Authorised form of nameOliver; Daniel (1830 - 1916)
Dates1830 - 1916
Place of birthNewcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
Date of birth06 February 1830
Date of death21/12/1916
Research fieldBotany
Society of Friends' School, Brookfield, Wigton
Began working at Kew Gardens (1858); Keeper of the Herbarium and Library (1864); Professor of Botany, University College, London (1861-1888)
FLS (1853)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/06/1863
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1884
RelationshipsSon of Andrew and Jane Oliver of Benwell Hills, Quakers
Bulloch's Roll
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1917-1919 vol 90 pp xi-xv, plate, signed by W B H
Royal Society codeNA1687
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1863/09Oliver, Daniel: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/003374Oliver, Danielnd
IM/Maull/003375Oliver, Danielnd
RR/9/99Referee's report by Daniel Oliver, on a paper 'On the morphology and the development of the meliola, a genus of tropical epiphyllous fungi' by Harry Marshall Ward22 December 1882
RR/17/50Referee's report by Daniel Oliver, on a paper 'On the Julianiaceae: a new natural order of plants' by William Botting Hemsley[October 1906]
NLB/54/108Copy letter from Joesph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Mrs Oliver, [Wife of Professor Daniel Oliver, FRS]6 February 1917
NLB/33/723Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Daniel Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society26 October 1906
RR/7/285Referee's report by Daniel Oliver, on a paper 'On leaf-arrangement' by Hubert Airy25 June 1874
NLB/54/91Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William Botting] Hemsley, FRS5 February 1917
RR/10/46Referee's report by Daniel Oliver, on a paper 'A contribution to the study of the comparative anatomy of flowers' by George Henslow24 December 1887
RR/7/433Referee's report by Daniel Oliver, on a paper 'On the leaf-arrangement of the crowberry (empetrum nigrum)' by Hubert Airy27 September 1876
MS/427/391Note of a letter from [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Henry Ponsonby6 November 1884
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