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Authorised form of nameSahni; Birbal (1891 - 1949)
SurnameSahni
ForenamesBirbal
Dates1891 - 1949
Dates and placesBirth:
14 November 1891
Death:
10 April 1949
ActivityEducation:
Central Model School in Lahore, then Government College; BSc from University of Punjhab (1911); attended Emmanuel College Cambridge 1911-1919, ScD (Camb); DSc (London)
Career:
Professor of Botany at Benares and at University of Punjab (1919); Professor of Botany, Lucknow 91921-1949);
Memberships:
FGS; FASB
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/05/1936
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1950-1951 vol 7 pp 265-277, plate, by H Hamshaw Thomas
References:
R Singh and F Riess, 'The nobel laureate Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman FRS and his contacts with the British Scientific community in a social and political context' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 47-64
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/240851374
Royal Society codeNA1076
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003982Sahni, Birbalnd
RR/29/48Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'On Tmesipteris Vieillardi, Dangeard, an erect terrestrial species from new caledonia' by Birbal SahniNovember 1923
NLB/57/121Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor B [Birbal] Sahni, FRS; The University Benares, India24 July 1919
RR/38/133Referee's report by Dukinfield Henry Scott, on a paper 'On Clepsydropsis australis, a zygopterid tree-fern with a Tempskya-like false stem, from the carboniferous rocks of Australia' by Birbal Sahni15 February 1928
RR/39/108Referee's report by Frederick Ernest Weiss, on a paper 'On Asterochlaenopsis, a new genus of zygopterid tree-ferns from Western Siberia' by Birbal Sahni[January 1930]
RR/39/109Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On Asterochlaenopsis, a new genus of zygopterid tree-ferns from Western Siberia' by Birbal Sahni[January 1930]
RR/29/47Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On Tmesipteris Vieillardi, Dangeard, an erect terrestrial species from new caledonia' by Birbal SahniOctober 1923
RR/46/89Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On the Structure of Zygopteris primaria (Cotta) and on the relations between the genera Zygopteris, Etapteris and Botrychioxvlon' by Birbal Sahni[July 1932]
RR/46/90Referee's report by Albert Charles Seward, on a paper 'On the Structure of Zygopteris primaria (Cotta) and on the relations between the genera Zygopteris, Etapteris and Botrychioxvlon' by Birbal Sahni[July 1932]
NLB/57/287Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor B [Birbal] Sahni, FRS8 October 1919
NLB/57/64Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor AC [Albert Charles] Seward, FRS10 July 1919
NLB/57/758Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; Professor FW [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS30 January 1920
NLB/65/615Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Albert Charles] Seward, FRS29 November 1923
NLB/65/544Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Albert Charles] Seward, FRS16 November 1923
EC/1936/16Sahni, Birbal: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003981Sahni, Birbalnd
RR/38/134Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On Clepsydropsis australis, a zygopterid tree-fern with a Tempskya-like false stem, from the carboniferous rocks of Australia' by Birbal SahniFebruary 1928
NLB/57/19Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Vernon Herbert] Blackman FRS, Chairman of the Botany Committee2 July 1919
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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