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Reference numberEC/1893/06
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TitleEwart, James Cossar: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationProfessor of Natural History in the University of Edinburgh. An original investigator in various departments of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy. Author of valuable biological memoirs communicated to the Royal Society and to various scientific journals, his researches on the Locomotive System of the Echinodermata having been selected by the Council of the Royal Society as the subject of the Croonian Lecture of 1881. He was appointed in 1878 to the Chair of Natural History in the University of Aberdeen, and, subsequently, to the corresponding chair in the University of Edinburgh. This last post he now fills. He is a member of the Board in important observations and experiments on the Natural History of the Herring.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge: Geo J Allman; [Geo Busk]; G J Romanes; E A Schafer; Wm Turner; Alex Crum Brown; James Geikie; R H Traquair; Thomas R Fraser; W Rutherford; T Lauder Brunton; [T Spencer Cobbold]; James Paget; J Fayrer; Isaac Bayley Balfour; Sydney Ringer; John Rae; W H Flower
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Ewart, James Cossar: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8364Ewart; James Cossar (1851 - 1933)1851 - 1933
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