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Authorised form of nameFarmer; Sir; John Bretland (1865 - 1944)
SurnameFarmer
ForenamesJohn Bretland
Dates1865 - 1944
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Atherstone, Warwickshire, England (05 April 1865)
Death:
Exmouth, Devon (26 January 1944)
ActivityResearch Field:
Botany
Education:
MA (Oxon)
Honours:
Kt 1926
Memberships:
FLS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
14/06/1900
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1919
Lectures:
Croonian 1907
Council:
VP 1919-1921
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1945-1948 vol 5 pp 17-31, plate, by V H Blackman
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/22920562
Royal Society codeNA1831
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EC/1900/04Farmer, Sir John Bretland: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CMB/38/3Minutes, meeting of the Natural Products War Committee17 June 1918
CMB/38Natural Products (War) Committee of the Royal SocietyFebruary 1918 to June 1918
CMB/38/2Minutes, meeting of the Natural Products (War) Committee23 April 1918
NLB/32/711Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Claremont House, Wimbledon Common12 May 1906
NLB/40/162Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] B [Bretland] Farmer FRS26 April 1909
NLB/30/539Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society11 April 1905
NLB/6/260Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Bretland Farmer, Magdalen College, Oxford2 April 1892
NLB/8/746Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society15 December 1893
NLB/13/48Copy letter from Michael Foster and Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botanical Committee1 June 1896
NLB/13/577Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society10 October 1896
NLB/13/709Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Mr Charles Baker, 224 High Holborn, W.C.9 November 1896
RR/15/28Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Investigation on the abnormal outgrowths or intumescences on hibuscus vitifolious, Linn: A study in experimental plant pathology' by Elizabeth Dale14 February 1901
RR/15/54Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The histology of the cell wall with special reference to the mode of connection of cells' by Arthur William Hill and Walter GardinerAugust 1900
RR/15/151Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'A conjugating "yeast''' by B T P BarkerJune 1901
RR/15/300Second referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The relations between certain diatoms & the fission products of a parasitic alga (Chlorochytrium)' by Henry Charlton Bastian19 January 1903
RR/15/330Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The physics and physiology of the protoplasmic streaming of plants' by Alfred James EwartMay 1902
RR/16/83Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Experimental researches on vegetable- assimilation and respiration III. On the effect of temperature on Carbon Dioxide assimilation' by Gabrielle Louise Caroline MatthaeiOctober 1903
RR/16/285Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The growth of the oocyte in antedon: A morphological study in the cell-metabolism' by Gilbert C ChubbFebruary 1906
RR/16/308Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The infection, histology and development of the uredo stage in certain uredineae' by J B P EvansOctober 1905
RR/16/292Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Further experiments & histological investigations on intumescences with observations on nuclear division in pathological tissues' by E DaleJune 1905
NLB/17/57Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society, and J L Williams8 July 1898
NLB/22/19Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society12 February 1901
NLB/26/628Copy letter from Theodore E James to, Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society2 May 1903
NLB/26/38Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society19 January 1903
NLB/26/681Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society9 May 1903
NLB/28/19Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Editors of The Lancet19 December 1903
NLB/27/847Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society11 December 1903
NLB/30/379Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society15 March 1905
NLB/59/97Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS16 July 1920
NLB/30/692Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society8 May 1905
NLB/30/719Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society10 May 1905
NLB/31/5Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society7 June 1905
NLB/28/735Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society9 May 1904
NLB/32/53Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society19 December 1905
NLB/32/32Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, [Fellow of the Royal Society]14 December 1905
NLB/29/711Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society29 November 1904
NLB/29/716Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society30 November 1904
NLB/32/399Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Zoology Sectional Committee5 March 1906
NLB/35/246Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society3 May 1907
NLB/34/665Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society23 February 1907
NLB/35/439Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society1 June 1907
NLB/34/490Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society29 January 1907
NLB/34/808Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society12 March 1907
NLB/36/592Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society18 November 1907
NLB/34/832Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society15 March 1907
NLB/37/594Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] B [Bretland] Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1908
NLB/37/696Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] B [Bretland] Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society2 May 1908
NLB/38/148Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1908
NLB/39/167Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee4 December 1908
NLB/39/703Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] B [Bretland] Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society25 February 1909
NLB/39/769Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] B Bretland] Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1909
NLB/42/324Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Harrison & Sons19 May 1910
NLB/40/758Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] B [Bretland] Farmer FRS 6 August 1909
NLB/42/695Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] B [Bretland] Farmer FRS 13 August 1910
NLB/46/179Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society21 June 1912
NLB/44/667Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] B [Bretland] Farmer FRS13 October 1911
NLB/46/367Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society19 July 1912
NLB/48/528Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society21 July 1913
NLB/51/693Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Acting Biological Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Bretland Farmer FRS27 May 1915
NLB/51/114Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Bretland Farmer FRS14 December 1914
NLB/51/353Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Bretland Farmer FRS, Chairman of the Botany Committee22 February 1915
NLB/51/611Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Bretland Farmer FRS5 May 1915
NLB/51/674Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Acting Biological Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Bretland Farmer FRS20 May 1915
NLB/53/115Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS, Exmoor Forest Hotel, Simonsbath18 April 1916
NLB/51/781Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Bretland Farmer FRS, Chairman of the Botany Committee29 June 1915
NLB/51/473Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Bretland Farmer FRS, Chairman of the Botany Committee26 March 1915
NLB/51/396Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Bretland Farmer, FRS11 March 1915
NLB/52/74Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Bretland Farmer FRS5 August 1915
NLB/52/51Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee30 July 1915
NLB/52/134Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Bretland Farmer FRS, Chairman of the Botany Committee21 September 1915
NLB/52/181Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Comittee and FRS6 October 1915
NLB/52/344Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS 11 November 1915
RR/16/211Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The origin of parasitism in fungi' by John Massee4 February 1904
RR/16/132Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The oocyte of Tomopteris' by Mr WallaceJuly 1903
NLB/52/444Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS10 December 1915
NLB/52/558Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS14 January 1916
RR/17/302Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The electrical forces of mitosis and the origin of cancer' by Jessup, Baly, Goodbody and PrideauxJuly 1908
RR/17/44Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'On a general consideration of the subaerial and freshwater algal flora of Ceylon' by Felix Eugen Fritsch[July 1906]
RR/17/360Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The colours and pigments of flowers with special reference to genetics' by Muriel Wheldale14 November 1908
NLB/53/117Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS, Exmoor Forest Hotel, Simonsbath18 April 1916
RR/17/386Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Reproduction and early development of laminaria digitata and L. saccharina' by G H Drew 26 April 1909
RR/18/11Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Experimental researches on vegetable assimilation and respiration. VIII - A new method for estimating the gaseous exchanges of submerged plants' by Frederick Frost Blackman and A M SmithDecember 1910
NLB/54/128Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS13 February 1917
RR/20/36Referee's report by John Graham Kerr, on a paper 'On dimensions of chromosomes considered in relation to phylogeny' by John Bretland Farmer and L Digby16 November 1913
RR/20/96Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The ratio between spindle lengths in the spermatocyte metaphases of Helix pomatia' by C F U MeekAugust 1913
NLB/54/309Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS29 March 1917
RR/19/91Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'A metrical analysis of chromosome complexes, showing correlation of evolutionary development and chromatin thread-width throughout the animal kingdom' by C F U Meek17 February 1912
NLB/54/528Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS11 June 1917
NLB/54/594Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS27 June 1917
NLB/55/83Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS27 November 1917
NLB/54/349Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS19 April 1917
NLB/53/64Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS 31 March 1916
RR/26/88Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Dictyokinesis in germ cells, or the distribution of the Golgi apparatus during cell division' by Reginald James Ludford and J Brontë Gatenby3 May 1921
NLB/57/570Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor JB [Sir John Bretland] Farmer, FRS3 December 1919
NLB/53/357Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS20 July 1916
NLB/58/123Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS17 March 1920
RR/32/75Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'A critical statistical study of experimental data on the effect of minute electric currents on the growth rate of the coleoptile of barley' by F G Gregory and L BattenJuly 1925
NLB/58/20Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS2 March 1910
NLB/66/881Copy letter from [William Bate Hardy, Secretary of] the Royal Society; to Prof. [Ernest William] MacBride, FRS4 August 1924
NLB/51New Letter Book volume 51, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration18 November 1914-9 July 1915
NLB/58/702Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS8 June 1920
NLB/55/277Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS11 February 1918
NLB/68/806Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS4 November 1925
NLB/55/264Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS07 February 1918
NLB/59/60Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS13 July 1920
NLB/59/47Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS12 July 1920
NLB/58/931Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS6 July 1920
NLB/59/63Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS13 July 1920
NLB/55/721Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent 07 August 1918
RR/39/52Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The life-history, cytology and method of infection of Plasmodiophora brassicæ Woron., the cause of finger-and-toe disease of cabbages and other crucifers' by W R Ivimey Cook and E J Schwartz[July 1929]
RR/14/45Referee's report by George Robert Milne Murray, on a paper 'Contributions to our knowledge of the Fucaceae: their life-history and cytology' by John Bretland Farmer and John Lloyd Williams27 June 1898
RR/14/44Referee's report by Harry Marshall Ward, on a paper 'Contributions to our knowledge of the Fucaceae: their life-history and cytology' by John Bretland Farmer and John Lloyd Williams21 June 1898
NLB/59/766Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS10 November 1920
RR/36/40Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Linkage groups and chromosome number in Lathyrus' by Reginald Crundall Punnett[October 1927]
NLB/61/451Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS8 July 1921
RR/18/12Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Experimental researches on vegetable assimilation and respiration. IX - On assimilation in submerged water-plants, and its relation to the concentration of carbon dioxide and other factors' by Frederick Frost Blackman and A M SmithDecember 1910
NLB/64/680Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society;to W. Dawson Esq. of the School of Forestry, Cambridge31 May 1923
NLB/55/723Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Professor John Bretland] Farmer, FRS07 August 1918
RR/48/17Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Meiosis in Oenothera missouriensis' by S Hedayetullah[February 1933]
RR/21/162Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on the Croonian Lecture 'The bearing of cytological research on heredity' by Edmund Beecher Wilson15 Spetmeber 1914
RR/25/10Referee's report by Frederick Frost Blackman, on two papers 'On the quantitative differences in the water-conductivity of the wood in trees and shrubs. Part I. -The evergreens' and 'On the quantitative differences in the water-conductivity of the wood in trees and shrubs. Part II. -The deciduous plants' by John Bretland Farmer[February 1918]
NLB/66/569Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to E. A. Ebblewhite Esq., F.S.A., Clerk to the Gardeners' Company, 5 Essex Court, E.C30 May 1924
NLB/66/789Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS8 July 1924
NLB/65/305Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS9 October 1923
NLB/57/605Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Clerk, Trustees of the London Parochial Charities15 December 1919
NLB/61/580Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS; Lion Hotel, Llanymynech, Montgomeryshire9 August 1921
RR/55/97Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Rainfall and cotton yields in the Sudan Gezira' by Edward Mortimer Crowther and Frank CrowtherJune 1935
RR/55/135Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The cytology of trisomic mutations in a wild species of Oenothera' by Reginald Ruggles Gates and H K NandiMarch 1935
RR/55/102Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes. Parts I -V' by Cyril Dean DarlingtonOctober 1935
NLB/55/643Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Professor John Bretland] Farmer, FRS06 July 1918
RR/59/41Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on five papers 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes I—The scope of enquiry', 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes II-Meiosis in diploids', 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes III-Meiosis in triploids', 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes IV—Abnormal mitosis and meiosis' and 'The External mechanics of the chromosomes V—The balance theory of mitosis' by Cyril Dean Darlington[July 1936]
NLB/55/272Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS09 February 1918
RR/62/65Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The mechanics of mitosis in the pollen-tube of Tulipa' by Margaret Upcott[July 1936]
NLB/67/685Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS14 February 1925
RR/63/117Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes VI—The behaviour of the centromere at meiosis' by Margaret UpcottJuly 1937
NLB/57/453Copy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor JB [Sir John Bretland] Farmer, FRS6 November 1919
NLB/57/740Copy letter from the Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor JB [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS30 January 1920
NLB/57/431Copy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Keeper HM [His Majesty's] Privy Purse [Frederick Edward Grey Ponsonby, 1st Baron Sysonby, GCB, GCVO, PC]6 November 1919
NLB/57/895Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Herbert McLeod, FRS28 February 1920
NLB/69/196Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John [Bretland] Farmer, FRS26 January 1926
NLB/67/83Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Charles Edward] Walker17 October 1924
NLB/65/420Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Arthur Smith] Woodward, FRS; also sent to Professor [Godfrey Harold] Hardy; [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esq.; [Joseph] Barcroft Esq; Dr [Frederick Frost] Blackman; Sir Frank [Watson] Dyson; [William] Bateson, Esq.; Professor [John Bretland] Farmer; Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins30 October 1923
NLB/65/931Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, KCMG, FRS31 January 1924
NLB/66/169Copy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of] the Royal Society; to Professor [William Ernest] Dalby, FRS6 March 1924
NLB/57/897Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WW [William Whitehead] Watts, FRS28 February 1920
NLB/69/178Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Albert Charles] Seward, FRS21 January 1926
RR/30/80Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The effect of grass on trees' by Albert Howard21 July 1924
NLB/69/218Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Thomas Renton] Elliott, FRS4 February 1926
RR/31/15Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The distribution of the cytoplasmic organs in transplantable tumour cells, with special reference to dictyokinesis' by Reginald James Ludford4 July 1924
NLB/71/785Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Comptroller-General, Department of Overseas Trade, 35 Old Queen Street, SW12 November 1928
NLB/66/536Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS26 May 1924
NLB/68/713Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS20 October 1925
NLB/69/826Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John [Bretland] Farmer, FRS28 October 1926
NLB/69/66Copy letter from Henry Hallett Dale, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Vernon Herbert] Blackman, FRS23 December 1925
NLB/69/63Copy letter from Henry Hallett Dale, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney Harmer, K.B.E., FRS23 December 1925
NLB/73/286Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Clerk, City Parochial Foundation, 3 Temple Gardens EC4 2 May 1931
CD/30/3Copy letter from Sir Archibald Geikie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS1 May 1906
CD/30/17Copy letter from Sir Archibald Geikie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS12 May 1906
CD/30/25Copy letter from Sir Archibald Geikie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, FRS22 May 1906
IM/Maull/001367Farmer, Sir John Bretlandnd
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NLB/9/295Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor John Bretland Farmer, Royal College of Science, S.W.26 April 1894
RR/15/299Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The relations between certain diatoms & the fission products of a parasitic alga (Chlorochytrium)' by Henry Charlton Bastian14 November 1902
RR/16/103Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Cultural experiments with 'Biologic Forms' of the Erysiphaceae' by Ernest S SalmonFebruary 1904
RR/16/135Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The histology of Uredo dispera, Erikss, and the 'Mycoplasm' Hypothesis' by Harry Marshall WardMarch 1903
RR/16/190Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The dual force of the dividing cell. Part I. The Achromatic Spindle Figure, elucidated by magnetic chains of force' by Marcus Hartog16 December 1904
RR/16/262Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Note on the free growth of bacteria & some torulae in a solution of neutral ammonia tartrate in distilled water' by Dr Henry Charlton Bastian20 May 1905
NLB/26/647Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Professor John Bretland Farmer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Claremont House, Wimbledon Common5 May 1903
NLB/35/425Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Alfred Daniel Hall, Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden31 May 1907
NLB/35/783Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Albert Charles Seward, Fellow of the Royal Society16 July 1907
NLB/38/75Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, [Fellow of the Royal Society]12 June 1908
NLB/51/232Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor John Bretland Farmer FRS21 January 1915
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
RR/18/96Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'On the effect of gravity upon the movements and aggregation of Euglena viridis' by Harold William Taylor WagerOctober 1910
RR/31/53Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Observations on the formation of bi-nuclear cells' by [Thomas Strangeways Pigg] Strangeways[January 1924]
RR/59/91Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'Genetical and taxonomic investigations in the Genus Oenothera' by Reginald Ruggles Gates[March 1936]
NLB/57/433Copy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Deputy Master of the Mint [November 1919]
NLB/65/231Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William] Bateson, Esq., FRS; also sent to Professor [Alfred] Fowler, Professor [Godfrey Harold] Hardy, Dr [Frederick Frost] Blackman, Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Dr [Arthur] Smith Woodward, Dr [Frank Watson] Dyson, [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esq., [Joseph] Barcroft Esq.24 September 1923
NLB/68/283Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Lawes Agricultural Trust; Rothamstead Experimental Station, Harpenden, Herts.12 June 1925
NLB/66/855Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Albert Charles] Seward, FRS29 July 1924
NLB/68/445Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Comptroller General; Department of Overseas Trade, 35 Old Queen Street, S.W.1.13 July 1925
NLB/71/565Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, K.B.E, FRS [also send to Sir Henry Lyons, Sir Charles Sherrington and Sir John Farmer].6 July 1928
CMB/38/1Minutes of the Natural Products (War) Committee19 February 1918
NLB/32/509Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Zoology Sectional Committee22 March 1906
NLB/52/551Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor John Bertland Farmer, Chairman of the Botany Committee and FRS11 January 1916
RR/17/40Referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'On the anatomy of the Julianiaceae considered from the systematic point of view' by Felix Eugen Fritsch[December 1906]
NLB/54New Letter Book volume 54, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration10 January 1917-2 November 1917
NLB/52New Letter Book volume 52, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1915-8 March 1916
NLB/58New Letter Book volume 58, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration28 February 1920-9 July 1920
NLB/59New Letter Book volume 59, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1920-2 December 1920
NLB/61New Letter Book volume 61, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration26 April 1921-11 November 1921
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

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