Huxley, Sir Julian Sorell, 1887-1975 (Knight, zoologist and philosopher)
Sir Julian Sorell Huxley (1887-1975), knight; zoologist and philosopher
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
This photograph shows men seated and standing at a table laid for a formal dinner.
Joseph Needham's caption reads: 'l to r: Auger (sec), Kruyt (Ned), Huxley (DG), Rivet (Fr) – Abdul Rahman (Egypt) astron.'
Left to right: Pierre Victor Auger (secretariat); Hugo R. Kruyt, Netherlands; Julian Huxley (Director-General); Paul Rivet, France; Abdul Rahman, Egypt, astronomer.
Contents of three envelopes. Huxley, 1887-1975, was one of the leading evolutionary biologists of the 20th century.
Letters from many American and English poets and scholars, 1940-80; occasional manuscripts and typescripts of poetry; 18 letters on The Sandpipers; and a collection of letters of poets and writers, 1856-c.1950.
The name, place and date 'Kapp UNESCO, Paris 1947' are written on the front of the sketch. On the back of the photograph is the reference:' K.24'.
There is a short letter from Kapp to Joseph Needham dated 22 April 1948 in the Cambridge University Library Joseph Needham UNESCO papers (Section D), saying that he is sending the drawing of Huxley, and he can provide Joseph Needham with more copies of the Joseph Needham sketch if need be.
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