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Authorised form of nameBiffen; Sir; Rowland Harry (1874 - 1949)
SurnameBiffen
ForenamesRowland Harry
Dates1874 - 1949
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (28 May 1874)
Death:
Cambridge (12 July 1949)
ActivityEducation:
MA
Honours:
Kt 1925
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/05/1914
Medals/Prizes:
Darwin Medal 1920
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1950-1951 vol 7 pp 9-25, plate, by F L Engledow
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/290924917
Royal Society codeNA1725
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/16/175Referee's report by Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, on reports to the Evolution Committee, II, regarding three papers 'Experimental Studies in the Physiology of Heredity' by William Bateson, E R Saunders and Reginald Crundall Punnett, 'Experiments with Poulty' by C C Hurst, and 'Some Experiments on Wheat-breeding' by Rowland Harry BiffenOctober 1904
RR/16/171Referee's report by Francis Galton, on three papers 'Experimental Studies in the Physiology of Heredity' by William Bateson, E R Saunders and Reginald Crundall Punnett, 'Experiments with Poulty' by C C Hurst, and 'Some Experiments on Wheat-breeding' by Rowland Harry BiffenAugust 1904
NLB/51/10Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor Rowland Biffen FRS, St Catherine's College, Camrbidge19 November 1914
NLB/60/88Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Rowland Harry] Biffen, FRS9 December 1920
NLB/52/325Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to [Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]3 July 1914
RR/20/48Referee's report by Rowland Harry Biffen, on a paper 'Breeding experiments which show the hybridisation and mutation are independant phenomena' by Reginald Ruggles GatesJuly 1913
NLB/63/99Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Rowland Harry] Biffen, FRS29 June 1922
NLB/58/894Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Rowland Harry] Biffen, FRS30 June 1920
RR/35/140Referee's report by Rowland Harry Biffen, on a paper 'The agricultural value of rainfall in the tropics' by H Martin LeakeJuly 1927
NLB/59/702Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Rowland Harry] Biffen, FRS4 November 1920
RR/16/172Letter from Sidney Frederic Harmer, to Robert William Frederick Harrison, regarding three papers 'Experimental Studies in the Physiology of Heredity' by William Bateson, E R Saunders and Reginald Crundall Punnett, 'Experiments with Poulty' by C C Hurst, and 'Some Experiments on Wheat-breeding' by Rowland Harry Biffen19 August 1904
EC/1914/04Biffen, Sir Rowland Harry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/16/173Referee's report by Francis Darwin, on report submitted to the Evolution Committee, II, regarding three papers 'Experimental Studies in the Physiology of Heredity' by William Bateson, E R Saunders and Reginald Crundall Punnett, 'Experiments with Poulty' by C C Hurst, and 'Some Experiments on Wheat-breeding' by Rowland Harry BiffenSeptember 1904
RR/27/33Referee's report by Rowland Harry Biffen, on a paper 'A quantitative investigation of the bacterial and protozoan population of the soil, with an account of the protozoan fauna' by D Ward Cutler, Lettice M Crump and H SandonJuly 1922
NLB/55/577Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to William Foster Esq., C.I.E., Registar & Superintendent of Records, India Office17 June 1918
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