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Authorised form of nameBell; Sir; Charles (1774 - 1842)
SurnameBell
ForenamesCharles
Dates1774 - 1842
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Edinburgh, Scotland (November 1774)
Death:
Hallow Park, near Worcester (28 April 1842)
Burial Place:
Churchyard of Hallow church, near Worcester
ActivityResearch Field:
Anatomy
Honours:
Kt 1831
Memberships:
FLS; FRSE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
16/11/1826
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1829
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1842 No 55 pp 402-406
References:
W H Brock, 'The Selection of the Authors of the Bridgewater Treatises' in NR 1966 vol 21 pp 162-179
F J Cole, 'Bell's Law' in NR 1954-55 vol 11 pp 222-227
Notes:
Citation: '[?]promoter of' deliberately obscured
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/2619993
Royal Society codeNA3507
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/1/19Unpublished paper, 'On the measurement and proportions of the head, and the varieties in the form of the bones of the cranium and face' by Charles Bell[1820s]
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
IM/000323Bell, Sir Charlesnd
AP/13/28Unpublished paper, address as President of the Royal Society by Davies Gilbert30 November 1829
DM/2/148Notes on the life of Sir Charles Bellc.1842
AP/15/27Unpublished paper, 'On the use of a substance call'd the false tongue in foals' by [William] Sewell25 February 1832
PT/73/10/24Painting, the human eye by Charles Bell [1823]
PT/73/10/25Painting, the human eye by Charles Bell [1823]
NLB/7/355Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Jeffrey Bell27 January 1893
NLB/7/1013Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Jeffrey Bell14 June 1893
NLB/7/1021Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Victor Alexander Haden Horsley, Fellow of the Royal Society16 June 1893
NLB/10/928Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Mrs Francis J Bell, Fern Lodge, Milton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton9 March 1895
PT/23/6Paper, 'On the nervous system' by Sir Charles Bell[1840]
PT/16/17Paper, 'Of the motions of the eye in illustration of the uses of the muscles and nerves of the orbit' by Charles Bell[1823]
PT/16/23Paper, 'Second part of the paper on the nerves of the orbit' by Charles Bell[1823]
EC/1826/13Bell, Sir Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PT/15/30Paper, 'On the nerves - giving an account of some experiments on their structure and functions - which lead to a new arrangement of the system' by Charles Bell[1821]
MC/2/77Letter from Charles Bell, 30 Brook Street, to James Hudson, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society15 April 1833
MC/2/278Letter from Charles Bell, 6 Ainslie Place, Edinburgh, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]2 March 1838
MC/2/281Letter from [Dr. Peter Mark Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society] to Charles Bell10 March 1838
MC/3/187Letter from Joseph Knaggs, Skelton, Guisbro [Guisborough], Yorkshire, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society24 August 1841
MC/3/252Letter from Marion Bell, 23 Henrietta Street, Camden Square, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]5 December 1842
PT/73/13/9Painting, nerves of the face by Charles Bell[1829]
PT/73/13/10Paintings, nerves and ganglia by C [Charles] Bell[1829]
PT/73/15/7Drawing, organs of the voice by [Charles Bell][1832]
PT/73/15/8Paintings, larynx and trachea by C [Charles] Bell[1832]
PT/73/15/9Paintings, section of larynx and trachea by [Charles Bell][1832]
PT/74/1/31Drawing, plates of fibres across pons and medulla oblongata by C [Charles] Bell[1834]
PT/74/1/32Drawing, posterior tract by C [Charles] Bell[1834]
PT/74/1/33Drawing, lateral view of cerebral columns by C [Charles] Bell[1834]
PT/74/2/1Paintings, sections of spinal marrow and medullary columns by [Charles Bell][1835]
PT/74/2/2Painting, posterior view of spinal marrow and medulla oblongata by [Charles Bell][1835]
PT/74/2/3Painting, dissection of spinal marrow and medulla oblongata by [Charles Bell][1835]
AP/1/19/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On the measurement and proportions of the head, and the varieties in the form of the bones of the cranium and face' by Charles Bell[1820s]
AP/1/19/2Unpublished plate, human skull by [Charles Bell][1820s]
AP/1/19/3Unpublished plate, human skulls by C B [Charles Bell][1820s]
PT/74/7/2Drawing, 'Disease of the spinal nerves' by C [Charles] Bell[1840]
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