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Authorised form of nameMerton; Sir; Thomas Ralph (1888 - 1969)
SurnameMerton
ForenamesThomas Ralph
Dates1888 - 1969
Dates and placesBirth:
12 January 1888
Death:
10 October 1969
ActivityEducation:
Eton; DSc (Oxon)
Honours:
Kt 1944; KBE 1956
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
13/05/1920
Medals/Prizes:
Rumford Medal 1958
Lectures:
Bakerian 1922 (jointly)
Council:
Treas 1939-1956; VP 1941-1956
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1970 vol 16 pp 421-440, plate, by Harold Hartley and D Gabor
References:
Brebis Bleaney, 'A Century of Physics in Oxford' in NR 1999 vol 53 pp 333-343
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/12269669
Royal Society codeNA8260
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/1/33/3/5Companion of Honour1965
PB/1/33/1/6Nobel Prize1948
MDA/A/15Correspondence of Thomas Ralph Merton1946-1950
MDA/A/14Correspondence of Thomas Ralph Merton1941-1945
IM/003075Merton, Sir Thomas Ralph1951
MDA/A/16/8Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton, Treasurer, Royal Society29 November 1951
MDA/A/16/16Draft extract of minute eleven, Investment Committee of the Royal Societyc May 1952
MDA/A/16/50Copy of letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton31 May 1956
MDA/A/16/27Copy of letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton31 August 1954
MDA/A/16/23Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton9 July 1953
MDA/A/16/25Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton26 November 1953
MDA/A/12/56Letter from Robert Robinson to Thomas Ralph Merton, Dyson Perrins Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford18 June 1946
MDA/A/16/36Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Merton10 June 1955
MDA/A/16/1Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton21 February 1951
MDA/A/16/11Letter from E W Playfair to Thomas Ralph Merton, Treasury Chambers, Great George Street, SW110 March 1952
MDA/A/16/6Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton17 August 1951
MDA/A/16/47Letter from J W Whitlock to David Christie Martin, Butterworths, Legal Medical and Scientific Publishers, 88 Kingsway, London, WC23 November 1955
MDA/A/16/22Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton23 June 1953
MDA/A/16/17Letter from Thomas Ralph Merton to David Christie Martin, Stubbings House, maidenhead Thicket, Berkshire10 May 1952
MDA/A/16/26Letter from Thomas Ralph Merton to David Christie Martin, Stubbings House, Maidenhead Thicket29 March 1954
MDA/A/16/37Letter from Thomas Ralph Merton to David Christie Martin, Stubbing house, Maidenhead Thicket11 June 1955
MDA/A/16/10Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton5 March 1952
MDA/A/16/72Minutes of a Royal Society Officers Meeting 17 May 1956
MDA/A/16/2Copy letter from Secretary of Royal Society to Thomas Ralph Merton1 June 1951
MDA/A/16/38Letter from Thomas Ralph Merton to David Christie Martin, Stubbings House, Maidenhead Thicket, Berkshire16 October 1955
MDA/A/16/31Letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton, The Royal Society 11 November 1954
MDA/A/16/3Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton26 July 1951
MDA/A/16/19Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton22 October 1952
MDA/A/16/49Letter from Alexander Fleck to David Christie Martin, Imperial Chemical Industries Limited, Imperial Chemical House, Millbank, London, SW110 April 1956
MDA/A/16/20Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton10 November 1952
MDA/A/16/30Copy note of additional items for a Council Agenda, 14 October 1954, for Thomas Ralph Merton 13 October 1954
MDA/A/16/45Letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton, The Royal Society, Burlington House, London, W11 November 1955
MDA/A/16/14Letter from E W Playfair to Thomas Ralph Merton, Treasury Chambers, Great George Street, SW18 April 1952
MDA/A/16/21Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton6 December 1952
MDA/A/16/13Letter from Thomas Ralph Merton to David Christie Martin, Stubbings House Maidenhead Thicket29 March 1952
MDA/A/16/9Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton12 February 1951
MDA/A/16/12Copy letter from Thomas Ralph Merton to E W Playfair24 March 1952
MDA/A/16/15Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton9 May 1952
MDA/A/16/74Letter from Thomas Ralph Merton to David Christie Martin, Stubbings House, Maidenhead Thicket, Berkshire20 June 1956
MDA/A/16/4Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton27 July 1951
MDA/A/16/29Letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton, The Royal Society29 September 1954
MDA/A/16/5Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton31 July 1951
MDA/A/16/75Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton1 October 1956
MDA/A/16/7Copy letter from Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Thomas Ralph Merton1 November 1951
MDA/A/16/48Letter from A R Middleton Todd to Thomas Merton, 21 Campden Street, Kensington, W8[7 December 1955]
MDA/A/16/35Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton22 April 1955
MDA/A/16/41Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton17 October 1955
MDA/A/16/24Letter from E W Playfair to Thomas Ralph Merton, Treasury Chambers, Great George Street, SW120 July 1953
MS/3/8'Spectroscopy. Prof[essor] Merton. Mich[aelmas] term. 1923' notebook of Arthur Mourant1923
MDA/A/16Correspondence of Thomas Ralph MertonFebruary 1951-October 1956
NLB/65/718Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS12 December 1923
RR/19/93Referee's report by George Downing Liveing, on a paper 'The changes in certain absorption spectra in different solvents' by Thomas Ralph Merton27 April 1912
RR/21/122Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'Attempts to produce the rare gases by electric discharge' by Thomas Ralph Merton[1914]
RR/21/123Referee's report by Arthur Lapworth, on a paper 'Attempts to produce the rare gases by electric discharge' by Thomas Ralph Merton6 June 1914
RR/23/61Referee's report by Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'On phenomena relating to the spectra of hydrogen and helium' by Thomas Ralph Merton and John William Nicholson1916
RR/25/31Referee's report by William Mitchinson Hicks, on a paper 'On intensity relations in the spectrum of helium' by Thomas Ralph Merton and John William Nicholson[May 1918]
RR/25/32Referee's report by Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'On intensity relations in the spectrum of helium' by Thomas Ralph Merton and John William Nicholsonnd [1918]
RR/26/32Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The absorption of light by elements in a state of vapour: The halogens' by James Johnston Dobbie and John Jacob Fox[June 1921]
RR/23/67Referee's report by Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'On the distribution of intensity in broadened spectrum lines' by John William Nicholson and Thomas Ralph Merton1916
RR/26/96Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'On the structure of the Balmer series lines of hydrogen' by John Cunningham McLennan and P Lowe[July 1921]
RR/26/86Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on the Bakerian Lecture 'The titration curve of gelatine.—Report to the medical research council' by Thomas Martin Lowry and Percy Corlett Austin[November 1921]
RR/27/23Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Series and other regularities in the spectrum of manganese' by Miguel A CatalanMarch 1922
RR/26/103Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'On the absorption of light by electrically luminescent mercury vapour' by E P Metcalfe and B Venkatesachar[March 1921]
RR/28/13Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The carbon arc spectrum in the extreme ultra-violet' by F Simeon[October 1922]
RR/26/140Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The photographic efficiency of heterogeneous light' by F C Toy[May 1921]
RR/27/99Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The line spectrum of chlorine in the ultra-violet (Region 3354 — 2070 A.)' by W JevonsJanuary 1923
RR/28/42Referee's report by Alfred Fowler, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On the spectrum of hydrogen' by Thomas Ralph Merton and S Barratt16 January 1922
RR/28/78Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Note on the series spectra of the aluminium sub-group' by J A Carroll[March 1923]
RR/28/113Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The refractivities of modified atoms and molecules' by H Grayson Smith[June 1923]
RR/29/64Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'A universal interferometer' by Alfred Edwin Howard TuttonMay 1923
RR/29/63Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'A wave-length torsometer and its use with the universal interferometer' by Alfred Edwin Howard TuttonMay 1923
RR/29/54Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The carbon arc spectrum in the extreme ultra-violet - II' by F SimeonAugust 1923
RR/32/128aReferee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Wave-lengths of additional lines in the many-lined spectrum of hydrogen' by T TanakaMarch 1925
RR/30/48Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on the Bakerian Lecture 'The spectrum of silicon at successive stages of ionisation' by Alfred Fowler[January 1925]
RR/30/38Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The Fulcher hydrogen bands' by William Edward Curtis[December 1924]
RR/30/58Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'On the band spectrum of potassium' by H Grayson Smith[February 1924]
RR/65/221Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The fluorescence of compounds containing manganese' by John Turton RandallDecember 1938
RR/30/57Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'On the fine structure of the band-spectra of sodium, potassium and sodium-potassium vapours' by H Grayson Smith[June 1924]
RR/31/1Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'On the band-spectra of silicon oxide and chloride, and chlorides of carbon, boron, and aluminium' by W Jevons[May 1924]
RR/31/48Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The apparent tripling of certain lines in arc spectra' by T Royds[November 1924]
NLB/65/360Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS19 October 1923
RR/33/74Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Stark patterns observed in helium' by John Stewart FosterNovember 1926
RR/33/102Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'A band spectrum of tin monochloride exhibiting isotope effects' by W JevonsNovember 1925
NLB/61/727Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS18 October 1921
RR/36/19Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'On a new effect in the electric discharge' by Thomas Ralph Merton[December 1927]
RR/41/95Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The absorption spectrum of lithium vapour' by R W FranceAugust 1930
RR/37/90Second referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Studies in the behaviour of hydrogen and mercury at the electrode surfaces of spectrum tubes' by M C JohnsonMarch 1928
RR/37/89Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Studies in the behaviour of hydrogen and mercury at the electrode surfaces of spectrum tubes' by M C JohnsonFebruary 1928
NLB/58/905Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS2 July 1920
RR/38/37Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The absorption spectra of halogens and inter-halogen compounds in solution in carbon tetrachloride' by A E Gillam and Richard Alan MortonMay 1929
NLB/62/532Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS2 March 1922
RR/42/16Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Fluorescent excitation of mercury by the resonance frequency and by lower frequencies. Further studies' by Robert John Strutt, Lord RayleighJanuary 1932
NLB/64/663Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS.29 May 1923
RR/27/66Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The coincidence method for the wave-length measurement of absorption bands' by Hamilton HartridgeNovember 1922
RR/27/65Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The coincidence method for the wave-length measurement of absorption bands' by Hamilton HartridgeJuly 1922
RR/23/68Referee's report by William Mitchinson Hicks, on a paper 'On the distribution of intensity in broadened spectrum lines' by John William Nicholson and Thomas Ralph Merton1916
RR/43/110Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Asymmetry observed in the stark components of Ha' by D R McRaeMarch 1931
NLB/64/252Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS1 March 1923
RR/38/65Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The Zeeman effect in the band spectrum of helium.—II' by A HarveyDecember 1929
RR/45/118Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Intensity distributions in molecular spectra: The swan system (C2)' by R C Johnson and N R Tawde[May 1932]
NLB/60/686Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS15 March 1921
RR/44/133Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Intensity measurements in the band spectrum of lithium' by W R Van Wijk and A J Van KoeveringeApril 1931
RR/47/65Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Absorption spectra in relation to the colour of solutions of iodine bromide solutions' by A E GillamNovember 1932
NLB/64/239Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS27 February 1923
NLB/57/288Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, FRS, CB, Chairman of the Physics Committee8 October 1919
RR/28/43Referee's report by Robert Strutt, 4th Baron Rayleigh, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On the spectrum of hydrogen' by Thomas Ralph Merton and S Barratt[January 1922]
NLB/57/276Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Glazebrook, FRS, CB, Chairman of the Physics Committee2 October 1919
RR/33/46Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'New series in the secondary hydrogen spectrum' by W E Curtis16 November 1925
NLB/61/326Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS20 June 1921
RR/56/76Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Fluorescent emission of the mercury line 2537 A at pressures between 10-3 and 10-1 mm' by Peter Pringsheim and O D Saltmarsh[November 1935]
NLB/62/358Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS31 January 1922
NLB/62/497Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS23 February 1922
RR/58/36Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The near infra-red absorption spectrum of heavy water' by Lotte KellnerDecember 1936
NLB/62/283Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS19 January 1922
RR/59/38Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The absorption spectrum of bromine in the near infra-red' by Orrell Darbyshire[November 1936]
NLB/63/743Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS08 December 1922
NLB/62/452Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS16 February 1922
NLB/62/898Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS30 May 1922
NLB/63/484Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS27 October 1922
RR/63/57Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The constitution of heavy water' by I Ramakrishna Rao and P KoteswaramJanuary 1938
RR/64/20Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Investigations of Infra-Red Spectra-Absorption of Some Hydroxy Compounds in the Region of 3u' by John Jacob Fox and A E Martin[July 1937]
RR/64/8Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The continuous absorption spectrum of methyl bromide and its quantal interpretation' by Phyllis Fink and Charles Frederick Goodeve[August 1937]
RR/63/48Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The absorption spectrum of liquid bromine' by D PorretJuly 1937
RR/63/53Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The absorption spectrum of formic acid in the vacuum ultra-violet' by William Charles Price and W M EvansJune 1937
RR/65/141Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton on a paper 'Hyperfine structure, zeeman effect and isotope shift in the resonance lines of potassium' by Derek Ainslie Jackson and H KuhnFebruary 1938
RR/65/93Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Investigations of infra-red spectra. Absorption of the CH2 group in the region of 3µ' by J J Fox and A E MartinMay 1938
NLB/64/142Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS8 February 1923
NLB/62New Letter Book volume 62, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration11 November 1921-10 June 1922
NLB/57/881Copy letter from unknown correspondent; to unknown correspondent26 February 1920
NLB/64/289Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS7 March 1923
NLB/63/845Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS06 January 1923
NLB/63/588Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS09 November 1922
RR/70/185Referee's report by Harry Hemley Plaskett, on a paper 'On interference microscopy' by Thomas Ralph Merton1947
RR/71/282Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Spontaneous deformation of protocatechuic acid crystals' by Robert Williams Wood1948
NLB/65/152Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS[August] 1923
RR/72/195Referee's report by Harry Hemley Plaskett, on a paper 'On the reproduction and ruling of diffraction gratings' by Thomas Ralph Merton19 December 1949
NLB/65/780Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS21 December 1923
NLB/65/86Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society25 July 1923
RR/34/46Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Optical rotatory dispersion. Part III.—The rotatory dispersion of quartz in the infra-red, visible and ultra-violet regions of the spectrum' by Thomas Martin Lowry and W R C Coode-Adams[September 1926]
RR/29/53Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The doublet separation of the balmer lines' by [Gordon Merritt] ShrumDecember 1923
NLB/65/123Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS4 August 1923
NLB/65/394Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Honourable Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, KCB, FRS; also sent to Professor [Charles Glover] Barkla, Professor [Arthur Stanley] Eddington, Sir [William Henry] Bragg, Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, Professor [Jocelyn Field] Thorpe, Sir [Frederick William] Andrewes, Professor [Edwin Stephen] Goodrich, Sir [Thomas Henry] Holland and Sir [Frederick William] Keeble.25 October 1923
NLB/65/796Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS4 January 1924
NLB/65/713Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS12 December 1923
NLB/65/703Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Director of the National Physical Laboratory11 December 1923
RR/28/105Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The constitution of the secondary spectrum of hydrogen' by William Mitchinson Hicks[June 1923]
NLB/67/553Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Owen Willans] Richardson, FRS22 January 1925
NLB/65/795Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS4 January 1924
NLB/66/319Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS8 April 1924
NLB/66/325Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Alfred] Fowler, FRS8 April 1924
NLB/66/475Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS15 May 1924
NLB/66/553Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS 29 May 1924
RR/30/1Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The band spectrum of hydrogen' by Herbert Stanley Allen[May 1924]
NLB/66/620Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS6 June 1924
NLB/66/408Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS3 May 1924
RR/31/84Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The spark-spectra of indium and gallium in the extreme ultra-violet region' by Mollie Weinberg[August 1924]
NLB/66/805Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS11 July 1924
NLB/68/748Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Owen Willans] Richardson, FRS29 October 1925
NLB/69/632Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; Messrs. Longmans, Green and Co., Ltd., 39 Paternoster Row. EC42 July 1926
NLB/65/823Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS11 January 1924
NLB/66/453Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Thomas Ralph] Merton, FRS14 May 1924
NLB/66/454Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Alfred] Fowler15 May 1924
NLB/66/717Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS25 June 1924
EC/1920/11Merton, Sir Thomas Ralph: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/8/45/3/3Correspondence re Blackett's Tizard Memorial Lecture, 19601960
MDA/A/16/18Letter from David Chrisite Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton, The Royal Society, Burlington House22 September 1952
RR/43/75Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The band spectrum of yttrium oxide (YO). With a note on the ScO and LaO Systems' by L W Johnson and R C JohnsonMay 1931
RR/29/5Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Intensities in the helium spectrum' by A L Hughes and P LoweJune 1923
RR/33/47Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Absorption of radiation in the extreme ultra-violet by the inert gases' by Clive CuthbertsonDecember 1926
RR/46/34Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Optical rotatory power. Part IV.-rotatory dispersion of Bornyl and Menthyl Zanthates, especially in the region of absorption' by Thomas Martin Lowry and H Hudson[November 1932]
RR/31/26Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'On selective absorption by luminous mercury vapour' by E P Metcalfe and B Venkatesachar[January 1924]
NLB/66/387Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS30 April 1924
NLB/66/549Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS29 May 1924
NLB/66/445Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS9 May 1924
RR/31/28Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Absorption and dispersion of thallium vapour' by A L Narayan, D Gunnaiya and K Rangadhama Rao[July 1924]
NLB/66/318Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh8 April 1924
MDA/A/16/43Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton11 October 1955
IM/006417Group photograph of Officers of the Royal Society 1945-50c 1945-50
MDA/A/12/228Copy letter from Harold Warris Thompson to Robert Robinson, St John's College, Oxford19 December 1947
RR/43/85Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The broadening of the lines in the absorption spectra of the alkaline metallic vapours' by Kariamanikkam Srinivasa KrishnanAugust 1930
NLB/60New Letter Book volume 60, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration2 December 1920-26 April 1921
NLB/66/878Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS1 August 1924
NLB/64/712Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh7 June 1923
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