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Authorised form of nameWallace; Alfred Russel (1823 - 1913)
SurnameWallace
ForenamesAlfred Russel
Dates1823 - 1913
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Usk, Monmouthshire (08 January 1823)
Death:
Broadstone, Dorset (07 November 1913)
ActivityResearch Field:
Natural History
Education:
LLD; DCL
Career:
English master, Collegiate School, Leicester; travelled to the Amazon with Henry Walter Bates (FRS 1881) (1848-1852)
Honours:
OM 1910
Memberships:
FLS; FZS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
1/06/1893
Medals/Prizes:
Darwin Medal 1890; Royal Medal 1868; Copley 1908
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1923-1924 vol 95 pp i-xxxv, plate, signed by E B P
References:
H J Habakkuk, 'Thomas Robert Malthus, FRS (1766-1834)' in NR 1959 vol 14 pp 99-108
C F A Pantin, 'Alfred Russel Wallace, FRS, and His Essays of 1858 and 1855' in NR 1959 vol 14 pp 67-84, plate
A Cohen, 'Roland Trimen and the merope harem' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 205-218
T Quinn, 'From Darwin and Wallace to the discovery of Invar' in NR 2005 vol 59 pp 121-123
M Bulmer, 'The theory of natural selection of Alfred Russel Wallace FRS' in NR 2005 vol 59 pp 125-136
Charles H Smit, 'Wallace, Darwin and Ternate 1858' in NR 2014, vol 68, no. 2, pp 165-170
D Cicuzza 'A rediscovery of Alfred Russel Wallace's fern collection from Borneo at the Cambridge University Herbarium' in NR 2014, vol 68, no 4, pp 403-412
Royal Society codeNA6632
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1893/15Wallace, Alfred Russel: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/4/984Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Alfred Russel Wallace13 December 1890
NLB/4/833Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Alfred Russel Wallace6 November 1890
NLB/4/942Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society4 December 1890
NLB/4/937Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Alfred Russel Wallace2 December 1890
NLB/4/943Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Alfred Russel Wallace, Parkstone, Dorset4 December 1890
NLB/6/619Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs West, Newman & Company13 June 1892
NLB/6/620Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Macmillan & Company13 June 1892
NLB/6/835Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Charles Baron Clarke, Fellow of the Royal Society20 July 1892
NLB/24/583Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Alfred Russell Wallace, Fellow of the Royal Society4 June 1902
NLB/34/237Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Alfred Wallace, Fellow of the Royal Society, Broadstone, Wimborne14 December 1906
NLB/34/614Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur Russel Wallace, Fellow of the Royal Society15 February 1907
NLB/34/571Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Alfred Russell Wallace, Fellow of the Royal Society8 February 1907
NLB/37/728Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to The Secretaries The Linnean Society5 May 1908
NLB/39/185Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr A [Alfred] R [Russel] Wallace, OM, Fellow of the Royal Society8 December 1908
NLB/38/739Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr Alfred Russel Wallace, Fellow of the Royal Society29 October 1908
NLB/65/325Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Edward Bagnall] Poulton, FRS12 October 1923
NLB/65/435Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Edward Bagnall] Poulton, FRS31 October 1923
NLB/6/588Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Charles Baron Clarke, Fellow of the Royal Society8 June 1892
NLB/7/961Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster3 June 1893
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