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Authorised form of nameHarcourt; Augustus George Vernon (1834 - 1919)
SurnameHarcourt
ForenamesAugustus George Vernon
Dates1834 - 1919
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (24 December 1834)
Death:
His house, St Clair, Ryde, Isle of Wight (23 August 1919)
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
Harrow School; Balliol College, Oxford
Career:
Assistant to Sir Benjamin Brodie (FRS 1849); Lee's Reader in Chemistry, Christ Church, Oxford (1859); Tutor of Christ Church (1864-1902); published researches with William Esson (FRS1869); Metropolitan Gas referee (1872)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1868
Lectures:
Bakerian (jointly) 1895
RelationshipsElder son of Admiral Frederick Edward Vernon-Harcourt and his wife Marcia, daughter of Admiral John Richard Delap Tollemache; married Rachel Mary Bruce, daughter of Sir Henry Austin Bruce (FRS 1876)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1920 vol 97 pp vii-xi, plate, signed by H B D
References:
Sir Kenneth Hutchison, 'The Royal Society and the Foundation of the British Gas Industry' in NR 1984-85 vol 39 pp 245-270
Edmund J Bowen, 'The Balliol-Trinity Laboratories, Oxford 1853-1940' in NR 1970 vol 25 pp 227-236
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/10629679
Royal Society codeNA8233
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1868/14Harcourt, Augustus George Vernon: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/001933Harcourt, Augustus George Vernonnd
AP/68/7Stellar Photometry1892
IM/001935Harcourt, Augustus George Vernonnd
RR/14/224Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'An experimental research on some standards of light' by Joseph Ernest Petavelnd [October 1899]
NLB/11/955Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society8 November 1895
NLB/4/138Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society21 February 1890
NLB/4/50Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Augusts George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society28 January 1890
NLB/4/155Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Augustus Vernon-Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society26 February 1890
NLB/5/32Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Augustus Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society19 February 1891
NLB/11/762Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 October 1895
NLB/8/1032Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Augustus Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society, Cowley Grange, Oxford13 February 1894
NLB/10/973Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt15 March 1895
NLB/11/140Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Editor of 'Nature', 29 Bedford Street, Strand[April 1895]
NLB/23/1/111Copy letter from A H White, to Professor Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society24 September 1901
NLB/11/216Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society15 May 1895
NLB/11/260Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Collings[May 1895]
NLB/11/378Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Collings18 June 1895
NLB/12/525Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1896
RR/16/91Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'The evaporation of water in a current of air' by Edgar Philip PermanApril 1903
NLB/24/415Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Augustus George] Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society12 May 1902
NLB/23/1/460Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society, Cowley Grange, Oxford15 November 1901
NLB/25/293Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Augustus George Vernon Harcout, Fellow of the Royal Society, St Clare, Ryde, Isle of Wight11 October 1902
NLB/24/593Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society 6 June [1902]
NLB/24/631Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society10 June 1902
NLB/24/756Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Augustus Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society4 July 1902
NLB/24/619Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society9 June 1902
NLB/25/690Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society10 December 1902
NLB/28/161Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Augustus Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society22 January 1904
NLB/27/307Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society4 August 1903
NLB/27/442Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society25 September 1903
NLB/28/112Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society12 January 1904
NLB/28/159Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society21 January 1904
NLB/23/1/480Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society, Cowley Grange, Oxford18 November 1901
NLB/28/215Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society30 January 1904
NLB/46/55Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Augustus Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society5 June 1912
RR/19/56Referee's report by William Augustus Tilden, on a paper 'On the variation with temperature of the rate of a chemical change' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt25 May 1912
NLB/54/11Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Augustus George Vernon] Harcourt, FRS19 January 1917
RR/7/97Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'On a law in chemical dynamics' by John Hall Gladstone and Alfred Tribe25 October 1871
NLB/57/381Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor HB [Harold Baily] Dixon, FRS, CBE,29 October 1919
RR/6/139Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On the laws of connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson31 January 1866
RR/7/113Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'On the chemical activity of nitrates' by Edmund James Mills1871
RR/7/182Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'On some properties of anhydrous liquefied ammonia' by George Gore6 September 1872
RR/9/72Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'Researches on chemical equivalence. Part IV and V' by Edmund James Mills31 December 1882
RR/9/178Third referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'On a new standard of illumination and the measurement of light' by William Henry Preece18 July 1883
RR/9/322Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on the Bakerian Lecture 'Colour photometry' by William de Wivelesile Abney and Edward Robert Festing12 April 1886
RR/10/351Referee's report by William Pole, on a paper 'Investigations into the effects of training walls in an estuary like the Mersey' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt8 February 1890
RR/12/324Referee's report by George Downing Liveing, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On the laws connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount.—III. Further researches on the reaction of hydrogen dioxide and hydrogen iodide' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson10 April 1895
RR/12/327Letter from William Esson, to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, regarding the Bakerian Lecture 'On the laws connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount.—III. Further researches on the reaction of hydrogen dioxide and hydrogen iodide' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson24 June 1895
RR/12/325Referee's report by Arthur Schuster, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On the laws connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount.—III. Further researches on the reaction of hydrogen dioxide and hydrogen iodide' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson19 May 1895
RR/12/326Letter from Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding the Bakerian Lecture 'On the laws connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount.—III. Further researches on the reaction of hydrogen dioxide and hydrogen iodide' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson23 June 1895
RR/19/55Referee's report by Jospeh Larmor, on a paper 'On the variation with temperature of the rate of a chemical change' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt[May 1912]
NLB/55/594Copy letter from [Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Augustus George] Vernon Harcourt, FRS21 June 1918
RR/9/176Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'On a new standard of illumination and the measurement of light' by William Henry Preece9 July 1883
RR/9/177Second referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'On a new standard of illumination and the measurement of light' by William Henry Preece10 July 1883
NLB/57/428Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent7 November 1919
MS/373/1/52Letter from Augustus Vernon Harcourt and others, Oxford, to the Editor of the Chemical News1 July 1908
IM/Maull/001934Harcourt, Augustus George Vernonnd
NLB/2/904Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society]14 December 1888
NLB/11/342Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society7 June 1895
NLB/23/1/555Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society2 December 1901
RR/9/201Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'Conditions of chemical change in gases: hydrogen, carbonic oxide, and oxygen' by Harold Baily Dixon29 July 1884
NLB/28/180Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society26 January 1904
RR/6/140Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On the laws of connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson27 September 1866
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