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Authorised form of nameMellor; Joseph William (1869 - 1938)
Dates1869 - 1938
Place of birthHuddersfield, West Yorkshire, England
Date of birth09 July 1869
Place of deathLondon, England
Date of death24/05/1938
Research fieldInorganic; physical and technical chemistry
ActivityEducation:
University of Otago. BSc, DSc (NZ)
Career:
Director of the British Refractories Association and Principal of the Pottery School, Stoke-on-Trent; Honorary Secretary of the Ceramic Society
Honours:
CBE 1937
Memberships:
Hon RSNZ (1919)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/05/1927
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; ENZ
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1936-1938 vol 2 pp 573-576, plate, by A T Green
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 codeNA8075
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1927/10Mellor, Joseph William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/15/407Fifth letter from Meyer Wilderman, on his paper 'Chemical dynamics and statics in light' to Joseph Larmor27 April 1902
RR/39/92Referee's report by Joseph William Mellor, on a paper 'A new method of determining the distribution curve of polydisperse colloidal systems' by C E Marshall[December 1929]
RR/51/9Referee's report by Joseph William Mellor, on a paper 'On the anomalous flow of colloidal systems' by Arthur Stuart Clark Lawrence[June 1934]
RR/50/128Referee's report by Joseph William Mellor, on a paper 'The interaction of clay with water and organic liquids as measured by specific volume changes and its relation to the phenomena of crumb formation in soils' by E W Russell1 March 1934
NLB/70/605Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Joseph William] Mellor, FRS2 June 1927
NLB/70/564Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Joseph William] Mellor, FRS20 May 1927
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