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Authorised form of nameMurray; Sir; John (1841 - 1914)
SurnameMurray
ForenamesJohn
Dates1841 - 1914
Dates and placesBirth:
Cobourg, Ontario, Canada (03 March 1841)
Death:
Kirkliston, West Lothian, near Edinburgh (16 March 1914)
ActivityResearch Field:
Oceanography, marine geology
Education:
PhD (Jena); LLD (Edin); DSc (Camb)
Honours:
KCB 1898
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1896
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1895
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1914-1915 vol 91 pp liv-lxii signed by A E S
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1915-1917 vol 89 pp vi-xv signed by A E S
Royal Society codeNA1654
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1896/13Murray, Sir John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/22/544Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society31 May 1901
NLB/22/546Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 June 1901
MS/787/1/25Letter from John Murray, Challenger Expedition Office, 32 Queen Street, Edinburgh, to [Henry Bowman] Brady19 July 1883
NLB/10/970Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the Secretary of Her Majesty's Treasury15 March 1895
MS/787/1/72Letter from John Murray, Challenger Expedition Office, 47 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, to [Henry Bowman] Brady 17 July 1890
MS/787/1/74Letter from John Murray, 28 Douglas Crescent, Edinburgh, to [Henry Bowman] Brady 24 July 1890
MS/787/1/46Letter from John Murray, Challenger Expedition Offices, 32 Queen Street, Edinburgh, to [Henry Bowman] Brady3 February 1887
MS/787/1/36Letter from John Murray, Challenger Expedition Office, 32 Queen Street, Edinburgh, to [Henry Bowman] Brady18 October 1886
NLB/11/986Copy letter from Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to Dr John Murray 13 November 1895
MS/787/1/76Letter from John Murray, 28 Douglas Crescent, Edinburgh, to [Henry Bowman] Brady 20 October 1890
MS/787/1/73Letter from John Murray, 28 Douglas Crescent, Edinburgh, to [Henry Bowman] Brady 21 July 1890
NLB/15/237Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons[22 July 1897]
NLB/11/48Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Michael Foster, Ilfracombe Hotel5 April 1895
NLB/24/633Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society10 June 1902
NLB/11/133Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Murray, 32 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh26 April 1895
NLB/11/829Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Dr [John] Murray12 October 1895
NLB/11/73Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Murray, 38 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh10 April 1895
NLB/10/974Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Dr John Murray, 38 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh15 March 1895
NLB/10/980Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster18 March 1895
NLB/11/752Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Edwin Ray Lankester1 October 1895
NLB/11/49Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Murray, 32 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh5 April 1895
NLB/11/178Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Murray, 32 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh8 May 1895
NLB/11/120Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Murray, 32 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh24 April 1895
NLB/11/480Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Murray, 32 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh10 July 1895
NLB/16/715Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons24 May 1898
NLB/11/843Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Murray 17 October 1895
NLB/11/947Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Allan Wyon, 2 Langham Chambers, Portland Place, W.7 November 1895
NLB/11/894Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Murray, 32 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh29 October 1895
NLB/20/227Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Leonard Huxley, The Charterhouse, Godalming1 March 1900
NLB/14/464Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society16 March 1897
NLB/13/176Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Agent, Union Bank of Scotland, Bridge of Allan, N.B.25 June 1896
NLB/13/811Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to J J Anderson, Stationary Office, S.W. 1 December 1896
NLB/13/828Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society4 December 1896
NLB/16/123Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society, Challenger Lodge, Wardie, Edinburgh5 February 1898
NLB/15/677Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society15 November 1897
NLB/15/209Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society16 July 1897
NLB/17/157Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society28 July 1898
NLB/16/549Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society27 April 1898
NLB/16/359Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Clements R Markham, President of the Royal Geographical Society21 March 1898
NLB/15/842Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Dr John Murray, [Fellow of the Royal Society]21 December 1897
NLB/18/249Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society11 February 1899
NLB/17/124Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society20 July 1898
NLB/16/900Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society29 June 1898
NLB/17/731Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society13 December 1898
NLB/22/682Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society25 June 1901
NLB/16/503Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society22 April 1898
NLB/17/606Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society24 November 1898
NLB/19/14Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Admiral Sir William James Lloyd Wharton, Fellow of the Royal Society2 June 1899
NLB/19/207Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Senior Secretary of the Royal Society12 July 1899
NLB/18/369Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society1 March 1899
NLB/19/583Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Herrn Dr Hermes, Schadowstrasse 14, Berlin4 November 1899
NLB/18/493Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society21 March 1899
NLB/19/835Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society5 January 1900
NLB/19/577Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Joseph Lister, President, Royal Society3 November 1899
NLB/20/770Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society6 July 1900
NLB/19/610Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society9 November 1899
NLB/20/175Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society17 February 1900
NLB/20/128Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society6 February 1900
NLB/20/455Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society27 April 1900
NLB/20/127Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Leonard Huxley, The Charterhouse, Godalming6 February 1900
NLB/22/518Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1901
NLB/20/270Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1900
NLB/21/252Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Murray, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 50 Albemarle Street, W.10 October 1900
NLB/22/710Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 July 1901
NLB/23/1/270Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society18 October 1901
NLB/22/757Copy letter from unknown correspondent, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society10 July 1901
NLB/23/1/317Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society24 October 1901
NLB/23/1/368Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society[1 November 1901]
NLB/23/2/330Copy letter sent from Sir Michael Foster, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society12 May 1903
NLB/27/101Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society[1 July 1903]
NLB/33/29Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society18 June 1906
NLB/29/44Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society, Challenger Lodge, Wardie, Edinburgh23 June 1904
NLB/29/145Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society13 July 1904
NLB/29/862Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society23 December 1904
NLB/37/151Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Sir John Murray FRS30 January 1908
NLB/42/243Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir John Murray KCB, FRS29 April 1910
NLB/37/392Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir [Edwin] Ray Lankester, KCB, Fellow of the Royal Society12 March 1908
NLB/37/429Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society19 March 1908
NLB/39/683Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir John Murray, KCB, Fellow of the Royal Society24 February 1909
NLB/40/539Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir John Murray KCB, FRS22 June 1909
NLB/40/560Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir John Murray KCB, FRS28 June 1909
NLB/41/100Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society13 October 1909
NLB/45/97Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir John Murray KCB, FRS21 December 1911
NLB/46/343Copy letter from John Rose Bradford, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society12 July 1912
NLB/46/461Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society2 August 1912
RR/9/50Referee's report by John Murray, on a paper 'On the genus Culeolus' by William Abbott Herdman21 February 1882
RR/14/68Referee's report by John Murray, on a paper 'A study of the phyto-plankton of the Atlantic' by George Robert Milne Murray and Vernon Herbert Blackman24 May 1898
MS/427/322Copy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Royal Society of Edinburgh10 December 1883
MS/427/228Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John] Murray, 'Challenger' Office, Edinburgh5 November 1882
MS/427/213Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Treasury3 August 1882
MS/427/327Copy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, President of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Treasury20 December 1883
MS/427/173Copy letter from [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Admiralty1 April 1882
NLB/11/430Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Professor Edwin Ray Lankester, Osbert Salvin, and Sir William Henry Flower, Fellows of the Royal Society26 June 1895
NLB/11/945Copy letter from Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to the Keeper of the Privy Purse, Buckingham Palace7 November 1895
NLB/31New Letter Book volume 31, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration13 June 1905-8 December 1905
NLB/15/261Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society26 July 1897
NLB/28/628Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to James Chumley, Secretary, Lake Survey (Pullar Trust), Challenger Office, Edinburgh19 April 1904
NLB/31/652Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society27 October 1905
NLB/46/270Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir John Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society3 July 1912
NLB/10/1009Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the President, Paisley Philosophical Institution, 3 County Place, Paisley22 March 1895
NLB/11/97Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Murray, 32 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh12 April 1895
NLB/11/262Copy letter from Michael Foster, to; William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Sir William Flower, Mr Salvin, and Sir Jospeh Dalton Hooker21 May 1895
NLB/11/817Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society10 October 1895
NLB/19/143Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Scott Keltie, Royal Geographical Society29 June 1899
NLB/37/44Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir John Murray KCB, FRS14 January 1908
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