Reference numberEC/1891/08
Previous numbersCert XI, 197
TitleDawson, George Mercer: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationAssistant Director, Geological Survey of Canada. Much important and valuable work, more especially in geology and ethnology, as in the following summary statement. During his thirteen years of service on the Geol Survey (Canada) has been chiefly engaged in working out the Geology of the North-West Territory and British Columbia. Placed in charge of the Yukon Expedition, 1887. Author of numerous papers, chiefly geological, but including geographical, ethnological and other observations, published in the Quart Journ Geol Soc, Trans Roy Soc Canada, Canadian Naturalist, &c. These deal more especially with the superficial geology of the regions explored, but some described foraminifera and other microscopic organisms. Author of fifteen reports published by the Geological Survey of Canada, and joint author (with Dr Selwyn) of a Description Sketch of the Physical Geography and Geology of Canada, and (with Dr W F Tolmie) of Comparative Vocabularies of the Indian Tribes of British Columbia.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: W H Flower; H G Seeley; John Ball; John Beddoe; H H Godwin-Austen
From Personal Knowledge: Thomas H Huxley; [Warington W Smyth]; J Wm Dawson; Henry Woodward; Robert Etheridge; William Carruthers; T G Bonney; W Boyd Dawkins; Arch Geikie; W Whitaker; W Topley; John Rae; T Rupert Jones; E Frankland; P Herbert Carpenter
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen

Dawson, George Mercer: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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