Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934

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Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1875-1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81640450

Educated at Genera, Owens College, Manchester, Heidelberg. Ph. D. Heidelberg. He was professor of Physics in the University of Manchester 1888-1907. F. R. S. 1879. Secretary of Royal Society 1912-1919. Foreign Secretary of Royal Society 1920-1924. Royal Medal 1893. Rumford Medal 1926. President of British Association 1915. Copley Medallist R. S. 1931.

From the description of Correspondence, Ca. 1873-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79664054

Physicist. Member of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155004077

Born 1851 in Frankfurt-on-Main. In 1869 family moved to Manchester to escape Prussian annexation of Frankfurt. In 1871 he entered Owens College, Manchester. Ph.D. at Heidelberg. Fellow of the Royal Society, 1879; Professor of Applied Mathematics, Owens College, 1881; Langworthy Professor of Physics, Owens College, 1888; retired 1907 (succeeded by Rutherford). Knighted 1920.

From the description of Papers, 1851-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84587237

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referencedIn Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), 1856-1940. Papers, 1884-1934. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937. Ernest Rutherford correspondence, 1906-1937. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Persifor Frazer papers, 1882-1906, 1882-1906 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Dewar, James. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1877-1917. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Hutton, Robert Salmon, 1876-1970. Papers, 1897-1970. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916. Cleveland Abbe papers, 1851-1952. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Papers about eminent German Jews in Victorian Britain and Ireland, c.1907-77 University of Southampton Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn Bragg, William Henry, Sir, 1862-1942. Miscellaneous letters, 1907-1931. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Glazebrook, Richard, 1854-1935. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1878-1932. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937. Correspondence, 1890-1937. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934. Letter to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh concerning the preparation of students for research in the physics department of Cambridge University, 1880. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934. Letter. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Spottiswoode, William, 1825-1883. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1853-1883. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934. Papers, 1875. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. Selected papers [microform], 1849-1908. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Rayleigh, Lord (Robert John Strutt), 1875-. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1899-1926. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Rayleigh, John William Strutt, Baron, 1842-1919. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1870-1908. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934. Papers, 1875-1911. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937. Correspondence, 1906-1937. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934. Correspondence, Ca. 1873-1930. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1851-1906. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934. Papers, 1851-1934. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Ernest Rutherford correspondence, 1890-1937, 1890-1937 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Whittaker, E. T. (Edmund Taylor), 1873-1956. Papers, 1905-1920. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Rayleigh, John William Strutt, Baron, 1842-1919. Papers, [microform], 1864-1919. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916. person
associatedWith Bragg, William Henry, Sir, 1862-1942. person
associatedWith Dewar, James. person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909 person
associatedWith Glazebrook, Richard, 1854-1935. person
associatedWith Hutton, Robert Salmon, 1876-1970. person
associatedWith Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. person
associatedWith Rayleigh, John William Strutt, Baron, 1842-1919. person
associatedWith Rayleigh, Lord (Robert John Strutt), 1875- person
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associatedWith Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937. person
associatedWith Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912. person
associatedWith Simpson, G. C. (George Clarke), Sir, 1878-1965. person
associatedWith Spottiswoode, William, 1825-1883. person
associatedWith Thompson, Silvanus P. (Silvanus Phillips), 1851-1916. person
associatedWith Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), 1856-1940. person
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associatedWith Whittaker, E. T. (Edmund Taylor), 1873-1956. person
associatedWith Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. person
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Birth 1851-09-12

Death 1934-10-17

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