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Authorised form of nameCarruthers; William (1830 - 1922)
SurnameCarruthers
ForenamesWilliam
Dates1830 - 1922
Dates and placesBirth:
Moffat, Dumfries, Scotland (29 May 1830)
Death:
02 June 1922
ActivityResearch Field:
Botany
Education:
Edinburgh University
Career:
Keeper of the Botanical Department, British Museum.
Memberships:
FLS (President 1886-1890); FRMS (President 1900-1901); FGS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
8/06/1871
RelationshipsSon of Samuel Carruthers, merchant; married (1865) Jeanie, daughter of William Moffat, Architect, of Edinburgh
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1925 vol 97 pp vi-viii signed by A B R
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/41995962
Royal Society codeNA6405
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1871/04Carruthers, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/1/605Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1887
NLB/19/35Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society6 June 1899
NLB/2/639Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr William Carruthers, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 October 1888
NLB/2/692Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society12 October 1888
NLB/2/1000Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society25 January 1889
NLB/4/668Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society18 September 1890
NLB/3/531Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to [John William Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, [Royal Society]4 July 1889
NLB/6/705Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society29 June 1892
NLB/6/750Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Shelford7 July 1892
NLB/5/894Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society11 November 1891
NLB/16/753Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society2 June 1898
NLB/13/467Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons21 September 1896
NLB/8/991Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Carruthers, [Fellow of the Royal Society]6 February 1894
NLB/23/2/9Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society23 January 1901
NLB/9/317Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society28 April 1894
NLB/12/457Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Alfred Newton, Fellow of the Royal Society, Magdalene College, Cambridge21 February 1896
NLB/16/247Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society1 March 1898
NLB/17/77Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society12 July 1898
NLB/17/337Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society13 october 1898
NLB/19/19Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society2 June 1899
NLB/21/749Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society23 January 1901
NLB/31/660Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society, 14 Vermont Road, Upper Norwood, S.E. 28 October 1905
NLB/32/297Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons, 46 St Martin's Lane, W.C.15 February 1906
NLB/40/170Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to W [William] Carruthers FRS 27 April 1909
NLB/45/214Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to W [William] Carruthers FRS19 January 1912
RR/7/90Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the pre-carboniferous floras of North-Eastern America, with especial reference to that of the Erian (Devonian) Period' by John William Dawson18 January 1871
RR/7/146Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures - Part I. Catamites' by William Crawford Williamson14 June 1871
RR/8/75Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. —Part IX' by William Crawford Williamson14 August 1877
RR/7/428Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part VII - Myelopteris, psaronius, and kaloxylon' by William Crawford Williamson5 August 1875
RR/7/501Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part VII - Myelopteris, psaronius, and kaloxylon' by William Crawford Williamson23 October 1876
RR/9/103Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part XII' by William Crawford Williamson16 December 1882
RR/10/110Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organisation of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part XIII. Heterangium tiliaeoides (Williamson) and Kaloxylon hookeri' by William Crawford Williamson25 October 1887
RR/10/111Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organisation of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.--Part XV' by William Crawford Williamson19 October 1888
RR/11/105Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organisation of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part XVIII' by William Crawford Williamson1 August 1890
RR/11/103Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organisation of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part XVIII' by William Crawford Williamson25 February 1891
RR/9/104Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part XII' by William Crawford Williamson16 December 1882
RR/11/230Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members.—Equisetineae and Lycopodinae' by Frederick Orpen Bower7 October 1893
RR/11/220Letter from William Carruthers on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part XIX' by William Crawford Williamson30 June 1892
RR/12/265Referee's report by William Carruthers, 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 Scott28 February 1894
NLB/63/33Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Alfred Barton] Rendle, FRS16 June 1922
NLB/61/431Copy letter from Charles [Scott] Sherrington, President of the Royal Society; to Dr. [William] Carruthers, FRS7 July 1921
NLB/67/429Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Alfred Barton] Rendle, FRS18 December 1924
NLB/64/438Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Manager of the National Bank of Scotland; 37 Nicholas Lane, E.C.4.12 April 1923
NLB/63/17Copy letter from Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, President of the Royal Society; to S.W. Carruthers Esq.15 June 1922
RR/9/418Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organisation of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Heterangium Tiliœoides (Will.) and Kaloxylon Hookeri' by William Crawford Williamson23 February 1887
NLB/67/677Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Alfred Barton] Rendle, FRS13 February 1925
MS/427/76Copy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Willaim] Carruthers, FRS6 May 1881
NLB/1/436Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Carruthers 20 March 1887
NLB/8/1006Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society, Central House, Central Hill, S.E.9 February 1894
NLB/21/694Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society, President of the Royal Microscopical Society10 January 1901
NLB/28/127Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society13 January 1904
NLB/28/309Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Carruthers, Fellow of the Royal Society, 22 Chalmers Street, Edinburgh16 February 1904
RR/8/266Second referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part XI' by William Crawford Williamson27 October 1880
RR/8/265Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part XI' by William Crawford Williamson27 October 1880
RR/11/221Referee's report by William Carruthers on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part XIX' by William Crawford Williamson30 June 1892
NLB/8/1028Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Henry Woodward, Fellow of the Royal Society12 February 1894
RR/10/314Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'On the organisation of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part XVI' by William Crawford Williamson6 June 1889
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