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Authorised form of nameDavid; Sir; Tannatt William Edgeworth (1858 - 1934); geologist and polar explorer
SurnameDavid
ForenamesTannatt William Edgeworth
Dates1858 - 1934
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
St Fagans, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales (28 January 1858)
Death:
Sydney, Australia (28 August 1934)
ActivityResearch Field:
Polar exploration, geology
Education:
BA (Oxon)
Honours:
CMG 1910; DSO 1918; KBE 1920
Memberships:
FGS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
14/06/1900
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1932-1935 vol l pp 493-501, plate, by D Mawson
References:
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Royal Society codeNA6080
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1900/03David, Sir Tannatt William Edgeworth: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001078David, Sir Tannatt William Edgeworthnd
IM/GA/Russell/14297David, Sir Tanatt William Edgeworth09 October 1927
RR/47/13Referee's report by William Dickson Lang, on a paper 'Fossils of the late pre-cambrian (newer proterogoic) Adelaide series, South Australia' by Tannatt William Edgeworth David and Robin John Tillyard22 June 1932
NLB/16/284Copy letter from Michael Foster, to G H Reid, Premier and Treasurer of New South Wales, The Treasury, Sydney 8 March 1898
NLB/15/721Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society23 November 1897
NLB/15/882Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.8 January 1898
NLB/16/117Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the Secretary to the Admiralty, S.W.2 February 1898
NLB/15/790Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the Secretary to Admiralty, Whitehall, S.W. 3 December 1897
NLB/15/883Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Tannatt William Edgeworth David, The University, Sudney, New South Wales8 January 1898
NLB/18/118Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor T G Bonney, Fellow of the Royal Society18 January 1899
NLB/17/713Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Rear-Admiral Hugo L Pearson, Commander in Chief on the Australian Station, Sydney9 December 1898
NLB/21/42Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C. 20 July 1900
NLB/21/62Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Tannatt William Edgeworth David, The University, Sydney23 July 1900
NLB/21/195Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Tannatt William Edgeworth David, Fellow of the Royal Society 25 September 1900
NLB/23/1/323Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Tannatt William Edgeworth David, Fellow of the Royal Society25 October 1901
NLB/27/349Copy letter from the Clerk of the Royal Society, to Professor Tannatt William Edgeworth David, Fellow of the Royal Society, University of Sydney, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales17 August 1903
NLB/28/138Copy note by Robert William Frederick Harrison on the Coral Report15 January 1904
NLB/28/553Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Honorable Henry Copeland, Agent General of New South Wales, 9 Victoria Street, S.W.28 March 1904
NLB/43/614Copy letter from Secretary of the Royal Society, to Sir [Ernest] Shackleton and Professor Tannatt William Edgeworth David, Fellow of the Royal Society24 February 1911
NLB/53/601Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Tannatt ] Edgeworth David, FRS07 November 1916
NLB/63/193Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Sir Edgeworth David, K.B.E., C.M.G., FRS13 July 1922
NLB/63/58Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Dr. Vernon Kellogg, Secretary, National Research Council, 1701, Massachusetts Avenue, Washington D.C., USA16 June 1922
RR/47/12Referee's report by William Thomas Calman, on a paper 'Fossils of the late pre-cambrian (newer proterogoic) Adelaide series, South Australia' by Tannatt William Edgeworth David and Robin John Tillyard18 May 1932
NLB/69/193Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Tannatt William] Edgeworth David, K.B.E, FRS25 January 1926
NLB/69/923Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs. J. Russell and Sons, Ltd., 73 Baker Street, W118 November 1926
NLB/69/275Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Tannatt William] Edgeworth David, K.B.E, C.M.G, FRS19 February 1926
NLB/72/576Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Tannatt William] Edgeworth David, KBE, CMG, FRS2 January 1930
CD/5/8Letter from [Tannatt Williams] Edgeworth David, FRS, Geology Department of the University of Sydney; to James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; Burlington House, London3 August 1922
CD/5/4Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Wilfred Eade] Agar, FRS; Professor [William Blaxland] Benham, FRS; Sir [Tannatt William] Edgeworth David, FRS; and Sir [Walter] Baldwin Spencer, FRS16 June 1922
NLB/15/94Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Tannant Edgeworth David, [Fellow of the Royal Society]26 June 1897
NLB/15/791Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the Secretary of the London Missionary Society, 14 Blomfield Street, London Wall, E.C.3 December 1897
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