Authorised form of nameCloizeaux; Alfred Louis Olivier Des (1817 - 1897)
Other forms of nameAlfred Louis Olivier
Other forms of surnameDes Cloizeaux
Dates1817 - 1897
Place of birthBeauvais, France
Date of birth17 October 1817
Place of deathParis, France
Date of death06 May 1897
Research fieldMineralogy
Repetiteur, Ecole Normale, Paris (1843); Curator, Natural History Museum, Paris
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election08/04/1875
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Rumford Medal 1870
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Proc Roy Soc 1898 vol 63 pp xxv-xxviii signed by L F
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6012
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1875/06Cloizeaux, Alfred Louis Olivier Des: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/7/234Referee's report by Henry Clifton Sorby, on a paper 'On a new locality of Amblygonite, and on montebrasite, a new hydrated aluminium and lithium phosphate' by Alfred Louis Olivier Des Cloizeaux24 February 1873
RR/7/235Referee's report by Mervin Herber Nevil Story-Maskelyne, on a paper 'On a new locality of Amblygonite, and on montebrasite, a new hydrated aluminium and lithium phosphate' by Alfred Louis Olivier Des Cloizeaux20 March 1873
MC/10/237Letter from A [Alfred] Des Cloizeaux, 13 rue Moulieu, Paris, to the Royal Society13 April 1875
NLB/59/212Copy letter from [William Abbott Herdman,] Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society to Monsieur le. Professor [Francois Antoine Alfred] Lacroix, FRS27 July 1920
IM/001142Des Cloizeaux, Alfred Louis Oliviernd
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
RR/6/100Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'New researches upon the dispersion of the optic axes in Harmotome and Wöhlerite, proving these minerals to belong to the clinorhombic [oblique] system' by Alfred Louis Olivier Des Cloizeauxnd [1868]
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