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Authorised form of nameWalker; Sir; James (1863 - 1935)
SurnameWalker
ForenamesJames
Dates1863 - 1935
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Dundee, Angus, Scotland (06 April 1863)
Death:
Edinburgh (06 May 1935)
ActivityEducation:
DSc (Edin); PhD (Leipzig)
Honours:
Kt 1921
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
14/06/1900
Medals/Prizes:
Davy Medal 1926
Council:
VP 1926-1928
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1932-1935 vol l pp 537-549, plate, by J Kendal
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/92560820
Royal Society codeNA800
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/004767Walker, Sir Jamesnd
IM/004766Walker, Sir Jamesnd
NLB/40/696Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Joseph Larmor, Sec RS 20 July 1909
RR/15/261Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The measurement of ionic velocities' by Bertram Dillon SteeleJune 1901
RR/16/150Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The electrical conductivity and other properties of Sodium Hydroxide in aqueous solution as elucidating the mechanism of conduction' by William Robert Bousfield and Thomas Martin Lowry4 July 1904
NLB/23/2/444Copy letter sent from Joseph Larmor, to Professor James Walker, Fellow of the Royal Society24 February 1904
NLB/20/710Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons22 June 1900
NLB/20/713Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor James Walker, Fellow of the Royal Society22 June 1900
NLB/33/306Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor James Walker, Fellow of the Royal Society, Holmsdene, Woolacombe, Devon1 August 1906
NLB/39/19Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons14 November 1908
RR/17/211Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The decomposition of ozone by heat' by Edgar Philip Perman and Richard Henry Greaves[February 1908]
RR/19/7Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'Studies on the processes operative in solutions (XXX) and on enzyme action (XX).—The nature of enzymes and of their action as hydrolytic agents' by Henry Edward Armstrong and Edward Frankland Armstrong[October 1912]
RR/28/55Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The origin of osmotic effects. IV.—Hydronodynamic change in aqueous solutions' by Henry Edward Armstrong[May 1923]
RR/27/73Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The significance of the electrode potential' by Jaroslav HeyrovskýNovember 1922
RR/27/56Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The system: Na2O—CO2—NaCl—H2O, considered as two four- component systems' by Francis Arthur FreethMarch 1922
RR/28/57Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'Electrolytic conduction: sequel to an attempt (1886) to apply a theory of residual affinity' by Henry Edward Armstrong[May 1923]
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/35/82Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'Sorption of ammonia by glass' by M Francis and F P BurtJune 1927
RR/37/126Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'Equilibrium in the system methyl alcohol-hydrogen-carbonic oxide' by D M Newitt, B J Byrne and H W StrongJanuary 1929
RR/39/8Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The swelling of charcoal. Part I.—Preliminary experiments with water vapour, carbon dioxide, ammonia, and sulphur dioxide' by D H Bangham and Nazim Fakhoury[October 1929]
RR/38/123Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'An investigation of the combustion of platinum' by Eric Keightley Rideal and O H Wansbrough-JonesJanuary 1929
RR/42/75Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'Geometrical inversion in light' by Bhadramukh K VaidyaJuly 1930
RR/40/38Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The influence of hydrogen ion concentration on the adsorption of weak electrolytes by pure charcoals' by Harold John Phelps and Rudolph Albert Peters1929
RR/17/365Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'Studies of the processes operative in solutions, XI - the displacement of salts from solution by various precipitants' by Henry Edward Armstrong and J V EyreJuly 1909
RR/43/79Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The conductivity of electrolytes in acetone' by N L Ross Kane and Harold HartleySeptember 1931
RR/30/70Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'A note on the significance of the electrode potential' by Jaroslav Heyrovsky1 March 1924
NLB/63/529Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Walker, FRS03 November 1922
NLB/66/757Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Walker, FRS4 July 1924
NLB/66/80Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Walker, FRS18 February 1924
RR/28/103Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The electrode potentials and the energy of solvation' by Jaroslav Heyrovsky[January 1924]
NLB/66/792Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Walker, FRS10 July 1924
NLB/67/603Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Walker, FRS28 January 1925
NLB/67/527Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Walker, FRS15 January 1925
NLB/69/872Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Walker, FRS4 November 1926
NLB/66/779Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to James Walker, FRS7 July 1924
NLB/70/793Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Walker, FRS26 September 1927
NLB/70/604Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Walker, FRS2 June 1927
NLB/69/696Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Frederick George] Donnan, FRS29 July 1926
NLB/71/407Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Walker, FRS3 May 1928
NLB/71/460Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Walker, Vice President of the Royal Society31 May 1928
NLB/71/655Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James Walker, FRS26 September 1928
NLB/65/823Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS11 January 1924
EC/1900/15Walker, Sir James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/17/124Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'On the polymorphic changes of ammonium nitrate' by U Behn[September 1907]
RR/17/130Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The heats of formation of ions in aqueous solutions' by William Robert Bousfield21 January 1907
RR/19/18Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'Ionic size in relation to molecular physics, together with a new law relating to the heats of formation of solid, liquid, and ionic molecules' by William Robert Bousfield[December 1912]
RR/28/8Referee's report by James Walker, on two papers 'The photo-chemistry of potassium permanganate. Part I.—Application of the potentiometer to the study of photo-chemical change' and 'The photo-chemistry of potassium permanganate.-Part II. On the energetics of the photo-decomposition of potassium permanganate' by Eric Keightley Rideal and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish[August 1922]
RR/39/19Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The density of the vapours in equilibrium with water, ethyl alcohol, methyl alcohol and benzene' by Randal Thomas Mowbray Rawdon Berkeley and E Stenhouse[December 1929]
NLB/36/322Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Arthur Schuster, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Sectional Committee10 October 1907
NLB/66/878Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS1 August 1924
NLB/65/766Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS21 December 1923
NLB/66/54Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS14 February 1924
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