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Authorised form of nameThomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist
SurnameThomson
ForenamesJoseph John
Dates1856 - 1940
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Cheetham Hill, near Manchester, Cheshire, England (18 December 1856)
Death:
Cambridge (30 August 1940)
Burial:
Nave, Westminster Abbey, London
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics
Education:
Owen's College, Manchester; Trinity College, Cambridge. BA (1880)
Career:
Fellow and Lecturer of Trinity College, Cambridge; Professor of Natural Philosophy, Royal Institution, London; Cavendish Professor of Physics, Cambridge (1884-1918); Master of Trinity College, Cambridge (1918)
Honours:
Kt 1908; OM 1912
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/06/1884
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1894; Hughes Medal 1902; Copley Medal 1914; Nobel Prize (Physics) 1906
Lectures:
Bakerian 1887, 1913
Council:
PRS 1915-1920; VP 1911-1913
RelationshipsEldest son of J J Thomson; married Rose Elzabeth, daughter of Sir George Paget (FRS 1873); father of Sir George Paget Thomson (FRS 1930)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Anniversary Address 1920 in Proceedings of the Royal Society A 98 1920-21 pp319-328
AssocMaterial:
CSAC 74/4/80; NCUACS 91/4/00; NCUACS 117/3/03. Papers deposited in Trinity College Library, Cambridge
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1939-1941 vol 3 pp 587-609, plate, by Rayleigh
References:
George and Joan Thomson, 'J J Thomson as We Remember Him' in NR 1956-57 vol 12 pp 201-210, plate
Derek J Price, 'The Cavendish Laboratory Archives' in NR 1953 vol 10 pp 139-147
C T R Wilson, 'Reminiscences of My Early Years' in NR 1959 vol 14 pp 163-173
Sir George Thomson, 'An Unfortunate Experiment: Hertz and the Nature of Cathode Rays' in NR 1970 vol 25 pp 237-242
John G Jenkin, 'The Appointment of W H Bragg, FRS, to the University of Adelaide' in NR 1985-86 vol 40 pp 75-99
S Devons, 'Rutherford and the Science of His Day' in NR 1991 vol 45 pp 221-242
Gordon Squires, 'A History of the Electron', review of Per F. Dahl, Flash of the Cathode Rays: A History of J J Thomson's Electron in NR 1999 vol 53 pp 176-177
Sir Brian Pippard, 'Stumbling Towards the Light', review of E A Davis and I J Falconer, J J Thomson and the Discovery of the Electron in NR 1999 vol 53 pp 375-376
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
P Harper, 'Preserving scientific archives: the work of NCUACS' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 227-232
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/7472229
Royal Society codeNA8288
Archives associated with this Fellow
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MS/928/6/2/10Note from Joseph John Thomson, Trinity Lodge, Cambridge, to Charles Vernon Boys24 May 1921
NLB/18/727Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor J J Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society29 April 1899
MM/17/45Letter from JJ Thomson to Arthur Schuster13 December 1915
EC/1884/19Thomson, Sir Joseph John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/73/7On a New Method of Determining the Vapour Pressures of Solutions1897
MM/9/39Letter from JJ Thomson, Trinity Lodge, Cambridge, to AW Porter5 January 1933
IM/004428Strutt, John William, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, and Thomson, Sir Joseph John1898
MM/9/23Letter from JJ Thomson, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, to AW Porter18 February 1898
PB/1/21Photocopies of letters of biographical interest. The originals are held by Lady Blackett. Some other photcopies have been distributed to the appropriate folders (see A.11, A.14, A.17, A.24, A.34)
AP/65/2On Acolotropic Elastic Solids1888
AP/75/12On the theory of Refraction in Gases1903
CMB/36/31Minutes, meeting of the War Committee6 December 1917
CMB/36/30Minutes, meeting of the War Committee30 November 1917
CMB/36/37Minutes, meeting of the War Committee28 February 1918
NLB/66/32Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS12 February 1924
IM/004554Thomson, Sir Joseph Johnnd
NLB/27/574Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society23 October 1903
NLB/7/500Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society3 March 1893
NLB/57/145Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia29 July 1919
NLB/1/611Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Jospeh John Thomson6 October 1887
NLB/2/321Copy letter from Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society23 April 1888
NLB/4/670Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society 18 September 1890
NLB/3/223Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson12 April 1889
NLB/3/301Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society3 May 1889
NLB/3/709Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society21 September 1889
NLB/3/717Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society, Trinity College, Cambridge25 September 1889
NLB/5/408Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society4 June 1891
NLB/5/460Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society15 June 1891
NLB/5/421Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph James Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society6 June 1891
NLB/5/451Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]13 June 1891
NLB/5/535Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society8 July 1891
NLB/5/616Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Hugo Müller, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1891
NLB/7/550Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Secretary, Clarendon Press, Oxford10 March 1893
NLB/22/354Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Joseph John] Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society30 April 1901
NLB/7/629Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson25 March 1893
NLB/5/860Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society6 November 1891
NLB/5/818Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society28 October 1891
NLB/7/557Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to P Lyttelton Gell, The Clarendon Press, Oxford13 March 1893
NLB/5/933Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society20 November 1891
NLB/10/404Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society20 November 1894
NLB/10/260Copy letter from Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to the Right Honourable General Sir Henry Frederick Ponsonby1 November 1894
NLB/10/332Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society9 November 1894
NLB/10/533Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson12 December 1894
NLB/11/529Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Mr Collings17 July 1895
NLB/10/623Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thompson4 January 1895
NLB/11/561Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons23 July 1895
NLB/10/557Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]18 December 1894
NLB/9/506Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1894
NLB/11/485Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society12 July 1895
NLB/11/646Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons24 August 1895
NLB/11/633Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society20 August 1895
NLB/11/878Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]25 October 1895
NLB/9/966Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society31 July 1894
NLB/13/392Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Sir Joseph Lister, Fellow of the Royal Society, Foley Arms Hotel, Malvern14 August 1896
NLB/13/325Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Francis Landey Patton, President, Princeton University, New Jersey, United States of America24 July 1896
NLB/12/567Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society16 March 1896
NLB/13/409Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society, Trinity College, Cambridge22 August 1896
NLB/12/864Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society21 May 1896
NLB/14/211Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]22 January 1897
NLB/14/151Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]13 January 1897
NLB/14/210Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society22 January 1897
NLB/58/118Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society16 March 1920
NLB/14/264Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society5 February 1897
RR/15/111Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a papet 'The conductivity of gases under the becquerel rays' by Robert John Strutt, Lord RayleighJanuary 1901
NLB/14/459Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Galzebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society15 March 1897
RR/15/237Referee's report by Joseph Johnson Thomson, on a paper 'The action of magnetised electrodes upon electrical discharge phenomena in rarefied gases' by C E S PhillipsApril 1901
RR/15/275Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'The application of the kinetic theory of gases to to electric, magnetic & optical properties of diatomic gases' by George Walker WalkerApril 1901
NLB/15/50Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society14 June 1897
NLB/16/150Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to R T Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 February 1898
NLB/16/27Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to [Prof G H] Darwin 14 January 1898
NLB/18/554Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor J J Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society29 March 1899
NLB/16/297Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor J J Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1898
NLB/17/446Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1898
NLB/16/860Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor G H Darwin, Fellow of the Royal Society (Chairman of the Mathematical Committee)22 June 1898
NLB/17/782Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society19 December 1898
NLB/19/312Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professors Joseph John Thomson and Professor Arthur Schuster, [Fellows of the Royal Society]2 August 1899
NLB/18/580Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [George] Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society6 April 1899
NLB/18/614Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor J J Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society11 April 1899
NLB/19/445Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society5 October 1899
NLB/19/817Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society3 January 1900
NLB/20/202Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society22 February 1900
NLB/18/641Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Arthur William] Rucker, Secretary of the Royal Society14 April 1899
NLB/20/201Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Secretary of the Royal Meterological Society, Prince Mansions, 70 Victoria Street,S.W. 22 February 1900
NLB/20/703Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Francis Fitzgerald, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1900
NLB/20/701Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1900
NLB/21/3Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Foreign Office,S.W.14 July 1900
NLB/21/9Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Francis Fitzgerald, Fellow of the Royal Society, The University of London, South Kensington, S.W.16 July 1900
NLB/22/261Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Joseph John] Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society1 April 1901
NLB/21/206Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society27 September 1900
NLB/23/2/253Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to The Deputy Master, Royal Mint, E.6 November 1902
NLB/22/529Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Joseph John] Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1901
NLB/23/2/260Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society6 November 1902
NLB/23/2/151Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society16 December 1901
NLB/23/1/266Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society18 October 1901
NLB/23/2/380Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1903
NLB/23/1/583Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society7 December 1901
NLB/54/107Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Mrs Tylor, [Wife of Sir Edward Burnet Tylor, FRS]6 February 1917
NLB/54/111Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Mrs Chauveau, [Wife of Professor Jean Baptiste Auguste Chauveau, FRS]7 February 1917
NLB/25/713Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society12 December 1902
NLB/54/106Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Mrs Worthington, [Wife of Professor Arthur Mason Worthington, FRS]7 February 1917
NLB/54/108Copy letter from Joesph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Mrs Oliver, [Wife of Professor Daniel Oliver, FRS]6 February 1917
NLB/27/134Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]8 July 1903
NLB/27/664Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thompson, Fellow of the Royal Society11 November 1903
NLB/32/72Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Herbert Hall Turner, Fellow of the Royal Society21 December 1905
NLB/32/137Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Herbert Hall Turner, Fellow of the Royal Society12 January 1906
NLB/33/683Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society19 October 1906
NLB/36/386Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society23 October 1907
NLB/37/488Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor Wm [William] Hicks, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Physics & Chemistry Sectional Committee27 March 1908
NLB/42/185Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor Sir J [Joseph] J [John] Thomson FRS 21 April 1910
NLB/42/113Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Joseph Thomson FRS 6 April 1910
NLB/44/184Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Professor Sir J [Joseph] J [John] Thomson FRS23 May 1911
NLB/46/585Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society30 September 1912
NLB/44/185Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Professor Sir J [Joseph] J [John] Thomson FRS23 May 1911
NLB/43/459Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society20 January 1911
NLB/48/104Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society19 May 1913
NLB/58/924Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society5 July 1920
NLB/46/310Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society9 July 1912
NLB/58/142Copy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society18 March 1920
NLB/48/703Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir [Joseph John] Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society29 September 1913
NLB/48/139Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]24 May 1913
NLB/48/39Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir [John] Joseph Thomson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]30 April 1913
NLB/48/97Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society15 May 1913
NLB/48/324Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir [Joseph John] Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society16 June 1913
NLB/48/155Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir [Joseph John] Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society26 May 1913
NLB/47/27Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor Sir J [Joseph] J [John] Thomson OM, FRS15 November 1912
NLB/47/10Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor Sir J [Joseph] J [John] Thomson OM, FRS13 November 1912
NLB/51/93Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir Joseph John Thomson OM, FRS11 December 1914
NLB/50/200Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir [Joseph John] Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society22 May 1914
NLB/57/723Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Constable & Co Ltd; 10 Orange Street, WC 228 January 1920
NLB/54/633Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society9 July 1917
NLB/51/49Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir Joseph John Thomson OM, FRS27 November 1914
NLB/52/662Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society8 February 1916
NLB/50/803Copy letter from Arthur Schuster, to Sir Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society5 November 1914
NLB/52/652Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Miss Roscoe, Daughter of Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe3 February 1916
NLB/52/182Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor Joseph John Thomson, FRS7 October 1915
NLB/53/134Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Thomson, O.M., PRS5 May 1916
NLB/54/555Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society18 June 1917
NLB/55/833Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, O.M., PRS14 October 1918
NLB/54/224Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Dukinfield Henry] Scott, FRSUndated
NLB/52/492Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society21 December 1915
NLB/52/574Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, FRS18 January 1916
NLB/54/577Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society25 June 1917
NLB/53/541Copy letter from [Sir Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS; to [Mrs. Ramsay]25 October 1916
NLB/54/223Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Young, FRS7 March 1917
NLB/52/539Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society10 January 1916
NLB/53/203aCopy letter from [Sir Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS; to Lady Ramsay25 May 1916
NLB/52/757Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Lady Markham, Wife of Sir Clements Robert Markham21 February 1916
NLB/59/563Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society19 October 1920
NLB/58/362Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society26 April 1920
NLB/52/506Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society4 January 1916
NLB/55/360Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS09 March 1918
NLB/54/120Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society13 February 1917
NLB/54/109Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Mrs Reid, [Wife of Mr. Clement Reid, FRS]6 February 1917
NLB/54/105Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Mrs [Pusima] Meldola 8 February 1917
NLB/53/542Copy letter from [Sir Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS; to [Mrs. Keith Lucas]25 October 1916
RR/9/263Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'The force function in crystals' by Alfred Einhorn12 February 1884
NLB/53/567Copy letter from [Sir Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS; to Mrs. Gay, The Manor House, Wickmere, Norwich30 October 1916
NLB/53/634Copy letter from [Sir Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS; to The Chairman of the Committee of the Privvy Council responsible for the expenditure of any moneys provided by Parliment for scientific and industrial research10 November 1916
NLB/54/599Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to K. B. C. Bennett Esquire2 July 1917
NLB/60/49Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, FRS4 December 1920
NLB/54/474Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society21 May 1917
NLB/53/288Copy letter from [Sir Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS; to Mrs. Thompson29 June 1916
NLB/54/578Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society25 June 1917
NLB/54/837Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society15 October 1917
NLB/60/50Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, FRS6 December 1920
RR/22/81Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'Ionisation potentials of mercury, cadmium, and zinc, and the single- and many-lined spectra of these elements' by John Cunningham McLennan and J P HendersonJune 1915
NLB/55/112Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Thomson, O.M., PRS07 December 1917
NLB/57/139Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to A Compton Esq; Drayton House, 40 Claricade Gardens, W229 July 1919
NLB/53/203Copy letter from [Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS; to Sir William Crookes, O.M., FRS25 May 1916
NLB/53/539Copy letter from [Sir Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS; to unknown correspondent25 October 1916
NLB/54/649Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Arthur] Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society13 July 1917
NLB/58/476Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society11 May 1920
NLB/54/525Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society11 June 1917
NLB/54/758Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society12 September 1917
NLB/54/811Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society9 October 1917
NLB/53/47Copy letter from [Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS; to Mrs. [Jeane] Judd23 March 1916
NLB/54/848Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society19 October 1917
NLB/56/127Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society27 November 1918
NLB/59/481Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society6 October 1920
NLB/56/370Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society24 January 1919
NLB/56/241Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society20 December 1918
NLB/55/492Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, O.M., President of the Royal Society26 April 1918
NLB/56/782Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society23 May 1919
NLB/56/466Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society17 February 1919
RR/10/55Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On ellipsoidal current-sheets' by Horace Lamb29 March 1887
NLB/56/391Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society29 January 1919
NLB/56/570Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury13 March 1919
NLB/53/540Copy letter from [Sir Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS; to unknown correspondent25 October 1916
RR/9/88Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On the vibrations of a vortex ring, and the action upon each other of two vortices in a perfect fluid' by Joseph John Thomson21 March 1882
MS/929/1/216Letter from [Joseph John] Thomson, FRS, Golmleigh, West Road, Cambridge, to James Mackenzie Davidson19 February 1918
NLB/53/628Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, O.M., PRS10 November 1916
NLB/57/304Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr John Horne, FRS11 October 1919
RR/29/41Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'Some experiments on the proportionality of mass and weight' by Harold H PotterAugust 1923
NLB/57/484Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, FRS14 November 1919
NLB/56/637Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney [Robert] Greville3 April 1919
RR/9/89Referee's report by George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'On the vibrations of a vortex ring, and the action upon each other of two vortices in a perfect fluid' by Joseph John Thomson1882
NLB/56/777Copy letter from Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney [Robert] Greville22 May 1919
RR/10/48Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'Some anomalies in the winds of Northern India, and their relation to the distribution of barometric pressure' by S A Hill30 April 1887
NLB/56/790Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society26 May 1919
NLB/58/675Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Flight-Commander Greg; South Acre, Cambridge4 June 1920
NLB/58/824Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society23 June 1920
RR/9/189Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On the determination of the number of electrostatic units in the electromagnetic unit of electricity' by Joseph John Thomson14 August 1883
MS/929/1/215Letter from [Joseph John] Thomson, FRS, Golmleigh, West Road, Cambridge, to James Mackenzie Davidson23 November 1913
RR/9/190Referee's report by William Davidson Niven, on a paper 'On the determination of the number of electrostatic units in the electromagnetic unit of electricity' by Joseph John Thomson18 September 1883
RR/10/371Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the heating effects of electric currents' by William Henry Preece1 July 1890
NLB/58/933Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society6 July 1920
RR/10/92Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'Some applications of dynamical principles to physical phenomena.—Part II' by Joseph John Thomson15 April 1887
NLB/59/277Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society25 August 1920
NLB/68/159Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Joseph John] Thomson, OM, FRS21 May 1925
RR/9/326Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the sympathetic vibrations of jets' by Chichester A Bell6 July 1886
RR/9/314Referee's report by Edward John Routh, on a paper 'On some applications of dynamical principles to physical phenomena' by Joseph John Thomson10 February 1885
RR/9/301Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the connexion between electric current and the electric and magnetic inductions in the surrounding field' by John Henry Poynting17 July 1885
RR/10/96Referee's report by Herbert McLeod, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On the dissociation of some gases by the electric discharge' by Joseph John Thomson24 June 1887
RR/9/320Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'The influence of stress and strain on the physical properties of matter' by Herbert Tomlinson21 September 1885
RR/9/315Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On some applications of dynamical principles to physical phenomena' by Joseph John Thomson3 April 1885
RR/10/94Letter from Joseph John Thomson, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'Some applications of dynamical principles to physical phenomena.—Part II' by Joseph John Thomson8 June 1887
NLB/55/231Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, O.M., PRS28 January 1918
NLB/59/272Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society18 August 1920
NLB/59/898Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society27 November 1920
RR/10/142Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the mechanical conditions of a swarm of meteorites, and on theories of cosmogony' by George Howard Darwin28 March 1888
RR/14/238Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the nature of electrocapillary phenomena.—I. Their relation to the potential differences between solutions' by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith3 February 1899
NLB/58/731Copy letter from [Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society12 June 1920
RR/10/215Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the electromotive properties of the leaf of Dionæa in the excited and unexcited states.—Second paper' by John Scott Burdon-Sanderson20 July 1888
RR/10/305Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the magnetic action of displacement-currents in a dielectric' by Silvanus Phillips Thompson7 March 1889
NLB/58/277Copy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, FRS; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society14 April 1920
NLB/58/254Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society12 April 1920
NLB/58/162Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society22 March 1920
NLB/63/247Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research 25 July 1922
NLB/58/909Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society2 July 1920
RR/11/88Letter from Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On Stokes’s current function' by Ralph Allen Sampson24 August 1891
NLB/55/759Copy letter from [Dr.] Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Joseph John] Thomson, O.M., PRS06 September 1918
RR/11/87Letter from Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On Stokes’s current function' by Ralph Allen Sampson10 July 1891
NLB/57/859Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to CF Gifford Esq; Solicitor's Department, HM Treasury, Storey's Gate, SW 125 February 1920
NLB/57/140Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to SS Buckman Esq.29 July 1919
NLB/58/674Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Flight-Commander Greg; South Acre, Cambridge4 June 1920
NLB/57/562Copy letter from Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to the Manager, Lloyds Bank 5 December 1919
RR/12/90Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the ascent of sap' by Henry Horatio Dixon and John Joly20 February 1895
RR/12/138Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'Propagation of magnetization of iron as affected by the electric currents in the iron' by John Hopkinson and E Wilson30 May 1894
NLB/58/735Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society14 June 1920
NLB/57/459Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, the Faraday Society11 November 1919
NLB/60/501Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, FRS17 February 1921
RR/12/229Second referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On some phenomena in vacuum-tubes' by David Salomons12 June 1894
NLB/58/804Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society21 June 1920
NLB/57/585Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Institution of Naval Architecture9 December 1919
NLB/55/392Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, O.M., PRS19 March 1918
RR/11/127Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the collision of elastic bodies' by Samuel Hawksley Burbury13 February 1892
NLB/59/684Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society2 November 1920
NLB/59/718Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society5 November 1920
NLB/59/599Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society23 October 1920
NLB/59/868Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society24 November 1920
NLB/59/129Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society19 July 1920
NLB/59/113Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society17 July 1920
NLB/59/345Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society22 September 1920
NLB/59/229Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society28 July 1920
NLB/59/340Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society22 September 1920
NLB/57/17Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to W [Walter] Alison Phillips Esq2 July 1919
NLB/59/243Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society30 July 1920
NLB/59/585Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society22 October 1920
RR/12/227Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On some phenomena in vacuum-tubes' by David Salomons4 February 1894
NLB/60/666Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, FRS11 March 1921
NLB/57/452Copy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to JH [Sir James Hopwood] Jeans, FRS6 November 1919
RR/14/3Letter from Joseph John Thomson, to George Howard Darwin, regarding a paper [attributed] 'Tables for the solution of the equation d2y/dx2 + 1/x · dy/dx - (1 + n2/x2) y = 0' by W Steadman Aldis3 August 1898
RR/13/152Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'Experimental proof of van 't Hoff's law' by Meyer Wildermann6 July 1896
RR/13/47Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the capacity and residual charge dielectrics as affected by temperature and time' by John Hopkinson and E Wilson4 January 1897
RR/12/388Third referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On some phenomena in vacuum-tubes, No. 2 and 3' by David Salomons17 December 1894
NLB/60/115Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Joseph John] Thomson, FRS10 November 1920
RR/13/55Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'The measurement of high potential difference' by H C Leake, R Leventhorpe and C S Whitehead9 January 1896
RR/13/58Letter from Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'The measurement of high potential difference' by H C Leake, R Leventhorpe and C S Whitehead to John Ambrose Fleming16 February 1896
NLB/59/836Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society19 November 1920
NLB/60/499Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, FRS16 February 1921
NLB/60/628Copy letter from [Joseph John] Thomson, FRS; to Dr. P. Giles, Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge3 March 1921
RR/10/95Second referee's report by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, on a paper 'Some applications of dynamical principles to physical phenomena.—Part II' by Joseph John Thomson17 June 1887
RR/13/201Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the calculation of the coefficient of mutual induction of a circle and a coaxial helix, and of the electromagnetic force between a helical current and a uniform coaxial circular cylindrical current sheet' by John Viriamu Jones10 February 1898
RR/13/197Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the relation between magnetic stress and magnetic deformation in nickel' by E Taylor Jones8 February 1897
RR/13/204Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'Electrification of air, of vapour of water, and of other gases' by William Thomson, Magnus Maclean and Alexander Galt1 November 1897
NLB/60/205Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, FRS22 December 1920
RR/13/207Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'A dynamical theory of the electric and luminiferous medium.— Part III. relations with material media' by Joseph Larmor9 June 1897
NLB/60/711Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, FRS; Trinity Lodge, Cambridge18 March 1921
NLB/60/638Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, FRS8 March 1921
NLB/57/378Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr S [Sydney] Chapman, FRS29 October 1919
NLB/60/147Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, FRS15 December 1920
NLB/57/385Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, The Admiralty 29 October 1919
NLB/55/525Copy letter from [Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to The Hon. Sir Charles Parsons, K.C.B., FRS16 May 1918
NLB/57/600Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to WM How, Esq, Bailiff & Bursar of Schrewsbury [sic] School15 December 1919
RR/14/191Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'The piscian stars' by Joseph Norman Lockyer29 December 1899
RR/14/240Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the least potential difference required to produce discharge through various gases' by Robert John Strutt, 4th Baron Rayleigh21 October 1899
RR/17/364Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'The effect of hydrogen on the discharge of negative electricity from hot platinum' by Harold Albert Wilson16 March 1908
NLB/57/141Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to FN Williams Esq29 July 1919
RR/14/280Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'Impact with a liquid surface studied by the aid of instantaneous photography. Paper II' by Arthur Mason Worthington and R S Colend [May 1899]
NLB/55/630Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mrs. Sollas02 July 1918
NLB/57/598Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr SF [Sidney Frederic] Harmer, FRS13 December 1919
NLB/57/782Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Conjoint Board of Scientific Societies3 February 1920
NLB/57/136Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Ronald Ross, FRS, KCB29 July 1919
NLB/57/163Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Arthur Latham, Esq, MA MD31 July 1919
NLB/57/33Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, PRS, OM7 July 1919
NLB/57/528Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society, OM24 November 1919
NLB/60/651Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, FRS9 March 1921
NLB/57/434Copy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WM [William Maddock] Bayliss, FRS6 November 1919
NLB/57/382Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Air Ministry, Kingsway, WC229 October 1919
NLB/57/388Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Great George Street, SW130 October 1919
NLB/57/604Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, the Conjoint Board of Scientific Societies15 December 1919
NLB/57/138Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to WR Fearon Esq; Emmanuel College, Cambridge29 July 1919
NLB/57/40Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, PRS8 July 1919
NLB/57/147Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to GHF [George Henry Falkiner ] Nuttall, FRS29 July 1919
NLB/57/124Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Clement Kinloch-Cooke, MP26 July 1919
NLB/57/430Copy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr Charles Chree, FRS6 November 1919
NLB/57/429Copy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, FRS Secretary of the Royal Society; to Major PA [Percy Alexander] MacMahon, FRS6 November 1919
NLB/57/432Copy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor PF [Percy Faraday] Frankland, FRS6 November 1919
NLB/57/642Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, HM [His Majesty's] Treasury2 January [1920]
NLB/57/383Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor BD [Bertram Dillon] Steele, FRS29 October 1919
NLB/57/346Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, OM, President of the Royal Society; to the Agent, the Bank of England; Western Branch, Burlington Gardens W23 October 1919
NLB/55/589Copy letter from [Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Sir William Crookes, FRS21 June 1918
NLB/57/389Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to TE Pickles Esq, Publications Department; HM [His Majesty's] Stationery Office, Westminster, SW 130 October 1919
NLB/57/460Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to CT [Charles Thomas] Heycock Esq, FRS11 November 1919
NLB/57/438Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society, OM 7 November 1919
NLB/55/543Copy letter from Miss Maud K. Jukes, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, O.M., PRS25 May 1918
NLB/57/692Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & CoJanuary 1920
NLB/57/527Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society, OM25 November 1919
NLB/57/539Copy letter from [Sir Alfred Bray Kempe], Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, FRS29 November 1919
NLB/55/544Copy letter from Miss Maud K. Jukes, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Arthur] Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS25 May 1918
NLB/55/697Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, O.M., PRS23 July 1918
NLB/57/576Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, the Institute of Mechanical Engineers9 December 1919
NLB/57/606Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Ernest Rutherford, FRS15 December 1919
NLB/57/605Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Clerk, Trustees of the London Parochial Charities15 December 1919
NLB/57/615Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Thomson, President of the Royal Society, OM15 December 1919
NLB/57/624Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mrs Ballie Reynolds; 1 Palace Gardens Terrace, Kensington, W 817 December 1919
NLB/57/678Copy letter from TE James, Clerk of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Midland Railway Co. Derby12 January 1920
NLB/55/767Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, PRS14 September 1918
NLB/57/724Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Amalgamated Press Ltd; the Fleetway House, Farringdon Street, EC 420 January 1920
NLB/57/749Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Vice Chancellor, Cambridge University [Dr Peter Giles]30 January 1920
NLB/57/721Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to GH Thomson Esq.; Armstrong College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne28 January 1920
NLB/57/601Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS15 December 1919
NLB/57/593Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Director [Sir Joseph Ernest Petavel, FRS, KBE], the National Physical Laboratory12 December 1919
NLB/57/607Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, the Air Ministry15 December 1919
NLB/57/602Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Admiral Sir Henry [Bradwardine] Jackson, FRS, GCBE, ECVO13 December 1919
NLB/57/860Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Miss ME Seaton; 29 Woolstone Road, Forest Hill, SE 2325 February 1920
NLB/55/590Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, O.M., PRS21 June 1918
NLB/57/882Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the News Editor, the Times26 February 1920
NLB/57/837Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, HM [His Majesty's] Treasury19 February 1920
NLB/55/770Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, O.M., PRS17 September 1918
NLB/57/461Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, International Research Council 11 November 1919
NLB/57/884Copy letter from Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to the Editor of the Times [Henry Wickham Steed]26 February 1920
NLB/55/909Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [John Joseph] Thomson, PRS16 October 1918
NLB/55New Letter Book volume 55, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration5 November 1917-1 November 1918
NLB/57/862Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr JN Pring; the University, Manchester25 February 1920
NLB/57/384Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor AS [Arthur Stewart] Eve, FRS, CBE29 October 1919
NLB/57/453Copy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor JB [Sir John Bretland] Farmer, FRS6 November 1919
NLB/63/83Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Sir Joseph Thomson, O.M., FRS 22 June 1922
NLB/66/716Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Thomson, FRS25 June 1924
NLB/57/137Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, the Liverpool Geological Society29 July 1919
NLB/57/97Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society, OM23 July 1919
NLB/57/122Copy letter from Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Research Department25 July 1919
NLB/57/238Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, FRS, CMG26 September 1919
NLB/57/507Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to R Sweeting Esq; 409 Chamber of Commerce Building, Rochester, NW20 November 1919
NLB/57/861Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WH [Sir William Henry] Bragg, FRS, OBE25 February 1920
NLB/57/454Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Miss Annie Foster; Pell View Wodplumpton, nr [near] Preston, Lancs [Lancashire]11 November 1919
NLB/57/431Copy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Keeper HM [His Majesty's] Privy Purse [Frederick Edward Grey Ponsonby, 1st Baron Sysonby, GCB, GCVO, PC]6 November 1919
NLB/57/776Copy letter from unknown correspondent; to Egerton C Grey, Esq. D.Sc.2 February 1920
NLB/57/741Copy letter from Professor [Sir] William Abbott Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Y Delage28 January 1920
NLB/57/753Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Viscount Grey, FRS, KG [Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, KG, PC, DL, FZS]30 January 1920
NLB/57/747Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Viscount Windsor [Ivor Windsor-Clive, 2nd Earl of Plymouth]30 January 1920
NLB/57/339Copy letter from WE Smith, Acting Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Royal Society; to the Agent, Bank of England21 October 1919
MS/928/6/3/9Letter from Joseph John Thomson, Trinity Lodge, Cambridge, to Andrew Russell Forsyth7 February 1939
NLB/65/159Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS28 August 1923
NLB/63/237Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Vernon Herbert] Blackman, FRS20 July 1922
NLB/65/11Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Joseph John] Thomson, FRS12 July 1923
NLB/68/849Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Thomson, CM, FRS12 November 1925
NLB/70/60Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Thomson, OM, FRS11 December 1926
NLB/71/184Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to C. F. Pond Esq., University Press, Cambridge3 February 1928
NLB/59/302Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society8 September 1920
NLB/66/717Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS25 June 1924
NLB/66/686Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS19 June 1924
NLB/3/376Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to [John William Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, [Royal Society]24 May 1889
NLB/3/730Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society26 September 1889
NLB/10/257Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to [the Engraver of the Mint]1 November 1894
NLB/10/624Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Secretary, Royal Society4 January 1895
NLB/9/774Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Oliver Joseph Lodge, Fellow of the Royal Society11 July 1894
RR/15/277Second referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'The application of the kinetic theory of gases to to electric, magnetic & optical properties of diatomic gases' by George Walker Walker12 December 1901
NLB/17/485Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to the members of the National Physical Laboratory Committee as nominated4 November 1898
NLB/20/162Copy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Meterological Council19 February 1900
NLB/20/622Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Cunningham McLennan, Toronto, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 June 1900
NLB/20/694Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs19 June 1900
NLB/44/412Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Professor Sir J [Joseph] J [John] Thomson FRS 7 July 1911
NLB/54/231Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society12 March 1917
NLB/54/333Copy letter from [Theodore] E. James, Clerk of the Royal Society; to Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society13 April 1917
RR/14/57Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'Researches in vortex motion.—Part III. On spiral or gyrostatic vortex aggregates' by William Mitchinson Hicks16 March 1898
RR/21/121Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'The transmission of electric waves around the earth's surface' by Hector Munro Macdonald[January 1914]
NLB/56New Letter Book volume 56, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration1 November 1918-27 June 1919
NLB/56/651Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society7 April 1919
NLB/56/677Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society11 April 1919
RR/9/191Referee's report by William Davidson Niven, on a paper 'On the determination of the number of electrostatic units in the electromagnetic unit of electricity' by Joseph John Thomson2 October 1882
NLB/53/53Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Thomson, O.M., PRS27 March 1916
RR/10/93Referee's report by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, on a paper 'Some applications of dynamical principles to physical phenomena.—Part II' by Joseph John Thomson6 May 1887
NLB/48New Letter Book volume 48, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration25 April 1913-25 October 1913
RR/11/52Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the forces, stresses, and fluxes of energy in the electromagnetic field' by Oliver Heaviside24 October 1891
RR/12/160Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'A dynamical theory of the electric and luminiferous medium' by Joseph Larmor5 February 1894
RR/14/41Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'An extension of Maxwell's electro-magnetic theory of light to include dispersion, metallic reflection, and allied phenomena' by Edwin Edser7 March 1898
RR/11/8Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the reflection and refraction of light at the surface of a magnetized medium' by Alfred Barnard Basset18 February 1891
NLB/59/208Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society26 July 1920
NLB/59/333Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society; Trinity College, Cambridge21 September 1920
NLB/57/79Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to T J Rees, Esq. BA, Director of Education, County Borough of Swansea15 July 1919
NLB/57/146Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society28 July 1919
NLB/57/597Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sir Arthur] Schuster, FRS13 December 1919
NLB/57/510Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Glazebrook, FRS, CB20 November 1919
NLB/57/667Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Sir Godfrey Thomas Bart8 January 1920
NLB/57/626Copy letter from AH White, Assistant Librarian of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society18 December 1919
NLB/57/656Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society, FRS, IMS, CMG7 January 1920
NLB/57/538Copy letter from Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to His Excellency, Sr Administrator, Isle of Principe, West Africa [São Tomé]24 November 1919
NLB/57/59Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Royal Academy of Arts, [Sir Walter Rangeley Maitland Lamb, KCVO] 11 July 1919
NLB/57/867Copy letter from unknown correspondent, [Secretary of the Royal Society]; to HG Maurice Esq CB26 February 1920
NLB/57/701Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society [?]; to Admiral Sir Henry B [Braderwine] Jackson, FRS, GCB20 January 1920
P/0131Portrait of Thomson, Sir Joseph1922
MM/9/22Letter from JJ Thomson, Conway, to AW Porter26 March 1896
NLB/12/897Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society23 May 1896
NLB/54New Letter Book volume 54, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration10 January 1917-2 November 1917
NLB/53/63Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Thomson, O.M., PRS31 March 1916
NLB/53/370Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Secretary, Reconstruction Committee, 6a Dean's Yard, S.W. 24 July 1916
RR/12/20Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'The variation of molecular surface-energy with temperature' by William Ramsay and John Shields28 April 1893
NLB/58New Letter Book volume 58, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration28 February 1920-9 July 1920
NLB/59New Letter Book volume 59, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1920-2 December 1920
NLB/60New Letter Book volume 60, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration2 December 1920-26 April 1921
NLB/57/245Copy letter from Sir Alfred Bray Kempe, FRS, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Agent, the Bank of England, Western Branch26 September 1919
NLB/57/347Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Joseph John Thomson, OM, President of the Royal Society24 October 1919
NLB/57/541Copy letter from Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to his Excellency, the Brazilian Ambassador [Fontoura Xavier]29 November 1919
NLB/57/799Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary HM [His Majesty's] Treasury9 February 1920
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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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