Authorised form of nameGray; Edward Whitaker (1748 - 1806)
Dates1748 - 1806
Date of birth1748
Place of deathBritish Museum, London
Date of death27 December 1806
MD (1778, King's College, Aberdeen)
Librarian, College of Physicians; Keeper of the departments of Natural History and of Antiquities, British Museum
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election11/02/1779
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
Sec 1797-1806
Croonian 1785 and 1786
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Extra-Licentiate College of Physicians (1773)
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA7238
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
P/0054Portrait of Gray, Edward Whitakerc 1800
NLB/6/740Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr W Dyer, 8 Orchard Street, Portman Square, W.6 July 1892
NLB/6/728Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to G H Wallis4 July 1892
MS/391/190Bond of Edward Whitaker Gray to the Treasurer of the Royal Society4 March 1779
L&P/10/148Paper, 'Account of the earthquake felt in various parts of England 18 November 1795' by Edward Whitaker Gray1796
L&P/9/11Paper, 'Effects of different kinds of salts applied at stimulants on the muscles [Croonian Lecture, 1786]' by Edward Whitaker Gray1786
L&P/8/158Paper, 'On Haller's theory of muscular motion [Croonian Lecture for 1785]' by Edward Whitaker Gray1785
L&P/9/75Paper, 'Observations on the manner in which glass is charged and discharged with electric fluid' by Edward Whitaker Gray1788
IM/001750Gray, Edward Whitakernd
EC/1778/22Gray, Edward Whitaker: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/1/202Letter from Edward Hawkins, [Keeper of Antiquities at the] British Museum, to [Davies Gilbert] President of the Royal Society and to the Council3 March 1830
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
L&P/9/107Paper, 'Observations on the class of animals called by Linnaeus, amphibia; particularly on the means of distinguishing those serpents which are venomous from those which are not so' by Edward Whitaker Gray1788
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