CodePX1130
Dates1900-1969
Person NameTandy; Geoffrey A (1900-1969); Algologist
SurnameTandy
ForenamesGeoffrey A
EpithetAlgologist
ActivityMuseum Staff. BA (Oxon) 1921. Demonstrator, Lecturer & Research Student, Birkbeck College, University of London, 1922-1925.
Appointed 2nd class assistant in Department of Botany 1 Jan 1926; 1st class assistant 1934; joined Royal Navy 1939, worked at Bletchley Park during the war. Left Museum 1948. Foreign Office 1948-1954.
Marine algae; Monocots
Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29. Guest of Carnegie Institution of Washington at Dry Tortugas Lab 1931 & 1932. Occasional contributor to TS Eliot's 'The Criterion' from 1927 and broadcasting critic 1936 - end of publication. First broadcast 1933 re Tortugas. Held Equity card no 32185.
RelationshipsMarried Polly with children; 2nd marriage to Maire, 5 children including Miles Tandy
Records associated with this person
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DF BOT/421/1Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence and Papers1920-1995
DF BOT/421/1/10Typescript radio story entitled 'Cornish Hero', intended for narration by Tandy.1939
DF BOT/421/1/17Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, K-N1927-1935
DF BOT/425/1/14/1Universities Bureau of the British Empire19 Feb 1928-8 Mar 1928
DF ZOO/266/3/3Specimen list of Tunicates from the Dry Tortugas Collection presented by J S Colman of Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and G Tandy, BM(NH)November 1931
DF BOT/421/1/15Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, E-G1931-1935
DF ZOO/213/112/33Spender, M, Stephenson, T A and Tandy, G: ecological report1930-1935
DF BOT/421/1/13Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, A-B1930-1935
DF BOT/421Algae Section: Correspondence and Papers1920-2008
DF BOT/421/1/14Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, C-D1931-1935
DF BOT/421/1/27Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, T-Z1935-1939
DF BOT/421/1/5Article written by Tandy for The Listener, 'Loggerhead Key and the Sargasso'1933
DF BOT/421/1/16Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, H-J1933-1935
DF BOT/421/1/18Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, O-R1932-1935
DF BOT/421/1/19Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, S1931-1935
DF BOT/421/1/20Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, T-Z1931-1935
DF BOT/421/1/21Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, A-B1935-1939
DF BOT/421/1/22Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, C-D1935-1939
DF BOT/421/1/23Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, E-H1935-1939
DF BOT/421/1/24Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, I-M1935-1939
DF BOT/421/1/25Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, N-R1935-1939
DF BOT/421/1/26Tandy, Geoffrey A: Correspondence, S1935-1939
DF BOT/421/1/28Tandy, Geoffrey A: Unidentified items[1930s]
DF BOT/421/1/30'A Life in Translation: Biography and the life of Geoffrey Tandy' by Miles TandySep 1995
DF BOT/421/1/2Prints and negatives of the Great Barrier Reef expedition.1928-1929
DF BOT/421/1/29Tandy, Geoffrey A: Signed cheques1934 - 1939
DF BOT/421/1/6Article written by Tandy, 'A Summer at the Dry Tortugas Laboratory'20th Century
DF BOT/421/1/11Various papers relating to Tandy's sailing activities.1929-1934
DF BOT/422/1/36Ross, Robert: Group photograph of botanists including Geoffrey Tandy20th Century
PH/17/3/4Illustrations from Natural History Magazine: Mr Tandy's photographs selected for illustrations [of Batt Reef, Australia][1930s]
PH/17/3/2Illustrations from Natural History Magazine: Illustrations to Geoffrey Tandy's article - Tortuga1932
PH/2/1/4/4Staff Group Photograph: 'The Establishment' (Full Staff Photograph)21 Jun 1926
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