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Authorised form of namePetavel; Sir; Joseph Ernest (1873 - 1936)
SurnamePetavel
ForenamesJoseph Ernest
Dates1873 - 1936
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (14 August 1873)
Death:
Bushy House (31 March 1936)
Burial:
Highgate Cemetery, London
ActivityHonours:
KBE 1920
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/05/1907
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1936-1938 vol 2 pp 183-203, plate, by Robert Robertson
References:
Russell Moseley, 'Government Science and the Royal Society: The Control of the National Physical Laboratory in the Inter-War Years' in NR 1980 vol 35 pp 167-193
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/42151897148224070875
Royal Society codeNA8267
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1907/13Petavel, Sir Joseph Ernest: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/525/5/2/48Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dr Dugald Clerk, 57,58 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London19 August 1915
IM/003529Petavel, Sir Joseph Ernestnd
IM/003530Petavel, Sir Joseph Ernestnd
MS/525/5/3/31Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dr Dugald Clerk, 57 and 58 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London16 November 1916
MS/525/6/6/1/27'Notes re anchor specifications' [by Joseph Ernest Petavel?] January 1915
MS/525/5/2/31Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dr Dugald Clerk, 57-58 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London1 June 1915
MS/525/6/6/1/28'Creeper - draft no 2': engineering drawing by Joseph Ernest Petavel7 December 1914
MS/525/6/4/2Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, 9 Brighton Grove, Rusholme, Manchester, to Dugald Clerk5 December 1914
MS/525/5/2/12Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dr Dugald Clerk, 57, 58 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London24 March 1915
MS/525/5/2/37Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dr Dugald Clerk, 57, 58 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London1 July 1915
MS/525/5/3/1Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dr Dugald Clerk, 57 and 58 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London22 January 1916
MS/525/6/11/8Engineering sketch for a vessel driven by centrifugal pumps, by Joseph Ernest Petavel27 January 1916
MS/525/5/5/13Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to the Assistant Secretay, Royal Society, Burlington House, London13 February 1919
MS/525/6/6/1/26Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dugald Clerk, 58 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London20 January 1915
MS/525/6/8/10Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dugald Clerk, 57 and 58 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London22 May 1915
MS/525/6/6/2/10'Re. Tidal mine', note by Joseph Ernest Petavel [10 February 1915]
MS/525/6/6/2/6'Tidal mine', note by Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester5 February 1915
MS/525/6/6/2/1Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Bertram Hopkinson, Admiralty, London1 February 1915
MS/525/6/6/2/9Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dugald Clerk, 57-58 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London10 February 1915
MS/525/6/6/1/29'Creeper - draft no 4': engineering drawing by Joseph Ernest Petavel15 December 1914
MS/525/6/6/1/31[Creeping mine] 'Draft no 6': engineering drawing by Joseph Ernest Petavel and Andrew Robertson15 December 1914
MS/525/6/6/1/30[Creeping mine] 'Draft no 5': engineering drawing by Joseph Ernest Petavel and Andrew Robertson15 December 1914
MS/525/6/6/2/5Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to [Dugald] Clerk5 February 1915
MS/525/6/6/2/11'Further suggestions for tidal mine': engineering drawing by James Ernest Petavel20 February 1915
MS/525/6/6/2/18Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dugald Clerk, Lukyns, Ewhurst, Surrey 5 March 1915
MS/525/6/6/2/25'Tidal mines': drawing by Joseph Ernest Petavel, C H Lander and Andrew Robertson11 March 1915
MS/525/6/6/2/13Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dugald Clerk, 57, 58 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London24 February 1915
MS/525/6/6/3/13Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dugald Clerk, 57, 58 Lincoln's Inn Fields 23 June 1915
MS/525/6/8/1Joseph Ernest Petavel, The Victoria University of Manchester, to the Secretary of the Engineering Subcommittee of the Royal Society War Committee, Burlington House, London30 January 1915
MS/525/6/11/7'Notes on the propulsion of vessels by waterjets', by Joseph Ernest Petavel27 January 1916
IM/003531Petavel, Sir Joseph Ernestnd
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/36/639Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons23 November 1907
RR/15/235Referee's report by John Joly, on a paper 'The heat dissipated by a platinum surface at high temperatures. Part IV. High pressure gases' by Joseph Ernest PetavelMarch 1901
RR/15/233Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'The heat dissipated by a platinum surface at high temperatures. Part IV. High pressure gases' by Joseph Ernest Petavel17 February 1901
RR/15/234Second referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'The heat dissipated by a platinum surface at high temperatures. Part IV. High pressure gases' by Joseph Ernest Petavel18 February 1901
RR/16/361Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'The pressure of explosions: experiments on solid and gaseous explosives' by Joseph Ernest Petavel19 September 1905
NLB/17/128Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Joseph Ernest Petavel, [Fellow of the Royal Society]22 July 1898
NLB/17/61Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Joseph Ernest Petavel, [Fellow of the Royal Society]8 July 1898
NLB/19/410Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Captain William de Wiveleslie Abney, Rathmore Lodge, Bolton Gardens South, Earl's Court, S.W. 25 September 1899
NLB/19/578Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Joseph Ernest Petavel, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 34 Abingdon Mansions, Kensington, W.3 November 1899
NLB/23/2/55Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to [Joseph Ernest] Petavel, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Granville House, Anson Road, Victoria Park, Manchester26 March 1901
NLB/33/14Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Joseph Ernest Petavel, [Fellow of the Royal Society], The Victoria University, Manchester15 June 1906
NLB/32/206Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Joseph Ernest Petavel, University, Manchester26 January 1906
NLB/35/592Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Joseph Ernest Petavel, Fellow of the Royal Society, University, Manchester17 June 1907
NLB/35/697Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons5 July 1907
NLB/37/448Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to A Stanley Fose, The Cotton Powder Co Ltd, Faversham20 March 1908
NLB/37/178Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to J [Joseph] E [Ernest] Petavel FRS8 February 1908
NLB/43/502Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Joseph Ernest] Petavel, Fellow of the Royal Society30 January 1911
NLB/42/127Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to [Joseph Ernest] Petavel7 April 1910
NLB/41/198Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Joseph Ernest Petavel, Fellow of the Royal Society29 October 1909
NLB/41/649Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph Ernest Petavel, Fellow of the Royal Society29 January 1910
NLB/44/464Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [Joseph] E [Ernest] Petavel FRS14 July 1911
NLB/43/326Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph Ernest Petavel, Fellow of the Royal Society10 December 1910
NLB/44/441Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [Joseph] E [Ernest] Petavel FRS 11 July 1911
NLB/43/681Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph Ernest Petavel, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1911
NLB/60/101Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Joseph Ernest] Petavel, FRS10 December 1920
NLB/48/15Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph Ernest Petavel, Fellow of the Royal Society25 April 1913
NLB/58/337Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS22 April 1920
RR/17/421Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, on a paper 'The stresses producing elastic breakdown in mild steel' by W Mason22 January 1910
RR/17/185Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'Electric furnace reactions under high gaseous pressures' by R S Hutton and Joseph Ernest Petavel4 June 1907
RR/17/183Referee's report by Richard Threlfall, on a paper 'Electric furnace reactions under high gaseous pressures' by R S Hutton and Joseph Ernest Petavel[February 1907]
RR/20/69Referee's report by Joseph Ernest Petavel, on a paper 'A method of measuring the pressure produced in the detonation of high explosives or by the impact of bullets' by Bertram Hopkinson4 November 1913
RR/18/174Referee's report by John Allen Harker, on a paper 'Experimental work on a new standard of light' by W A Harwood and Joseph Ernest PetavelJanuary 1911
RR/24/44Referee's report by Joseph Ernest Petavel, on a paper 'Internal ballistics' by Albert George Hadcock29 November 1917
RR/24/34Referee's report by Joseph Ernest Petavel, on a paper 'A graphical method of drawing trajectories for high-angle fire' by William Ernest Dalby17 February 1917
NLB/61/493Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS12 July 1921
NLB/64/7Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS19 January 1923
NLB/58/400Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS30 April 1920
NLB/58/128Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Joseph Ernest] Petavel, FRS17 March 1920
NLB/55/79Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Joseph Ernest] Petavel, FRS27 November 1917
NLB/69/164Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Petavel, K.B.E, FRS22 January 1926
NLB/59/467Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Joseph Ernest] Petavel, FRS5 October 1920
NLB/64/664Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel FRS29 May1923
NLB/59/856Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS22 November 1920
RR/14/85Referee's report by Ernest Howard Griffiths, on a paper 'On the heat dissipated by a platinum surface at high temperatures' by Joseph Ernest Petavelnd [June 1898]
NLB/59/835Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS19 November 1920
RR/14/84Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'On the heat dissipated by a platinum surface at high temperatures' by Joseph Ernest Petavel7 June 1898
NLB/60/8Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Joseph Ernest] Petavel, FRS2 December 1920
RR/45/34Referee's report by Joseph Ernest Petavel, on a paper 'The combustion of colloidal propellants' by A D Crow and W E Grimshaw[August 1931]
RR/14/223Referee's report by William de Wiveleslie Abney, on a paper 'An experimental research on some standards of light' by Joseph Ernest Petavel25 September 1899
NLB/62/189Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS21 December 1921
NLB/61/79Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS5 May 1921
NLB/61/260Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS9 June 1921
RR/17/187Committee report to Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'Electric furnace reactions under high gaseous pressures' by R S Hutton and Joseph Ernest Petavel30 July 1907
NLB/62/135Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS9 December 1921
RR/47/131Referee's report by Joseph Ernest Petavel, on a paper 'Further history of a quartz thread gravity balance' by Richard Threlfall and Alfred John DawsonFebruary 1932
NLB/61/283Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS16 June 1921
NLB/61/273Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS13 June 1921
NLB/61/902Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS10 November 1921
RR/56/13Referee's report by Joseph Ernest Petavel, on a paper 'Ship waves: The relative efficiency of bow and stern' by Thomas Henry Havelock[January 1935]
NLB/62/54Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS24 November 1921
NLB/62/161Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Air Conference Committee, Air Ministry, Kingsway, W.C.2.13 December 1921
NLB/62/495Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS23 February 1922
NLB/64/52Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Air Conference Committee; Air Ministry, Kingsway23 January 1923
NLB/63/541Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Sir Joseph Petavel, FRS03 November 1922
NLB/64/67Copy letter from an unknown correspondent; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS26 January 1923
NLB/57/804Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor JE [Sir Joseph Ernest] Petavel, FRS9 February 1920
NLB/57/705Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor J. E. [Sir Joseph Ernest] Petavel, FRS23 January 1920
NLB/64/78Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS 29 January 1923
NLB/63/186Copy letter from unknown correspondent; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS11 July 1922
NLB/64/80Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS30 January 1923
NLB/57/122Copy letter from Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Research Department25 July 1919
NLB/57/267Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Director, National Physical Laboratory30 September 1919
NLB/57/754Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sir Joseph Ernest] Petavel, FRS31 January 1920
NLB/57/806Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, FRS, KCB12 February 1920
NLB/64/548Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Petavel, FRS03 May 1923
NLB/64/613Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Petavel, FRS11 May 1923
RR/29/44Referee's report by Joseph Ernest Petavel, on a paper 'Calorimetry of high explosives' by Robert Robertson and William Edward GarnerMay 1923
NLB/64/691Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel FRS.4 June 1923
NLB/65/448Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS2 November 1923
NLB/65/181Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS11 September 1923
RR/29/19Referee's report by Joseph Ernest Petavel, on a paper 'Experiments with the Hopkinson pressure bar' by J W Landon and H QuinneyMay 1923
NLB/65/177Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Dugald Clerk, FRS8 September 1923
NLB/64/667Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John Robert Strutt] Lord Rayleigh FRS29 May 1923
NLB/65/680Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS6 December 1923
NLB/64/626Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Dugald Clerk FRS16 May 1923
NLB/64/849Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Director [Joseph Ernest Petavel, FRS] of the National Physical Laboratory29 June 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/64/376Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, FRS23 March 1923
NLB/66/136Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Petavel, FRS.28 February 1924
NLB/66/467Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Petavel, FRS16 May 1924
NLB/66/685Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Petavel, FRS19 June 1924
NLB/69/286Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Petavel, K.B.E, FRS22 February 1926
NLB/66/734Copy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of] the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Petavel, FRS30 June 1924
NLB/69/206Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Petavel, K.B.E., FRS29 January 1926
NLB/68/688Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Petavel, FRS14 October 1925
NLB/70/558Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Petavel, KBE, FRS18 May 1927
NLB/72/9Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Petavel, KBE, FRS18 January 1929
NLB/71/924Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Petavel, K.B.E., FRS7 December 1928
CD/62/21Letter from [Joseph Ernest] Petavel, Director of the National Physical Laboratory; to the Secretary of the Royal Society20 June 1924
NLB/66/38Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS12 February 1924
NLB/66/686Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS19 June 1924
P/0254Portrait of Petavel, Joseph Ernest1954
MS/525/6/6/2/24Letter from Joseph Ernest Petavel, The University, Manchester, to Dugald Clerk, 57, 58 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London11 March 1915
RR/17/184Referee's report by Charles Thomas Heycock, on a paper 'Electric furnace reactions under high gaseous pressures' by R S Hutton and Joseph Ernest Petavel[May 1907]
NLB/54/149Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Dugald Clerk, Chairman of the Applied Sciences Committee and FRS19 February 1917
RR/17/186Letter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson to Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'Electric furnace reactions under high gaseous pressures' by R S Hutton and Joseph Ernest Petavel2 July 1907
RR/28/109Referee's report by Joseph Ernest Petavel, on a paper 'The rate of heat transmission from the working fluid in an internal combustion engine' by A H Gibson[March 1923]
NLB/66/610Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS5 June 1924
NLB/64/677Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh FRS31 May 1923
NLB/62/148Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel, FRS9 December 1921
NLB/66/506Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS20 May 1924
NLB/64New Letter Book volume 64, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration19 January 1923-11 July 1923
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