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Authorised form of nameOldham; Richard Dixon (1858 - 1936)
Dates1858 - 1936
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
Date of birth31 July 1858
Place of deathGwalia Hotel, Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire
Date of death15/07/1936
Research fieldGeology
Seismology
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/05/1911
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB (MP); DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1936-1938 vol 2 pp 111-113, plate, by C Davison
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/17587881
Royal Society codeNA1706
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/79/19The Frequency of Earthquakes in Italy in the Years 1896-19141918
MS/525/7/3/1Letter from Richard Dixon Oldham, 8 North Street, Horsham, Sussex, to Dugald Clerk27 June 1915
IM/003370Oldham, Richard Dixonnd
RR/16/217Memoranda from Robert William Frederick Harrison, and reply from Hugh Longbourne Callendar and Joseph Larmor, on a paper 'On the seismic effect of tidal stresses' by Richard Dixon Oldham10 May 1904
RR/16/351Referee's report by Horace Lamb, on a paper 'The rate of transmission of the Guatemala earthquake of April 19, 1903' by Richard Dixon Oldham17 February 1905
NLB/19/115Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor George Carey Foster, [Fellow of the Royal Society]26 June 1899
NLB/19/482Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Fellow of the Royal Society12 October 1899
NLB/19/633Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to H Yule Oldham, King's College, Cambridge14 November 1899
NLB/23/2/525Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to [Richard Dixon] Oldham, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 1 Kensington Park Road, S.W.15 July 1904
NLB/44/391Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison [signed by Theodore E James] to Messrs Harrison & Sons3 July 1911
NLB/58/244Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Richard Dixon] Oldham, FRS12 April 1920
RR/24/72Letter from Henry George Lyons, to Aubrey Strahan, regarding a paper 'The support and origin of the mountains of central Asia' by Richard Dixon Oldham2 June 1917
NLB/54/377Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Dr. [Aubrey] Strahan, Chairman of the Geology Committee and FRS25 April 1917
NLB/58/814Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to [Richard Dixon] Oldham Esquire, FRS21 June 1920
RR/16/220Referee's report by Charles Chree, on a paper 'The seismic effect of tidal stresses' by Richard Dixon Oldham6 June 1904
RR/21/46Referee's report by Richard Dixon Oldham, on a paper 'On the origin of the Indo-Gangetic trough, commonly called the Himalayan foredeep' by Sidney Gerald Burrard22 September 1914
NLB/69/45Copy letter from Henry Hallett Dale, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Richard Dixon] Oldham Esq., FRS17 December 1925
NLB/58/119Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Richard Dixon] Oldham Esquire, FRS16 March 1920
NLB/55/344Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Richard Dixon] Oldham Esq, FRS05 March 1918
NLB/59/4Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Richard Dixon] Oldham Esquire, FRS9 July 1920
RR/14/212Referee's report by George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'On the propagation of earthquake motion to great distances' by Richard Dixon Oldham15 July 1899
RR/14/213Referee's report by Cargill Gilston Knott, on a paper 'On the propagation of earthquake motion to great distances' by Richard Dixon Oldhamnd [July 1899]
RR/14/211Referee's report by John Milne, on a paper 'On the propagation of earthquake motion to great distances' by Richard Dixon Oldhamnd [July 1899]
RR/14/214Letter from Cargill Gilston Knott, to Arthur William Rucker, regarding a paper 'On the propagation of earthquake motion to great distances' by Richard Dixon Oldham27 July 1899
NLB/60/353Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Richard Dixon] Oldham Esquire, FRS21 January 1921
RR/16/219Second referee's report by Horace Lamb, on a paper 'The seismic effect of tidal stresses' by Richard Dixon Oldham3 June 1904
NLB/62/69Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Richard Dixon] Oldham Esquire, FRS25 November 1921
NLB/66/215Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [John Edward] Marr, FRS18 March 1924
NLB/66/584Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Richard Dixon] Oldham, Esq., FRS31 May 1924
NLB/69/5Copy letter from Henry Hallett Dale, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Richard Dixon] Oldham, FRS10 December 1925
NLB/66/546Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messr. Coutts and Co.29 May 1924
NLB/66/547Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Richard Dixon] Oldham, FRS29 May 1924
RR/16/218Referee's report by Horace Lamb, on a paper 'The seismic effect of tidal stresses' by by Richard Dixon OldhamMay 1904
RR/16/216Referee's report by George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'The seismic effect of tidal stresses' by Richard Dixon Oldham7 May 1904
EC/1911/12Oldham, Richard Dixon: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/19/449Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society5 October 1899
RR/24/71Referee's report by Herbert Hall Turner, on a paper 'The support and origin of the mountains of central Asia' by Richard Dixon Oldham[April 1917]
RR/24/73Referee's report by George Walker Walker, on a paper 'The support and origin of the mountains of central Asia' by Richard Dixon Oldham[May 1917]
RR/30/59Referee's report by Richard Dixon Oldham, on a paper 'The geology and physical geography of Chinese Tibet, and its relations to the mountain system of south-eastern Asia, from observations made during the Percy Sladen expedition, 1922' by John Walter Gregory and C J Gregory4 February 1924
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