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Authorised form of nameBragg; Sir; William Henry (1862 - 1942); physicist
SurnameBragg
ForenamesWilliam Henry
Dates1862 - 1942
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Westward, Cumberland, England (02 July 1862)
Death:
London (12 March 1942)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics
Education:
King William's College, Castletown, Isle of Man (1875-1881); Trinity College, Cambridge. MA
Career:
Eider Professor of Mathematics and Physics, Adelaide University, South Australia (1886-1908); Member, Council of University of Adelaide (1898); Cavendish Professor, Leeds University (1909-1915); Quain Professor of Physics, London University (1915-1923); Resident Director of Research, Admiralty Experimental Station (1916-1917); Scientific Member, Anti-submarine Division, Admiralty (1918); Honorary Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge (1920); Director, Royal Institution; Fullerian Professor of Chemistry, Royal Institution; Director of Davy-Faraday Research Laboratory (1923); Member, Advisory Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (1937)
Honours:
CBE 1917; KBE 1920; OM 1931
Memberships:
London Old King William's College Society (President 1933)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/05/1907
Medals/Prizes:
Rumford Medal 1916; Copley Medal 1930; Nobel Prize (Physics) 1915
Lectures:
Bakerian 1915; Pilgrim Trust 1939
Council:
VP 1920-1922, 1923-1925; PRS 1935-1940
RelationshipsSon-in-law of Sir Charles Todd (FRS 1889); father of William Lawrence Bragg (FRS 1921)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB; King William's College Society
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1942-1944 vol 4 pp 277-300, plate, by E N da C Andrade, with a bibliography by K Lonsdale
References:
John G Jenkin, 'The Appointment of W H Bragg, FRS, to the University of Adelaide' in NR 1985-86 vol 40 pp 75-99, plate
William McGucken, 'The Royal Society and the Genesis of the Scientific Advisory Committee to Britain's War Cabinet, 1939-1940' in NR 1978-9 vol 33 pp 87-115
Sir Lawrence Bragg and G M Caroe, 'Sir William Bragg, FRS (1862-1942)' in NR 1962 vol 17 pp 169-182, 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
J S Rowlinson, 'A national treasure house. <i>'The common purposes of life': science and society at the Royal Institution of Great Britain</i> ed Frank A J L James ' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 105-106
D Blow and S Wallwork, 'Prehistory of the British Crystallographic Association' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 177-186
J M Thomas ' Picking winners: W H and W L Bragg at the Royal Institution' NR 2011 vol 65 pp 163-182, and correction at NR 2011 vol 65 p 317
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/71473666
Royal Society codeNA8140
Archives associated with this Fellow
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EC/1907/06Bragg, Sir William Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
EC/1907/05Bragg, Sir William Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/928/6/3/8Letter from William Henry Bragg, Watlands, Chiddingfold, Surrey, to Andrew Russell Forsyth7 August [1935]
P/0013Portrait of Bragg, Sir William Henry1941
NLB/66/32Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS12 February 1924
MDA/A/10Correspondence of William Henry Bragg1939-1941
MDA/A/11Correspondence relating to the death and memorial service of William Henry Bragg1942
NLB/69/711Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to William [Henry] Bragg, K. B. E., FRS3 September 1926
MDA/A/23/2Copy letter from William Henry Bragg, to Sir Henry Thomas Tizard, 4 Winchester Road, Oxford24 October 1940
NLB/48/264Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society6 June 1913
MDA/A/22/66Letter from Thomas Holland to William Bragg, University of Edinburgh12 September 1939
MDA/A/22/67Copy letter from William Bragg to Thomas Holland13 September 1939
MDA/A/22/68Letter from Thomas Holland to William Bragg, University of Edinburgh16 September 1939
MDA/A/22/74Copy letter from Albert C Seward to William Bragg, with copy of 'The Schedule of reserved occupations and the Defence Service' by Albert C Seward10 November 1939
MDA/A/22/69Copy letter from John David Griffith Davies [Assistant Secretary of Royal Society] to William Bragg, with attached draft statement28 September 1939
RR/27/114Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'On the excitation of characteristic X-rays from light elements' by John Cunningham McLennan and M L ClarkSeptember 1922
MDA/A/9Correspondence of William Henry Bragg1935-1940
NLB/39/217Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons12 December 1908
NLB/41/748Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Henry Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society 19 February 1910
NLB/41/681Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Henry Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society3 February 1910
NLB/42/235Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] H [Henry] Bragg FRS29 April 1910
NLB/48/631Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society14 August 1913
NLB/43/590Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Henry Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society18 February 1911
NLB/43/568Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Henry Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society13 February 1911
NLB/47/714Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] H [Henry] Bragg FRS31 March 1913
NLB/48/369Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society23 June 1913
NLB/47/9Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] H [Henry] Bragg FRS13 November 1912
NLB/48/165Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society27 May 1913
NLB/48/618Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society9 August 1913
NLB/48/213Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1913
NLB/48/315Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society13 June 1913
NLB/59/187Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS23 July 1920
NLB/48/596Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society1 August 1913
NLB/48/574Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society28 July 1913
NLB/51/408Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor William Henry Bragg FRS13 March 1915
NLB/50/399Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, Fellow of the Royal Society3 July 1914
NLB/51/437Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society To Professor William Henry Bragg FRS19 March 1915
NLB/51/705Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor William Henry Bragg FRS31 May 1915
NLB/52/273Copy letter from Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Henry Bragg, FRS1 November 1915
RR/59/30Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The structure of isatin - I' by Ernest Gordon Cox, T H Goodwin and A I Wagstaff[June 1936]
NLB/54/605Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Harrison & Sons29 June 1917
NLB/54/135Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, FRS8 February 1916
RR/20/12Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The energy of röntgen rays' by R T BeattyJune 1913
RR/18/190Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The production and properties of soft Röntgen radiation' by R WhiddingtonFebruary 1911
RR/19/69Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'On the emission velocities of photo-electrons' by A Ll Hughes[June 1912]
RR/20/18Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The fluctuation in the ionisation due to Y Rays' by P W BurbidgeMay 1913
RR/19/25Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'A comparison of the spectra of fluorescent Röntgen radiations' by J Crosby Chapman[November 1912]
RR/20/140Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'On the recombination of the ions produced by Röntgen rays in gases and vapours' by H ThirkillApril 1913
RR/22/24Referee's report by Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'X-rays and crystal structure' by William Henry Bragg1915
RR/22/25Referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'X-rays and crystal structure' by William Henry Bragg1915
RR/21/96Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'On the ionization produced by gas reactions' by S J Kalandyk[August 1914]
NLB/61/1Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS 26 April 1921
RR/24/95Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'X-ray analysis of the crystal-structure of rutile and cassiterite' by C M Williams[April 1917]
RR/26/120Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'On the Whispering-Gallery phenomenon' by Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman and G A Sutherland[October 1921]
NLB/53/584Copy letter from [Dr.] Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, FRS02 November 1916
NLB/56/352Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, FRS18 January 1919
RR/26/74Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'On electro-crystalline properties as conditioned by atomic lattices' by Joseph Larmor[February 1921]
RR/27/62Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'Boundary lubrication - The paraffin series' by William Bate Hardy and Ida DoubledayJanuary 1922
NLB/56/627Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, FRS1 April 1919
NLB/56/498Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Provost of University College25 February 1919
NLB/56/786Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Bragg, FRS23 May 1919
RR/33/19Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'An investigation of the rate of growth of crystals in different directions' by Marie BentivoglioJuly 1926
RR/33/20Second referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'An investigation of the rate of growth of crystals in different directions' by Marie Bentivoglio
RR/32/20Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The configuration of the carbon atom' by W Barlow13 January 1925
NLB/53/582Copy letter from [Dr.] Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to The Deputy Master of the Mint02 November 1916
RR/30/67Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The analysis of the absorption spectrum of naphthalene vapour.—Structure and activation of the molecule of naphthalene' by Victor Henri and Henry de Làszlò[April 1924]
RR/33/58Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The L emission series of mercury' by C E Eddy and A H TurnerFebruary 1926
RR/33/66Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'Change of crystal structure of some salts when crystallised from silicic acid gel—the structure of silicic acid gel' by H A Fells and J B FirthJuly 1926
RR/36/27Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'On the reflexion of sound from a porous surface' by E T Paris[April 1927]
RR/32/21Second referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The configuration of the carbon atom' by W Barlow3 May 1925
NLB/59/902Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS27 November 1920
NLB/59/713Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William Henry] Bragg, FRS5 November 1920
NLB/61/209Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS1 June 1921
RR/40/66Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The emission of secondary electrons and the excitation of soft X-rays' by Owen Willans RichardsonApril 1930
RR/39/70Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'Quantitative analysis by X-ray spectroscopy' by C E Eddy and Thomas Howell Laby[January 1930]
NLB/59/303Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William Henry] Bragg, 32 Ladbroke Square, W.8 September 1920
NLB/59/79Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS15 July 1920
RR/40/72Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The excitation of soft X-rays from a single crystal face of nickel' by Owen Willans Richardson and S. Ramachandra RaoApril 1930
RR/40/73Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The excitation of soft X-Rays from some polycrystalline metal surfaces' by Owen Willans Richardson and S. Ramachandra RaoApril 1930
IM/000521Bragg, Sir William Henry1922
RR/39/61Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'Measurement of absorbing power of materials by the stationary wave method' by A H Davis and E J Evans[January 1930]
RR/40/71Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'A comparative study of the excitation of soft X-Rays from single crystal surfaces and from Polycrystalline surfaces Graphite and Aluminium' by Owen Willans Richardson and Ursula AndrewesApril 1930
NLB/59/529Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS13 October 1920
NLB/59/840Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS19 November 1920
RR/44/99Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The diffraction of electrons by single crystals' by Geoge Paget ThomsonJune 1931
RR/45/21Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'Crystallography of the simpler quinones' by W A Casparind [January 1932]
NLB/61/210Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS2 June 1921
NLB/57/697Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent17 January 1920
RR/47/127Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The geometry of the siliceous skeletons of the radiolaria' by D'Arcy Wentworth ThompsonMay 1932
RR/26/37Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The atomic process in ferromagnetic Induction' by James Alfred Ewing[May 1921]
RR/49/21Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'On two variations of the powder method of x-ray analysis of crystals' by J P Blewett[October 1933]
NLB/61/125Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS17 May 1921
NLB/64/513Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, FRS30 April 1923
NLB/61/221Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS2 June 1921
RR/50/113Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'Supersonic dispersion in gases' by E G RichardsonFebruary 1934
NLB/62/317Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS20 January 1922
NLB/57/693Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; Professor [Sir] WH [William Henry] Bragg, FRS16 January 1920
NLB/66/383Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, FRS.29 April 1924
NLB/61/455Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS8 July 1921
NLB/63/641Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, K.B.E., FRS23 November 1922
NLB/67/247Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, KBE, FRS21 November 1924
NLB/61/128Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS18 May 1921
NLB/63/363Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, FRS02 October 1922
RR/52/70Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'Physical properties of surfaces I - Kinetic friction' by Frank Philip Bowden and W G BeareAugust 1934
NLB/61/723Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [William Henry] Bragg, FRS17 October 1921
RR/54/54Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The formation and constitution of crystals of lead salts containing water-soluble colloid' by F D MilesJune 1935
NLB/57/792Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WH [William Henry] Bragg, FRS, CBE6 February 1920
RR/55/73Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The crystal structure of ice at low temperatures' by E F Burton and W F OliverJuly 1935
NLB/62/660Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS31 March 1922
NLB/63/745Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, K.B.E., FRS08 December 1922
NLB/64/538Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, FRS03 May 1923
NLB/63/42Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, FRS16 June 1922
NLB/63/638Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Sir William Bragg, FRS 21 November 1922
NLB/64/87Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, Chairman of the National Committee for Physics30 January 1923
RR/66/55Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'Infra-red absorption spectrum of tetra-deuteroethylene' by G K T Conn and Gordon Brims Black Mcivor Sutherland[March 1939]
NLB/64/86Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS30 January 1923
RR/68/16Memoranda, on a paper 'The diffuse spots in X-ray crystal photographs' by William Henry Bragg10 July 1941
NLB/57/394Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WH [William Henry] Bragg, FRS [Knight Physicist]30 October 1919
NLB/57/861Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WH [Sir William Henry] Bragg, FRS, OBE25 February 1920
NLB/57/895Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Herbert McLeod, FRS28 February 1920
RR/66/317Communicator's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'Structure and thermal properties associated with some hydrogen bonds in crystals. III. Further examples of the isotope effect' by Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde23 September 1939
RR/68/35Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The structure of polychloroprene' by C J Birkett Clews[1941]
NLB/63/434Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS13 October 1922
RR/68/104Letter from William Henry Bragg, to Winckworth, regarding a paper 'The fine structure of collenchyma cells in Heracleum Sphondylium L' by G P Majumdar and Reginald Dawson Preston17 June 1941
NLB/63/591Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, FRS10 November 1922
RR/68/132Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The effect of thermal vibrations on the scattering of X-rays. II' by Kathleen Sarginson[1941]
RR/68/210Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'Imperfections in the structure of cobalt II. Mathematical treatment of proposed structure' by A J C Wilson[1941]
NLB/63/709Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, FRS04 December 1922
NLB/66/243Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, FRS24 March 1924
NLB/68/200Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS28 May 1925
NLB/65/294Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS8 October 1923
NLB/65/902Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS25 January 1924
NLB/65/289Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society6 October 1923
NLB/65/622Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Alexander] Lindemann, FRS30 November 1923
NLB/65/130Copy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Sir William [Henry?] Bragg, FRS7 August 1923
NLB/65/439Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, FRS1 November 1923
NLB/65/341Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS16 October 1923
NLB/65/625Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS30 November 1923
NLB/64/823Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh26 June 1923
NLB/65/394Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Honourable Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, KCB, FRS; also sent to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, Professor [Arthur Stanley] Eddington, Sir [William Henry] Bragg, Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, Professor [Jocelyn Field] Thorpe, Sir [Frederick William] Andrewes, Professor [Edwin Stephen] Goodrich, Sir [Thomas Henry] Holland and Sir [Frederick William] Keeble.25 October 1923
NLB/67/40Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, KBE, FRS8 October 1924
NLB/66/53Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS14 February 1924
NLB/65/583Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS23 November 1923
NLB/66/683Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, FRS19 June 1924
NLB/67/547Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS20 January 1925
NLB/57/897Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WW [William Whitehead] Watts, FRS28 February 1920
NLB/66/410Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS3 May 1924
NLB/66/347Copy letter from [Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of] the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS12 April 1924
NLB/68/43Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, KBE, FRS4 May 1925
NLB/66/283Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS2 April 1924
NLB/66/710Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS24 June 1924
NLB/68/233Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bragg, FRS3 June 1925
NLB/68/334Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the General Secretary of the International Union of Physics; 45 Rue d'Ulm, Paris20 June 1925
NLB/68/337Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, FRS20 June 1925
NLB/68/335Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sydney] Chapman, FRS20 June 1925
NLB/66/654Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, K.B.E, FRS13 June 1924
NLB/71/689Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, K.B.E., FRS3 October 1928
NLB/69/616Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, K.B.E., FRS25 June 1926
NLB/71/379Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., York House, Portugal Street, WC226 April 1928
NLB/69/580Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Willliam Bragg, FRS11 June 1926
NLB/69/613Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry?] Bragg, K.B.E, FRS22 June 1926
NLB/69/645Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, K.B.E., FRS9 July 1926
NLB/71/290Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, K.B.E., FRS19 March 1928
NLB/71/138Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, K.B.E., FRS20 January 1928
NLB/71/326Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, K.B.E, FRS31 March 1928
NLB/73/109Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, K.B.E., FRS10 December 1930
NLB/65/928Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS31 January 1924
NLB/63New Letter Book volume 63, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration10 June 1922-19 January 1923
IM/000522Bragg, Sir William Henrynd
IM/Maull/000520Bragg, Sir William Henrynd
RR/21/130Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'On the ionisation of gases by collision and the ionising potential for positive ions and negative corpuscles' by W I Pawlow[May 1914]
NLB/56New Letter Book volume 56, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration1 November 1918-27 June 1919
NLB/48New Letter Book volume 48, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration25 April 1913-25 October 1913
RR/45/42Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'On the reflection and refraction of X-Rays by perfect crystals' by G W Brindleynd [January 1933]
NLB/61/268Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS13 June 1921
RR/66/26Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'X-Ray crystallography and the chemistry of the steroids. Part I' by John Desmond Bernal, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin and I Fankuchen[April 1940]
NLB/57/701Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society [?]; to Admiral Sir Henry B [Braderwine] Jackson, FRS, GCB20 January 1920
NLB/62/650Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS31 March 1922
RR/31/11Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'Note on the expansion of water while freezing' by A P Lawrie[June 1924]
NLB/71/565Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, K.B.E, FRS [also send to Sir Henry Lyons, Sir Charles Sherrington and Sir John Farmer].6 July 1928
NLB/66/168Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS6 March 1924
EC/1907/07Bragg, Sir William Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/61New Letter Book volume 61, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration26 April 1921-11 November 1921
RR/68/120Letter from William Henry Bragg, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding two papers 'Reflexion and scattering of X-rays with change of frequency, I. Theoretical' and 'Reflexion and scattering of X-rays with change of frequency - II. Experimental' by Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman24 September 1941
RR/68/122Letter from Kathleen Yardley Lonsdale, to William Henry Bragg, regarding three papers, 'Extra reflexions from the two types of diamond' by Kathleen Yardley Lonsdale, 'Reflexion and scattering of X-rays with change of frequency, I. Theoretical' and 'Reflexion and scattering of X-rays with change of frequency - II. Experimental' by Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman18 September 1941
NLB/66/878Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS1 August 1924
NLB/64New Letter Book volume 64, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration19 January 1923-11 July 1923
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

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