Charles Galvan

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Timeline[edit]

Date Details
1855 Joined Survey (Ireland) as Fossil Collector 16th January.
1870 Retired in July. Died July 15th.

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/DC/A/C/6/167 C Galvan: Letter of appointment.
GSM/DC/A/C/7/241 C Galvan: Letter on pay rise.
GSM/DC/A/C/8/196,199,203 C Galvan: Letter on ill health.
GSM/DC/A/C/8/196,208 C Galvan: Letters from E. Hull to R.I. Murchison about illness and death of Galvan.
GSM/DC/A/C/8/208 C Galvan: Letter on his death.

Other information[edit]

Mention of Galvan in an article by Miguel DeArce, Nigel T. Monaghan and Patrick N. Wyse Jackson

"In the same paper, Baily also mentioned other names of people involved in the Jarrow find, such as Mr Charles Galvan, one of the fossil collectors of the Geological Survey of Ireland, which caused Huxley to give his name to one of the new species, Keraterpeton galvani..."" from: The uneasy correspondence between T. H. Huxley and E. P. Wright on fossil vertebrates found in Jarrow, Co. Kilkenny (1865–67) Miguel DeArce, Nigel T. Monaghan and Patrick N. Wyse Jackson Published:16 March 2011. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsnr.2010.0081