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Timeline

Date Details
1911 Born
1934 Geologist

Biographies and obituaries

[Anon.] Obituary - Charles Findlay Davidson. Born in 1911, died 1st November 1967. Proceedings of the Geologists' Asociation v. 79 (2) 1968.

Dunham, K.C. Obituary - Charles Findlay Davidson (1911-1967). Proceedings of the Geological Society of London Pt. 1651 1969.

Publications

Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Horne, J.E.T. ; Davidson, C.F. ; Geological Survey and Museum. Atomic Energy Division. The age of the mineralization of the Witwatersrand : Geological Survey & Museum, Atomic Energy Division, Report 170, 1954 [ii],20p + figs. (MRAG Report, Mineral Resources Series; WF/AG/54/170).

Horne, J.E.T. ; Davidson, C.F. (1955). The age of the mineralization of the Witwatersrand. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain no.10 ; Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain no.10 1955 p.58-73 (1955) ; p.58-73.

Davidson, C.F. ; Horne, J.E.T. (1952). The age of the mineralogy of the Witwatersrand. British Geological Survey.

Davidson, C.F. The archaean rocks of the Rodil district, south Harris, Outer Hebrides : Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 61 1944 p.71-112.

Davidson, C.F. (1935). A boring at St. Fort, Fifeshire. Transactions and Proceedings of the Perthshire Society of Natural Science Vol 9 pt/no 5 (1935) p 167-169 (1935) ; p 167-169.

Haldane, D. ; Eyles, V.A. ; Davidson, C.F. (1940). Diatomite : Wartime Pamphlet of the Geological Survey of Great Britain No 5. (Wartime pamphlet (Geological Survey of Great Britain); 5). London : Geological Survey and Museum.

Davidson, C.F. Dr. W.F.P.McLintock : [obituary]. Nature 186(4720) 1960 p.200.

North, F.J. ; Davidson, C.F. ; Swinton, W.E. ; Museums Association (1941). Geology in the museum. Oxford : Pub. for the Museums association by the Oxford university press.

Davidson, C.F. (1937). The geology of the Coronation Stone : Reprinted from: Transations of the Perthshire Society of Natural Science IX(VI) 1937 p210-212. (1937).

Davidson, C.F. ; Bowie, S.H.U. (1955). Methods of prospecting for uranium and thorium : Mining Magazine 93(3) 1955 p.137-141. (1955).

Peacock, A.D. ; Smith, E.P. ; Davidson, C.F. (1934-35). The natural history of south Rona. The Scottish Naturalist (1934-35) p 113-163, 1-60 (1934-35) ; p 113-163, 1-60.

Davidson, C.F. ; Cosgrove, M.E. (1955). On the impersistence of uraninite as a detrital mineral. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain no.10 ; Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain no.10 1955 p.74-80 (1955) ; p.74-80.

Davidson, C.F. ; Cosgrove, M.E. (1953). On the non-survival of uraninite as a detrital mineral. British Geological Survey.

Ponsford, D.R.A. ; Davidson, C.F. (1953). On the occurrence of uranium in coals. British Geological Survey.

Davidson, C.F. ; Atkin, D. ; Geological Survey and Museum. Atomic Energy Division. On the occurrence of uranium in phosphate rock : Geological Survey & Museum, Atomic Energy Division, Report 124, 1952 - [ii],16p. (MRAG Report, Mineral Resources Series; WF/AG/52/124).

Davidson, C.F. (1952). On the origin of the gold-uranium ores of the Witwatersrand. British Geological Survey.

Davidson, C.F. (1953). On the radioactivity of some rock formations in the Island of Jamaica. British Geological Survey.

Davidson, C.F. ; Bowie, S.H.U. (1951). On thucholite and related hydrocarbon-uraninite complexes, with a note on the origin of the Witwatersrand gold ores. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain no. 3 ; Bulletin of the Geological Survey of GB no.3, 1951 p.1-15 (1951) ; p.1-15.

Davidson, C.F. ; Bowie, S.H.U. (1954). The radioactivity of fossil bones. British Geological Survey.

Davidson, C.F. (1948). Radioactivity of some alluvial mineral deposits in Belgian Congo. British Geological Survey.

Bowie, S.H.U. ; Davidson, C.F. The radioactivity of the Piltdown fossils. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Geology, vol.2, no.6, 1955, p276-282.

Davidson, C.F. (1945). Report on the distribution of uranium in Sweden, 2nd July 1945. British Geological Survey.

Davidson, C.F. The Stone of Destiny. FROM: Times May 11 1937.

Davidson, C.F. (1948). Thorium in the U.S.S.R. A bibliographic study. British Geological Survey.

Davidson, C.F. ; Bowie, S.H.U. (1950). Thucholite and related hydrocarbon-uraninite complexes. British Geological Survey.

Davidson, C.F. (1950). Uranium Deposits of Great Britain. British Geological Survey.

Davidson, C.F. ; Bennett, J.A.E. (1950). Uranium deposits of the Tete District, Mozambique. British Geological Survey.

Davidson, C.F. (1948). Uranium properties in Mozambique, letter from C.F.Davidson to D.E.H.Peirson. British Geological Survey.

Davidson, C.F. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain. Atomic Energy Division (1952). The use of aerial surveys in prospecting for radioactive minerals : Geological Survey of Great Britain, Atomic Energy Division Report no.134, 1952 - 8p, WF/AG/52/134. (Applied Geophysics Report, Regional Geophysics Series; WK/AG/52/134).


BGS archives

Ref No Title Description
GSM/GX/Mw/5 Correspondence 146 letters from 18 correspondents about Silurian Brachiopods, including 66 letters from T...
IGS/MR/M/3481/16 Aerial prospecting for radio-active minerals. Confidential report by C F Davidson
SPC/3/7 Memorandum on the Economic Uses of Peat Supplied by C F Davidson, Geological Survey