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Societies and organisations, 1893-1926

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/G.1-G.24
Societies and organisations
Societies and organisations

Scope and Contents

This series reflects Bateson's involvement in a number of British scientific institutions, principally the Royal Society, and also the origins and early years of the International Union of Biological Sciences, the Presidency of which he declined in 1924. Royal Society material, 1896-1922, chiefly relates to its Evolution Committee and includes significant correspondence of Bateson with Sir Francis Galton and W.F.R. Weldon, 1896-1900.

Dates

  • 1893-1926

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

30 folder(s) (30 folders; paper) : paper

Language of Materials

English

General

For Bateson's membership of Foreign Societies, see [MS Add.8634/A.55]. For awards received from societies and organisations, see [MS Add.8634/A.50-A.54].

Repository Details

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