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Authorised form of nameMacdonald; Sir; John Denis (1826 - 1908)
SurnameMacdonald
ForenamesJohn Denis
Dates1826 - 1908
Dates and placesBirth:
Cork, County Cork, Ireland (26 October 1826)
Death:
Southall, Middlesex (07 February 1908)
ActivityProfession:
Surgeon
Research Field:
Zoology, natural history
Career:
Assistant Surgeon, Royal Navy
Honours:
KCB 1902
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/06/1859
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/39/16On the Sea Saw-Dust of the Pacific1856
AP/34/16Observations on the anatomy of the antennae in a small species of Crustaceans1853
AP/39/13Further Observations on the Anatomy and Physiology of NautilusApril 1856
AP/39/39On the Anatomy of TridacnaMarch 1857
AP/37/6Observations on the Anatomy & Affinities of Phyllirrhoe bucephala 10 December 1854
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
AP/39/19Anatomical Description of a Species of Asteroid Polypes, Probably Forming the Type of a New Genus of AlcyonidaeApril 1856
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
AP/37/7Brief sketch of the Anatomy of a new genus of Pelagic Gasteropoda named Jasonilla10 December 1854
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/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]
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/4/158Referee's report by George Busk, on three unnamed papers by John Denis MacDonald4 February 1859
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
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
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/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
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
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