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Authorised form of nameBenham; Sir; William Blaxland (1860 - 1950)
SurnameBenham
ForenamesWilliam Blaxland
Dates1860 - 1950
Dates and placesBirth:
29 March 1860
Death:
21 August 1950
ActivityResearch Field:
Zoology, biology
Education:
DSc (Lond); Hon MA (Oxon)
Honours:
KBE 1939
Memberships:
FRSNZ (1919)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/05/1907
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1950-1951 vol 7 pp 293-301, plate, by W N Benson
References:
Robin J H Clark and Michael J Kelly, 'New Zealand, New Zealanders and the Royal Society' in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 263-281
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/27852154
Royal Society codeNA2455
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000329Benham, William Blaxlandnd
MDA/A/4/150Letter from Henry Dale, President of the Royal Society, to Sir William Benham, FRS, Dunedin, New Zealand1 July 1942
MDA/A/4/151Letter from W B Benham, FRS, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, to Henry Dale11 March 1942
IM/Maull/000328Benham, William Blaxlandnd
NLB/35/800Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Blaxland Benham, [Fellow of the Royal Society]18 July 1907
NLB/58/590Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Blaxland] Benham, FRS27 May 1920
NLB/57/463Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WB [Sir William Blaxland] Benham, FRS11 November 1919
NLB/57/462Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Chancellor, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand11 November 1919
NLB/57/464Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to to Professor DO [Sir David Orme] Masson, FRS11 November 1919
NLB/63/58Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Dr. Vernon Kellogg, Secretary, National Research Council, 1701, Massachusetts Avenue, Washington D.C., USA16 June 1922
NLB/65/180Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Blaxland] Benham, FRS10 September 1923
CD/5/9Copy letter from Professor [William Blaxland] Benham, to James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society5 August 1922
CD/5/4Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society, to Professor [Wilfred Eade] Agar, Professor [William Blaxland] Benham, Sir [Tannatt William] Edgeworth David, and Sir [Walter] Baldwin Spencer16 June 1922
EC/1907/03Benham, Sir William Blaxland: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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