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Authorised form of nameLuc; Jean Andre De (1727 - 1817)
Other forms of nameDe Luc, Jean Andre; Deluc, Jean Andre; De Luc, John Andrew
SurnameLuc
ForenamesJean Andre De
Dates1727 - 1817
Dates and placesBirth:
Geneva, Switzerland (08 February 1727)
Death:
Windsor, Berkshire (07 November 1817)
ActivityResearch Field:
Geology, meteorology, physics, natural philosophy, theology
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
10/06/1773
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1791 'For his Improvements in Hygrometry'
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
Sir Gavin de Beer and Max H Hey, 'The First Ascent of Mont Blanc' in NR 1954-55 vol 11 pp 236-255
Douglas McKie, 'Priestley's Laboratory and Library and Other of his Effects' in NR 1956-57 vol 12 pp 114-136
Paul A Tunbridge, 'Jean Andre De Luc, FRS (1727-1817)' in NR 1971 vol 26 pp 15-33, plate
Notes:
Name spelt 'Deluc' in DNB and DSB.
Royal Society codeNA8254
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1773/20Luc, Jean Andre De: certificate of election to the Royal Society
EC/1773/21Luc, Jean Andre De: certificate of election to the Royal Society1772
AP/8/11On the Galvanic Pile7 July 1808
AP/8/10On the Electric Column22 June 1809
IM/001125De Luc, Jean Andrend
CB/1/3/266Letter from J A De Luc, Pimlico to Charles Blagden17 June 1784
CB/1/3/265Letter from J A De Luc, Pimlico to Charles Blagden16 June 1784
CB/1/3/263Letter from J A De Luc, Windsor to Charles Blagden24 August 1783
CB/2/6Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to J A De Luc17 June 1786
CB/1/3/271Letter from J A De Luc, Birmingham to Charles Blagden, King's Row, Bedford Row, London9 October 1784
CB/1/3/270Letter from J A De Luc, Windsor to Charles Blagden21 July 1784
L&P/10/22Letter, 'On evaporation' from Jean Andre De Luc to Joseph Banks12 June 1792
L&P/8/73Letter, 'On phlogiston' from James Watt to Jean Andre De Luc21 April 1783
L&P/9/182/2Plate, 'The vessel and two tubes' by Jean Andre De Luc1790
L&P/9/182Paper, 'A second paper on hygrometry' by Jean Andre De Luc1790
L&P/9/182/1Paper, 'A second paper on hygrometry' by Jean Andre De Luc1790
L&P/7/82Paper, 'Memoire sur la partie meteologique des refractions [Memoir on the meteorological part of the refractions]' by Jean Andre De Luc1779
L&P/7/32Paper, 'Essai sur la pyrometrie et sur les mesures physiques en general [Test on pyrometry and on physical measurements in general]' by Jean Andre De Luc1778
L&P/6/239Letter, 'Observations du barometre faites au Hartz, dans les mines de Clausthal [Observations of the barometer made at Hartz, in the Clausthal mines]' from Jean Andre De Luc to John Pringle [French original]8 February 1777
L&P/6/237Letter, 'Observations du barometre faites au Hartz, dans les mines de Clausthal [Observations of the barometer made at Hartz, in the Clausthal mines]' from Jean Andre De Luc to John Pringle [English translation]8 February 1777
L&P/6/257Paper, 'Report on the graduation of thermometers' by the Royal Society Commitee1777
L&P/7/112Paper, 'Seconde memoire sur les mesures barometriques dans les mines [Second thesis on barometric measurements in mines]' by Jean Andre De Luc1779
L&P/8/75Paper, 'On Priestley's and his own experiments on and views as to the nature of phlogiston' from James Watt to Jean Andre De Luc26 November 1784
L&P/9/212Paper, 'A second paper on hygrometry' by Jean Andre De Luc1791
L&P/8/78Letter, 'Sequel to the thought on the constituent parts of water' from James Watt to Jean Andre De Luc30 April 1784
L&P/8/74Letter, 'On phologiston [Second letter]' from James Watt to Jean Andre De Luc27 May 1784
L&P/9/212/1Paper, 'A second paper on hygrometry' by Jean Andre De Luc1791
CB/1/3/264Letter from Charles Blagden to De Luc19 August 1783
CB/1/3/268Letter from Charles Blagden to J A De Luc[18] June 1784
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