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Authorised form of nameHarris; Sir; William Snow (1791 - 1867)
SurnameHarris
ForenamesWilliam Snow
Dates1791 - 1867
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Plymouth, Devon, England (01 April 1791)
Death:
6 Windsor Villas, Plymouth, Devon (22 January 1867)
ActivityHonours:
Kt 1847
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/06/1831
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1835
Lectures:
Bakerian 1839
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1867-1868 vol 16 pp xviii-xxii
References:
F Kurzer, 'The life and work of Charles Tomlinson FRS: A Career in Victorian Science and Technology' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 203-226
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/5710291
Royal Society codeNA8346
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1831/18Harris, Sir William Snow: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/45/6Further enquiries concerning, the laws, and the operation of Electrical Force.1864
MS/710/49Letter from William Snow Harris, Probus, to Robert Were Fox, Falmouth14 October 1837
AP/17/6On the Influence of the Sun's Rays on the Magnetic Needle16 October 1832
DM/4/118Letter from WS Harris, Plymouth, to the President and Council of the Royal Society2 May 1823
AP/11/9On the Construction and Use of A Magnetic Balance29/05/1825
AP/33/15On Induced and other Magnetic Forces24 April 1857
AP/17/7Remarks on Mr Snow Harris's communication 'On the Influence of the Sun's Rays on the Magnetic Needle' by Samuel Hunter Christie26 November 1832
IM/001962Harris, Sir William Snownd
IM/001963Harris, Sir William Snow2002
RR/2/93Referee's explanatory note by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On induced and other magnetic forces' by William Snow Harris6 February 1852
RR/1/92Referee's report by Peter Barlow, on a paper 'On some elementary laws of electricity' by William Snow Harris[1834]
RR/3/130Referee's report by Charles Wheatstone, on a paper 'On quantitative measurement in statical electricity, and on some new phenomena of electrical force' by William Snow Harris1 September 1856
RR/2/89Referee's report by Michael Faraday, on a paper 'On induced and other magnetic forces' by William Snow Harris19 August 1851
RR/5/100Telegram from William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'Further inquiries concerning the laws and operation of electrical force' by William Snow Harris to George Gabriel Stokes22 December 1864
RR/5/99Referee's report by John Tyndall, on a paper 'Further inquiries concerning the laws and operation of electrical force' by William Snow Harris21 November 1864
RR/5/96Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On some new phenomena of residuary charge, and the law of exploding distance of electrical accumulation on coated glass' by William Snow Harris25 October 1861
RR/1/93Referee's report by William Thomas Brande, on a paper 'On some elementary laws of electricity' by William Snow Harris4 June 1834
RR/1/158Referee's report by William Snow Harris, on an unnamed paper about thunder storms by Edward Lowe7 August 1850
RR/1/268Referee's report by William Snow Harris, on a paper 'Barometrical observations, showing the effect of the direction of the wind on the difference between distant barometers' by Lieutenant Colonel Philip James Yorke[1837]
RR/5/101Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'Further inquiries concerning the laws and operation of electrical force' by William Snow Harris22 December 1864
RR/2/90Referee's report by Humphrey Lloyd, on a paper 'On induced and other magnetic forces' by William Snow Harris1 October 1851
RR/1/195Referee's report by William Snow Harris, on a paper 'Second series of approximate deductions made from about 50,000 observations taken during the years 1836, 1837, and 1838, at the P. Louis Observatory, Mauritius, four times each day; namely, at 8 a.m., at noon, and at 4 and 8 p.m' by J A Lloyd26 June 1840
MM/16/124Letter from WS Harris, Plymouth, to Sir John Herschel26 November 1851
MM/16/125'Abstract of papers by the Hon H Cavendish', by WS Harris1851
RR/5/95Referee's report by John Tyndall, on a paper 'On some new phenomena of residuary charge, and the law of exploding distance of electrical accumulation on coated glass' by William Snow Harris24 October 1861
RR/5/97Letter from William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On some new phenomena of residuary charge, and the law of exploding distance of electrical accumulation on coated glass' by William Snow Harris29 October 1861
RR/2/91Response by Michael Faraday to referee's report by Humphrey Lloyd, on a paper 'On induced and other magnetic forces' by William Snow Harris13 January 1852
RR/2/92Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On induced and other magnetic forces' by William Snow Harris6 February 1852
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