Spottiswoode, William, 1825-1883

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Mathematician and physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Letters to officers of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1858-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83717699

From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82803769

Epithet: printer, of London

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Epithet: President of the Royal Society

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Son of Andrew Spottiswoode M. P. Educated at Harow and Balliol College Oxford. B. A. 1845, 1st class mathematics. He studied curves and surfaces and the polarisation of light and was a very successful lecturer. F. R. S. 1853. Treasurer R. S. 1870-1878. President 1878-1883. President of British Association 1878.

From the description of Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1853-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84507257

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referencedIn Hirst, Thomas Archer, 1830-1892. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1855-1882. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Spottiswoode, William, 1825-1883. Letters to officers of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1858-1883. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Vol. LXI (ff. 264). Oct. 1864-June 1866.John Sutherland, MD; sanitary reformer: Drafts, etc., prepared for Florence Nightingale: 1857-1874.includes:f. 1 E. B. Elliott: Letter to Florence Nightingale: 1864.ff. 3, 18, 35, 46, 166, 235 John Edward M... British Library
creatorOf Spottiswoode, William, 1825-1883. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1853-1883. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Herschel Family. Papers, 1721-1951, (bulk 1810-1871). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1861. Letters, 1857-1861, England. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Spottiswoode, William, 1825-1883. Papers. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Spottiswoode, Andrew. Letters from Andrew Spottiswoode and his son William Spottiswoode, with related material. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
referencedIn Vol. LIX (ff. 275). Oct. 1857-Sept. 1861.includes:f. 6 Harriet Salt, wife of J Salt, of Shrewsbury: Letter to Florence Nightingale: circ. 1857. f. 9 Anne Ward Morton, of King's College Hospital: Letter to Florence Nightingale: 1858. f. 11 Sir Rober... British Library
referencedIn Hooker, Joseph Dalton, Sir, 1817-1911. Correspondence, 1844-1910. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898. Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z and unidentified Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph collection, 1816-1917, 1816-1917 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Spottiswoode, William, 1825-1883. Letter. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888. Letter, [18--] Feb. 6 : London, to "My dear Spottiswoode." Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker correspondence, 1844-1910, 1844-1910 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888. person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Herschel Family. family
associatedWith Hirst, Thomas Archer, 1830-1892. person
associatedWith Hooker, Joseph Dalton, Sir, 1817-1911. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1861. person
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Moore, E. M., collector. person
associatedWith Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883. person
associatedWith Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934. person
associatedWith Smith, H. J. S. person
associatedWith Spottiswoode, Andrew. person
associatedWith Sylvester, James Joseph, 1814-1897. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Liverpool, Lancashire
India, Asia
Great Britain
Lisbon, Portugal
Subject
Calculus
Mathematics
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Astronomy--Societies (Academies and learned societies)
Equations
Occupation
Physicists
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Birth 1825-01-11

Death 1883-06-27

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