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Authorised form of nameThompson; Sir; D'Arcy Wentworth (1860 - 1948); naturalist and mathematician
SurnameThompson
ForenamesD'Arcy Wentworth
Dates1860 - 1948
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Edinburgh, Scotland (02 May 1860)
Death:
St Andrews, Fife (21 June 1948)
ActivityResearch Field:
Natural history, mathematics, oceanography
Education:
MA (Camb)
Appointed to the Chair of Natural History at St Andrews University, 1917
Honours:
CB
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/05/1916
Medals/Prizes:
Darwin Medal 1946
Council:
VP 1931-1933
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1948-1949 vol 6 pp 599-617, plate, by Clifford Dobell
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/95300577
Royal Society codeNA6267
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MDA/A/22/4Letter from D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson to Henry Dale, St Andrews4 October 1932
NLB/13/790Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, University College, Dundee26 November 1896
MDA/A/22/5Copy letter from [Ronald Winckworth, Assistant Secretary of Royal Society] to D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson12 October 1932
NLB/53/277Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor D'Arcy Thompson, FRS26 June 1916
RR/29/33Referee's report by Godfrey Harold Hardy, on a paper 'On the thirteen semi-regular solids of Archimedes, and on their development by the transformation of certain plane configurations' by D'arcy Wentworth ThompsonOctober 1924
RR/29/32Referee's report by Geoffrey Thomas Bennett, on a paper 'On the thirteen semi-regular solids of Archimedes, and on their development by the transformation of certain plane configurations' by D'arcy Wentworth Thompson19 April 1924
RR/47/126Referee's report by Cecil Clifford Dobell, on a paper 'The geometry of the siliceous skeletons of the radiolaria' by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson25 February 1932
RR/47/127Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'The geometry of the siliceous skeletons of the radiolaria' by D'Arcy Wentworth ThompsonMay 1932
NLB/62/537Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor D'Arcy [Wentworth] Thompson, FRS2 March 1922
RR/47/125Referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'The geometry of the siliceous skeletons of the radiolaria' by D'Arcy Wentworth ThompsonMarch 1932
RR/60/7Referee's report by D'arcy Wentworth Thompson, on a paper 'The life history of some marine plankton diatoms' by F Gross21 January 1937
NLB/63/177Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor D'Arcy [Wentworth] Thompson, FRS10 July 1922
RR/69/63Referee's report by D'arcy Wentworth Thompson, on a paper 'The role of the body fluid in relation to movement in soft-bodied invertebrates I. The burrowing of Arenicola' by G Chapman and G E Newell22 October 1946
RR/69/64Second referee's report by D'arcy Wentworth Thompson, on a paper 'The role of the body fluid in relation to movement in soft-bodied invertebrates I. The burrowing of Arenicola' by G Chapman and G E Newell3 February 1947
RR/68/395Referee's report by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, on a paper 'The shape of the human being as a function of time' by Peter Brian Medawar28 June 1943
NLB/65/723Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Geoffrey Thomas] Bennett, FRS13 December 1923
NLB/68/71Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor D'Arcy [Wentworth] Thompson, CB, FRS8 May 1925
NLB/65/626Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor D'Arcy [Wentworth] Thompson, FRS30 November 1923
NLB/67/514Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor D'Arcy [Wentworth] Thompson, FRS12 January 1925
NLB/67/666Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor D'Arcy [Wentworth] Thompson, FRS11 February 1925
NLB/68/121Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor D'Arcy [Wentworth] Thompson, CB, FRS15 May 1925
NLB/67/42Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Godfrey Harold] Hardy, FRS8 October 1924
NLB/68/299Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor D'Arcy [Wentworth] Thompson, FRS15 June 1925
NLB/68/468Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to M. le Secretaire Perpetuel; Academie des Sciences, Leningrad14 July 1925
NLB/68/520Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Henry Miers, FRS27 July 1925
NLB/68/725Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor D'Arcy [Wentworth] Thompson, FRS22 October 1925
EC/1916/20Thompson, Sir D'Arcy Wentworth: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/60/8Second referee's report by D'arcy Wentworth Thompson, on a paper 'The life history of some marine plankton diatoms' by F Gross7 February 1937
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