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Authorised form of nameBalfour; Sir; Isaac Bayley (1853 - 1922)
SurnameBalfour
ForenamesIsaac Bayley
Dates1853 - 1922
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Edinburgh, Scotland (31 March 1853)
Death:
Court Hill, Haslemere, Surrey (30 November 1922)
ActivityProfession:
Botanist
Research Field:
Botany
Education:
Edinburgh Academy; DSc (Edin); MB (1877, Edin); MD (1883, Edin)
Career:
Was on the transit expedition to the island of Rodriquez (1874); Professor of Botany, Glasgow University (1879-1884); Sherardian Professor of Botany, Oxford University (1884-1888); Professor of Botany, Edinburgh University (1888-1921); Reguis Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Honours:
KBE 1920
Memberships:
FRSE; FLS; FGS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/06/1884
RelationshipsSon of John Hutton Balfour (FRS 1856); married (1884) Agnes, daughter of Robert Balloch of Glasgow
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1924 vol 96 pp i-xvii, plate, signed by D P
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/19795818
Royal Society codeNA4276
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/2/702Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, [Fellow of the Royal Society]15 October 1888
NLB/3/204Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Isaac Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1889
NLB/6/755Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Albert Julius Otto Penzig, Orto Botanico dell'Università di Genova 8 July 1892
NLB/6/736Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Harry Marshall Ward, Fellow of the Royal Society6 July 1892
NLB/6/753Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society8 July 1892
NLB/29/524Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society31 October 1904
NLB/8/140Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society20 July 1893
RR/10/177Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'A contribution to the study of the comparative anatomy of flowers' by G Henslow2 February 1888
RR/15/27Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'Investigation on the abnormal outgrowths or intumescences on hibuscus vitifolious, Linn: A study in experimental plant pathology' by Elizabeth DaleFebruary 1901
NLB/14/688Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society29 April 1895
RR/16/22Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members. No. V. general comparisons and conclusion' by Professor Frederick Orpen BowerFebruary 1903
RR/16/87Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'The structure of the Palaeozoic seed Lagenostoma lomaxi with a statement of the evidence upon which it is referred to Lygingodendron' by Francis Wall Oliver and Dukinfield Henry ScottMarch 1904
RR/16/291Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'Further experiments & histological investigations on intumescences with observations on nuclear division in pathological tissues' by E DaleMay 1905
NLB/15/157Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society7 July 1897
NLB/15/233Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal society21 July 1897
NLB/15/287Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society29 July 1897
NLB/15/682Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society 16 November 1897
NLB/20/22Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society16 January 1900
NLB/20/32Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society19 January 1900
NLB/21/775Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society28 January 1901
NLB/25/89Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society6 August 1902
NLB/28/518Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society22 March 1904
NLB/33/665Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society17 October 1906
NLB/35/598Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society18 June 1907
NLB/34/586Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society11 February 1907
NLB/34/732Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society4 March 1907
NLB/34/744Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Edward Bagnall Poulton, Fellow of the Royal Society5 March 1907
NLB/40/401Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor I [Issac] Bayley Balfour FRS 3 June 1909
NLB/43/61Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Issac] Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society1 November 1910
NLB/43/663Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Issac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1911
RR/17/41Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'On the anatomy of the Julianiaceae considered from the systematic point of view' by Felix Eugen Fritsch[March 1907]
RR/9/200Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'On the comparative morphology of the leaf the vascular cryptogams and gymnosperms' by Frederick Orpen Bower4 September 1884
RR/10/107Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'On the tubercular swellings on the roots of Vicia faba' by Harry Marshall Ward12 August 1887
RR/9/254Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'On the development and morphology of phylloglossum drummondii' by Frederick Orpen Bower20 August 1885
RR/9/416Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'On the structure and life-history of Entyloma Ranunculi (bonorden)' by Harry Marshall Ward20 December 1886
RR/11/159Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'On Dischidia rafflesiana' by Percy Groom15 April 1873
RR/12/266Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'Further observations on the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-­ measures. —Part I. Calamites, Calamostachys, and Sphenophyllum' by William Crawford Williamson and Dukinfield Henry Scott16 April 1894
RR/13/264Letter from Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'On the structure and affinities of fossil plants from the palæozoic rocks.— II. On spencerites, a new genus of lycopodiaceous cones from the coal measures, founded on the lepidodendron spenceri of Williamson' by Henry Dukinfield Scott to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer16 November 1897
RR/13/265Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'On the structure and affinities of fossil plants from the palæozoic rocks.— II. On spencerites, a new genus of lycopodiaceous cones from the coal measures, founded on the lepidodendron spenceri of Williamson' by Henry Dukinfield Scott November 1897
RR/12/407Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'Further observations on the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part II. The roots of Calamites' by William Crawford Williamson and Dukinfield Henry Scott3 April 1895
RR/12/410Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'Further observations on the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.-Part III. Lygnodendron and Heterangium' by William Crawford Williamson and Dukinfield Henry Scott29 July 1895
RR/13/188Letter from Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'On the leaves of lathraea squamaria' by Percy Groom to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer29 April 1897
RR/13/169Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members.—III. Marattiaceæ' by Frederick Orpen BowerJuly 1897
RR/13/187Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'On the leaves of lathraea squamaria' by Percy Groom28 April 1897
RR/14/119Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members.—No. IV. The leptosporangiate ferns' by Frederick Orpen Bowernd [May 1899]
RR/14/137Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'Further observations on the nature and functions of the nodules of leguminous plants' by Maria Dawsonnd [February 1900]
NLB/57/379Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor I [Isaac] Bayley Balfour, FRS29 October 1919
NLB/66/153Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary and Librarian of the Royal Society; to the Librarian of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh5 March 1924
EC/1884/08Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/000216Balfour, Isaac Bayleynd
NLB/15/560Copy letter from Arthur Wiliam Rucker, to Mr Osbert Salvin, [Fellow of the Royal Society]28 October 1897
RR/17/49Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'On the Julianiaceae: a new natural order of plants' by William Botting Hemsley[October 1906]
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