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Authorised form of nameBuchanan; Sir; George (1831 - 1895)
SurnameBuchanan
ForenamesGeorge
Dates1831 - 1895
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Myddelton Square, Islington, England (05 November 1831)
Death:
27 Woburn Square, London (05 May 1895)
Burial:
Brookwood cemetery, Woking, Surrey
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Research Field:
Public health
Education:
University College, London. MB (1854), MD (1855)
Career:
Physician, London Fever Hospital (1861-1868); general practitioner; Assistant Physician, Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street; Inspector (1869), then Medical Officer, Local Government Board (1879-1892); a fund in his memory was used to found Buchanan Medal (Royal Society)
Memberships:
MRCS (1858); FRCP (1866)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
8/06/1882
RelationshipsSon of George Adam Buchanan
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1895-1896 vol 59 pp xli-xliii signed by R T T
Royal Society codeNA6644
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
M/130Buchanan Medal of the Royal Society
EC/1882/07Buchanan, Sir George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/000638Buchanan, Sir Georgend
NLB/2/790Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr George Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society7 November 1888
NLB/3/508Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr George Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society28 June 1889
NLB/3/492Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Dr George Buchanan, [Fellow of the Royal Society]22 June 1889
NLB/3/588Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society]18 July 1889
NLB/6/413Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Michael Foster6 May 1892
NLB/3/898Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr George Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society7 November 1889
NLB/7/354Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir George Buchanan27 January 1893
NLB/10/183Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir George Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society15 October 1894
NLB/10/857Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir George Buchanan, Fellow of the Royal Society20 February 1895
NLB/11/161Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons7 May 1895
NLB/11/587Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Miss Florence Buchanan, 27 Woburn Square, W.C.29 July 1895
NLB/9/737Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Richard Thorne Thorne, Fellow of the Royal Society6 July 1894
NLB/9/736Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir George Buchanan, [Fellow of the Royal Society]6 July 1894
NLB/9/829Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the Deputy Master of the Royal Mint, E.C.18 July 1894
NLB/3/586Copy letter from [Michael Foster], to E White Wallis, The Salisbury Institute, Parkes Museum, 74a Margaret Street18 July 1889
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