpool17 October 1898
NLB/17/769Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Horace Lamb, Fellow of the Royal Society19 December 1898
NLB/30/587Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Clinton Coleridge Farr, [Fellow of the Royal Society]April 1905
NLB/52/586Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Charles Chree, FRS25 January 1916
RR/22/51Referee's report by Thomas Edward Thorpe, on a paper 'A magnetic survey of the dominion of New Zealand' by Clinton Coleridge FarrOctober 1915
RR/22/50Referee's report by Charles Chree, on a paper 'A magnetic survey of the dominion of New Zealand' by Clinton Coleridge FarrOctober 1915
RR/38/6Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'Some physical properties of gas-freed sulphur' by Clinton Coleridge Farr and D B MacleodJanuary 1928
RR/14/47Referee's report by John Viriamu Jones, on a paper 'On some expressions for the radial and axial components of the magnetic force in the interior of solenoids of circular cross-section' by Clinton Coleridge Farr20 June 1898
RR/14/50Letter from John Viriamu Jones, regarding a paper 'On some expressions for the radial and axial components of the magnetic force in the interior of solenoids of circular cross-section' by Clinton Coleridge Farr5 November 1898
RR/14/49Letter from Clinton Coleridge Farr, to Arthur William Rucker, regarding a paper 'On some expressions for the radial and axial components of the magnetic force in the interior of solenoids of circular cross-section' by Clinton Coleridge Farr1 September 1898
RR/14/48Letter from Richard Tetley Glazebrook, to Mr Harrison, regarding a paper 'On some expressions for the radial and axial components of the magnetic force in the interior of solenoids of circular cross-section' by Clinton Coleridge Farr2 July 1898
RR/14/46Letter from Horace Lamb, regarding a paper 'On some expressions for the radial and axial components of the magnetic force in the interior of solenoids of circular cross-section' by Clinton Coleridge Farr15 June 1898
RR/47/48Referee's report by John Cunningham McLennan, on a paper 'The effect of a transverse magnetic field on the refractive index of imperfectly mixed gases' by Clinton Coleridge Farr and C J BanwellApril 1932
RR/47/47Referee's report by Ernest Rutherford, on a paper 'Velocity of propagation of light in vacuo in a transverse magnetic field' by Clinton Coleridge Farr and C J BanwellMay 1932
NLB/57/338Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Charles] Chree, FRS21 October 1919
RR/65/20Second referee's report by George Frederick Charles Searle, on a paper 'Further investigation of the velocity of propagation of light in vacuo in a transverse magnetic field' by C J Banwell and Clinton Coleridge FarrMay 1939
RR/65/21Referee's report by George Frederick Charles Searle, on a paper 'Further investigation of the velocity of propagation of light in vacuo in a transverse magnetic field' by C J Banwell and Clinton Coleridge Farr22 February 1938
NLB/67/452Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Charles] Chree, FRS22 December 1924
NLB/71/547Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Clinton Coleridge] Farr, FRS6 July 1928
NLB/71/622Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mrs Coleridge Farr, SW117 August 1928
NLB/72/771Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Clinton Coleridge] Farr, FRS11 April 1930
NLB/23/1/842Copy letter from Clinton Coleridge Farr, to the President of the Royal Society [William Huggins]28 November 1902
RR/47/46Referee's report by John Cunningham McLennan, on a paper 'Velocity of propagation of light in vacuo in a transverse magnetic field' by Clinton Coleridge Farr and C J BanwellApril 1932
RR/47/45Referee's report by Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'Velocity of propagation of light in vacuo in a transverse magnetic field' by Clinton Coleridge Farr and C J BanwellApril 1932
NLB/17/419Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Viriamu Jones, Fellow of the Royal Society25 October 1898
NLB/52New Letter Book volume 52, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1915-8 March 1916
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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