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Authorised form of nameEgerton; Sir; Alfred Charles Glyn (1886 - 1959); chemist
SurnameEgerton
ForenamesAlfred Charles Glyn
Dates1886 - 1959
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
11 October 1886
Death:
07 September 1959
ActivityResearch Field:
Thermodynamics
Education:
Eton; BSc (Lond); MA (Oxon)
Career:
Reader in Thermodynamics, Oxford University; ex-Technical Consultant to the Explosives Department of the Ministry of Munitions; member of Governing Body, Winchester College (1944-1959)
Honours:
Kt 1943
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/05/1926
Medals/Prizes:
Rumford Medal 1946
Council:
Sec 1938-1948
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1960 vol 6 pp 39-64, plate, by D M Newitt
References:
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
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/221148207854800341591
Royal Society codeNA8212
Archives associated with this Fellow
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EC/1926/13Egerton, Sir Alfred Charles Glyn: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/14/57Copy of letter from the Royal Society to JCW Herschel11 August 1943
GLB/24/8'The Pure Politician', a poem composed by A V Hill, Andrade, Brabazon, Griffith Davies and A C Egertonc1945
MM/14/61Letter from J C W Herschel, Brackley, to Sir Alfred Egerton4 February 1944
MM/22/59Copy letter from Edward Victor Appleton to A C Egerton, The Royal Society, Burlington House22 January 1942
MM/17/40Postcard from Walther Nernst to Sir Alfred Egerton20 July 1939
PB/1/33/1/3Nobel Prize1948
MM/14/56Letter from JCW Herschel, Slough, to the Royal Society29 July 1943
MM/22/61Letter from Arthur Charles Glyn Egerton, Burlington House, London, to Friedrich Adolf Paneth, University of Durham5 February 1942
MM/22/62Letter from [Arthur Charles Glyn Egerton], Secretary RS, to Sir Edward Victor Appleton, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Teddington, Middlesex6 February 1942
MM/14/60Copy of letter from Sir Alfred Egerton to JCW Herschel13 September 1943
MM/22/60Letter from Edward Victor Appleton, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Teddington, Middlesex, to A C Egerton, the Royal Society, Burlington House3 February 1942
MDA/A/18Correspondence of A C G Egerton
MDA/A/19Correspondence of A C G Egerton
MDA/A/4/145Letter from A C Egerton, Director of the British Central Scientific Office, 1107 16th Street, Washington DC, to A V Hill16 June 1942
IM/GA/WS/916Egerton, Sir Alfred Charles Glynnd
MM/14/55Copy of letter from the Royal Society to J C W Herschel29 July 1943
RR/59/11Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The determination of atomic weights by means of the microbalance, and the values obtained for carbon, nitrogen, and fluorine' by W Cawood and H S Patterson[April 1936]
MDA/A/20Correspondence between Alfred Charles Glynn Egerton and H L Penfold concerning a universal system of weights and measures1945-1946
MDA/A/12/68Copy letter from Robert Robinson to Thomas Gates, The Royal Society15 November 1946
MDA/A/12/69Copy letter from Robert Robinson to Doctor Frank Barton Jewett, The Royal Society15 November 1946
MDA/A/17Correspondence of Alfred Charles Egerton1939-1945
MDA/A/16/39Table of details of past Physical Science Secretaries of Royal Society17 October 1955
MDA/A/16/41Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton17 October 1955
RR/53/54Referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Estimation of the combustion products from the cylinder of the petrol engine and its relation to "knock"' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, F Ll Smith and Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde20 June 1934
MS/850/2/1Letter from Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Ministry of Supply, Savoy Hill House, London to Sir Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton 29 November 1940
MS/850/2/4Letter from Dr David R Pye, Ministry of Aircraft Production, Millbank, London to Secretary of the Royal Society [Sir Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton], The Royal Society, Burlington House, London1941
MS/850/2/5Copy of letter from Secretary of the Royal Society [Sir Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton] to unknown recipient1 April 1941
MS/850/2/6Copy of letter from Secretary of the Royal Society [Sir Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton] to Dr David R Pye, Ministry of Aircraft Production, Millbank, London1 April 1941
MS/928/4/1/5Biographical notes, 'C V Boys', by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton 1944
RR/41/73Referee's report by Ezer Griffiths, on a paper 'On optical pyrometry' by Alfred Charles Egerton and Matthew MilfordOctober 1930
RR/66/219Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'A study of sensitized explosions. IV. The carbon monoxide-oxygen reaction catalysed by nitrogen peroxide' by E J Buckler and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish[1939]
RR/35/67Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'Further experiments on explosions in gaseous mixtures of acetylene, of hydrogen and of pentane' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton and S F GatesSeptember 1927
RR/41/25Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Flame speeds in the “inflammation” and “detonation” of moist carbonic oxide-oxygen mixtures' by William Arthur Bone and Reginald P FraserDecember 1930
RR/41/128Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The displacement by ultra violet light of the explosion limit in a chain reaction' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and K ClusiusSeptember 1930
RR/43/151Second referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Flame speeds during the inflammation of moist carbonic oxide-oxygen mixtures' by W Payman and R W WheelerFebruary 1932
RR/43/26Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Gaseous combustion in electric discharges. Part VIII.—The cathodic combustion of hydrogen-oxygen mixtures' by George Ingle Finch and E A J MahlerJune 1931
RR/43/150Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Flame speeds during the inflammation of moist carbonic oxide-oxygen mixtures' by W Payman and R W WheelerFebruary 1932
RR/45/52Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The measurement of pressures developed in explosion waves' by Colin Campbell, William Brian Littler and Clifford Whitworth[May 1932]
RR/44/115Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The kinetics of adsorption processes' by Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde and Alfred Charles Glyn EgertonOctober 1931
RR/47/37Second referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'On the saturation pressures of steam (170° to 374° C.)' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton and G S CallendarJuly 1932
RR/67/17Letter from David Randall Pye, on two papers 'On the mechanism of boundary lubrication. I. The action of long-chain polar compounds' by Otto Beeck, J W Givens and A E Smith and 'On the mechanism of boundary lubrication. II. Wear prevention by addition agents' by Otto Beeck, J W Givens and E C Williams to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton14 August 1940
RR/47/35Referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'On the saturation pressures of steam (170° to 374° C.)' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton and G S CallendarApril 1932
RR/21/62Referee's report by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'The analysis of gases after passage of electric discharge' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egertonnd [1914]
RR/48/52Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The mean effective pressure in reciprocating engines as influenced by considerations of the kinetic theory of gases' by Henry Homan Jeffcott30 October 1933
RR/48/80Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'A bomb calorimeter determination of the heats of formation of nitrous oxide and carbon dioxide' by R W Fenning and F T Cotton[March 1933]
RR/49/119Referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Absorption spectra of burning hydrocarbons' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton and L M Pidgeon2 April 1933
RR/47/62Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Thermal decomposition and detonation of mercury fulminate' by William Edward Garner and H R HailesNovember 1932
RR/49/25Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The influence of pressure upon the flame spectra of hydrogen and carbonic oxide' by William Arthur Bone and Frank G Lamont[December 1933]
RR/49/22Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The supposed intervention of steam in hydrocarbon combustion' by William Arthur Bone and Jack Bell[December 1933]
RR/49/118Second referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Absorption spectra of burning hydrocarbons' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton and L M Pidgeon20 June 1933
RR/67/253Letter from George William Clarkson Kaye, on a paper 'The emission and transmission of X and gamma radiation' by himself and W Binks to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton8 April 1940
RR/50/23Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The heats of combustion of carbon monoxide in oxygen and of nitrous oxide in carbon monoxide at constant pressure' by J H Awbery and Ezer GriffithsMarch 1933
RR/55/51Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on an unnamed paper by P A Bosanquet, A C Carter and Morris William TraversJanuary 1936
RR/34/112Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The solubility and rate of solution of oxygen in silver' by Edgar William Richard Steacie and F M G Johnson[June 1926]
RR/67/298Letter from Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' by E A Moelwyn-Hughes and John Cowdery Kendrew to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton19 June 1940
RR/52/61Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal Part VII—An investigation of German brown coals and Irish peat' by William Arthur Bone and Louis J TeiAugust 1934
RR/52/116Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'Estimation of the combustion products from the cyliner of the petrol engine III' by Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde and Alfred Charles Glyn EgertonOctober 1934
RR/53/30Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, 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 Egerton[July 1934]
RR/53/28Referee's report by James Charles Philip, 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 Egerton[July 1934]
RR/52/112Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The influence of pressure on the spontaneous ignition of inflammable gas-air mixtures III—Hexane- and isobutane-air mixtures' by D T A Townend, L L Cohen and M R MandlekarMarch 1934
RR/53/53Second referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Estimation of the combustion products from the cylinder of the petrol engine and its relation to "knock"' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, F Ll Smith and Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde[July 1934]
RR/53/52Referee's report by Henry Thomas Tizard, on a paper 'Estimation of the combustion products from the cylinder of the petrol engine and its relation to "knock"' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, F Ll Smith and Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde[June 1934]
RR/53/55Third referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'Estimation of the combustion products from the cylinder of the petrol engine and its relation to "knock"' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, F Ll Smith and Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde4 February 1935
RR/53/56Second referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'Estimation of the combustion products from the cylinder of the petrol engine and its relation to "knock"' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, F Ll Smith and Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde[October 1934]
RR/54/123Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The kinetics of the oxidation of mixtures of ethylene and acetaldehyde' by Edgar William Richard Steacie and A C PlewesMarch 1934
RR/55/114Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'Pro-knocks and hydrocarbon combustion' by J W Drinkwater, Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde and Alfred Charles Glyn EgertonSeptember 1935
RR/55/49Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'A photographic investigation of flame movements in gaseous explosions VII—The phenomenon of spin in detonation' by William Arthur Bone, Reginald P Fraser and William H Wheeler8 March 1935
RR/56/102Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers14 December 1935
RR/56/105Second referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers18 January 1936
RR/55/127Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'A study of sensitized explosions I- The hydrogen oxygen reaction catalysed by nitrogen peroxide' by S G Foord and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish7 June 1935
RR/69/12Letter from Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'On the propagation of electromagnetic waves through the atmosphere' by B K Banerjea to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton12 October 1946
RR/58/32Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The influence of pressure on the spontaneous ignition of inflammable gas-air mixtures—the simpler olefines' by G P Kane and Donald T A Townend4 February 1937
RR/57/124Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the interaction of carbon monoxide with nickel at high temperatures' by G Bryce[April 1936]
RR/59/68Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The mercury photosensitized exchange reactions of deuterium with ammonia, methane, and water' by A Farkas and Harry Work Melville[July 1936]
RR/61/58Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal VIII—Comparative studies of the macro-constituents of bituminous coals' by William Arthur Bone and Basil J A BardAugust 1937
RR/66/195Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The kinetics of the formation of oxygen films on tungsten' by J L Morrison and J K Roberts[1939]
RR/67/189Letter from David Randall Pye on a paper 'Flame spectra in the photographic infra-red' by Alfred Gordon Gaydon to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton17 January 1941
RR/61/57Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The slow combustion of acetylene' by William Arthur Bone and J E CarruthersAugust 1937
RR/63/37Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Explosion waves and shock waves V—The shock wave and explosion products from detonating solid explosives' by William Payman and Donald Whitley WoodheadAugust 1937
RR/65/46Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'A study of sensitised explosions. II' by E J Buckler and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish1938
RR/65/47Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'A study of sensitised explosions. III' by E J Buckler and Ronald George Wreyford NorrishJune 1938
RR/64/45Referee's report by William Arthur Bone, on a paper 'Nitrogen oxides in internal combustion engine gases' by T K Hanson and Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton[August 1937]
RR/66/67Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Kinetics of the thermal decomposition of fully deuterated diethyl ether' by J G Davoud and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood[1939]
RR/69/262Letter from Sydney Chapman, on an unnamed paper by L F Richardson to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton13 July 1945
RR/65/85Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The specific heat of gases at high temperatures' by R W Fenning and A C WhiffinSeptember 1938
RR/65/98Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The combustion of methane' by William Edward Garner and A J HamNovember 1938
RR/65/76Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The decomposition and ignition of peroxide. I - Diethylperoxide' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton and E S HarrisJuly 1938
RR/66/31Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The friction of clean metals and the influence of adsorbed gases. The temperature coefficient of friction' by Frank Philip Bowden and T P Hughes[1939]
RR/66/32Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The mechanism of sliding on ice and snow' by Frank Philip Bowden and T P Hughes[1939]
RR/65/165Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The thermal decomposition of nitrous oxide' by R M Lewis and Cyril Norman HinshelwoodAugust 1938
RR/69/116Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The kinetics of the reactions of the steam-carbon system' by J Gadsby, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and K W Sykes1946
RR/70/94Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'The formation of hydrogen peroxide in the combustion of hydrogen at low pressures' by Alfred Charles Egerton and G J Minkoff1947
RR/66/197Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'A new method for studying the adsorption of gases at very low pressures and the properties of adsorbed films of oxygen on tungsten' by J L Morrison and J K Roberts[1939]
RR/67/18Referee's report and letter from Charles Galton Darwin, on two papers 'On the mechanism of boundary lubrication. I. The action of long-chain polar compounds' by Otto Beeck, J W Givens and A E Smith and 'On the mechanism of boundary lubrication. II. Wear prevention by addition agents' by Otto Beeck, J W Givens and E C Williams to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton7 August 1940
RR/69/169Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on three papers 'The mechanism of the hydrogen-oxygen reaction. Parts I, II and III' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, A H Willbourna and D Phil 1945
RR/66/252Letter from S H Taylor, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The phosphorescence of various solids' by John Turton Randall and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins25 April 1940
RR/66/251Letter from Herbert John Gough, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The phosphorescence of various solids' by John Turton Randall and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins23 April 1940
RR/67/300Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' by E A Moelwyn-Hughes and John Cowdery Kendrew to the author25 June 1940
RR/60/31Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Explosion waves and shock waves. IV—Quasi-detonation in mixtures of methane and air' by William Payman and Wilfred Charles Furness ShepherdAugust 1936
RR/68/78Letter from David Randall Pye, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Stress systems in aeolotropic plates. IV' by Albert Edward Green3 September 1941
RR/66/35Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, to Ronald Winckworth, regarding a paper 'The friction of lubricated metals' by Frank Philip Bowden and L Leben13 February 1940
RR/66/322Second referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on two papers 'A spectroscopic investigation of hydrocarbon flames' and 'Spectroscopic observations on hydrocarbon flames in atomic oxygen' by W M Vaidya[1940]
RR/66/319Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on two papers 'A spectroscopic investigation of hydrocarbon flames' and 'Spectroscopic observations on hydrocarbon flames in atomic oxygen' by W M Vaidya[June 1940]
RR/66/324Letter to Winckworth, from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding two papers 'A spectroscopic investigation of hydrocarbon flames' and 'Spectroscopic observations on hydrocarbon flames in atomic oxygen' by W M Vaidya9 October 1939
RR/66/321Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, to Winckworth, regarding two papers 'A spectroscopic investigation of hydrocarbon flames' and 'Spectroscopic observations on hydrocarbon flames in atomic oxygen' by W M Vaidya20 June 1940
RR/68/5Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Supersonic dispersion in gases. The vibrational activation of the acetaldehyde molecule' by A E Alexander and J D Lambert[1941]
RR/68/3Letter from Neil Kensington Adam, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding two papers 'The role of hydrogen bonds in condensed monolayers' and 'A proposed general structure for condensed monomolecular films' by A E Alexander17 June 1941
RR/68/142Letter to Richard Vynne Southwell, from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Two-dimensional boundary-value problems of elasticity' by Bibhutibhusan Sen2 July 1945
RR/67/317Letter from Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'Explosion waves and shock waves. VI. The disturbance produced by bursting diaphragms with compressed air' by William Payman and Wilfred Charles Furness Shepherd to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton3 May 1940
RR/68/12Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'An electrical detector of condensation in high-velocity steam' by Alfred Maurice Binnie and J R Green[1941]
RR/67/180Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The vapour pressure curve' by Klaus Fuchs1940
RR/68/33Letter from David Randall Pye, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Relaxation methods applied to engineering problems - The elastic stability of plane frameworks and of flat plating' by Derman Guy Christopherson, L Fox, J R Green, F S Shaw and Richard Vynne Southwell15 November 1941
RR/67/183Letter from Charles Galton Darwin on a paper 'A thermodynamical theory of the tensile strength of isotropic bodies' by R Fürth to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton18 October 1940
RR/68/43Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Statistical mechanics of binary systems' by Klaus Fuchs[1941]
RR/67/292Letter from E A Moelwyn-Hughes, on his paper with John Cowdery Kendrew 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton13 July 1940
RR/67/197Letter from Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'Stress systems in aeolotropic plates, III' by Albert Edward Green to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton26 October 1940
RR/67/299Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' by E A Moelwyn-Hughes and John Cowdery Kendrew to Cyril Norman Hinshelwood25 June 1940
RR/68/68Letter from David Randall Pye, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The spectra of chilled hydrocarbon flames' by Alfred Gordon Gaydon3 June 1941
RR/67/236Memorandum from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'The thermal decomposition of gaseous benzaldehyde' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and R E Smith to Eric Keightley Rideal12 February 1940
RR/71/49Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The rate of evaporation of droplets. III. Vapour pressures and rates of evaporation of straight-chain paraffin hydrocarbons' by R S Bradley and A D Shellard[1948]
RR/67/307Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The surface as a limiting factor in the slow combustion of hydrocarbons' by Ronald George Wreyford Norrish and J D Reagh1940
RR/67/384Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. I' by Eric Keightley Rideal and E F G Herington to Frank Sturdy Sinnatt22 October 1941
RR/69/233Letter from David Brunt, on an unnamed paper by Merton to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton3 October 1946
RR/70/95Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The limits of flame propagation at atmospheric pressure. I. The influence of ‘promoters’' by Alfred Charles Egerton and J Powling1947
RR/68/82Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The detection and inhibition of free radical chain reactions' by J R E Smith and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood[1941]
RR/69/15Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The theory of axisymmetric turbulence' by G K Batchelor to Arthur Mannering Tyndall12 September 1945
RR/68/64Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The influence of temperature on boundary lubrication' by J J Frewing[1941]
RR/68/248Letter from Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett of Chelsea, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The production of cosmic-ray bursts by mesotrons' by C B O Mohr and Godfrey Harry Stafford20 September 1943
RR/68/116Letter from R M B Pearse, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The absorption spectra of the cyclic dienes in the vacuum ultra-violet' by William Charles Price and Arthur Donald Walsh24 May 1941
RR/68/118Letter from James Chadwick, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The absorption spectra of the cyclic dienes in the vacuum ultra-violet' by William Charles Price and Arthur Donald Walsh31 May 1941
RR/67/371Letter from John Turton Randall, on his papers 'Phosphorescence and electron traps - I. The study of trap distributions' and Phosphorescence and electron traps II. The interpretation of long-period phosphorescence' with Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton5 November 1941
RR/67/383Letter from Eric Keightley Rideal, on his paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. I' with E F G Herington to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton2 September 1941
RR/67/386Letter from Frank Sturdy Sinnatt, on a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. I' by Eric Keightley Rideal and E F G Herington to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton19 November 1941
RR/68/155Letter from Alexander Craig Aitken, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The summation of infinite harmonic series' by Frederick Soddy8 August 1941
RR/68/143Second letter to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, from Richard Vynne Southwell, regarding a paper 'Two-dimensional boundary-value problems of elasticity' by Bibhutibhusan Sen4 July 1945
RR/69/47Letter from David Brunt, on a paper 'The escape of molecules from a plane surface into a still atmosphere' by K J Brookfield, H D N Fitzpatrick, J F Jackson, J B Matthews and E A Moelwyn-Hughes to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton12 February 1946
RR/68/151Letter from Godfrey Harold Hardy, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The summation of infinite harmonic series' by Frederick Soddy19 August 1941
RR/68/149Letter to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, from George Frederick James Temple, regarding a paper 'Two-dimensional boundary-value problems of elasticity' by Bibhutibhusan Sen14 July 1945
RR/69/20Letter from David Brunt, on a paper '[The crystal structure of sucrose sodium bromide dihydrate]' by C A Beevers and William Cochran to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton14 October 1946
RR/69/11Letter from Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'On the propagation of electromagnetic waves through the atmosphere' by B K Banerjea to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton31 July 1946
RR/69/66Memorandum from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Studies on silk proteins I. The properties and constitution of fibroin. The conversion of fibroin into a water-soluble form and its bearing on the phenomenon of denaturation' by D Coleman and F O Howitt to Edward Frankland Armstrong22 February 1945
RR/69/43Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The rate of evaporation of droplets. Evaporation and diffusion coefficients, and vapour pressures of dibutyl phthalate and butyl stearate' by R S Bradley, Meredith Gwynne Evans and Robert Whytlaw-Gray1945
RR/69/76Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The mechanism of the hydrogen-oxygen reaction. Parts IV and V' by C F.Cullis and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood1945
RR/68/292Letter from D Clayton, to Alred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The heat of adsorption of long-chain compounds and their effect on boundary lubrication' by Joseph John Frewing24 July 1943
RR/68/290Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, to Winckworth, regarding a paper 'The heat of adsorption of long-chain compounds and their effect on boundary lubrication' by Joseph John Frewing3 June 1943
RR/68/367Letter from C B Fitzgerald, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal13 December 1943
RR/69/196Letter from John Edward Lennard-Jones on two papers 'The adsorption of vapours on mercury. Parts I and II' by Charles Kemball and Eric Keightley Rideal to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton2 January 1946
RR/69/251Letter from David Brunt, on a paper 'Vertical transport of heat by turbulence in the atmosphere' by Charles Henry Brian Priestley and W C Swinbank to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton23 September 1946
RR/68/379Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper [attributed] 'The thermal decomposition of acetone' by J R E Smith and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood[1943]
RR/68/359Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal[November 1943]
RR/68/463Second letter from David Brunt, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Turbulence and diffusion in the lower atmosphere' by R Frost16 April 1945
RR/68/373Memorandum for Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal3 October 1944
RR/68/470Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, to Miss Boatwright, regarding two papers 'The oxidation of liquid hydrocarbons. I. The chain formation of hydroperoxides and their decomposition' by Philip George, Eric Keightley Rideal and Alan Robertson, and 'The oxidation of liquid hydrocarbons II. The energy-chain mechanism for the thermal oxidation of tetralin' by Philip George and Alan Robertsonnd [1944]
RR/68/493Letter from Charles Drummond Ellis, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Absorption of radium (B+C) gamma-rays' by J E Roberts31 March 1944
RR/68/471Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on two papers 'The oxidation of liquid hydrocarbons. I. The chain formation of hydroperoxides and their decomposition' by Philip George, Eric Keightley Rideal and Alan Robertson, and 'The oxidation of liquid hydrocarbons II. The energy-chain mechanism for the thermal oxidation of tetralin' by Philip George and Alan Robertson[1944]
RR/69/304Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Interaction of steam and charcoal at low pressures' by R F Strickland-Constable1946
RR/69/259Letter from Herbert Harold Read, on a paper 'Red sandstones. An experimental study of the conditions under which they may be formed' by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton17 August 1945
RR/69/260Letter from Herbert Harold Read, on a paper 'Red sandstones. An experimental study of the conditions under which they may be formed' by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton17 September 1945
RR/68/421Letter from Victor Moritz Goldschmidt, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Equilibrium conditions of 'non-stoichiometric' chemical compounds' by John Stuart Anderson9 October 1944
RR/68/423Letter from Nevill Francis Mott, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The electrical conductivity of stannous sulphide' by John Stuart Anderson and M C Morton10 August 1944
RR/69/287Letter from Lewis Fry Richardson, on a paper 'The aerodynamic drag of the earth’s surface and the value of von Karman’s constant in the lower atmosphere' by Percival Albert Sheppard to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton22 February 1946
RR/68/462Letter from David Brunt, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Turbulence and diffusion in the lower atmosphere' by R Frost15 March 1945
RR/68/469Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The oxidation of liquid hydrocarbons III. The oxidation of tetralin in the presence of benzoyl peroxide as a free radical chain reaction' by Philip George[1944]
RR/68/491Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The thermal decomposition of hydrogen peroxide vapour' by Robert C Mackenzie and Mowbray Ritchie20 December 1944
RR/68/506Second letter from Harold Brewer Hartley, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding two papers 'The infra-red spectra of polymers and related monomers. I' and 'The infra-red spectra of polymers and related monomers. II' by Harold Warris Thompson and P Torkington31 July 1944
RR/70/30Letter from Franz Eugen Simon, on a paper 'Heat transfer by radiation to surfaces at low temperatures' by Moses Blackman, Alfred Charles Egerton and E V Truter to the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society21 January 1948
RR/71/39Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The rate of evaporation of droplets. II. The influence of changes of temperature and of the surrounding gas on the rate of evaporation of drops of di-n-butyl phthalate' by J Birks and R S Bradley[1948]
RR/70/29Referee's report by Franz Eugen Simon, on a paper 'Heat transfer by radiation to surfaces at low temperatures' by Moses Blackman, Alfred Charles Egerton and E V Truter1947
RR/71/37Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Laboratory experiments on whirlpools' by Alfred Maurice Binnie and G A Hookings[1948]
RR/70/28Letter from Franz Eugen Simon, on a paper 'Heat transfer by radiation to surfaces at low temperatures' by Moses Blackman, Alfred Charles Egerton and E V Truter to the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society18 November 1947
RR/71/188Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The heats of formation of free CN and free CH2, and the relationship between D(CO), D(CN) and D(N2)' by L H Long[1948]
RR/66/344Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, to the Aeronautical Research Council regarding a paper 'The general motion of the aeroplane' by S Brodetsky13 October 1939
RR/72/22Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Studies on the ionization produced by metallic salts in flames I. The determination of the collision frequency of electrons in coal-gas/air flames' by H Belcher and Theodore Morris Sugden1949
RR/72/20Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Studies on the ionization produced by metallic salts in flames II. Reactions governed by ionic equilibria in coal-gas/air flames containing alkali metal salts' by H Belcher and Theodore Morris Sugden1949
RR/72/74Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The effect of diffusion of the main reactants on flame speeds in gases' by J Corner1949
RR/49/17Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Flame speeds during the "inflammation" of moist carbonic oxide-oxygen mixtures' by William Arthur Bone and J Bell1 September 1933
RR/51/84Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The electrical condition of hot surfaces during the adsorption of gases. Part V.—The charging up of hot surfaces' by J C Stimson13 November 1933
NLB/65/163Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Alfred Charles Glyn] Egerton, Esq.; 16 Linton Road, Oxford28 August 1923
NLB/72/307Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Alfred Charles Glyn] Egerton Esq., FRS28 June 1929
NLB/70/168Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Alfred Egerton Esq.21 January 1927
NLB/71/846Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Alfred [Charles Glyn] Egerton Esq., FRS14 November 1928
NLB/70/618Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Alfred] Egerton Esq., FRS8 June 1927
NLB/70/88Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Alfred Charles Glyn] Egerton Esq., FRS22 December 1926
NLB/70/71Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Alfred Charles Glyn] Egerton Esq., FRS15 December 1926
NLB/72/410Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Alfred Charles Glyn] Egerton Esq., FRS5 October 1929
NLB/71/833Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; [Alfred Charles Glyn] Egerton Esq., FRS12 November 1928
NLB/73/321Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Alfred Charles Glyn] Egerton Esq., FRS1 June 1931
NLB/64/619Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assisstant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Alfred Charles Glyn] Egerton Esq., Oxford14 May 1923
PB/9/1/101/2Royal Society correspondence1945
MM/14/59Letter from JCW Herschel, Brackley, to Sir Alfred Egerton24 August 1943
MS/850/2/2Letter from Dr David R Pye, Ministry of Aircraft Production, Millbank, London to Secretary of the Royal Society [Sir Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton], The Royal Society, Burlington House, London22 March 1941
RR/44/46Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Further experiments upon flame propagation through dry carbonic oxide-oxygen mixtures in an electric field' by William Arthur Bone, Reginald P Fraser and William H Wheeler23 April 1931
RR/49/23Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The slow combustion of ethylene' by William Arthur Bone, A E Haffner and H F Rance20 August 1933
RR/47/36Referee's report by Ezer Griffiths, on a paper 'On the saturation pressures of steam (170° to 374° C.)' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton and G S CallendarApril 1932
RR/48/84Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The electrical condition of hot surfaces. Part VI.—A gold surface catalysing the combustion of carbonic oxide' by George Ingle Finch and B W Bradford13 November 1933
RR/51/118Second referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The influence of pressure on the spontaneous ignition of inflammable gas-air mixtures. II.—Pentane-air mixtures' by Donald T A Townend and M R Mandlekar1 September 1933
RR/51/117Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The influence of pressure on the spontaneous ignition of inflammable gas-air mixtures. I.—Butane-air mixtures' by Donald T A Townend and M R Mandlekar[May 1933]
RR/53/51Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'Estimation of the combustion products from the cylinder of the petrol engine and its relation to "knock"' by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, F Ll Smith and Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde9 October 1934
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
RR/52/113Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The mechanism of the formation of condensation products of methane by the pyrolysis of ethane, ethylene etc' by M O Travers and J J P Pearce 9 July 1934
RR/53/160Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'A theory of the combustion of hydrocarbons' by Ronald George Wreyford Norrish[February 1935]
RR/56/52Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The initial formation of alcohols during the slow combustion of methane and ethane at atmospheric pressure' by Dudley Maurice Newitt and J B Gardner[December 1935]
RR/56/100Third referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers14 April 1936
RR/57/30Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The influence of pressure on the spontaneous ignition of inflammable gas-air mixtures - IV—methane-, ethane-, and propane-air mixtures' by Donald T A Townend and E A C Chamberlain23 October 1935
RR/60/29Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The kinetics of the combustion of methane' by Ronald George Wreyford Norrish and S G FoordAugust 1936
RR/66/22Letter from John Edward Lennard-Jones, to Alfed Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The replusive forces between isotopic molecules' by Ronald Percy Bell2 January 1940
RR/65/108Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The primary decomposition of ethane, and the reaction between ethane and nitric oxide' by T J Gray, Morris William Travers and F T WhiteMarch 1938
RR/66/107Letter from Charles Seymour Wright, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The Earth's magnetic field in Southern Africa at the epoch, 1 July 1930' by E N Grindley23 February 1940
RR/66/240Letter from Herbert John Gough, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The phosphorescence of various solids' by John Turton Randall and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins30 January 1940
RR/67/65Letter from William Lawrence Bragg, on a paper 'Precipitation in the alloys of copper and silver' by Charles Sykes and W F Cox to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton2 February 1940
RR/66/250Letter from Reginald Edward Stradling, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The phosphorescence of various solids' by John Turton Randall and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins23 April 1940
RR/67/115Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to unknown10 December 1940
RR/66/287Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, to Colonel A H J Phillips, regarding a paper 'The air wave surrounding an expanding sphere' by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor1 January 1940
RR/68/50Letter from Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding three papers 'The free streaming of gases in sloping galleries' by E H M Georgeson, 'The diffraction of sound pulses III. Note on an integral occurring in the theory of diffraction by a semi-infinite screen' and 'The diffraction of sound pulses IV. On a paradox in the theory of reflexion' by Frederick Gerard Friedlander14 November 1941
RR/68/117Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, to James Chadwick, regarding a paper 'The absorption spectra of the cyclic dienes in the vacuum ultra-violet' by William Charles Price and Arthur Donald Walsh25 May 1941
RR/68/153Letter from Sydney Chapman, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The summation of infinite harmonic series' by Frederick Soddy28 March 1941
RR/68/177Letter from Richard Vynne Southwell, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper [attributed] 'Relaxation methods applied to engineering problems VIIA - Biharmonic analysis as applied to the flexure and extension of flat elastic plates' by L Fox and Richard Vynne Southwell9 April 1941
RR/68/326Letter from Charles Seymour Wright, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Short period phosphorescence and electron traps' by G F J Garlick and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins4 February 1944
RR/68/504Letter from Harold Brewer Hartley, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding two papers 'The infra-red spectra of polymers and related monomers. I' and 'The infra-red spectra of polymers and related monomers. II' by Harold Warris Thompson and P Torkington22 June 1944
PB/1/33/2Correspondence concerning the Copley Medal of the Royal Society1956
AEPapers of Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton1898 - 1970
MS/850Papers concerning nuclear fission by Hans von Halban and Lew Kowarski and correspondence regarding their deposit with the Royal Society1939-1942
RR/66/79Letter from Charles Galton Darwin, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'On relativistic wave equations for particles of arbitrary spin in an electromagnetic field' by M Fierz and Wolfgang Ernst Pauli16 July 1939
RR/66/106Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, to Charles Seymour Wright, regarding a paper 'The Earth's magnetic field in Southern Africa at the epoch, 1 July 1930' by E N Grindley21 February 1940
RR/66/108Second letter from Charles Seymour Wright, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The Earth's magnetic field in Southern Africa at the epoch, 1 July 1930' by E N Grindley5 March 1940
RR/66/285Letter from Sydney Chapman, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The air wave surrounding an expanding sphere' by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor19 December 1939
RR/66/288Letter from Colonel A H J Phillips, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The air wave surrounding an expanding sphere' by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor12 January 1940
RR/67/114Letter and copy of letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to C S Wright 12 November 1940
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/68/141Letter to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, from Richard Vynne Southwell, regarding a paper 'Two-dimensional boundary-value problems of elasticity' by Bibhutibhusan Sen22 May 1945
RR/68/144Letter to George Frederick James Temple, from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Two-dimensional boundary-value problems of elasticity' by Bibhutibhusan Sen10 July 1945
RR/68/173Letter from David Randall Pye, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper [attributed] 'Relaxation methods applied to engineering problems VIIA - Biharmonic analysis as applied to the flexure and extension of flat elastic plates' by L Fox and Richard Vynne Southwell28 March 1941
RR/68/174Letter from Richard Vynne Southwell, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Relaxation methods applied to engineering problems VIIA - Biharmonic analysis as applied to the flexure and extension of flat elastic plates' by L Fox and Richard Vynne Southwell27 February 1941
RR/68/309Letter to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, from Nevill Francis Mott, regarding a paper 'Short period phosphorescence and electron traps' by G F J Garlick and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins19 November 1942
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