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Authorised form of nameMantell; Gideon Algernon (1790 - 1852)
SurnameMantell
ForenamesGideon Algernon
Dates1790 - 1852
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
The parish of St John-sub-Castro, Lewes, Sussex, England (03 February 1790)
Death:
London (10 November 1852)
ActivityResearch Field:
Geology
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
24/11/1825
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1849
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1850-1854 vol 6 pp 252-256
References:
Garry J Tee, 'Relics of Davy and Faraday in New Zealand' in NR 1998 vol 52 pp 93-102
Michael D Crane, 'Samuel Stutchbury (1798-1859), Naturalist and Geologist' in NR 1982-83 vol 37 pp 189-200
Roy M MacLeod, 'Of Medals and Men: A Reward System in Victorian Science 1826-1914' in NR 1971 vol 26 pp 81-105
Dennis Dean, Gideon Mantell and the discovery of dinosaurs (Cambridge University Press, 1999)
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/44386238
Royal Society codeNA7470
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1825/08Mantell, Gideon Algernon: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/002954Mantell, Gideon Algernonnd
IM/002952Mantell, Gideon Algernon2002
P/0087Portrait of Mantell, Gideon
MS/709/37Letter from Gideon Mantell, Castle Place, to James Sowerby, 2 Mead Place, Lambeth, Surrey19 April 1817
IM/002953Mantell, Gideon Algernonnd
IM/000536Mantell, Gideon AlgernonFebruary 2003
IM/002951Mantell, Gideon Algernonnd
AP/32/16On the geographical distribution of the Bulimi, a group of terrestrial Mollusca; and on the modification of their calcifying functions, according to the local physical conditions in which the species occur20 February 1850
RR/2/146Referee's report by Robert Edmond Grant, on a paper 'Supplementary observations on the structure of the Belemnite and Belemnoteuthis' by Gideon Algernon Mantell5 June 1850
RR/1/162Referee's report by William Henry Fitton, on a paper 'Memoir on a portion of the lower jaw of the iguanodon, and on the remains of the hylaeosaurus and other saurians, discovered in the strata of Tilgate Forest, in Sussex' by Gideon Algernon Mantell10 May 1841
MS/251/31Letter from Gideon Algernon Mantell, Castle Place, to [William Buckland]15 June 1829
RR/2/144Referee's report by Edward Forbes, on two papers 'On the Pelorosaurus; an undescribed gigantic terrestrial reptile whose remains are associated with those of the Iguanodon and other saurians in the strata of Tilgate Forest, in Sussex' and 'Supplementary observations on the structure of the Belemnite and Belemnoteuthis' by Gideon Algernon Mantell21 May 1850
MS/251/30Letter from Gideon Algernon Mantell, Castle Place, to [William Buckland]3 June 1829
RR/1/161Referee's report by Charles Lyell and Edward Forbes, on a paper 'Observations on some belemnites and other fossil remains of Cephalopoda, discovered by Mr. Reginald Neville Mantell, C. E. in the Oxford clay near Trowbridge, in Wiltshire' by Gideon Algernon MantellJuly 1848
MS/426/213Copy letter from S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to G A [Gideon Algernon] Mantell3 July 1846
MS/426/335Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Gideon Algernon] Mantell 21 July 1848
IM/002955Mantell, Gideon Algernonnd
IM/002956Mantell, Gideon Algernonnd
RR/2/263Referee's report by Gideon Algernon Mantell, on a paper 'Investigations into the structure and development of the scales and bones of fishes' by William Crawford Williamson2 July 1850
MS/251/22Letter from Gideon Algernon Mantell, Castle Place, Lewes, to William Buckland, President of the Geological Society, 20 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London16 June 1825
MS/251/29Letter from Gideon Algernon Mantell, Castle Place, to William Buckland, Somerset House, London12 May 1829
RR/2/145Referee's report by Robert Edmond Grant, on a paper 'On the Pelorosaurus; an undescribed gigantic terrestrial reptile whose remains are associated with those of the Iguanodon and other saurians in the strata of Tilgate Forest, in Sussex' by Gideon Algernon Mantell4 June 1850
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