Kelvin, William Thomson, baron, 1824-1907

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Physicist and Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1835-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79617799

From the description of Papers, 1905-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80830683

From the description of Correspondence, 1836-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84971911

British mathematician and physicist.

From the description of Letters signed (2) and autograph postcard signed : Glasgow, to W.A. Knight, 1890 Jan. 25-1896 Dec. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270495340

Second son of James Thomson (1786-1849) F. R. S. 1821. Educated at Glasgow and St. Peter's College Cambridge. 2nd Wrangler and 1st Smith's Prizeman 1845. B. A. 1845, M. A. 1848

From the description of Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1851-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77974036

Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin of Largs) was a physicist and member of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1846-1879 [microfilm] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84131931

Physicist.

From the description of Kelvin collection, c [ca. 1874-ca. 1906] [microform]. : correspondence, papers and notebooks relating to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [ca. 1874-ca. 1906] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 239837925

Lord William Thomson Kelvin was a distinguished, British mathematican and physicist.

He was a professor at the University of Glasgow, 1846-1899. In 1884, he presented a series of lectures on molecular dynamics and the wave theory of light at The Johns Hopkins University.

From the description of William Thomson Kelvin collection, 1878-1905. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 49301562

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creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Papers, 1846-1879 [microfilm] American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn William Thomson, Lord Kelvin: Family Letters, 1836-1906 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn James Thomson Manuscript Collection, 19th century Queen's University, Belfast
referencedIn Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Selected papers [microform], 1805-1861. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892. Cyrus W. Field papers, 1858-1886. Library of Congress
referencedIn Rawlins, Ray E. D., 1917-1979,. Collection of autographs of scientists, 1772-1973. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn William Thomson, Lord Kelvin: Papers, c.1800-1907 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Sir James Paget correspondence, 1784-1932, 1784-1932 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIg, 1887-1891 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Papers, 1905-1907. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Thompson, Silvanus P. (Silvanus Phillips), 1851-1916. Papers, 1828-1929. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Green, George, 1793-1841. Records, 1793-1988. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Robert Henry Thurston papers, 1859-1902. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879. Selected correspondence [microform], 1859-1879, (bulk 1867-1879) American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Scientific manuscripts and correspondence, 1755-1902. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-[ongoing]. Records, 1783-1985. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn Wilson, Harold A. (Harold Albert), 1874-1964. Oral history interview with Harold A. Wilson, 1964 March 3. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Jervis-Smith, Frederick John, 1848-1911. Papers, 1883-1911. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Letters and papers of William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs (1824-1907), Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Glasgow, Scotland, 1839-1969 Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department
referencedIn Dyer, Henry, 1848-1918. Higher mathematical natural philosophy class (lecture notes) at Glasgow University, 1871-1872. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn Hawes, Lloyd E.,. Lloyd E. Hawes collection of autographed letters, 1791-1967 (inclusive). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
creatorOf Thurston, Robert Henry, 1839-1903. Robert Henry Thurston papers, 1859-1902. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Coats, John Jackson, b.1850. Lecture notes, 1871. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn James Clerk Maxwell: Correspondence and Papers, c.1871-1951 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Thomson, G. P. (George Paget), 1892-1975. Oral history interview with Sir George Paget Thomson, 1963 June 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Papers of John 'Soda' Ferguson, 1837-1916; chemist, bibliographer and Professor of Chemistry, Glasgow University, 1874-1915, 1870-1923 Glasgow University Archives Service
referencedIn Scientific Apparatus Collection. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Morley, Edward Williams, 1838-1923. Edward Williams Morley papers, 1833-1923 (bulk 1863-1899). Library of Congress
referencedIn Heaviside, Oliver, 1850-1925. Selected papers [microform], 1874-1922. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Natural philosophy : manuscript, 1861-1862. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Liebig, Gustav A. (Gustav Adolph), 1861-1897. Gustav A. Liebig collection, 1886-1887. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Peale-Sellers families. Correspondence, 1686-1963. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Letter, 1883-1895. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Mershon, Ralph Davenport, 1868-1952. Papers, [ca. 1890-ca. 1962]. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Wilson, Edwin Bidwell, 1879-1964. Oral history interview with Edwin Bidwell Wilson, 1963, June. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Papers of Professor Peter Guthrie Tait (1831-1901), [184-]-[190-] Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Poincaré, Henri, 1854-1912. Selected papers [microform], 1873-1914. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Harding, Charlotte, 1873-1951,. Charlotte Hanes Harding autographs collection, 1744-1928. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Brillouin, Marcel, 1854-1948. Papers, 1887-1943. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Mascart, Éleuthère Élie Nicolas, 1837-1908. Papers, 1877-1910. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Heaviside, Oliver, 1850-1925. Papers, 1884-1922. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. [Letter] 18]99 Dec. 16, Ayrshire [Scotland, to] Mr. Walker / Kelvin. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Lodge, Oliver, Sir, 1851-1940. Correspondence, 1874-1938. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Papers, 1835-1907. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Wood, Robert Williams, 1868-1955. Papers, 1838-1942. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Carhart, Henry S. (Henry Smith), 1844-1920. Henry S. Carhart papers, [ca. 1875-ca. 1920]. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Correspondence, 1836-1906. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879. Papers, 1847-1879. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Peale-Sellers Family Collection, 1686-1963, 1686-1963 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Collection of Papers relating to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin (1824-1907), 1856-1907 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Darwin, George Howard, Sir, 1845-1912. Papers, 1863-1906. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Gold, Thomas. Oral history interview with Thomas Gold, 1978 April 1. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. [Baron William Thomson Kelvin correspondence]. University of British Columbia Library
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Letters signed (2) and autograph postcard signed : Glasgow, to W.A. Knight, 1890 Jan. 25-1896 Dec. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Radioactivity: [sound recording] a talk by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, 1905. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Natural philosophy : manuscript, 1861-1862. University of Chicago Library
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 Mitchell, Alexander Moncrieff, 1861-1935. Natural Philosophy (Lecture Notes) V. l, 1878-1879. American Institute of Physics
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. William Thomson Kelvin collection, 1878-1905. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Kelvin collection, c [ca. 1874-ca. 1906] [microform]. : correspondence, papers and notebooks relating to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Autograph collection, 1816-1917, 1816-1917 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Sir George Gabriel Stokes: Miscellaneous Papers, c.1830s-1902 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Collection of autographs of scientists, 1772-1973, 1772-1973 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Letters of William Thomson, 1824-1907, Baron Kelvin of Largs, 1904-1905 Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1851-1906. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf [William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Edward Williams Morley Papers, 1833-1923, (bulk 1863-1899) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Joule, James Prescott, 1818-1889,. Autograph letters signed from James P. Joule, Edinburgh and Manchester, to various recipients [manuscript], 1859-1861. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Remsen, Ira, 1846-1927. Ira Remsen papers, 1868-1938. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
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