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Authorised form of nameLuc; Jean Andre De (1727 - 1817)
Other forms of nameJean Andre
John Andrew
Other forms of surnameDe Luc
Deluc
Dates1727 - 1817
Place of birthGeneva, Switzerland
Date of birth08 February 1727
Place of deathWindsor, Berkshire
Date of death07 November 1817
Research fieldGeology
Meteorology
Physics
Natural philosophy
Theology
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election10/06/1773
Royal Society activityMedals and 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.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/103105362
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/8/11/2Unpublished diagrams, dissections of the galvanic pile by [Jean-André de Luc?][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/9/212Paper, 'A second paper on hygrometry' by Jean Andre De Luc1791
L&P/9/182Paper, 'A second paper on hygrometry' by Jean Andre De Luc1790
L&P/8/73Letter, 'On phlogiston' from James Watt to Jean Andre De Luc21 April 1783
AP/8/11/3Unpublished diagram, galvanic pile by unknown artist[1809]
L&P/9/182/2Plate, 'The vessel and two tubes' 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/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/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
AP/8/10/2Unpublished diagrams, electric column by unknown artist[1809]
CB/1/3/264Letter from Charles Blagden to De Luc19 August 1783
AP/8/11/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On the galvanic pile' by J A [Jean-André] de Luc25 February 1809
CB/1/3/268Letter from Charles Blagden to J A De Luc[18] June 1784
AP/8/10Unpublished paper, 'On the electric column' by J A [Jean-André] de Luc[1809]
AP/8/10/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On the electric column' by J A [Jean-André] de Luc[1809]
AP/8/11Unpublished paper, 'On the galvanic pile' by J A [Jean-André] de Luc25 February 1809
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
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