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Authorised form of nameBaker; Herbert Brereton (1862 - 1935)
SurnameBaker
ForenamesHerbert Brereton
Dates1862 - 1935
Dates and placesBirth:
25 June 1862
Death:
27 April 1935
ActivityEducation:
MA (Oxon)
Honours:
CBE 1917
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/06/1902
Medals/Prizes:
Davy Medal 1923
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1932-1935 vol l pp 523-526, plate, by J F Thorpe
References:
Sir Brian Pippard, FRS, 'Schoolmaster-Fellows and the campaign for science education' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 63-81, plate
Edmund J Bowen, 'The Balliol-Trinity Laboratories, Oxford 1853-1940' in NR 1970 vol 25 pp 227-236
Sir Harold Hartley and D C Martin, 'The Royal Society Club Dinner on 14 November 1968 in Celebration of the 90th Birthday of Sir Harold Hartley, FRS' in NR 1969 vol 24 pp 146-155
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/30277045
Royal Society codeNA8111
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1902/03Baker, Herbert Brereton: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/000197Baker, Herbert Breretonnd
RR/21/53Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The production of neon and helium by the electrical discharge' by John Norman Collie, Hubert Sutton Patterson and Irvine Masson[August 1914]
NLB/31/874Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Herbert Brereton Baker, Fellow of the Royal Society, 5 Norham Gardens, Oxford28 November 1905
NLB/39/146Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to H [Herbert] B [Brereton] Baker, DSc, Fellow of the Royal Society2 December 1908
NLB/39/284Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to H [Herbert] B [Brereton] Baker, Fellow of the Royal Society21 December 1908
NLB/38/330Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Herbert Brereton] Baker, Fellow of the Royal Society16 July 1908
NLB/39/145Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Sir James Dewar, Fellow of the Royal Society3 December 1908
NLB/41/180Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Herbert Brereton Baker, Fellow of the Royal Society28 October 1909
NLB/43/682Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Herbert Brereton Baker, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1911
NLB/42/90Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Joseph Larmor, Sec RS23 March 1910
NLB/42/717Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison [Signed by Theodore E James] to Dr H [Herbert] B [Brereton] Baker FRS15 September 1910
NLB/43/666Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Herbert Brereton Baker, Fellow of the Royal Society7 March 1911
NLB/52/590Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Herbert Brereton Baker, FRS25 January 1916
RR/17/275Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The atomic weight of chlorine' by Edward C Edgar[July 1908]
RR/18/171Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'On chemical action induced by cathode rays and canal rays' by Edgar Philip PermanJanuary 1911
RR/20/142Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'Borohydrates part II' by Morris William Travers and Ramesh Chandra RayMay 1913
RR/18/189Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The comparative and total chemical action of X and B-rays' by F L UsherMarch 1911
RR/17/209Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The decomposition of ozone by heat' by Edgar Philip Perman and Richard Henry Greaves[January 1908]
RR/20/2Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The thermal effects produced by heating and cooling palladium in hydrogen' by J H Andrew and A HoltJuly 1913
RR/20/93Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'On the purification of phosphorus pentoxide for use in high vacua' by [John Job] ManleyApril 1913
RR/21/110Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The silver voltameter. Part III. The solvent properties of silver nitrate solutions' by Thomas Martin Lowry[August 1914]
RR/28/63Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The behaviour of gases in contact with glass surfaces' by D H Bangham and F P Burt9 December 1923
RR/10/240Referee's report by Herbert McLeod, on a paper 'Combustion in dried oxygen' by Herbert Brereton Baker27 August 1888
RR/41/56Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The oxidation of phosphine' by R H DaltonMarch 1930
RR/37/24Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'Further experiments on the combustion of well-dried carbon monoxide and oxygen mixtures. —Part III' by William Arthur Bone, Frank R Weston and Dennis A WinterDecember 1928
RR/40/77Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The density and compressibility of phosphine gas; the atomic weight of phosphorus' by Mowbray RitchieMarch 1930
IM/000196Baker, Herbert Brereton1922
RR/19/33Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'On the variation of the resistance of Selenium with the voltage' by E E Fournier d'Albe[January 1912]
RR/43/29Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The electrical condition of hot surfaces during the adsorption of gases. Part IV.—carbon and copper surfaces at temperatures up to 850° C' by George Ingle Finch and J C StimsonMarch 1931
NLB/60/553Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Clerk to the Government Body; Dulwich College23 February 1921
RR/43/111Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The effect of foreign gases on the lower critical oxidation limit of phosphorus vapour' by Harry Work Melville and E B LudlamMarch 1931
RR/44/9Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The discontinuous nature of the process of sorption of gases and vapours by porous solids' by Arthur John Allmand and L J Burrage21 January 1931
NLB/60/527Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Herbert Brereton] Baker, FRS18 February 1921
RR/44/47Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'Photographic investigation of flame movements in gaseous explosions. Parts IV, V and VI' by William Arthur Bone and Reginald P FraserAugust 1931
RR/44/134Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'A new method for the determination of nitrogen peroxide' by E J B WilleyOctober 1931
NLB/65/444Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Herbert [Brereton] Baker, FRS1 November 1923
RR/45/4Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'Reactions between carbon and certain gases' by W E J Broom and Morris William Travers[September 1931]
RR/45/5Second referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'Reactions between carbon and certain gases' by W E J Broom and Morris William Traversnd [January 1932]
NLB/65/495Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr Alexander Scott, FRS8 November 1923
NLB/65/477Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; sent to The Times; The Morning Post; The Daily Telegraph; Nature; the Press Association6 November 1923
NLB/69/271Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Dulwich College19 February 1926
NLB/73/84Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Herbert Brereton] Baker, C.B.E., FRS22 November 1930
NLB/72/718Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Herbert Brereton] Baker, FRS19 March 1930
MS/427/435Note of a letter from [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Treasury25 June 1885
NLB/65/437Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Deputy Master of the Mint1 November 1923
NLB/65/823Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS11 January 1924
RR/16/269Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The combination of hydrogen & oxygen in contact with hot surfaces' by Dr William Arthur Bone and R V WheelerNovember 1905
RR/20/6Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'Studies of the processes operative in solutions. XXV - The influence of non-electrolytes on solubility. The nature of the processes of dissolution and precipitation' by Henry Edward Armstrong and J Vargas EyreJanuary 1913
RR/21/151Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on two papers 'Borohydrates.—Part II' and 'Borohydrates.—Part III' by Morris William Travers and others[June 1914]
RR/42/11Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'An investigation of the attack of platinum and tungsten by iodine' by Gordon Van Praagh and Eric Keightley RidealSeptember 1931
RR/44/106Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'On the influence of hydrogen on the pyrolysis of ethane and ethylene near 600°.—Part I' by Morris William Travers and L E HockinJune 1931
RR/44/107Second referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'On the influence of hydrogen on the pyrolysis of ethane and ethylene near 600°.—Part I' by Morris William Travers and L E HockinJanuary 1932
NLB/65/766Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS21 December 1923
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