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Authorised form of nameBalls; William Lawrence (1882 - 1960)
SurnameBalls
ForenamesWilliam Lawrence
Dates1882 - 1960
Dates and placesBirth:
03 September 1882
Death:
18 July 1960
ActivityEducation:
MA, ScD (Camb)
Career:
Ex-Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge; Member of Council, British Cotton Industry Research Association and Empire Cotton Growing Committee
Honours:
CBE 1934; CMG 1944
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/05/1923
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1961 vol 7 pp 1-16, plate, by S C Harland
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/118193190
Royal Society codeNA1369
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1923/02Balls, William Lawrence: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/22/7Referee's report by Alfred Daniel Hall, on a paper 'Analyses of agricultural yield. Part II - The showing-date experiment with Egyptian cotton, 1913' by William Lawrence Balls16 March 1915
RR/21/18Referee's report by Alfred Daniel Hall, on a paper 'Analyses of agricultural yield. Part I.—The spacing experiment with Egyptian cottom, 1912' by William Lawrence Balls and Francis S Holton25 May 1914
RR/21/19Referee's report by Francis Darwin, on a paper 'Analyses of agricultural yield. Part I.—The spacing experiment with Egyptian cottom, 1912' by William Lawrence Balls and Francis S Holton5 June 1914
RR/22/8Referee's report by Francis Darwin, on a paper 'Analyses of agricultural yield. Part II - The showing-date experiment with Egyptian cotton, 1913' by William Lawrence Balls24 March 1915
RR/26/7Referee's report by Charles Vernon Boys, on a paper 'A simple apparatus for approximate harmonic analysis and for periodicity measurements' by William Lawrence Balls[May 1921]
RR/27/7Referee's report by Henry Horatio Dixon, on a paper 'Further observations on cell-wall structure as seen in cotton hairs' by William Lawrence BallsMarch 1922
RR/22/6Referee's report by David Prain, on a paper 'Analyses of agricultural yield. Part III. —The influence of natural environmental factors upon the yield of Egyptian cotton' by William Lawrence Balls11 January 1916
RR/22/5Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'Analyses of agricultural yield. Part III. —The influence of natural environmental factors upon the yield of Egyptian cotton' by William Lawrence Balls21 December 1915
RR/22/9Referee's report by Henry Nicholas Ridley, on a paper 'Analyses of agricultural yield. Part II - The showing-date experiment with Egyptian cotton, 1913' by William Lawrence BallsMay 1915
RR/28/60Referee's report by Henry Horatio Dixon, on a paper 'The determiners of cellulose structure as seen in the cell-wall of cotton hairs' by William Lawrence Balls[April 1923]
RR/32/19Referee's report by Frederick Frost Blackman, on a paper 'Measurements of the reversing spiral in cotton hairs' by William Lawrence Balls and H A HancockAugust 1925
RR/28/130Referee's report by William Lawrence Balls, on a paper 'The influence of rainfall on the yield of wheat at Rothamsted' by Ronald Aylmer Fisher[October 1923]
RR/29/62Referee's report by William Lawrence Balls, on a paper 'The composition of the cell-wall at the apical meristem of stem and root' by R M Tupper-Carey and J H PriestleyMay 1923
RR/27/8Referee's report by Henry Reginald Arnulph Mallock, on a paper 'Further observations on cell-wall structure as seen in cotton hairs' by William Lawrence Balls18 March 1922
RR/44/35Referee's report by Edward John Russell, on a paper 'Analyses of agricultural yield. Part IV. - Water-table movements on a farm in Egypt' by William Lawrence Balls and M A ZaghloulSeptember 1931
RR/44/34Referee's report by Henry George Lyons, on a paper 'Analyses of agricultural yield. Part IV. - Water-table movements on a farm in Egypt' by William Lawrence Balls and M A Zaghloul28 January 1932
NLB/64/543Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William Lawrence] Balls, FRS02 May 1923
NLB/67/878Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [William Lawrence] Balls, FRS30 March 1925
NLB/68/551Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Vernon Herbert] Blackman, FRS6 August 1925
NLB/52/576Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS18 January 1916
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