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Authorised form of nameLang; William Henry (1874 - 1960)
SurnameLang
ForenamesWilliam Henry
Dates1874 - 1960
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Withyham, Groombridge, Sussex, England (12 May 1874)
Death:
Storth, near Milnthorpe, Westmorland (29 August 1960)
ActivityResearch Field:
Botany
Education:
DSc; MB; ChM (Glasgow)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/05/1911
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1931
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1961 vol 7 pp 147-160, plate, by E J Salisbury
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/63066781
Royal Society codeNA6074
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1911/08Lang, William Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/29/48Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'On Tmesipteris Vieillardi, Dangeard, an erect terrestrial species from new caledonia' by Birbal SahniNovember 1923
NLB/13/510Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Henry Lang, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 40 Lawrence Street, Dowan Hill, Glasgow2 October 1896
NLB/13/555Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Henry Lang, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 40 Lawrence Street, Dowanhill, Glasgow7 October 1896
NLB/13/777Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Dukinfield Henry Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society23 November 1896
RR/19/47Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'An investigation into the life-history of cladothrix dichotoma (Cohn)' by David Ellis[March 1912]
NLB/56/855Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs [William Henry] Lang, FRS17 June 1919
RR/41/142Referee's report by Dukinfield Henry Scott, on a paper 'Some fossil plants of early Devonian type from the Walhalla series, Victoria, Australia' by William Henry Lang and Isabella C Cookson25 June 1930
RR/41/141Referee's report by Albert Charles Seward, on a paper 'Some fossil plants of early Devonian type from the Walhalla series, Victoria, Australia' by William Henry Lang and Isabella C CooksonJuly 1930
NLB/68/72Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Lang, FRS8 May 1925
NLB/56/616Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Lang, FRS28 March 1919
RR/38/76Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'On the structures and affinities of Ankyropteris corrugata' by H S HoldenAugust 1929
RR/37/68Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'Schizopodium Davidi gen. et sp. nov. — a new type of stem from devonian rocks of Australia' by Thomas Maxwell HarrisNovember 1928
NLB/61/637Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Lang, FRS29 September 1921
RR/14/59Referee's report by Dukinfield Henry Scott, on a paper 'On apogamy and the development of sporangia upon fern prothalli' by William Henry Lang4 March 1898
RR/14/60Referee's report by Harry Marshall Ward, on a paper 'On apogamy and the development of sporangia upon fern prothalli' by William Henry Lang7 March 1898
RR/14/61Second referee's report by Dukinfield Henry Scott, on a paper 'On apogamy and the development of sporangia upon fern prothalli' by William Henry Lang8 March 1898
RR/49/9Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'On the origin and character of xylem rays in gymnosperms' by M W Bannan[May 1933]
RR/43/89Referee's report by Dukinfield Henry Scott, on a paper 'On the spines, sporangia, and spores of Psilophyton princeps, Dawson, shown in specimens from Gaspé' by William Henry Lang22 July 1931
RR/43/90Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On the spines, sporangia, and spores of Psilophyton princeps, Dawson, shown in specimens from Gaspé' by William Henry LangJuly 1931
RR/46/106Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'A Persian Sigillaria' by Albert Charles Seward[March 1932]
NLB/57/107Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor VH [Vernon Herbert] Blackman, FRS, Chairman, Botany Committee24 July 1919
RR/47/123Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'On some pteridospermous plants from the Mesozoic rocks of South Africa' by Hugh Hamshaw ThomasAugust 1932
RR/51/5Referee's report by Frederick Ernest Weiss, on a paper 'On a flora, including vascular land plants, associated with Monograptus, in rocks of Silurian age, from Victoria, Australia' by William Henry Lang and Isabel C Cookson[August 1934]
RR/58/45Referee's report by Hugh Hamshaw Thomas, on a paper 'On the plant-remains from the downtonian of England and Wales' by William Henry Lang20 November 1936
RR/58/46Referee's report by Albert Charles Seward, on a paper 'On the plant-remains from the downtonian of England and Wales' by William Henry LangNovember 1936
NLB/55/689Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Professor William Henry] Lang, FRS19 July 1918
RR/68/38Referee's report by Hugh Hamshaw Thomas, on a paper 'The lower Devonian flora of the Senni Beds of Monmouthshire and Breconshire' by W N Croft and William Henry Lang28 July 1941
RR/68/480Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'A revision of Williamsoniella' by Thomas Maxwell Harris[1944]
NLB/67/769Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Lang, FRS3 March 1925
RR/19/120Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'A petrified Williamsonia from Scotland' by Albert Charles Seward[July 1912]
NLB/68/336Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Henry] Lang, FRS22 June 1925
NLB/70/796Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Orpen] Bower, FRS26 September 1927
RR/25/3Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'On the occurrence of multinucleate cells vegetative tissues' by Rudolf Beer and Agnes Arber[August 1918]
RR/36/71Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'The Dictyoxylon cortex of lycopodiales as a constituent of coal' by Clarence A Seyler[November 1927]
RR/62/82Referee's report by William Henry Lang, on a paper 'On the factors that influence external form of fossil plants; with descriptions of the foliage of some species of the Palaeozoic Equisetalean Genus Annularia Sternberg' by John Walton[January 1936]
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