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Authorised form of nameGeikie; James Murdoch (1839 - 1915)
SurnameGeikie
ForenamesJames Murdoch
Dates1839 - 1915
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Edinburgh, Scotland (23 August 1839)
Death:
Edinburgh (01 March 1915)
ActivityResearch Field:
Geology
Education:
Edinburgh University
Career:
District Surveyor, Geological Survey of Scotland (from 1861); Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh (from 1882)
Honours:
FRSE (PRSE - elected 1913); FGS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1875
RelationshipsSon of James Stuart Geikie; younger brother of Archibald Geikie (FRS 1865)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB (MP); DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1919-1920 vol 91 pp xxxiii-xxxv signed by J H
Royal Society codeNA6443
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1875/22Geikie, James Murdoch: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/3/22Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr James Murdoch Geikie, Fellow of the Royal Society18 February 1889
NLB/18/748Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons5 May 1899
NLB/18/337Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Ramsay, Fellow of the Royal Society24 February 1899
NLB/37/727Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Dr Wilson6 May 1908
NLB/38/368Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Dr [James Hartley] Ashworth, [Fellow of the Royal Society], The University of Edinburgh22 July 1908
NLB/46/783Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Archibald Geikie, President of the Royal Society4 November 1912
RR/10/14Referee's report by James Murdoch Geikie, on a paper 'Note on the geological bearing of Mr. Davison’s paper' by Thomas George Bonney6 July 1887
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