Alfred R. Wallace LL.D. DUBL, D.C.L. OXON, F.R.S., ETC
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Awarded honorary doctorates from the University of Dublin in 1882 and Oxford University in 1889, and important medals from the Royal Society in 1868, 1890 and 1908, the Société de Geographie in 1870, and the Linnean Society in 1892 and 1908. He even received the Order of Merit from the Crown in 1908--quite an honor for such an anti-establishment radical. He became a (reluctant) member of the Royal Society in 1893, and at one time or another had professional affiliations with the Royal Geographical Society, Linnean Society, Zoological Society, Royal Entomological Society, Ethnological Society (though apparently not as a member), British Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for Psychical Research, Batavian Society of Arts and Sciences, British National Association of Spiritualists, Land Nationalisation Society, Anti-Vaccination League, and several lesser organizations.

"Dr. Charles Creighton, Alfred Russel Wallace, William White, Prof. Edgar Crookshank, William Tebb, Dr. Scott Tebb, Dr. William J. Collins and his father, of the same name, who had been a public vaccinator for 20 years and had renounced the practice, were all head-and-shoulders above their opponents, both in intellect and in integrity. They may therefore never be mentioned on the radio, nor may their history."---Lionel Dole

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[1904 pamphlet ] A Summary of the Proofs That Vaccination Does Not Prevent Smallpox but Really Increases It By A. R.  Wallace
[1885 Booklet] VACCINATION Proved Useless & Dangerous by Alfred R Wallace 

[1883] Letter to William Tebb

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 letter to the Secretary of the National Anti-Vaccination League ("Vaccination.    Inquirer,"    May,  1911, page  42) LEICESTER: SANITATION versus VACCINATION BY J.T. BIGGS J.P.