Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1891-1921.


Heaviside, Oliver, 1850-1925. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1891-1921.

Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1891-1921.

Materials by or related to Oliver Heaviside can be found in the following series: Manuscripts (General): 8 letters to Joseph Larmor (Larmor Letters); Miscellaneous Manuscripts: 7 items including letters to H. Rix, A. W. Porter, and G. E. C. Searle; Miscellaneous Correspondence: 6 items (mostly lettes to the Royal Society. Referees Reports: 3 reports by Heaviside on papers by (i) A. McAulay, (ii) K. Pearson and A. Lee; 3 reports on papers by Heaviside by (i) J. H. Poynting and J. J. Thomson, (ii) W. Burnside. [Topic: electo-magnetism, personal matters.]

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Physicist (mathematical physics and electrical engineering). Telegraph operator, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, 1870-1874; self-employed as physicist and electrical engineer from 1874. From the description of Selected papers [microform], 1874-1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77818459 Nephew of Sir Charles Wheatstone (F. R. S. 1836). Employed in the Great Northern Telegraph Co. in Newcastle-on-Tyne but was afflicted with deafness and retired in 1874. Moved to Torquay where h...