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Authorised form of namePhillips; John (1800 - 1874)
SurnamePhillips
ForenamesJohn
Dates1800 - 1874
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Marden, Wiltshire, England (25 December 1800)
Death:
A staircase in All Souls' College, Oxford, Oxfordshire (24 April 1874)
ActivityResearch Field:
Geology, palaeontology
Career:
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 Medalist (Geological Society)
Memberships:
FGS (1828)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
10/04/1834
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
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
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/38/17Notes on the Drawing of Copernicus by Secchi 1856
AP/45/10On the Telescopic appearance of the Planet Mars.1863
IM/Maull/003574Phillips, John27 June 1860
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/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
RR/3/269Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'On some physical properties of ice' by John Tyndall19 March 1858
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/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/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
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/5/239Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'Numerical elements of Indian meteorology' by Hermann De Schlagintweit29 June 1863
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
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
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
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/426/565Copy letter from Edward Sabine, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Padre Secchie14 April 1856
EC/1834/21Phillips, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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