Societies and organisations, 1893-1926
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.
Conditions Governing Access
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30 folder(s) (30 folders; paper) : paper
Language of Materials
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].