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Authorised form of nameOliver; Francis Wall (1864 - 1951)
SurnameOliver
ForenamesFrancis Wall
Dates1864 - 1951
Dates and placesBirth:
10 May 1864
Death:
14 September 1951
ActivityEducation:
MA (Cantab); DSc (Lond)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/05/1905
Published worksArticle 'Vignettes from Holland', in 'Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists Society' Vol XII, Part IV, 1927-8; Article on 'The Egyptian Desert', in 'Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists Society' Vol XIII, Part I, 1929-30; Article ' Oasis Impressions, being a Visit tot the Egyptian Oasis of Kharga', in 'Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists Society' Vol. XIII, Part II, 1930-31; article 'Flowers of Mareotis, Part II' in 'Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists Society' 1945-6; ' A souvenir of Blakeney Point' 1928;
All found under 'Works' in Library
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1952-1953 vol 8 pp 229-240, plate, by E J Salisbury
Royal Society codeNA1753
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/14/95Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 25 February 1947
IM/003377Oliver, Francis WallAugust 1939
MM/14/85Letter from F W Oliver, Limpsfield, to EJ Russell7 November 1939
MM/16/35Letter from FW Oliver, Maruit, Egypt, to EJ Russell17 May 1949
MM/14/93Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 30 September 1946
MM/14/94Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 31 December 1946
MM/14/90Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 19 August 1944
MM/14/91Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 5 February 1945
MM/14/84Letter from EJ Russell, Woodstock, to the Royal Society25 September 1951
MM/14/97Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 28 August 1948
MM/14/88Letter from F W Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 3 October 1942
MM/14/89Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 14 February 1944
MM/16/36Letter from FW Oliver, Maruit, Egypt, to EJ Russell24 June 1949
IM/000665Oliver, Francis WallNov 1938
AP/79/8The Influence of Auximones on the Growth of Lenna Minor1915
IM/003380Burg-el-ArabNovember 1946
IM/000666Oliver, Francis WallNovember 1946
IM/003376Oliver, Francis Wallnd
NLB/38/764Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1908
NLB/6/518Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Francis Wall Oliver 26 May 1892
IM/003378Oliver, Francis WallOctober 1943
NLB/37New Letter Book volume 37, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration10 January 1908-1 June 1908
RR/16/87Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'The structure of the Palaeozoic seed Lagenostoma lomaxi with a statement of the evidence upon which it is referred to Lygingodendron' by Francis Wall Oliver and Dukinfield Henry ScottMarch 1904
RR/16/86Referee's report by Albert Charles Seward, on a paper 'The structure of the Palaeozoic seed Lagenostoma lomaxi with a statement of the evidence upon which it is referred to Lygingodendron' by Francis Wall Oliver and Dukinfield Henry ScottJanuary 1904
RR/16/329Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'The microsporangia of the pteridospermeae, with remarks on their relationship to existing groups' by Robert KidstonDecember 1905
RR/16/382Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'The araucarieae, recent and extinct' by Albert Charles Seward and Sibille O Ford15 January 1905
NLB/40/815Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr F [Frederick] F [Frost] Blackman FRS, Chairman of the Botany Committee31 August 1909
NLB/28/567Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Dunkinfield Henry Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society, and Professor Francis Wall Oliver30 March 1904
NLB/32/91Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society22 December 1905
NLB/33/7Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society15 June 1906
NLB/35/232Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society3 May 1907
NLB/34/65Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society22 November 1906
NLB/35/322Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society16 May 1907
NLB/37/119Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS29 January 1908
NLB/37/623Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society14 April 1908
NLB/41/471Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society20 December 1909
NLB/37/211Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor A [Albert] C [Charles] Seward FRS14 February 1908
NLB/37/247Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS20 February 1908
NLB/37/246Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS20 February 1908
NLB/37/349Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society5 March 1908
NLB/37/316Copy letter from Robert William Frederock Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society28 February 1908
NLB/37/892Copy Letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1908
NLB/37/606Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee11 April 1908
NLB/37/826Copy Letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society20 May 1908
NLB/37/567Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee6 April 1908
NLB/37/656Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver. Fellow of the Royal Society28 April 1908
NLB/37/257Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS22 February 1908
NLB/37/244Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee20 February 1908
NLB/39/180Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society7 December 1908
NLB/39/168Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee4 December 1908
NLB/39/167Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee4 December 1908
NLB/39/302Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee22 December 1908
NLB/40/728Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS27 July 1909
NLB/42/135Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS 11 April 1910
NLB/40/784Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS 19 August 1909
NLB/42/347Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS 27 May 1910
NLB/41/287Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society16 November 1909
NLB/41/546Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society11 January 1910
NLB/41/582Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society17 January 1910
NLB/43/68Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee1 November 1910
NLB/41/698Copy letter from John Rose Bradford, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society8 February 1910
NLB/42/443Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS, Chairman of the Sectional Committee for Botany14 June 1910
NLB/41/767Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society23 February 1910
NLB/42/806Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor Francis Wall Oliver FRS 13 October 1910
NLB/44/197Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee24 May 1911
NLB/43/119Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society7 November 1910
NLB/46/313Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of Botany Sectional Committee,9 July 1912
NLB/42/499Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS 22 June 1910
NLB/42/728Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Olvier FRS 27 September 1910
NLB/42/802Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS14 October 1910
NLB/44/31Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS 30 April 1911
NLB/43/404Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society3 January 1911
NLB/43/258Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society1 December 1910
NLB/44/733Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS31 October 1911
NLB/44/354Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS, Chairman, Botany Sectional Committee27 June 1911
NLB/44/327Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS, Chairman, Botany Sectional Committee19 June 1911
NLB/43/504Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society31 January 1911
NLB/43/453Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of Botany Select Committee18 January 1911
NLB/44/852Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Chairman, Botany Sectional Committee29 November 1911
NLB/45/672Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee22 April 1912
NLB/46/588Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society1 October 1912
NLB/46/663Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society11 October 1912
NLB/46/721Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee23 October 1912
NLB/48/541Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botany Committee23 July 1913
RR/18/14Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'The assimilation of nitrogen by certain nitrogen-fixing bacteria in the soil' by W B BottomleyJune 1910
RR/17/445Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver on a paper 'The anatomy and morphology of the leaves and inflorescences of Welwitschia mirabilis' by M G SykesNovember 1909
RR/17/125Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'Miadesmia membranacea, Bertand; a new Palœozoic Lycopod with a seed-like structure' by Margaret Benson18 May 1907
RR/17/335Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'Further observations on Welwitschia' by Henry Harold Welch PearsonNovember 1908
RR/18/89Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'On the leaves of calamites (calamocladus section)' by Hugh Hamshaw ThomasJanuary 1911
RR/20/24Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'On the floral mechanism of welwitschia mirabilis (Hooker)' by Arthur Harry Church23 February 1914
RR/21/138Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'On fossil plants, showing structure, from the base of the Waverley Shale of Kentucky' by Dukinfield Henry Scott and E C Jeffrey13 April 1914
RR/19/119Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'A petrified Williamsonia from Scotland' by Albert Charles Seward[July 1912]
NLB/54/381Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS26 April 1917
NLB/54/749Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS10 September 1917
NLB/53/43Copy letter from [William Bate] Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS21 March 1916
RR/26/113Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'The development of vegetation in the English lakes, considered in relation to the general evolution of glacial lakes and rock basins' by William Harold Pearsall[May 1921]
NLB/58/45Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS4 March 1920
NLB/55/95Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS04 December 1917
NLB/55/244Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS01 February 1918
RR/36/72Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'The Dictyoxylon cortex of lycopodiales as a constituent of coal' by Clarence A Seyler[January 1928]
RR/17/387Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'Reproduction and early development of laminaria digitata and L. saccharina' by G H Drew [April 1909]
NLB/57/758Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; Professor FW [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS30 January 1920
NLB/66/107Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the British Association22 February 1924
NLB/66/129Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS.26 February 1924
NLB/66/182Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Francis Wall] Oliver FRS10 March 1924
NLB/68/242Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS4 June 1925
NLB/71/98Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS5 January 1928
NLB/72/709Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS13 March 1930
NLB/72/883Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS17 June 1930
NLB/72/922Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS28 June 1930
MM/14/86Letter from F W Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 3 December 1939
MM/14/99Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 26 February 1949
MM/14/98Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 7 October 1948
MM/14/92Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 15 February 1945
MM/14/96Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 5 June 1947
MM/14/87Letter from F W Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 6 December 1941
MM/14/102A sheet of notes on dust storms by FW Oliverc.1947
MM/14/100Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 31 July 1949
MM/17/44Letter from FW Oliver to EJ Russell7 August 1943
NLB/46New Letter Book volume 46, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration21 May 1912-12 November 1912
RR/16/359Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'Some observations on welwitschia mirabilis, hook-f' by Professor Henry Harold Welch PearsonDecember 1905
NLB/28/608Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver18 April 1904
NLB/32/95Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison], to Professor Harry Marshall Ward, Fellow of the Royal Society22 December 1905
NLB/45/65Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS, Chairman, Botany Sectional Committee15 December 1911
NLB/46/762Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Wall Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society30 October 1912
RR/17/117Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'On the structure of Sigillaria scutellata, Brongn., and other Eusigillarian stems, in comparison with those of other Palaeozoic lycopods' by E. A. Newell Arber and Hugh Hamshaw Thomas[February 1907]
RR/34/131Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'Contributions to the knowledge of lower carboniferous plants. I.—On the genus Rhacopteris, Schimper. II.—On the morphology of Sphenopteris Teiliana, Kidston, and its bearing on the position of the fructification on the frond of some lower carbon­iferous plants' by John Walton4 June 1926
RR/19/15Referee's report by Francis Wall Oliver, on a paper 'An automatic method for the investigation of velocity of transmission of excitation in mimosa' by Jagadish Chandra Bose[September 1912]
EC/1905/11Oliver, Francis Wall: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/14/101Letter from FW Oliver, Dar el Nabati, to EJ Russell 22 October 1949
NLB/39/176Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor [Joseph] Larmor, Secretary of the Royal Society7 December 1908
IM/003379Burg-el-ArabNovember 1938
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