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Authorised form of nameWaller; Augustus Volney (1816 - 1870)
Dates1816 - 1870
Place of birthFaversham, Kent, England
Date of birth21 December 1816
Place of deathGeneva, Switzerland
Date of death18 September 1870
OccupationPhysician
Research fieldNeurophysiology; neurohistology
ActivityEducation:
MD (Faculty of Paris)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/06/1851
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1860
Lectures:
Croonian 1870
RelationshipsFather of Augustus Desire Waller (FRS 1892)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1871-1872 vol 20 pp xi-xiii
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/1986225
Royal Society codeNA5239
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
AP/31/19Minute Examination of the organ of taste in Man 1848
MM/21/47Letter from Augustus Volney Waller to Thomas Bell14 May 1840
AP/38/16An account of some experiments on the vagus and spinal accessory nerves29 March 1856
AP/38/4Anatomical and Physiological observations on the organ of vision for the purpose of ascertaining the alteration caused by action of the optic nerve1856
AP/39/1Experimental Researches on the Organ of Vision - Part I. Microscopic Examination of the Circulation of the Blood in the Vessels of the Iris and of the Choroid Membrane1856
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
RR/3/274Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'Account of experiments on the vagus and spinal accessory nerves' by Augustus Volney Waller21 April 1856
RR/3/275Referee's report by William Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the organ of vision.—Part I. Microscopic examination of the circulation of the blood in the vessels of the iris and of the choroid membrane' by Augustus Volney Waller23 April 1857
RR/9/97Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'On the influence of the galvanic current on the excitability of the motor nerves of man' by Augustus Vilney Waller and A de Watteville3 April 1882
RR/9/96Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'On the influence of the galvanic current on the excitability of the motor nerves of man' by Augustus Vilney Waller and A de Watteville24 March 1882
RR/2/260Referee's report by William Sharpey, on a paper 'Experiments on the section of the glossopharyngeal and hypoglossal nerves of the frog, and observations of the alterations produced thereby in the structure of their primitive fibres' by Augustus Volney Waller1850
RR/3/271Referee's report by William Sharpey, on a paper 'Anatomical and physiological observations on the organ of vision, for the purpose of ascertaining the alterations cause by section of the optic nerve' by Augustus Volney Waller1856
PT/38/6Paper, 'Experiments on the section of the glossopharyngeal and hypoglossal nerves of the frog, and observations of the alterations produced thereby in the structure of their primitive fibres' by Augustus [Volney] Waller27 October 1849
PT/35/8Paper, 'Minute structure of the papillœ and nerves of the tongue of the frog and toad' by Augustus [Volney] WallerFebruary 1848
MS/426/383Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Augustus Volney] Waller 7 June 1849
PT/32/3/2Paper, water vapours and droplets viewed through microscope by Augustus Volney Waller12 April 1846
EC/1851/14Waller, Augustus Volney: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PT/32/3Paper, 'Microscopic observations on the so called vesicular vapours of water as existing in the vapours of steam, and in clouds' by A [Augustus Volney] Waller12 April 1846
MC/5/137Letter from A [Augustus Volney] Waller, Rolle, Canton de Vaud, [Switzerland], to C R [Charles Richard] Weld, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society] 7 January 1854
PT/32/3/1Manuscript, 'Microscopic observations on the so called vesicular vapours of water as existing in the vapours of steam, and in clouds' by A [Augustus Volney] Waller12 April 1846
MC/9/284Letter from M M [Matilda Margaret] Waller, 4 Rue du Mont Blanc, Geneva, to [Walter White], Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society17 November 1871
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