Frederick William Rudler

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Date Details
1840 Born.
1861 Appointed Assistant Curator.
1876 Resigned.
1876-1879 Lecturer in Natural Science, Aberystwyth.
1879 Appointed Assistant Curator and Librarian, and Registrar (R.S.M.).
1887-1889 President Geologists' Association.
1902 I.S.O.
1903 Lyell Medal.
1902 Retired.
1915 Died.

Positions held 9(as listed in Karen’s Cabinet of Curiosities November 2017, see below for link)[edit]

1869 Assistant Secretary and sub-editor for Journal, Ethnological Society, London; joined the British Association (1872-79 Secretary of the Association’s Anthropological Department and 1880 President of the same)

1870 Fellow of the Geological Society (Lyell Medal 1903)

1871 Fellow of the Anthropological Institute (1873 elected Council member; 1875 Director, jointly with Edward Brabrook; 1880-81 Vice President, 1898-99 President)

1874 Joined the Geologists’ Association (1887-89 President)

1888 Honorary Treasurer at the Fourth Session of the International Geological Congress, London

1901 Chairman of the Conference of Delegates of Corresponding Societies, British Association

1903 President of the Essex Field Club

1904 President of the S E Union of Scientific Societies

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Geologists Magazine 1915, p 142.

Q.J.G.S. 1915, p. lviii.

Frederick William Rudler — Wikipedia article

Frederick William Rudler Northern Mine Reserach Society (from Vol. 24, Trans I.M.M., 1914-15, p.513)

Rudler, Frederick William. (1840 - 1915) Mineralogical Record

Karen’s Cabinet of Curiosities November 2017 Blog article. Aberystwyth Univeristy School of Art, Museum & Galleries

Further biographical references (listed in the Mineralogical Record above)

American Journal of Science: 3rd Series, 189 (1915), 326.

BBA: I 953, 244-247; II 1745, 99.

Cleevely, World Palæontological Collections, 1983: 251.

Geological Magazine: 2 (December 6, 1915), 142-4, portrait.

Lambrecht & Quenstedt, Catalogus, 1938: 371.

Mineralogical Magazine: 17 (1916), 368.

Nature: 94 (1915), 621.

Quarterly Journal of Geological Society of London: 59 (1903), xli-xliii & 71 (1915), lviii-lix.

Sarjeant, Geologists, 1980: 3, 2012. • Science: 41 (1915), 284.

WBI.

Publications[edit]

Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Survey publications[edit]

De La Beche, H.T. ; Reeks, T. ; Rudler, F.W. ; Geological Museum (1876). Catalogue of specimens illustrative of the composition and manufacture of British pottery and porcelain, from the occupation of Britain by the Romans to the present time. 3rd edition by T.Reeks & F.W.Rudler. London : Museum of Practical Geology.

Reeks, T. ; Rudler, F.W. (1871). Catalogue of specimens in the Museum of Practical Geology, illustrative of the composition and manufacture of British pottery and porcelain, from the occupation of Britain by the Romans to the present time (2nd edition). London : HMSO.

Reeks, T. ; Rudler, F.W. (1876). Catalogue of specimens in the Museum of Practical Geology, illustrative of the composition and manufacture of British pottery and porcelain, from the occupation of Britain by the Romans to the present time (3rd edition). London : HMSO.

Smyth, W.W. ; Reeks, T. ; Rudler, F.W. ; Geological Museum (1864). A catalogue of the mineral collections in the Museum of Practical Geology, with introductory and explanatory remarks. London : HMSO.

Hunt, R. ; Rudler, F.W. (1867). A descriptive guide to the Museum of Practical Geology, with notices of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom, the Royal School of Mines and the Mining Record Office (3rd edition revised and partly re-written). London : HMSO.

Hunt, R. ; Rudler, F.W. ; Geological Museum (1877). A descriptive guide to the Museum of Practical Geology, with notices of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom, the Royal School of Mines, and the Mining Record Office. 4th edition revised and partly re-written. London : HMSO.

Holmes, T.V. ; Cole, W. ; Newton, E.T. ; Rudler, F.W. ; Bennett, F.J. ; Woodward, H.B. ; Spurrell, F.C.J. The Essex deneholes : being report of the denehole exploration at Hangman's Wood, Grays, in 1884 and 1887 : Essex Naturalist XII 1887 p225-280 maps.

Rudler, F.W. ; Geological Museum (1905). A handbook to a collection of the minerals of the British Islands, mostly selected from the Ludlam Collection in the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street, London, SW. London : HMSO.

Rudler, F.W. ; Geological Museum (1893). Handbook to the collection of British pottery and porcelain, in the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street, London, SW. London : Museum of Practical Geology.

External publications[edit]

Rudler, F.W. (1887). Excursion of the Geologists' Association to Cornwall - Monday, August 8th, to Saturday, August 13th, 1887. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association Vol. X pt/no 4 (1887) p. 1-24 (1887) ; p. 1-24.

Rudler, F.W. Excursion to Cornwall : Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 10(4) 1889 p.196-216.

Hunt, R. ; Rudler, F.W. ; Ure, A. (1872). Ure's dictionary of arts, manufactures, and mines containing a clear exposition of their principles and practice. 6th ed. London : Longmans, Green & Co..

Hunt, R. ; Rudler, F.W. ; Ure, A. (1878). Ure's dictionary of arts, manufactures, and mines containing a clear exposition of their principles and practice; [with supplement]. 7th ed. London : Longmans, Green & Co..

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/BA/A/2 Letters relating to the Department of Practical Science and Art, Council on Education and Board of Education 56 Letters including letters to Archibal Geikie, Trenham Reeks and F W Rudler
GSM/DC/A/C/8/402-404,407 A C Ramsay: Letters on leave of absence for Rudler.
GSM/DC/A/C/19/84 T H Huxley: Letters to F W. Rudler about J Percy
GSM/DR/Ge/A/5 Correspondence on various matters: letters to J.Craik, J.Evans, F.H.Hatch, J.Horne, D.R.Irvine, B.N.Peach (225 items); C.W.Peach, A C Ramsay, T.Reeks, F.W.Rudler, A.Strahan, W.Topley, and W.W.Watts; also some letters to Geikie.
GSM/DR/Ra/A/2 Correspondence of A.Ramsey in various matters. Includes letters to Aveline (396), W.H.Baily, H.T.De la Beche, H.B.Donnelly, J.B.Jukes, Murchison, B.N. Peach, T.Reeks, F.W.Rudler and J.W.Salter.
Ref No Title Description
GSM/BA/A/2 Letters relating to the Department of Practical Science and Art, Council on Education and Board of Education 56 Letters including letters to Archibal Geikie, Trenham Reeks and F W Rudler
GSM/DC/A/C/8/402-404,407 A C Ramsay: Letters on leave of absence for Rudler.
GSM/DC/A/C/19/84 T H Huxley: Letters to F W. Rudler about J Percy
GSM/DR/Ge/A/5 Correspondence on various matters: letters to J.Craik, J.Evans, F.H.Hatch, J.Horne, D.R.Irvine, B.N.Peach (225 items); C.W.Peach, A C Ramsay, T.Reeks, F.W.Rudler, A.Strahan, W.Topley, and W.W.Watts; also some letters to Geikie.
GSM/DR/Ra/A/2 Correspondence of A.Ramsey in various matters. Includes letters to Aveline (396), W.H.Baily, H.T.De la Beche, H.B.Donnelly, J.B.Jukes, Murchison, B.N. Peach, T.Reeks, F.W.Rudler and J.W.Salter.

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