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Biographical sketch of Hugh Falconer, A.M., M.D

by Charles Murchison

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Published by [publisher not identified] in [London] .
Written in English

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  • Paleontologists

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    Statementby Charles Murchison
    The Physical Object
    Pagination300 pages :
    Number of Pages300
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    Open LibraryOL26291453M

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Title. Palaeontological memoirs and notes of H. Falconer, with a biographical sketch of the author. Vol. I, II A.M.

By. Falconer, Hugh, Hugh Falconer MD FRS (29 February – 31 January [1]) was a Scottish geologist, botanist, palaeontologist, and paleoanthropologist. He studied the flora, fauna, and geology of India, Assam, and Burma, and was the first to suggest the modern evolutionary theory of punctuated equilibrium.

Palæontological memoirs and notes of the late Hugh Falconer. With a biographical sketch of the author by Hugh Falconer (Book) 18 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Falconer performed his most recognized work in India, a place he was transported to by the British East India Company in (see biographical sketch). He is remembered, if at all, for his work on the mammalian fauna of the Siwalik (also spelled Sivalik in some texts) Hills (see for example Mayor p.

Chakrabarti p. 72, Gould Explore the Wellcome Library's digitised books, archives, manuscripts, film and sound, paintings, posters and more. Biographical sketch of Hugh Falconer, A.M., M.D; C. Correspondence and editorial comments on the points at issue between Dr.

Tweedie & Dr. Murchison concerning identical passages in their respective works on fever. Hugh Falconer MD FRS (29 February – 31 January ) was a Scottish geologist, botanist, palaeontologist, and studied the flora, fauna, and geology of India, Assam, and Burma, and was the first to suggest the modern evolutionary theory of punctuated was the first to discover the Siwalik fossil beds, and may also have been the first person to Doctoral advisor: Robert Jameson.

Hugh Falconer was born in Forres, in Moray. He graduated in natural history from Aberdeen University inand then studied medicine at Edinburgh University, where he also pursued his interests in botany and geology.

He graduated with a medical degree from Edinburgh in and the following year took up a post as an assistant surgeon with the British East India Company, first in Bengal. In Hugh Falconer graduated at the University of Aberdeen, where he studied natural history.

He later studied medicine in the University of Edinburgh, taking the degree of M.D. in During this period he attended the botanical classes of Prof. Graham (), and those on geology by Prof. Robert Jameson, the teacher of Charles. The Falconer Museum’s collection of Hugh Falconer’s letters are mostly concerned with aspects of his scientific research and thought.

But a number of the most remarkable letters in the collection concern Falconer’s time in India (beginning in ) when he writes with vivid frankness revealing “ the pressures and strains of remote postings under an insensitive bureaucracy.”.

Hugh Falconer MD FRS (29 Februar – 31 Januar ) wis a Scots geologist, botanist, palaeontologist, an paleoanthropologist. References [ eedit | eedit soorce ] Born: 29 FebruarForres, Scotland. Get this from a library. Palæontological memoirs and notes of the late Hugh Falconer, A.M., M.D. with a biographical sketch of the author.

[Hugh Falconer; Charles Murchison]. Works []. Fauna Antiqua Sivalensis, being the Fossil Zoology of the Sewalik Hills, in the North of India, Part I, Proboscidea, with Proby Thomas Cautley (external scan) Palæontological memoirs and notes of the late Hugh Falconer, edited, with a biographical sketch, by Charles Murchison, M.D., 2 vols., (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2).

Dr Falconer’s botanical notes, with coloured drawings of Kashmir and Indian plants, have been deposited in the library at Kew Gardens, and his Palaeontological Memoirs and Notes, comprising all his papers read before learned societies, have been edited, with a biographical sketch, by Charles Murchison, M.D.

(London, ).Many reminiscences of Dr Falconer, and a portrait of. HUGH FALCONER (), British palaeontologist and botanist, descended from an old Scottish family, was born at Forres on the 29th of February In he graduated at Aberdeen, where he manifested a taste for the study of natural history.

He afterwards studied medicine in the university of Edinburgh, taking the degree of M.D. in ; during this period he zealously attended the. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.

Falconer's letter of 10 May to the Geological Society informing them of the Brixham Cave site is included in Volume II of the Palaeontological Memoirs, together with his report on the results of the cave excavations delivered on 9 September. Hugh 1, × 2,; MB Palaeontological memoirs and notes of H.

Falconer, with a biographical sketch of the author (Vol. I, Plate 1) ().jpg 1, × 2,; KBCountry of citizenship: United Kingdom of Great Britain. Douglas Hugh Falconer. This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”.

Dr Hugh Falconer Hill & Adamson (Scottish, active - ) × cm (14 11/16 × 10 1/2 in.) XM Open Content images tend to be large in file-size. First Edition of the collected paleontological works, both published and previously unpublished, of the Scottish geologist and botanist Hugh Falconer, whose extensive studies of India's fossil mammals earned him and his colleague Proby Cautley the London Author: Hugh Falconer.Hugh Falconer (–), Scottish palaeontologist, geologist and botanist.

IPNI standard form: Falc. Taxon names authored (List may be incomplete) 4 taxon names authored by Hugh Falconer.Hugh Falconer was born on month dayat birth place, to Hugh Falconer and Mary Falconer. Hugh married Lucia Thomrnia Falconer on month dayat age 18 at marriage place.

They had 8 children: Cora Falconer, Maude May Jeanette Berwick and 6 other children.