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Authorised form of nameLogan; Sir; William Edmond (1798 - 1875)
Dates1798 - 1875
Place of birthMontreal, Canada
Date of birth20 April 1798
Place of deathCastle Malgwin, Llechryd, Cardiganshire
Date of death22 June or 22 July 1875
Dates and placesBurial:
Llechryd Church, Cardiganshire
Research fieldGeology
ActivityCareer:
Director of the Geological Survey of Canada.
Honours:
Kt 1856
Memberships:
FGS
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/06/1851
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1867
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1875-1876 vol 24 pp i-ii
Notes:
DSB gives death date as 22 July 1875
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/22912670
Royal Society codeNA3840
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
MM/15/66Report by William Spottiswoode on a paper by Logan 25 June 1874
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
EC/1851/11Logan, Sir William Edmond: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/7/194Letter from W E [William Edmond] Logan, 5 Cambridge Square, Hyde Park, to Dr [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society4 April 1865
MC/7/197Letter from W E [William Edmond] Logan, 5 Cambridge Square, Hyde Park, to Dr [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society10 April 1865
MC/8/115Letter from W E [William Edmond] Logan, Montreal, to W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society, London29 November 1867
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