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Authorised form of nameYoung; William Henry (1863 - 1942)
Dates1863 - 1942
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth20 October 1863
Place of deathLausanne, Switzerland
Date of death07/07/1942
Research fieldMathematics
ActivityEducation:
City of London School (1874-1881). ScD (Camb); MA
Career:
Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge; Professor of Mathematics, University of Calcutta; Professor of Mathematics, University of Liverpool; Professor of Mathematics, University of Wales; President, Union Internationale de Mathematicians
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/05/1907
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Sylvester Medal 1928
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1942-1944 vol 4 pp 307-323, plate, by G H Hardy
References:
Patricia Rothman, 'Grace Chisholm Young and the Division of Laurels' in NR 1996 vol 50 pp 89-100, plate
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Royal Society codeNA8036
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1907/18Young, William Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MDA/A/22/101Postcard from William Henry Young to Albert C Seward, Villa Cottage, La-Suisse1 August 1940
RR/16/245Referee's report by Henry Frederick Baker, on a paper 'The general theory of integration' by Dr William Henry Young2 December 1904
NLB/48/100Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Young, Fellow of the Royal Society, Geneva16 May 1913
NLB/54/132Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [James Hopwood] Jeans, Chairman of the Mathematics Committee and FRS13 February 1917
NLB/35/804Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Henry Young, Fellow of the Royal Society17 July 1907
NLB/36/619Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Henry Young, Fellow of the Royal Society20 November 1907
NLB/46/552Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Henry] Young, Fellow of the Royal Society24 September 1912
NLB/48/370Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Young, Fellow of the Royal Society23 June 1913
NLB/48/143Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Young, Fellow of the Royal Society, Geneva23 May 1913
NLB/48/417Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Young, Fellow of the Royal Society1 July 1913
NLB/50/516Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Young, Fellow of the Royal Society, La Nouette de la Foret, Geneva23 July 1914
NLB/52/229Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mrs Chisholm Young; Epinettes 22, Lausanne, Switzerland19 October 1915
NLB/52/433Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Alfred North Whitehead, Chairman of the Sectional Committee for Maths and FRS7 December 1915
NLB/54/223Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS7 March 1917
NLB/54/25Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Dr. [William Henry] Young, FRS24 January 1917
NLB/54/23Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS23 January 1917
NLB/54/428Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William Henry] Young, FRS; Rodline, Lausanne11 May 1917
NLB/54/54Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [James Hopwood] Jeans, Chairman of the Mathematics Committee and FRS29 January 1917
RR/19/151Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'On the formation of usually convergent Fourier series' by William Henry Youngnd [1912]
RR/19/149Referee's report by Godfrey Harold Hardy, on a paper 'On the multiplication of successions of Fourier constants' by William Henry Young[July 1912]
NLB/61/10Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS28 April 1921
RR/25/59Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'On non-harmonic trigonometrical series' by William Henry Young[April 1918]
RR/22/135Referee's report by Godfrey Harold Hardy, on a paper 'Note on the existence of converging sequences in certain oscillating successions of functions' by William Henry YoungNovember 1915
NLB/54/42Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS27 January 1917
RR/24/97Referee's report by Godfrey Harold Hardy, on a paper 'On the series of Legendre' by William Henry Young[November 1917]
RR/24/99Referee's report by Godfrey Harold Hardy, on a paper 'On the Cesàro convergence of restricted Fourier series' by William Henry Young[March 1917]
RR/24/100Referee's report by Godfrey Harold Hardy, on a paper 'On the mode of approach to zero of the coefficients of a Fourier series' by William Henry Young[March 1917]
NLB/53/491Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison], Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS, Rodlinde, Lausanne12 October 1916
NLB/58/270Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS14 April 1920
NLB/59/91Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS16 July 1920
NLB/58/452Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]6 May 1920
NLB/58/525Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS; The University of Aberystwyth; Wales17 May 1920
NLB/58/819Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS21 June 1920
NLB/59/226Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS27 July 1920
RR/18/194Referee's report by Alfred Cardew Dixon, on a paper 'On a mode of generating fourier series' by William Henry YoungMay 1911
NLB/57/275Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent2 October 1919
RR/16/244Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'The general theory of integration' by William Henry YoungAugust 1904
NLB/59/922Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS1 December 1920
RR/24/98Referee's report by Ernest William Hobson, on a paper 'On the series of Legendre' by William Henry Young[November 1917]
NLB/57/253Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Manager, London County, Westminster & Parr's Bank, Cambridge29 September 1919
NLB/68/435Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS11 July 1925
NLB/61/5Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Ernest William] Hobson, FRS, and Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS 26 April 1921
NLB/71/810Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [William Henry] Young, FRS1 November 1928
NLB/69/793Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [William Henry] Young, FRS18 October 1926
NLB/71/958Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [William Henry] Young, FRS17 December 1928
NLB/68/556Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS7 August 1925
NLB/71/443Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [William Henry] Young, FRS21 May 1928
NLB/70/738Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS15 July 1927
NLB/71/515Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [William Henry] Young, FRS22 June 1928
NLB/71/405Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [William Henry] Young, FRS3 May 1928
NLB/71/653Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John Edensor] Littlewood Esq., FRS26 September 1928
NLB/71/819Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [William Henry] Young8 November 1928
NLB/71/779Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [William Henry] Young, FRS31 October 1928
NLB/72/627Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS31 January 1930
IM/005042Young, William Henrynd
NLB/44/90Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] H [Henry] Young FRS3 May 1911
EC/1907/17Young, William Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/19/150Referee's report by Godfrey Harold Hardy, on a paper 'On the new theory of integration' by William Henry Young[January 1913]
NLB/54New Letter Book volume 54, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration10 January 1917-2 November 1917
NLB/71New Letter Book volume 71, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration1 December 1927-14 January 1929
NLB/52New Letter Book volume 52, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1915-8 March 1916
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