Reference numberCMB/115
TitleSouth Pacific Expedition Committee - Taxonomy Subcommittee
Date23 March 1960 to 10 October 1962
DescriptionTaxonomy Subcommittee - set up by the South Pacific Expedition Committee to advise it on questions connected to the study of taxonomy. Terms of reference were ' to suggest to the South Pacific Expedition Committee a solution to the problem of the shortage of taxonomists and the provisionof taxonomic training ' Also the membership of Professor C F A Pantin (Chairman), Dr A J Chain, Dr W E China, Dr J E Dandy, Dr F C FRaser, Dr M W Holdgate, MR C E Hubbard, Mr E O Pearson and Professor T A Stephenson

Subcommittee becomes the Taxonomy Committee in June 1960; Council set up the Taxonomy Committee in June 1960 and its terms of reference were 'To consider the whole question of the need for taxonomists and provision of taxonomic training. ' The membership of the Committee had been constituted as follows; Mr E J H Cornere (Chairman), the Treasurer, the Biological Secretary, Dr H R Fletcher, Professor H Godwin, Professor W O James, DR T C S Morrison-Scott, Professor C F A Pantin, Professor O W Richards and Dr G Taylor. The first meeting of this committee is 29 November 1961.

Meetings held;
1. 23 March 1960
2. 5 May 1960
3. 29 November 1961
4. 25 June 1962
5. 26 September 1962
6. 10 October 1962

At back of volume is a list of the reference numbers and titles of the committee papers
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