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Authorised form of namePhillips; John (1800 - 1874)
Dates1800 - 1874
NationalityBritish
Place of birthMarden, Wiltshire, England
Date of birth25 December 1800
Place of deathA staircase in All Souls' College, Oxford, Oxfordshire
Date of death24 April 1874
Research fieldGeology
Palaeontology
ActivityCareer:
Professor of Geology, King's College London (1834); Professor of Geology , Trinity College, Dublin (1844-1853); Curator of New Museum, Oxford (1957); Keeper of Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (1854-1870); Wollaston Medallist (Geological Society)
Memberships:
FGS (1828)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election10/04/1834
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/96438541
Royal Society codeNA7560
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/21/21Obituary of John Phillips in 'The Graphic'23 May 1874
IM/003575Phillips, Johnnd
AP/46/2Unpublished paper, 'Experimental researches on spontaneous generation' by Gilbert W [William] Child1864
MS/710/83Letter from John Phillips, York, to Robert Were Fox, Falmouth2 April 1836
MM/21/19Letter from John Phillips 22 November 1866
MS/710/84Letter from John Phillips, Royal Hotel, Manchester, to Robert Were Fox2 November 1840
MM/21/20Letter from John Phillips to the Sir Edward Sabine, President, Royal Society27 December 1867
AP/38/17Paper, 'Notes on the drawing of Copernicus presented to the Royal Society by Secchi' by John Philips1856
AP/45/10Paper, 'On the telescopic appearance of the planet Mars' by John Phillips1863
IM/Maull/003574Phillips, John27 June 1860
MS/119/1/38Letter from John Phillips to Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin5 August 1857
RR/3/269Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'On some physical properties of ice' by John Tyndall19 March 1858
RR/4/268Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'On the physical phenomena of glaciers - Part I - Observations on the mer de glace' by John Tyndall28 October 1859
RR/5/239Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'Numerical elements of Indian meteorology' by Hermann De Schlagintweit29 June 1863
RR/1/103Letter from John Phillips, on a paper 'An account of some observations made on the depth of rain which falls in the same localities at different altitudes in the hilly districts of Lancashire, Cheshire and Derbyshire' by S C Homersham19 June 1843
RR/7/336Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'On the comparative value of certain geological ages (or groups of formations) considered as items of geological time' by Andrew Crombie Ramsay26 March 1874
MS/426/174Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to John Phillips Eqs20 December 1845
MS/426/177Copy letter from C R W [Charles Richard Weld], the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to John Phillips Esq, York22 December 1845
MS/119/1/39Letter from John Phillips, Royal Institution, Liverpool to Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin21 August 1837
RR/2/161Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'On the meteorology of the English Lake District, including the results of observations on the fall of rain at various heights, up to 3166 feet above the sea-level' by John Fletcher Miller30 May 1852
EC/1834/21Phillips, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/2/158Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'On the meteorology of the Lake District of Cumberland and Westmoreland, including the results of experiments on the fall of rain at various heights, up to 3166 feet above the sea-level.—Fourth paper, for the year 1850' by John Fletcher Miller17 April 1851
RR/3/267Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'On the structure and motion of glaciers' by John Tyndall and Thomas Henry Huxley16 March 1857
RR/4/269Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'On the veined structure of glaciers; with observations upon white ice-seams, air-bubbles and dirt-bands, and remarks upon glacier theories' by John Tyndall10 May 1859
RR/5/110Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'On the joint-systems of Ireland and Cornwall, and their mechanical origin' by Samuel Haughton6 June 1864
RR/1/104Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'An account of some observations made on the depth of rain which falls in the same localities at different altitudes in the hilly districts of Lancashire, Cheshire and Derbyshire' by S C Homersham17 June 1843
MC/5/76Letter from John Phillips, St Mary's Lodge, York, to the Royal Society21 December 1852
MC/5/258Letter from John Phillips, Assistant General Secretary at the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Magdalen Bridge, Oxford, to [George Gabriel Stokes and William Sharpey], the Secretaries of the Royal Society1 September 1856
MS/426/565Copy letter from Edward Sabine, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Padre Secchie14 April 1856
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
MC/7/45Letter from John Phillips to [Sir Edward] Sabine, [President of the Royal Society]6 April 1864
MC/7/128Letter from John Phillips, Oxford, to W [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]25 October 1864
MC/7/314Letter from John Phillips, University Museum Oxford, to [William Sharpey and George Gabriel Stokes], Secretaries of the Royal Society27 March 1866
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
RR/6/102Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'Researches on solar physics. Heliographical positions and areas of sun-spots observed with the Kew photoheliograph during the years 1862 and 1863' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy17 August 1868
MS/119/1/32Letter from John Phillips, St Clair's, Ryde, Isle of Wight to Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin23 July 1837
MS/119/1/31Letter from John Phillips, Birmingham to Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin4 July 1837
MC/9/385Letter from John Phillips, University Museum, Oxford, to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]6 June 1872
MC/9/381Letter from John Phillips, Oxford, to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]2 June 1872
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
MC/10/80Letter from John Phillips, Oxford, to the Royal Society5 March 1874
MC/10/153Letter from J MacRertick, Associate of King's College London and Member of Geologists' Association of London, 4 Banstollah Lane, Government Place, Calcutta, East Indies, to the Secretary of the Royal Society, London2 October 1874
MS/119/1/33Letter from John Phillips, Magdalen Bridge, Oxford to Humphrey Lloyd14 June 1858
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
AP/45/10/2Unpublished letter, regarding 'On the telescopic appearance of the planet Mars' from James Nasmyth to John Phillips20 January 1863
AP/45/10/4Unpublished letter, regarding 'On the telescopic appearance of the planet Mars' from John Phillips to James Nasmyth14 February 1863
AP/46/2/1Unpublished manuscript, 'Experimental researches on spontaneous generation' by Gilbert W [William] Child1864
AP/46/2/3Unpublished letter, regarding 'Experimental researches on spontaneous generation' from John Phillips to the Secretary of the Royal Society23 May 1864
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