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== Timeline ==
 
== Timeline ==
 
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== Biographies and obituaries ==
 
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[https://www.nmrs.org.uk/resources/obituaries-of-members/obituaries-of-members-names-beginning-with-h/john-allen-howe/ John Allen Howe] Northern Mine
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John Allen Howe obituary. (1953). Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Vol. 62, pp. 298-299
  
 
== Publications ==
 
== Publications ==
 
'''Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue'''
 
'''Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue'''
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Howe, J.A. The Woodford and Ilford Railway : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of the UK and Museum of Practical Geology for 1902, Appendix 6, p.194.
 
Howe, J.A. The Woodford and Ilford Railway : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of the UK and Museum of Practical Geology for 1902, Appendix 6, p.194.
  
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Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Howe, J.A. (1902). Sheet 57 NW - Buckinghamshire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Buckinghamshire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.
 
Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Howe, J.A. (1902). Sheet 57 NW - Buckinghamshire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Buckinghamshire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.
  
== External publications ===
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=== External publications ===
 
Howe, J.A. (1910). The geology of building stones. (Arnold's geological series). London : Arnold.
 
Howe, J.A. (1910). The geology of building stones. (Arnold's geological series). London : Arnold.
  
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Elsden, J.V. ; Howe, J.A. (1923). The stones of London. London : Colliery Guardian.
 
Elsden, J.V. ; Howe, J.A. (1923). The stones of London. London : Colliery Guardian.
 
  
 
== BGS archives ==
 
== BGS archives ==

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Pioneers of BGS - Home A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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Timeline[edit]

Date Details
1869 Born.
1901 Appointed Geologist.
1902 Curator and Librarian.
1920 Assistant to the Director.
1920 O.B.E.
1931 Retired.
1929 Bolitho Medal.

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

John Allen Howe Northern Mine Research Society

John Allen Howe obituary. (1953). Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Vol. 62, pp. 298-299

Publications[edit]

Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Howe, J.A. The Woodford and Ilford Railway : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of the UK and Museum of Practical Geology for 1902, Appendix 6, p.194.

Pocock, T.I. ; Barrow, G. ; Gibson, W. ; Howe, J.A. ; Newton, E.T. ; Wedd, C.B. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1906). The geology of the country around Macclesfield, Congleton, Crewe and Middlewich : Explanation of sheet 110. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series; 110). London : HMSO.

Howe, J.A. ; Dick, A.B. ; Geological Museum (1914). A handbook to the collection of kaolin, china-clay and china-stone in the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street, London, SW. London : HMSO.

Lovegrove, E.J. ; Howe, J.A. ; Flett, J.S. (1929). Attrition tests of British road-stones (with notes by J A Howe and J Flett). (Mem Geol Surv UK (Misc)). London : HMSO.

Howe, J.A. ; Teall, J.J.H. ; Ussher, W.A.E. ; Allen, H.A. ; Cantrill, T.C. ; Dixon, E.E.L. ; Macalister, D.A. ; Hall, T.C. Visit to the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street : Saturday, March 28th, 1908. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 20(6) 1908 p.467-472.

Maps[edit]

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Howe, J.A. ; Bromehead, C.E.N. (1914). Sheet 1A SE & 2 NE - Kent. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Kent). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Bromehead, C.E.N. ; Pocock, T.I. ; Howe, J.A. (1920). Sheet 3 NW - Kent. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Kent). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Howe, J.A. ; Robertson, T. ; Sherlock, R.L. (1921). Sheet 41 SE - Hertfordshire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Hertfordshire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Hester, S.W. ; Howe, J.A. (1949). Sheet 47 NE - Hertfordshire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Hertfordshire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Howe, J.A. (1911). Sheet 49 SW - Buckinghamshire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Buckinghamshire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Howe, J.A. (1914). Sheet 53 NE - Buckinghamshire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Buckinghamshire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Howe, J.A. (1902). Sheet 53 SE - Buckinghamshire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Buckinghamshire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Noble, A.H. ; Howe, J.A. (1911). Sheet 54 NW - Buckinghamshire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Buckinghamshire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Howe, J.A. (1902). Sheet 54 SW - Buckinghamshire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Buckinghamshire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Bromhead, C.N. ; Howe, J.A. (1968). Sheet 56 NE - Buckinghamshire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Buckinghamshire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Howe, J.A. (1902). Sheet 57 NW - Buckinghamshire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Buckinghamshire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

External publications[edit]

Howe, J.A. (1910). The geology of building stones. (Arnold's geological series). London : Arnold.

Howe, J.A. ([1920?]). Stones and quarries. (Pitman's common commodities and industries). London : Pitman.

Howe, J.A. ; Crichton-Browne, J. (1928). The stones of London : Proceedings of the Royal Institution XXV 1928 p262-269. (1928).

Elsden, J.V. ; Howe, J.A. (1923). The stones of London. London : Colliery Guardian.

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/GL/Bm/1 Correspondence: letters to H.A.Allen, R.Crookall, J.S.Flett, J.A.Howe, F.L.Kitchin, W.F.P...
GSM/GL/Ds/1 Correspondence: letters to S.C.A.Holmes, J.Howe, Kitchin, J. Pringle and F.B.A.Welch
GSM/GL/Ta/3 Correspondence; letters to Flett, Howe, Kitchin, McLintock and H.H.Thomas
GSM/GL/We/7 Letters to Howe and Dewey, letter from Reynolds
GSM/GL/Wr/2 Letters From W B Wright Letters to J Pringle 1936 (1); Letters to S W Hester 1929 (1); Letters to J A Howe 1929 or replies (6); Letters from F L Kitchin 1929-1930 (2)
GSM/GL/Wr/8 Letters From W S Bisat to W B Wright Letters 31-40; 1 letter to L H Tonks 1letter of reply from W B Wright to J A Howe
GSM/GL/Wr/24 Letters From J A Howe to W B Wright 1-10 letters from J A Howe to W B Wright; 1 letter from W B Wright to J A Howe
GSM/GL/Wr/25 Letters From J A Howe to W B Wright 11-15 letters from J A Howe to W B Wright; 1 letter from W B Wright to J A Howe
GSM/MG/C/11 Correspondence re collections, presentations and purchases of minerals and building stone for the Museum. Arranged alphabetically. Addressed to J Howe.
GSM/MG/C/25 The Assynt model: papers and sketches re corrections and repainting from J.L Bowie, J.Horne and J.A.Howe.
GSM/MG/P Personnel The following papers relate mainly to the key figures in the Museum from its beginnings. The...
GSM/MG/P/5 Misc papers of J Howe. Minutes, notes and papers of Museum administration.
GSM/MG/P/6 Notebook of memoranda kept by J Howe.
GSM/MG/P/7 Correspondence to J Howe, Curator Letters about building stones, roadstones specimens etc