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Authorised form of nameMacdonald; Sir; John Denis (1826 - 1908)
Dates1826 - 1908
Place of birthCork, County Cork, Ireland
Date of birth26 October 1826
Place of deathSouthall, Middlesex
Date of death07/02/1908
OccupationSurgeon
Research fieldZoology
Natural history
ActivityCareer:
Assistant Surgeon, Royal Navy
Honours:
KCB 1902
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/06/1859
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/46368271
Royal Society codeNA3682
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/13/363Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 August 1896
EC/1859/08Macdonald, Sir John Denis: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/39/16Unpublished paper, 'On the sea saw-dust [Trichodesmium] of the Pacific' by John Denis Macdonald1856
AP/34/16Unpublished paper, 'Observations on the anatomy of the antennae in a small species of crustacean' by John Denis MacDonaldDecember 1852
AP/39/13Paper, 'Further observations on the anatomy and physiology of nautilus' by John Denis MacdonaldApril 1856
AP/39/39Unpublished paper, 'On the anatomy of Tridacna' by John Denis Macdonald1857
AP/37/6Paper, 'Observations on the anatomy and affinities of Phyllirrhoe bucephala' by John Denis MacDonald10 December 1854
MC/12Volume 12 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1880-1883
AP/39/19Paper, 'Anatomical description of a species of asteroid polypes, probably forming the type of a new genus of Alcyonidae' by John Denis MacdonaldApril 1856
AP/37/7Unpublished paper, 'Brief sketch of the anatomy of a new genus of pelagic Gasteropoda [sic] named Jasonilla' by John Denis MacDonald10 December 1854
NLB/4/702Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Denis Macdonald, Fellow of the Royal Society1 October 1890
NLB/3/489Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Denis Macdonald, Fellow of the Royal Society22 June 1889
NLB/3/488Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Secretary, Royal Society]22 June 1889
NLB/3/994Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Denis Macdonald, La Maisonette, Claremonth Road, Surbiton3 December 1889
NLB/3/948Copy letter from [John William Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, to Dr John Denis Macdonald, Fellow of the Royal Society21 November 1889
NLB/11/664Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Dr John Denis Macdonald, Fellow of the Royal Society6 September 1895
NLB/19/625Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Dr John Denis Macdonald, Fellow of the Royal Society11 November 1899
NLB/10/252Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 November 1894
NLB/19/705Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Denis Macdonald, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairminster House, Dorchester, Dorset27 November 1899
NLB/36/418Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Denis Macdonald, Fellow of the Royal Society28 October 1907
NLB/37/192Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons12 February 1908
RR/4/158Referee's report by George Busk, on three unnamed papers by John Denis MacDonald4 February 1859
RR/7/311Referee's report by John Denis Macdonald, on a paper 'Contributions to the development history of the mollusca' by Edwin Ray Lankester1 April 1874
PT/51/5/2Plate, figures 1-4 showing several views of the Macgillivrayia pelagica by J D M [John Denis Macdonald]11 February 1854
RR/2/141Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'Further observations on the anatomy of Macgillivrayia, Cheletropis, and allied genera of pelagic gasteropoda' by John Denis MacDonaldnd [1855]
RR/3/191Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on two papers, 'Observations on the anatomy and affinities of the Phyllirrhoë bucephala' and 'Brief sketch of the anatomy of a new genus of pelagic gasteropoda, named Jasonilla' by John Denis MacDonald1856
RR/3/192Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on two papers, 'Observations on the anatomy and affinities of the Phyllirrhoë bucephala' and 'Brief sketch of the anatomy of a new genus of pelagic gasteropoda, named Jasonilla' by John Denis MacDonald1856
PT/51/4/3Plate, 'Simple dissection of the nautilus' by J D [John Denis] Macdonald[1854]
PT/51/4/5Plate, figures 9-16 showing renal and epithelial parts of the anatomy of the nautilus by J D [John Denis] Macdonald[1854]
RR/2/143Referee's report by William Spence, on a paper 'On the anatomy of Nautilus umbilicatus, compared with that of Nautilus pompilius' by John Denis MacDonald30 May 1853
RR/2/140Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Further observations on the anatomy of Macgillivrayia, Cheletropis, and allied genera of pelagic gasteropoda' by John Denis MacDonaldnd [1855]
PT/51/4Paper, 'On the anatomy of Nautilus umbilicatus compared with that of Nautilus pompilius' by John Denis Macdonald[1854]
RR/2/142Referee's report by George Newport, on a paper 'On the anatomy of Nautilus umbilicatus, compared with that of Nautilus pompilius' by John Denis MacDonald26 May 1853
PT/51/4/2Plate, 'Left lateral view of N. umbilicatus removed from the shell' by J D [John Denis] Macdonald[1854]
PT/51/4/4Plate, figures 3-8 showing parts of the auditory and lingual anatomy of the nautilus by J D [John Denis] Macdonald[1854]
PT/51/4/1Manuscript, 'On the anatomy of Nautilus umbilicatus compared with that of Nautilus pompilius' by John Denis Macdonald[1854]
PT/51/5/3Plate, figures 5-15 showing parts of the anatomy of the Macgillivrayia pelagica and the Cheletropis huxleyi by J D M [John Denis Macdonald]11 February 1854
PT/51/6Paper, 'Further observations on the anatomy of Macgillivrayia, Cheletropis, and allied genera of pelagic gasteropoda' by John Denis Macdonald[1855]
PT/51/6/2Plate, figures 16-24 showing the Macgillivrayia pelagica and other pelagic gasteropods by J D [John Denis] Macdonald11 February 1854
PT/51/6/1Manuscript, 'Further observations on the anatomy of Macgillivrayia, Cheletropis, and allied genera of pelagic gasteropoda' by John Denis Macdonald[1855]
PT/51/5/1Manuscript, 'Remarks on the anatomy of Macgillivrayia pelagica, and Cheletropis huxleyi (Forbes). Suggesting the establishment of a new order of gasteropoda' by John D [Denis] Macdonald11 February 1854
AP/39/14Paper, 'Brief description of a ctenostomatous polyzoon, allied to Vesicularia, cccurring on the Australian coast' by John Denis MacdonaldApril 1856
PT/51/5Paper, 'Remarks on the anatomy of Macgillivrayia pelagica, and Cheletropis huxleyi (Forbes). Suggesting the establishment of a new order of gasteropoda' by John D [Denis] Macdonald11 February 1854
MC/7/216Letter from John D [Denis] Macdonald, Haslar Hospital, Gosport, Hampshire, to Dr [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal SocietyMay 1865
MC/7/217Letter from John D [Denis] Macdonald, Haslar Hospital, Gosport, Hampshire, to Dr [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society27 May 1865
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
AP/39/15Paper, 'Observations on the natural affinities and classification of Gasteropoda [Gastropoda]' by John Denis MacdonaldMay 1856
AP/69/7Analogy of Sound and Colour; Comparison of the seven colours of the Rainbow with the seven notes of the Musical Scale as determined by the Monochord, and of the wavelengths of colour and sound1893
MC/10/136Letter from John Denis Macdonald, Weston Grove Road, Woolston, Southampton, to Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, Burlington House29 June 1874
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
AP/34/16/1Unpublished manuscript, 'Observations on the anatomy of the antennae in a small species of crustacean' by John Denis MacDonaldDecember 1852
AP/34/16/2Unpublished figures, crustacean antennae by John Denis MacDonaldDecember 1852
AP/34/16/3Unpublished figures, magnified crustacean antennae by John Denis MacDonaldDecember 1852
AP/37/6/1Manuscript, 'Observations on the anatomy and affinities of Phyllirrhoe bucephala' by John Denis MacDonald10 December 1854
AP/37/6/2Unpublished figures, Phyllirrhoe bucephala by John Denis MacDonald1854
AP/37/6/3Unpublished figures, Phyllirrhoe bucephala muscular fibres and ovary membrane by John Denis MacDonald1854
AP/37/6/4Unpublished figures, Phyllirrhoe bucephala brain by John Denis MacDonald1854
AP/37/7/1Unpublished manuscript, 'Brief sketch of the anatomy of a new genus of pelagic Gasteropoda [sic] named Jasonilla' by John Denis MacDonald10 December 1854
AP/37/7/2Unpublished figures, anatomy of Jasonilla by John Denis MacDonald1854
AP/39/13/1Manuscript, 'Further observations on the anatomy and physiology of nautilus' by John Denis MacdonaldApril 1856
AP/39/13/2Unpublished figure, nautilus anatomy by John Denis MacdonaldApril 1856
AP/39/14/1Manuscript, 'Brief description of a ctenostomatous polyzoon, allied to Vesicularia, cccurring on the Australian coast' by John Denis MacdonaldApril 1856
AP/39/14/2Unpublished figures, anatomy of a ctenostomatous polyzoon by John Denis MacdonaldApril 1856
AP/39/15/1Manuscript, 'Observations on the natural affinities and classification of Gasteropoda' by John Denis MacdonaldMay 1856
AP/39/15/2Unpublished figures, Anatomy of marine gastropods by John Denis MacdonaldMay 1856
AP/39/15/3Unpublished figures, lingual teeth of marine gastropods by John Denis MacdonaldMay 1856
AP/39/16/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On the sea saw-dust [Trichodesmium] of the Pacific' by John Denis Macdonald1856
AP/39/16/2Unpublished figures, 'The "sea saw dust" of the South Pacific' by John Denis Macdonald1856
MC/12/154Letter from John D [Denis] Macdonald, [?] Netley, Southampton, to [Thomas Henry] Huxley, [Secretary of the Royal Society]12 March 1881
MC/12/168Letter from John D [Denis] Macdonald, Alexandra Villa, [?], West Cowes, Isle of Wight, to [Thomas Henry] Huxley, [Secretary of the Royal Society]6 June 1881
AP/39/19/1Manuscript, 'Anatomical description of a species of asteroid polypes, probably forming the type of a new genus of Alcyonidae' by John Denis MacdonaldApril 1856
AP/39/19/2Unpublished figures, anatomy of asteroid polypes by John Denis MacdonaldApril 1856
AP/39/39/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On the anatomy of Tridacna' by John Denis MacdonaldMarch 1857
AP/39/39/2Unpublished figure, 'Pericardium' by John Denis MacdonaldMarch 1857
AP/39/39/3Unpublished figure, 'Contractile portion of the bulbous arteriosus' by John Denis MacdonaldMarch 1857
AP/39/39/4Unpublished figure, 'Short tubule connecting the bulb arteriosus with the ventricle' by John Denis MacdonaldMarch 1857
AP/39/39/5Unpublished figure, 'The ventricle' by John Denis MacdonaldMarch 1857
AP/39/39/6Unpublished figure, 'Pedicle of the ventricle' by John Denis MacdonaldMarch 1857
AP/39/39/7Unpublished figures, pallial recurrent arteries by John Denis MacdonaldMarch 1857
AP/39/39/8Unpublished figure, 'Inferior palial [pallial] artery' by John Denis MacdonaldMarch 1857
AP/39/39/9Unpublished letter, regarding 'On the anatomy of Tridacna' from John Denis Macdonald to John Liddell10 April 1857
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