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Authorised form of nameMacalister; Alexander (1844 - 1919)
SurnameMacalister
ForenamesAlexander
Dates1844 - 1919
Dates and placesBirth:
Dublin (09 April 1844)
Death:
02 September 1919
ActivityProfession:
Surgeon
Research Field:
Anatomy
Education:
Trinity College, Dublin. MD
Career:
Demonstrator of Anatomy, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin; Professor of Anatomy and Surgery, University of Dublin; Professor of Anatomy, University of Cambridge (1883, for 36 years); also studied Egyptology and Church history; was a Presbyterian; died after a long illness
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/06/1881
RelationshipsSecond son of Robert Macalister
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1922-1923 vol 94 pp xxxii-xxxix signed by G E S
Notes:
Geo Busk crossed out, with note "(on the Council)"
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/31050643
Royal Society codeNA2873
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1881/14Macalister, Alexander: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/66/19The Pectoral Group of Muscles1888
AP/76/8An Account of Certain Anomalous conditions of the Cerebrum1906
AP/74/1On the Topographical Anatomy of the Abdominal Visceral, especially the Gastro-intestinal Canal1898
NLB/4/701Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Alexander Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society1 October 1890
NLB/3/700Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Harrison & Sons19 September 1889
NLB/6/33Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Alexander Macalister12 February 1892
NLB/6/220Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Alexander Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society26 March 1892
NLB/6/384Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Alexander Macalister29 April 1892
NLB/22/164Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Alexander] Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society15 March 1901
NLB/10/160Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Alexander Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society9 October 1894
NLB/12/534Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Alexander Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1896
RR/15/79Referee's report by Alexander Macalister, on a paper 'Data for the problem of evolution in man VI. A first study of the correlation of the human skull' by Alice Lee and Karl PearsonOctober 1900
RR/15/194Referee's report by Alexander Macalister, on a paper 'The anatomy of symmetrical double monstrosities in the trout' by James Fairlie GemmillMarch 1901
NLB/14/868Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Alexander Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society31 May 1897
NLB/14/851Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Alexander Maclaister, Fellow of the Royal Society28 May 1897
NLB/16/62Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor E Ray Lankester, Fellow of the Royal Society22 January 1898
NLB/15/8Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Edwin Ray Lankester, Fellow of the Royal Society, 40 Nottingham Place, W.4 June 1897
NLB/21/247Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Alexander Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society10 October 1900
NLB/21/348Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Alexander Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society2 November 1900
NLB/23/1/167Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Alexander Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society 4 October 1901
NLB/29/480Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Alexander Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society21 October 1904
NLB/24/299Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Alexander Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society22 April 1902
NLB/31/800Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Alexander Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society, Torrisdale, Cambridge15 November 1905
NLB/32/457Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Zoology Committee13 March 1906
NLB/42/779Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor [Alexander] Macalister FRS7 October 1910
NLB/42/782Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor A [Alexander] Macalister FRS 10 October 1910
NLB/46/241Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Alexander] Macalister, Feolin, Island of Jura, Scotland28 June 1912
NLB/50/398Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Alexander] Macalister, Fellow of the Royal Society3 July 1914
NLB/52/712Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Alexander MacAlister, FRS18 February 1916
RR/7/184Referee's report by George Jackson Mivart, on a paper 'The myology of the cheiroptera' by Alexander Macalister3 March 1872
RR/7/183Referee's report by George Murray Humphry, on a paper 'The myology of the cheiroptera' by Alexander Macalister29 January 1872
RR/10/57Referee's report by Alexander Macalister, on a paper 'The development of the branchial arterial arches in birds, with special reference to the origin of the subclavians and carotids' by John Yule Mackay20 July 1887
RR/10/258Referee's report by Alexander Macalister, on a paper 'The spinal curvature in an aboriginal Australian' by Daniel John Cunningham14 February 1889
RR/10/192Referee's report by Alexander Macalister, on a paper 'The early development of the pericardium, diaphragm, and great veins' by C B Lockwood7 February 1888
RR/11/196Referee's report by Alexander Macalister, on a paper 'The human sacrum' by A M Paterson19 May 1892
RR/11/189Referee's report by Alexander Macalister, on two papers 'On the weight of the brain and its parts' and 'On the brain of the late George Grote FRS' by John Marshall31 August 1891
RR/12/303Referee's report by Alexander Macalister, on a paper 'On the development of the branches of the fifth cranial nerve in Man' by A Francis Dixon[1895]
RR/13/309Referee's report by Alexander Macalister, on a paper 'An investigation on the variability of the human skeleton: with especial reference to the Naqada race discovered by Professor Flinders Petrie in his explorations in Egypt' by Ernest Warren1 June 1897
NLB/57/380Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor G [Sir Grafton] Elliot Smith, FRS29 October 1919
RR/9/361Referee's report by Alexander Macalister, on a paper 'The minute anatomy of the brachial plexus' by W P Herringham23 June 1886
MM/14/160Letter from A Macalister, Trinity College Dublin, to William Sharpey2 January 1871
NLB/32/219Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Martin, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Physiology Committee30 January 1906
NLB/32/495Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Howard Cox Martin, Chairman of the Physiology Sectional Committee19 March 1906
RR/6/48Referee's report by George Murray Humphry, on a paper 'On the anatomy of Balaenoptera rostrata' by Alexander Carte and Alexander Macalister27 August 1867
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