Barrett, William, Sir, 1844-1925

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Educated in Manchester; in 1869 became lecturer on physics at the Royal School of Naval Architecture. From 1873 to 1910 he was Pofessor of Physics in the Royal College of Science, Dublin. Knighted 1912. F. R. S. 1899. Later interests were in psychical research and he was one of the chief founders of the Society for Psychical Research and he wrote extensively on this subject.

From the description of Items in various series of The Royal Society, ca.1863-ca.1924 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82803810

Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Correspondence with Sir Oliver J. Lodge, 1889-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78770504

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referencedIn Reinold, A. W. (Arnold William), 1843-1921. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1891-1906. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bennett, Edward, 1876-1951. Letters to Henry Mather Jackson. London, Eng. 1901. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Lodge, Oliver, Sir, 1851-1940. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Barrett, William, Sir, 1844-1925. Items in various series of The Royal Society, ca.1863-ca.1924 American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn William Archer Collection, 1868-1990 V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf Barrett, William, 1844-1925. Correspondence with Sir Oliver J. Lodge, 1889-1925. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn THOMPSON, Professor Silvanus Phillips (1851-1916), 1828-1951 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
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associatedWith Archer, William., 1856-1924 person
associatedWith Bennett, Edward, 1876-1951. person
associatedWith Lodge, Oliver, Sir, 1851-1940. person
associatedWith Reinold, A. W. (Arnold William), 1843-1921. person
associatedWith Thompson, Silvanus Phillips, 1851-1916 person
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Birth 1844-02-10

Death 1925-05-26

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