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Authorised form of nameMeldola; Raphael (1849 - 1915)
SurnameMeldola
ForenamesRaphael
Dates1849 - 1915
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Islington, London, England (19 July 1849)
Death:
London (16 November 1915)
Burial:
Sephardi Jewish cemetery, Hendon, Middlesex
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry, biology, science administration, natural history
Education:
Royal College of Chemistry, London
Career:
Worked in the private laboratory of John Stenhouse (FRS 1848); Lecturer, Royal College of Science (1872); assisted in Norman Lockyer with spectroscopy; in charge of British Eclipse Expedition to the Nicobar Islands (1875); Professor of Chemistry, Technical College, Finsbury (1885); studied entomology
Memberships:
FRAS; FIC; FCS (Lond and Berl); MPS; M Geological Association; MAnthropological Inst; Entomological Society
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1886
Medals/Prizes:
Davy Medal 1913
Council:
VP 1914-1915
RelationshipsOnly son of Samuel Meldola; married (1886) Ella Frederica, daughter of Dr Maurice Davis MD of London
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB (MP); DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1916-1917 vol 93 pp xxix-xxxii, plate, signed by W A T, xxxii-xxxvii signed by E B P
References:
A Cohen, 'Roland Trimen and the merope harem' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 205-218
Notes:
Citation 2 is a continuation on a separate piece of paper, numbered Cert XI 106a
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/44415618
Royal Society codeNA6839
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
M/129Meldola Medal of the Royal Institute of Chemistry
EC/1886/10Meldola, Raphael: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/003055Meldola, Raphaelnd
MM/15/82Copy of an excerpt from the minutes of the Royal Society's Evolution Committee15 February 1900
MM/15/99Letter from Raphael Meldola to the Royal Society22 January 1900
MS/499/5Letter from Raphael Meldola, 6 Brunswick Square to R. Harrison regarding the development of the Sylvester medal fund13 January 1898
P/0089Portrait of Meldola, Raphaelc 1900
NLB/18/8Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Jean] Albert Gaudrey [Gaudry], Foreign Member of the Royal Society, Membre de l'Institut, 7 bis rue des Saints-Peres, Paris[21 December 1898]
NLB/2/952Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society11 January 1889
NLB/5/195Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society, 6 Brunswick Square, W.E.11 April 1891
NLB/5/160Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society6 April 1891
NLB/19/108Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society22 June 1899
NLB/18/38Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor R Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society3 January 1899
NLB/7/705Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society 12 April 1893
NLB/18/49Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison], to an unknown correspondent5 January 1899
NLB/8/1018Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society10 February 1894
NLB/8/1005Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society9 February 1894
NLB/12/817Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society and President of the Entomological Society12 May 1896
NLB/52/419Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Edward Bagnall Poulton, FRS6 December 1915
NLB/14/827Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Charles Lapworth, Fellow of the Royal Society26 May 1897
NLB/14/828Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Benjamin Stone, Minster for Parliament, House of Commons, S.W.26 May 1897
NLB/18/35Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor R Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society2 January 1899
NLB/15/64Copy telegram from an unknown correspondent, to Dr Frankland, Professor James Alfred Ewing, Professor Fletcher, William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, and Professor Raphael Meldola[17 June 1897]
NLB/17/569Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to H R Tedder, Athenaeum Club, Pall Mall, S.W.21 November 1898
RR/15/284Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'On a suggested relation between the refractive indices of pure metals and their molecular constants' by W WilliamsApril 1901
NLB/19/206Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society12 July 1899
NLB/15/73Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Mr Raphael Meldola, 6 Brunswick Square, W.C.[June 1897]
RR/16/389Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'The theory of the photographic process: on the chemical dynamics of development' by S E Sheppard and C E K Mees21 January 1905
NLB/15/186Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society12 July 1897
NLB/16/7Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor R Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society12 January 1898
NLB/16/22Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Italian Ambassador13 January 1898
NLB/15/706Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldoa, Fellow of the Royal Society20 November 1897
NLB/22/277Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Raphael] Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society3 April 1901
NLB/19/530Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society26 October 1899
NLB/15/727Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society26 November 1897
NLB/17/777Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society19 December 1898
NLB/17/250Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society22 September 1898
NLB/18/135Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor R Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society23 January 1899
NLB/17/503Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Archibald Geikie, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 November 1898
NLB/18/11Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society22 December 1898
NLB/18/699Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society24 April 1899
NLB/18/755Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Professor Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society 8 May 1899
NLB/19/38Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Riley, Britannia Works, Banbury6 June 1899
NLB/19/165Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society4 July 1899
NLB/52/372Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Harrison & Sons18 November 1915
MS/499/8Letter from Raphael Meldola, 6 Brunswick Square to A.B. Kempe accompanying the first dividend cheque from the Sylvester medal fund26 September 1899
NLB/19/303Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society28 July 1899
NLB/19/384Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society11 September 1899
NLB/18/750Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to V H Veley, Fellow of the Royal Society, 20 Broadmore Road, Oxford4 May 1899
NLB/19/417Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society27 September 1899
NLB/19/481Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldona, Fellow of the Royal Society11 October 1899
NLB/19/794Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, [Fellow of the Royal Society]20 December 1899
NLB/20/48Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society22 January 1900
NLB/20/510Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society10 May 1900
NLB/20/431Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society25 April 1900
NLB/21/57Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society20 July 1900
NLB/30/344Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldoa, Fellow of the Royal Society8 March 1905
NLB/25/769Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society, 6 Brunswick Square, W.C. 22 December 1902
NLB/25/853Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society, 6 Brunswick Square, W.C.12 January 1903
NLB/32/86Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the President, International Congress of Applied Chemistry, Via Panisperna 89, Rome21 December 1905
NLB/31/662Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society27 October 1905
NLB/32/826Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1906
NLB/43/544Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society8 February 1911
NLB/35/808Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society18 July 1907
NLB/36/369Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society19 October 1907
NLB/35/818Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society19 July 1907
NLB/36/720Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society6 December 1907
NLB/37/690Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr M [Martin] O [Onslow] Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society1 May 1908
NLB/39/668Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor R [Raphael] Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society22 February 1909
NLB/40/222Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor R [Raphael] Medola FRS3 May 1909
NLB/41/319Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society20 November 1909
NLB/43/573Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society14 February 1911
NLB/42/506Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor R [Raphael] Meldola FRS 24 June 1910
NLB/46/223Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Profesor Raphael Medola, Fellow of the Royal Society27 June 1912
NLB/46/111Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society11 June 1912
NLB/43/288Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society5 December 1910
NLB/46/677Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society15 October 1912
NLB/51/601Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor Raphael Medola FRS4 May 1915
NLB/52/393Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Secretary of the Chemical Sectional Committee25 November 1915
NLB/55/575Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mrs. [Raphael] Meldola17 June 1918
NLB/52/421Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Augustus Tilden, FRS6 December 1915
NLB/52/636Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Edward Bagnall Poulton, FRS2 February 1916
RR/17/260Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'The action of chlorine upon urea whereby a dichloro urea is produced' by Frederick Daniel ChattawayJune 1908
NLB/52/631Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Edward Bagnall Poulton, FRS31 January 1916
RR/17/98Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'The theory of photographic processes, Part III: The latent image and its destruction. (Abridged account.)' by S E Sheppard and Charles Edward Kenneth Mees[October 1906]
NLB/54/105Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Mrs [Pusima] Meldola 8 February 1917
RR/20/89Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'Application of the electron theory to organic chemistry - Part I - Absorption Spectra' by W P McCleland and E PurvisJuly 1913
RR/20/155Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'Synthesis of the anhydrides of a-aminoacyl glucosamines' by Charles Weizmann and Arthur HopwoodApril 1913
RR/21/116Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'On the origin of the absorption spectra of certain types of organic compounds' by N P McCleland[February 1914]
NLB/53/231Copy letter from [William Bate] Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Edward Bagnall] Poulton, FRS05 June 1916
NLB/53/536Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Edward Bagnall] Poulton, FRS25 October 1916
RR/10/72Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'An enquiry into the cause and extent of a special colour-relation between certain exposed lepidopterous pupae and the surfaces immediately surround them' by Edward Bagnall Poulton3 March 1887
RR/10/338Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'On the British earthquakes of 1889' by Charles Davison14 July 1890
RR/11/157Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'Alimentary canal of Portia brassicae' by A B Griffiths19 May 1892
MOB/072Regency memorial clock1916
IM/003054Meldola, Raphaelnd
NLB/6/468Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society18 May 1892
RR/16/316Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'Further observations on the germination of the seeds of the castor oil plant (ricinus communis)' by Joseph Reynolds Green and Henry Jackson6 May 1905
NLB/15/436Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1897
RR/11/154Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'Composition of haemocyanin' by A B Griffiths31 March 1892
NLB/8/1028Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Henry Woodward, Fellow of the Royal Society12 February 1894
NLB/16/460Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor A Vassilief, Universite, Karyan, Russia6 April 1898
RR/17/169Referee's report by Raphael Meldola, on a paper 'Nitrification in acid soils' by Alfred Daniel Hall, N H J Miller and C T Gimingham[February 1908]
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