Record

Authorised form of namePorter; Alfred William (1863 - 1939)
SurnamePorter
ForenamesAlfred William
Dates1863 - 1939
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
12 November 1863
Death:
11 January 1939
ActivityEducation:
BSc (Lond)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/05/1911
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1939-1941 vol 3 pp 87-88, plate, by A O Rankine
References:
R Singh and F Riess, 'The nobel laureate Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman FRS and his contacts with the British Scientific community in a social and political context' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 47-64
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/79393519
Royal Society codeNA8048
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1911/14Porter, Alfred William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/9/24Letter from Oliver Heaviside, Headley View, Newton Abbott, to AW Porter14 May 1901
MM/9/39Letter from JJ Thomson, Trinity Lodge, Cambridge, to AW Porter5 January 1933
MM/9/35Letter from Earl of Berkeley, Berkeley Castle, to AW Porter23 August 1931
MM/9/28Letter from Earl of Berkeley, The Laboratory, Foxcombe, to AW Porter4 October 1916
MM/9/26Letter from Earl of Berkeley, Marine Hotel, North Berwick, to AW Porter24 September 1916
MM/9/34Letter from Earl of Berkeley, Berkeley Castle, to AW Porter2 August 1931
MM/9/23Letter from JJ Thomson, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, to AW Porter18 February 1898
MM/9/33Letter from Earl of Berkeley, Berkeley Castle, to AW Porter20 July 1931
MM/9/29Letter from Earl of Berkeley, The Laboratory, Foxcombe, to AW Porter16 October 1916
MM/9/36Letter from Earl of Berkeley, Berkeley Castle, to AW Porter29 August 1931
AP/79/4Radiation from a Spherical Source and the Distribution of Energy in the Normal Spectrum1915
NLB/51/413Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor Alfred William Porter FRS15 March 1915
NLB/11/44Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrison & Sons5 April 1895
NLB/63/491Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS27 October 1922
NLB/32/299Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor Frederick Thomas Trouton, [Fellow of the Royal Society]15 February 1906
NLB/35/384Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Alfred William Porter[27] May 1907
NLB/44/393Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison [signed by Theodore E James] to Messrs Harrison & Sons3 July 1911
NLB/44/391Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison [signed by Theodore E James] to Messrs Harrison & Sons3 July 1911
NLB/47/668Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to A [Alfred] W [William] Porter FRS11 March 1913
NLB/47/300 Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to A [Alfred] W [William] Porter FRS13 January 1913
NLB/47/285 Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor A [Alfred] W [William] Porter FRS8 January 1913
NLB/47/107Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to A [Alfred] W [William] Porter FRS2 December 1912
NLB/48/88Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Alfred William Porter, Fellow of the Royal Society9 May 1913
NLB/48/498Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, Fellow of the Royal Society12 July 1913
NLB/48/826Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, Fellow of the Royal Society20 October 1913
NLB/51/221Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor Alfred William Porter FRS15 January 1915
RR/17/337Referee's report by John Henry Poynting on a paper 'The osmotic pressure of compressible solutions of any degree of concentration, part II' by Alfred William PorterApril 1908
RR/17/336Referee's report by Joseph Larmor, on a paper 'The osmotic pressure of compressible solutions of any degree of concentration, part II' by Alfred William Porter1 February 1908
RR/43/77Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'The viscosity of dilute solutions of strong electrolytes' by W E Joy and J H WolfendenAugust 1931
RR/20/156Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'On negative adsorption' by A M WilliamsDecember 1913
NLB/60/840Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS14 April 1921
RR/20/105Referee's report by William Halse Rivers, on a paper 'Negative after-images and successive contrast with pure spectral colours' by Alfred William Porter and F W Edridge-GreenApril 1913
RR/19/141Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'Physico-chemical determinations at high pressures by optical methods' by Walter Wahl[May 1912]
NLB/56/826Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS3 June 1919
NLB/56/892Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS20 June 1919
NLB/56/910Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS25 June 1919
NLB/59/787Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS10 November 1920
RR/35/45Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'The cause of the colours shown during the oxidation of metallic copper' by F Hurn ConstableMay 1927
NLB/61/439Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS8 May 1921
RR/55/75Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'Thermo-dynamics of stationary systems I—The thermo-element' by B BružsMay 1935
RR/20/80Referee's report by John Henry Poynting, on a paper 'On the diffraction of light by particles comparable with the wave-length' by Bernard Augustus Keen and Alfred William PorterOctober 1913
RR/42/37Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'The rate of distribution of dissolved gases within the blood' by Francis John Woresley RoughtonNovember 1931
NLB/60/189Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS20 December 1920
RR/42/36Second referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'The rate of distribution of dissolved gases within the blood' by Francis John Woresley RoughtonDecember 1931
RR/22/62Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'Thermal properties of carbonic acid low temperatures' by Charles Frewen Jenkin and David Randall Pye12 April 1915
RR/20/77Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'The thermal properties of carbonic acid low temperatures' by Charles Frewen Jenkin and David Randall Pye16 March 1913
NLB/60/420Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS3 February 1921
NLB/60/778Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS5 April 1921
NLB/61/790Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS26 October 1921
RR/52/84Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'The freezing point of platinum' by F H SchofieldMay 1934
RR/49/79Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'The viscosity of strong electrolytes measured by a differential method' by W M Cox and J H Wolfenden15 August 1933
NLB/61/274Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS13 June 1921
NLB/61/383Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS29 June 1921
NLB/61/689Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS12 October 1921
NLB/61/833Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS2 November 1921
RR/55/76Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'Thermo-dynamics of stationary systems II—The diffusion element' by B BružsMay 1935
NLB/62/137Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS8 December 1921
NLB/62/334Copy letter from an unknown correspondent; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS27 January 1922
NLB/63/873Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS13 January 1923
NLB/57/788Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor AW [Alfred William] Porter, FRS5 February 1920
NLB/64/168Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS15 February 1923
NLB/63/686Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS01 December 1922
NLB/68/287Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred William] Porter, FRS12 June 1925
NLB/65/123Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS4 August 1923
NLB/67/119Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alfred] Porter, FRS28 October 1924
NLB/65/795Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS4 January 1924
NLB/66/609Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Alfred William] Porter, FRS5 June 1924
EC/1911/15Porter, Alfred William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/Russell/98190Porter, Alfred Williamnd
MM/9/37Letter from Earl of Berkeley, Berkeley Castle, to AW Porter6 September 1931
MM/9/27Letter from Earl of Berkeley, Marine Hotel, North Berwick, to AW Porter25 September 1916
MM/9/31Letter from Oliver Lodge, Normanston House Lake, Salisbury, to AW Porter7 November 1928
MM/9/38Letter from Earl of Berkeley, Berkeley Castle, to AW Porter11 September 1931
MM/9/30Letter from Oliver Lodge, Normanston House Lake, Salisbury, to AW Porter5 November 1928
MM/9/25Randal Thomas Mowbray Rawdon Berkeley, Eighth Earl of Berkeley, Foxcombe, to AW Porter29 May 1908
MM/9/32Letter from Earl of Berkeley, Berkeley Castle, to AW PorterJuly 1931
RR/19/16Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, 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[November 1912]
RR/34/70Referee's report by James Alexander Murray, on a paper 'On the effects of beta rays from radium upon division and growth of cancer cells' by J C Mottram, G M Scott, Sidney Russ and Alfred William Porter22 March 1926
RR/46/30Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'On the diffuse double layer' by J Lens[November 1932]
RR/49/78Second referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'The viscosity of strong electrolytes measured by a differential method' by W M Cox and J H Wolfenden10 November 1933
RR/53/29Referee's report by Alfred William Porter, on a paper 'A study of the vapour pressures of magnesium, thallium, and zinc, and the determination of their chemical constants' by F F Coleman and Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton3 September 1934
MM/9/22Letter from JJ Thomson, Conway, to AW Porter26 March 1896
RR/17/75Referee's report by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, on a paper 'On the inversion points for a fluid passing through a porous plug, and their use in testing proposed equations of state' by Alfred William Porter10 February 1906
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