Weldon, Walter Frank Raphael, 1860-1906 (zoologist)
- Existence: 1860 - 1906
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Candidature for Deputy to the Linacre Professor of Comparative Anatomy, University of Oxford, May - July 1890
Correspondence, with typescript and printed copies of Bateson's letter of candidature (items 13-16 [13:1]). Correspondents include W.F.R. Weldon, Edwin Ray Lankester, and Arthur Milnes Marshall.
Photographs of William Bateson with the following: R.C. Punnett, 1907; W.F.R. Weldon, undated; and W. Johannsen, 1923. Also, portrait of Punnet by V.H. Mottram, c.1910.
Incoming letters from Sir Francis Galton, W.F.R. Weldon and Maxwell T. Masters, mainly concerning organisational matters e.g. meetings, a draft programme, grants, etc. and the establishment of the Horticultural Sub-Committee. One letter mentions mice breeding experiments (item 3).
Correspondence with Sir Francis Galton, Herbert Thompson, Prof. W. F. R. Weldon and F.B. Stead concerning Weldon's report on the study of variability in 7000 young female crabs published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society London 57, 1894. Bateson requested clarification on various issues in the study which could have had an impact on the results. Includes incoming letters and both draft and fair copies of letters sent by Bateson.
Manuscript titled 'Abstract of MS lent by Prof. Weldon, 14 Jan. 1897' concerning Weldon's 1895-1896 investigation of natural selection through the study of frontal breadth ratios of captive and wild crabs.