Reference numberEC/1906/12
Previous numbersCert XII, 229
TitleMitchell, Sir Peter Chalmers: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationLate Lecturer on Biology, London Hospital Medical College. Work chiefly on comparative anatomy, mostly on that of birds. Has made special contributions on correlations in muscular anatomy; on the morphology of the wing; and on the intestinal tract. Has paid considerable attention to the theory of evolution, and has written on Weismann, Hertwig, Darwin, and Huxley. list of more important papers: - 'A new Actinian from Celebes' (Quart Journ Micros Soc, vol xxx, 1890, pp 558-564, Pl 36); 'An Abnormal Chick Embryo' (Journ of Anatomy, vol xxiv, 1891, pp 386-394, Pl 8); 'On the Perforated Flexor Muscles in some Birds' (Proc Zool Soc, 1894, pp 495-498, 3 figs, with F E Beddard, FRS); 'On the Anatomy of 'Palamadea cornuta'' (ibid, 1894, pp 536-557, 7 figs); 'On the Anatomy of 'Chauna chavaria'' (ibid, 1895, pp 350-358, 1 fig , with F E Beddard, FRS); 'On the Structure of the Heart of the Alligator' (ibid, 1895,pp 43-349, 4 figs); 'On the Proventricular Crypts of Pseudotantalus (Ibis, amd Proc Zool Soc, 1895, pp 271-273, fig and plate); 'On the Intestinal Tract of Birds' (Proc Zool Soc, 1896, pp 135-159, 25 figs); 'A Contribution to the Anatomy of the Hoatzin' (ibid, pp 618-628, 4 figs); 'On so-called 'Quinto-cubitalism' in the Wing of Birds, with special reference to the Columbae' (Journ Linn Soc, 1899, vol xxvii, pp 210-236, 7 figs and 2 plates); 'On the Anatomy of the Kingfishers, with reference to the condition of the Wing known as Eutaxy and Diastaxy' (Ibis, 1901, pp 98-123, 17 figs and 2 plates); 'On the Intestinal Tract of Birds' (Trans Linn Soc, 1901, vol viii, Pt 7 pp 173-175, with 75 figs and 3 plates); 'On the Anatomy of Gruiform Birds' (Proc Zool Soc, 1901, pp 629-655, with 15 figs); Supplement to 'Encyclopedia Britannica': Articles - 'Evolution,' 'Heredity,' and 'Hybridism.'
Proposers[J Burdon Sanderson]; E R Lankester; E B Poulton; W F R Weldon; A Sedgwick; H Gadow; A Smith Woodward; J C Ewart; [G B Howes]; H Woodward; William T Thiselton-Dyer; S J Hickson; J B Farmer; F E Beddard; Joseph Fayrer; H G Seeley; W A Herdman; F W Pavy
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Mitchell, Sir Peter Chalmers: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1851Mitchell; Sir; Peter Chalmers (1864 - 1945)1864 - 1945
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