Richardson, Lewis F., 1881-1953

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Active in meteorology and physics; appointments included superintendent of the Eskdalemuir Observatory (1913) and principal of Paisley College of Technology and School of Art (1929-1940). Elected FRS in 1926.

From the description of Papers and correspondence of Lewis Fry Richardson, 1881-1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306080

Principal of Paisley College of Technology, 1929-1940.

From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81933716

Lewis Fry Richardson (1881-1953), physicist and meteorologist, attended King's College, Cambridge, 1900-03. He worked at the National Physical Laboratory, 1903-05 and 1908-09; the Meteorological Office, Benson, Oxfordshire, 1919-20; and the Physics Department of Westminster Training College, 1920-29; and was Principal of the Paisley College of Technology and School of Art, 1929-40.

From the guide to the Lewis Richardson: Correspondence, papers and biographical material, c.1915-1986, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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creatorOf Richardson, Lewis Fry, 1881-1953. Papers. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Lewis Richardson: Correspondence, papers and biographical material, c.1915-1986 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Lewis Richardson: Correspondence, papers and biographical material, c.1915-1986 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Papers of Lewis Fry Richardson, 1881-1953, mathematician, physicist and psychologist, c.1899-1983 University of the West of Scotland, Robertson Trust Library
referencedIn Papers and correspondence of Lewis Fry Richardson, 1881-1953, 1881-1993 Cambridge University Library
referencedIn Francis John Welsh Whipple: Notes and Papers, 1844-1943 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Richardson, Lewis Fry, 1881-1953. Papers and correspondence of Lewis Fry Richardson, 1881-1993. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Edgar Ellis papers, 1912-1978 GB 206 Leeds University Library
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Birth 1881-10-11

Death 1953-09-30

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