Historical Committees

Below is an archive of past Adams Society Committees from 1923 – 1993. Thanks to John Haslegrave, a former secretary of the Archimedeans, for supplying us with this information. If anyone has any corrections or other historical information about the society, please get in touch.

YearPresidentVice PresidentSecretaryTreasurerNotes
1923 J HyslopT G RoomT A A BroadbentJ W Harmer 
1923R SchlappT A A BroadbentS GoldsteinP Fletcher 
1924T G RoomP FletcherM J PollardG H Herridge 
1925T A A BroadbentM J PollardH FysonJ W Harding 
1926S GoldsteinH FysonK B SwaineF G Bird 
1927N F MottK B SwaineM G KendallK L Dunkley 
1928J G SempleK L DunkleyD M ClearyM Brief 
1929M G KendallD M ClearyE R LapwoodA C Wild 
1930D M ClearyE R LapwoodG S EscritF G Smith 
1931E R LapwoodG S EscritJ ClemowD F Lumsey 
1932J ClemowD O’DonovanA J BennettW W Sawyer 
1933W W SawyerA J BennettJ R TrevaldwynM V Wilkes 
1934F SmithiesJ R TrevaldwynG A BarnardS R Walton 
1935M V WilkesG A BarnardR W RadfordJ P Studwick 
1936J P StrudwickR W RadfordJ O DoleyC H B Priestley 
1937R W RadfordJ O DoleyP E MontagueR J Guppy 
1938P E MontagueR TurnerD D FiltnessP L Spencer 
1939R TurnerD D FiltnessG WhitehouseP P Agarwal 
1939E P HicksD D FiltnessG WhitehouseP P Agarwal 
1940G WhitehouseK J Le CouterA W GoldieA K Christie 
1941A W GoldieA K ChristieN J SmithJ Dain 
1941B S Blackwell N J SmithJ Dain 
1942B S BlackwellN J SmithW W G WassJ Dain 
1942W W WassJ B MarriottI D Eagan (?)  
1943D R Cox, D Lewis, J L Howarth formed an interim committee
1943D R CoxD LewisJ L HowarthG A Dirac 
1944J R ManningR C TomlinsonL JungD C ShawA H Cockayne was minutes sec
1945A R ThatcherR C TomlinsonD G BaylyG R C Allen 
1945A R ThatcherJ R ManningL Jung  
1946M G CooperA R ThatcherW W O SchlesingerD G Bayly 
1947W W O SchlesingerA R CurtisD ClarkD B Sawyer 
1948J HunterA R CurtisD W J CruickshankJ C Burns 
1949A P RobertsonJ C BurnsE H LeatonD A J Crawshaw 
1950M C MorganE H LeatonC C GoldsmithR Rae 
1951C C GoldsmithJ L DixonF R OliverG Gregory 
1952R A BeacherF R OliverJ A W DavieJ P Daly 
1953J A W DavieG M KellyW S Wynne-WilsonH P Goodman 
1954W S Wynne-WilsonH P GoodmanD N AxfordR M Needham 
1955D N AxfordR M NeedhamR FawcettJ NuttallCttee: D P Shenkin
1956R FawcettJ NuttallC W J McCallienH T Croft 
1957C W J McCallienH T CroftA M JuddP V Landshoff 
1958A M JuddP V LandshoffD J H GarlingR V Jayson 
1959D J H GarlingR V JaysonD E WallworkD I Olive 
1960D E WallworkD I OliveJ J CutcheonP G Smith 
1961J J McCutcheonP G SmithG M SaltmarshP A Woodsford 
1962G M SaltmarshP A WoodsfordG R H GreavesR Schofield 
1963R SchofieldP A StrittmatterG MeacockD O Gough 
1964D O GoughG MeacockS W DruryG Reid 
1965S W DruryD O GoughD L Shaw (relieved)M L H Doyle 
1965S W DruryD O GoughA S P JaniszM L H Doyle 
1966The society was dormant
1967J P S RuffP A KingP T JohnstoneM G Godfrey 
1968P T JohnstoneP A KingA M TongeM J P Cullen 
1969A M TongeD K SmithD R BostockM J P Cullen 
1970D R BostockD K SmithD R BostockS N Kirley 
1971T C HindJ F McJohnD J A TrotmanD J Aldous 
1972P M H WilsonD J AldousG A KalorkotiJ Proctor 
1973A J DuvalR J R BensteadP J WebbJ F McJohn 
1974P J WebbN P BlackD J PritchardN R Thomason 
1975N P BlackD J PritchardO L C TollerN R Thomason 
1976O L C TollerA N S FreelingR TaylorN D Hooker 
1977R TaylorD B DuvalR C MasonA J Wassermann 
1978R C MasonR M R KingP A HodkinsonD B Duval 
1979P A HodkinsonI W J SparryC N CorfieldR M R King 
1980C N CorfieldJ D I LewisC J BuddR M Durbin 
1981C J BuddJ K R SmithG G SorbieK A Perret 
1982G G SorbieT B HawkinsS J Montgomery-SmithD L Hughes 
1983Stephen Montgomery-SmithJohn HarrisonAndrew Woods + Robin WilsonIan Hall 
1984Andrew Woods + Robin WilsonIan HallRobert LeeseJohn D’Souza 
1985Robert LeeseJames PalmerDuncan PalmerDavid Jepps 
1986     
1987Chris KilgourDeborah LynchJames McKeeAndrew Johnson 
1988James McKeeAndrew JohnsonRobert ThompsonJane Ozanne 
1989Robert ThompsonJane OzanneEdward HibbertKatherine Croudace 
1990Edward Hibbert David Calderbank  
1991David Calderbank Peter Hunter  
1992     
1993Chris Metcalfe    

About Us

The Adams Society is the mathematics society of St John’s college, Cambridge. We host numerous events each year including mathematical talks and socials.

More about events.

Talks

Free admission to all talks. Refreshments are served in the foyer before each talk.

Our talks usually take place in the Fisher Building, St John’s College.

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Contact

Get in touch through our committee members or email theadamssociety@gmail.com

Our committee members.

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