Reference numberRR/16/367
TitleReferee's report by William Bateson, on a paper 'The function of sex' by G Archdall Reid
Date5 October 1905
DescriptionSectional Committee: Zoology

The paper is not suitable for the Royal Society. It contains no new observation and he cannot find anything of value in the author's treatment. The author's acquaintance with the various phenomena discussed is evidently of a superficial and hearsay character. This essay belongs to a type which had a certain vogue 30 years ago, but is now rightly discredited.

[Not published].

Endorsed on verso as received 6 October 1905.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type C)
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Access statusOpen
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NA8118Bateson; William (1861 - 1926); biologist1861 - 1926
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