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Societies and organisations, 1893-1926

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.


  • Creation: 1893-1926


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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].

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