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Authorised form of nameMartin; Henry Newell (1848 - 1896)
Dates1848 - 1896
NationalityBritish
Place of birthNewry, County Down
Date of birth01 July 1848
Place of deathBurley-in-Wharfedale, Yorkshire
Date of death27 October 1896
Research fieldPhysiology
ActivityEducation:
University of London. BSc (1870), MB (1871), DSc (1872).
Christ's College, Cambridge. BA (1874), MA (1877)
Career:
Demonstrator to Michael Foster, Trinity Praelector in Physiology (1870-1876); Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge (1874-1879); President of the Union, Cambridge (1875); Professor of Biology at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (1876-1893); retired due to ill health (1893); co-wrote with Thomas Huxley 'Practical instruction in elementary biology'; died of a haemorrhage
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/06/1885
Royal Society activityLectures:
Croonian 1883
RelationshipsSon of Henry Martin, Congregational Minister; married (20 December 1879) Mrs Pegram, widow of a Confederate Army Officer
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DAB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1896-1897 vol 60 pp xx-xxiii signed by M F
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/37309903
Royal Society codeNA1678
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/10/363Letter from H [Henry] Newell Martin, Christ's College, Cambridge, to Professor [Thomas Henry] Huxley, Secretary of the Royal Society9 March 1876
EC/1885/13Martin, Henry Newell: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/13Volume 13 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1884
NLB/13/751Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons18 November 1896
NLB/10/1021Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Henry Newell Martin, Fellow of the Royal Society26 March 1895
NLB/9/109Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons3 April 1894
NLB/13/113Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons16 June 1896
RR/9/167Referee's report by Arthur Gamgee, on a paper 'The direct influence of gradual variations of temperature upon the rate of beat of the dog’s heart' by Henry Newell Martin16 March 1883
RR/9/166Referee's report by John Scott Burdon-Sanderson, on a paper 'The direct influence of gradual variations of temperature upon the rate of beat of the dog’s heart' by Henry Newell Martin8 March 1883
MS/427/288Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Henry Newell] Martin7 July 1883
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
MC/13/45Letter from W H [William Henry] Howell, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, to Walter White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]26 April 1884
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