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Authorised form of nameVines; Sidney Howard (1849 - 1934)
Other forms of nameVines, Sydney Howard
SurnameVines
ForenamesSidney Howard
Dates1849 - 1934
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Ealing, Middlesex, England (31 December 1849)
Death:
Exmouth, Devon (04 April 1934)
ActivityEducation:
Guy's Hospital, London; Christ's College, Cambridge. BSc (1873), BA (1876), MA (1879); DSc (1879, London)
Career:
Studied medicine, but gave it up; Fellow and Lecturer of Christ's College, Cambridge (1876-1888); Reader in Botany, Cambridge University (1883-1888); Examiner in Botany, University of London; Sherardian Professor of Botany, University of Oxford (1888-1919)
Memberships:
FLS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1885
RelationshipsSon of William Vines of Ealing; married Agnes Bertha, daughter of W W Perry of Chelmsford
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1932-1935 vol l pp 185-188, plate, by Alfred Barton Rendle.
n.b. forename spelt "Sidney" on Election Certificate, but this appears to be an error - spelt "Sydney" in all other instances
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/52474322
Royal Society codeNA2865
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/73/3Preliminary Communication on a theory of the Suction-Force of Branches 1896
EC/1885/17Vines, Sidney Howard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/004742Vines, Sydney Howardnd
AP/66/1Protoplasmic Movements and their relation to Oxygen Pressure1889
AP/76/4Note on a paper "On Mechanical and Electrical Response in Plants" by Jagadis Chunder Bose, Professor, Presidency College, Calcutta. Communicated by Prof S H Vines.1904
AP/79/5On Transmission of Death-Excitation in Plants1915
AP/76/1On Mechanical and Electrical Response in Plants1903
NLB/1/477Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Sydney Howard Vines25 June 1887
RR/10/214Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'On the electromotive properties of the leaf of Dionæa in the excited and unexcited states.—Second paper' by John Scott Burdon-Sanderson24 April 1888
NLB/1/457Copy letter from Herbert Rix, Dr Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society13 June 1887
NLB/6/922Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor [Sydney Howard] Vines16 September 1892
NLB/6/815Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society19 July 1892
NLB/6/749Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]7 July 1892
NLB/6/824Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society, Blenheim House, South Lowestoft20 July 1892
NLB/6/1010Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society3 October 1892
NLB/6/978Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrison & Sons28 September 1892
NLB/5/141Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Clay & Sons2 April 1891
NLB/6/909Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society3 September 1892
NLB/6/962Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society26 September 1892
NLB/6/851Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster22 July 1892
NLB/5/616Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Hugo Müller, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1891
NLB/8/1161Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society8 March 1894
NLB/13/311Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Harry Marshall Ward, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1896
NLB/12/530Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society, Headington Hill, Oxford6 March 1896
NLB/13/733Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society12 November 1896
NLB/12/527Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1896
NLB/13/784Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society25 November 1896
NLB/13/818Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society2 December 1896
NLB/14/537Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society25 March 1897
NLB/14/688Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society29 April 1895
NLB/14/733Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society5 May 1897
NLB/16/808Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Sidney Howard] Vines[13 June 1898]
NLB/15/23Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society5 June 1897
RR/16/176Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'The ascent of water in trees' by Alfred James Ewart15 November 1904
RR/16/283Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'A study of the process of nitrification with reference to the purification of sewage' by Miss Harriette Chick17 May 1905
NLB/3/475Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, [Fellow of the Royal Society]18 June 1889
RR/16/268Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'Experimental researches in vegetable assimilation & respiration. IV A quantitative study of carbon dioxide assimilation and leaf-temperature in natural illumination' by Dr Frederick Frost Blackman and Miss Gabrielle Louise Caroline Matthaei17 May 1905
RR/16/317Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'Further observations on the germination of the seeds of the castor oil plant (ricinus communis)' by Joseph Reynolds Green and Henry Bradwardine Jackson30 May 1905
RR/16/319Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'The effect of plant growth & of manures upon the soil: the retention of bases by the soil' by A D Hall and N H J Muller15 May 1905
NLB/6/1004Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society1 October 1892
NLB/14/221Copy letter from Theodore E James, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Sectional Committee of Botany23 January 1897
NLB/18/80Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor S H Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society10 January 1899
NLB/18/55Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr D H Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society7 January 1899
NLB/18/41Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr D H Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society4 January 1898 [4 January 1899]
NLB/18/562Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor S H Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society29 March 1899
NLB/25/16Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1902
NLB/25/661Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society, Headington Hill, Oxford4 December 1902
NLB/30/95Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society28 January 1905
NLB/28/241Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society 3 February 1904
NLB/28/371Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society25 February 1904
NLB/28/365Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Augustus Desire Waller, Fellow of the Royal Society24 February 1904
NLB/30/532Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1905
NLB/30/715Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society 10 May 1905
NLB/28/607Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph Larmor, Fellow of the Royal Society18 April 1904
NLB/32/435Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]9 March 1906
NLB/33/475Copy letter from A H White for Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society10 September 1906
NLB/33/371Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society16 August 1906
NLB/36/175Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society2 September 1907
NLB/37/27Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Sidney] [H] Howard Vines FRS13 January 1908
NLB/38/582Copy letter from [Theodore E James], to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society30 September 1908
NLB/37/233Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Sidney Howard] Vines FRS18 February 1908
NLB/39/368Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Sidney Howard] Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society12 January 1909
NLB/38/673Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society20 October 1908
NLB/38/562Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society24 September 1908
NLB/72/292Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, FRS24 June 1929
NLB/47/240Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor S [Sidney] H [Howard] Vines FRS23 December 1912
NLB/47/861Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J C Bose, c/o Professor S [Sidney] H [Howard] Vines FRS24 April 1913
NLB/50/320Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1914
NLB/50/132Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society5 May 1914
NLB/52/275Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Sidney Howard Vines, FRS1 November 1915
NLB/54/134Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sydney Howard] Vines, FRS14 February 1917
RR/17/159Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'The ascent of water in trees. (Second paper.)' by Alfred James Ewart14 May 1907
RR/21/65Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'A comparative study of oxidation by catalysts of organic and inorganic origin' by Alfred James Ewart14 February 1914
NLB/55/293Copy letter from [William Bate] Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor S.H. Vines, FRS15 February 1918
RR/13/299Letter from Sydney Howard Vines, on his paper 'Preliminary communication on a theory of the suction-force of branches' to the Senior Secretary of the Royal Society9 March 1897
NLB/55/352Copy letter from [William Bate] Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, FRS05 March 1918
RR/9/255Referee's report by Sidney Howard Vines, on a paper 'On the development and morphology of phylloglossum drummondii' by Frederick Orpen Bower4 October 1885
RR/9/415Referee's report by Sidney Howard Vines, on a paper 'On the structure and life-history of Entyloma Ranunculi (bonorden)' by Harry Marshall Ward16 December 1886
NLB/55/256Copy letter from [William Bate] Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, FRS04 February 1918
RR/10/238Second referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'The assimilation of carbon by green plants from certain organic compounds' by E Hamilton Acton22 October 1889
RR/10/237Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'The assimilation of carbon by green plants from certain organic compounds' by E Hamilton Acton22 October 1889
RR/12/123Letter from Herbert Rix, to Sydney Howard Vines, regarding a paper 'Researches on the germination of the pollen grain and the nutrition of the pollen tube' by Joseph Reynolds Green8 March 1894
NLB/59/39Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, FRS12 July 1920
RR/12/124Letter from Sydney Howard Vines, to Herbert Rix, regarding a paper 'Researches on the germination of the pollen grain and the nutrition of the pollen tube' by Joseph Reynolds Green9 March 1894
RR/14/25Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'Observations on stomata' by Francis Darwin14 June 1898
RR/11/163Referee's report by Sidney Howard Vines, on a paper 'On the colouration of leaves of plants' by Arthur Hill Hassall20 November 1892
NLB/59/190Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, FRS; Hotel Bermina, Samaden, Engadine, Switzerland24 July 1920
RR/11/162Referee's report by Sidney Howard Vines, on a paper 'On the colour of the leaves of plants and their Autumnal changes' by Arthur Hill Hassall25 July 1892
RR/14/30Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper '“Nitragin” and the nodules of leguminous plants' by Maria Dawson2 January 1899
RR/14/31Second referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper '“Nitragin” and the nodules of leguminous plants' by Maria Dawson5 April 1899
RR/14/77Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'Contributions to our knowledge of the formation, storage, and depletion of carbohydrates in monocotyledons' by John Parkin4 October 1898
RR/10/185Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'On the present position of the question of the sources of the nitrogen of vegetation, with some new results, and preliminary notice of new lines of investigation' by John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert7 June 1888
RR/13/298Letter from Sydney Howard Vines, on his paper 'Preliminary communication on a theory of the suction-force of branches' to the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society2 March 1897
RR/13/306Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'On the biology of stereum hirsutum (Fr.)' by Harry Marshall Ward3 December 1897
NLB/55/764Copy letter from [Dr.] Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, FRS07 September 1918
NLB/63/472Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, FRS25 October 1922
NLB/68/134Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, FRS15 May 1925
NLB/55/332Copy letter from [William Bate] Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, FRS28 February 1918
RR/12/51Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on two papers 'Experimental researches on vegetable assimilation and respiration.—No. I. On a new method for investigating the carbonic acid exchanges of plants' and 'Experimental researches on vegetable assimilation and respiration.—No. II. On the paths of gaseous exchange between aerial leaves and the atmosphere' by Frederick Frost Blackman28 December 1894
NLB/67/895Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, FRS2 April 1925
NLB/2/991Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Sydney Howard Vines22 January 1889
NLB/19/792Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Dr Dukinfield Henry Scott, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee20 December 1899
NLB/28/624Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Sidney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society20 April 1904
NLB/53/44Copy letter from [William Bate] Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Sidney Howard] Vines, FRS21 March 1916
RR/12/118Referee's report by Sydney Howard Vines, on a paper 'Researches on the germination of the pollen grain and the nutrition of the pollen tube' by Joseph Reynolds Green22 January 1894
NLB/35/741Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Albert Charles Seward, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee11 July 1907
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
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