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Authorised form of nameHartley; Sir; Harold Brewer (1878 - 1972); engineer
Dates1878 - 1972
Date of birth03 September 1878
Date of death09/09/1972
ActivityEducation:
Dulwich College; MA (Oxon)
Career:
Fellow and Tutor of Balliol College, Oxford; Bedford Lecturer in Physical Chemistry, University of Oxford
Honours:
MC 1916; CBE 1919; Kt 1928; KCVO 1944; GCVO 1957; CH 1967
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/05/1926
Royal Society activityLectures:
Wilkins 1952
RelationshipsOnly child of Harold Thomas Hartley, journalist and publisher, and his wife Katie; married (1906) Gertrude, daughter of Arthur Lionel Smith, Master of Balliol College
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1973 vol 19 pp 349-373, plate, by A G Ogston
References:
H R H The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, 'Research and Prediction. The Inaugural Hartley Lecture Delivered at the Royal Society, 21 May 1974' in NR 1974-5 vol 29 pp 11-27
R V Jones, 'Address at the Memorial Service for Sir Harold Hartley, FRS, at Westminster Abbey on 17 October 1972' in NR 1972-3 vol 27 pp 181-184
R V J and W D M P, 'Sir Harold Hartley, FRS. An Appreciation on his Retirement from the Editorship of Notes and Records' in NR 1971 vol 26 pp 1-2, plate
Sir Harold Hartley, 'Viscount Grey of Fallodon, KG, FRS' in NR 1971 vol 26 pp 107-110
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/107374368
Royal Society codeNA8235
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1926/15Hartley, Sir Harold Brewer: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/18/44Letter from Harold Brewer Hartley to Christina Butler6 July 1952
MM/18/47Letter from Harold Brewer Hartley to Christina Butler
MM/18/45Letter from Harold Brewer Hartley to Christina Butler28 July 1952
IM/001968Hartley, Sir Harold Brewernd
IM/001969Hartley, Sir Harold Brewernd
PB/9/1/48Correspondence with Sir Harold Hartley1966
HF/1/17/1/26Harold Hartley1960 - 1967
MM/22/6Letter from Sir Harold Hartley to Sir Gerald Kelly27 November 1968
PB/8/28/1/2Correspondence with colleagues, advisers and friends in preparation for British Association Address.1957
PB/1/33/3/3Companion of Honour1965
PB/1/33/5/3Order of Merit1967
MM/18/139Doodles on Royal Society Club menu by Edwin Lutyens20 June 1935
HWT/33/4H W Thompson's personal correspondence as Foreign Secretary1967
MM/22/8Letter from Sir Harold Hartley to Sir Gerald Kelly17 January 1969
MM/22/9Letter from Sir Harold Hartley to Sir Gerald Kelly27 January 1969
MM/18/46Letter from Harold Brewer Hartley to Christina Butler
IM/001970Hartley, Sir Harold Brewernd
MM/22/7Letter from Sir Harold Hartley to Sir Gerald Kelly11 December 1969
MS/3/6'Hartley' notebook of Arthur Mourant, [1920s]Early 1920s
RR/21/88Referee's report by William Palmer Wynne, on a paper 'The electrical condition of a gold surface during the absorption of gases and their catalytic combustion' by Harold Brewer Hartley3 February 1914
RR/34/11Referee's report by Harold Brewer Hartley, on a paper 'On the theory of unimolecular reactions' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood20 August 1926
RR/43/78Referee's report by Arthur Lapworth, on a paper 'The conductivity of electrolytes in acetone' by N L Ross Kane and Harold HartleyAugust 1931
RR/43/79Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'The conductivity of electrolytes in acetone' by N L Ross Kane and Harold HartleySeptember 1931
RR/42/74Referee's report by James Charles Philip, on a paper 'The conductivity of thiocyanates methyl alcohol' by Augusta Unmack, D M Murray-Rust, and Harold Brewer HartleyFebruary 1930
RR/47/82Referee's report by Harold Brewer Hartley, on a paper 'The behaviour of electrolytes in mixed solvents. Part IV.—The free energy of zinc chloride in water-alcohol solutions' by R T Hamilton and J A V Butler15 July 1932
RR/36/81Referee's report by Harold Brewer Hartley, on a paper 'The solubility of hydrogen in silver' by Edgar William Richard Steacie and F M G Johnson[November 1927]
RR/68/505Letter from John Jacob Fox, to Harold Brewer Hartley, 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 Torkington28 July 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
NLB/69/773Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Harold Brewer] Hartley, Esq., FRS., Oxford8 October 1926
NLB/71/621Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Harold Hartley, FRS17 August 1928
NLB/72/525Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Harold Hartley, CBE, MC, FRS3 December 1929
NLB/73/307Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Harold [Brewer] Hartley, M.C., FRS18 May 1931
PB/8/45/3/2Correspondence re Blackett's Tizard Memorial Lecture, 19601960
IM/001971Hartley, Sir Harold Brewernd
IM/GA/WS/2430Hartley, Sir Harold Brewer1946
RR/44/116Referee's report by James Charles Philip, on a paper 'The conductivities of tetraethylammonium and ammonium salts in methyl alcohol' by Augusta Unmack, E Bullock, D M Murray-Rust and Harold Brewer HartleyMay 1931
RR/39/40Referee's report by Harold Brewer Hartley, on a paper 'The behaviour of electrolytes in mixed solvents. Part I.—The free energies and heat contents of hydrogen chloride in water—Ethyl alcohol solutions' by John Alfred Valentine Butler and C M Robertsonnd [1929]
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
HHCorrespondence and papers of Sir Harold Brewer Hartley [1930s-1970s]
P/0061Portrait of Hartley, Sir Haroldc 1958
RR/34/12Referee's report by Harold Brewer Hartley, on a paper 'An apparently unimolecular reaction.—the homogeneous decomposition of gaseous propionic aldehyde' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and Harold Warris Thompson20 August 1926
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