Record

Authorised form of nameParkes; Sir; Alan Sterling (1900 - 1990)
SurnameParkes
ForenamesAlan Sterling
Dates1900 - 1990
Dates and placesBirth:
10 September 1900
Death:
17 July 1990
ActivityEducation:
MA; DSc
Honours:
CBE 1956; Kt 1968
Memberships:
FRSC
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/05/1933
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll

Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2006 vol 52 pp 263-283, plate, by Christopher Polge
Royal Society codeNA645
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
GLB/65/91/15A S Parkes, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill to Brown17 July 1956
IM/GA/WS/1251Parkes, Sir Alan Sterlingnd
RR/43/147Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'The reproductive processes of certain mammals. II.—The size of the Graafian follicle at ovulation' by Alan Sterling ParkesAugust 1931
RR/43/148Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'The reproductive processes of certain mammals. Part I.?The œstrous cycle of the Chinese hamster (Cricetulus griseus)' by Alan Sterling ParkesJanuary 1931
RR/67/283Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The development in vitro of the mammalian gonad. II.' by P N MartinovitchSeptember 1939
RR/29/35Referee's report by Walter Heape, on a paper 'Studies on the sex-ratio and related phenomena. Part I - Foetal retrogression in mice' by Alan Sterling ParkesOctober 1923
RR/32/101Referee's report by Henry Hallett Dale, on a paper 'The effect of vitamin B deficiency on reproduction' by Alan Sterling Parkes and Jack Cecil DrummondFebruary 1925
RR/32/102Referee's report by Walter Heape, on paper 'The effects on fertility and the sex-ratio of sub-sterility exposures to X-rays' by Alan Sterling ParkesMay 1925
RR/33/25Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Changes in the ovary of the mouse following exposure to X-rays. Part II. Irradiation at or before birth' by Franics William Rogers Brambell and Alan Sterling ParkesNovember 1926
RR/33/24Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Changes in the ovary of the mouse following exposure to X-rays. Part I.—Irradiation at three weeks old' by Franics William Rogers Brambell and Alan Sterling ParkesNovember 1926
RR/34/73Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Observations on the Oestrous cycle of the albino mouse' by Alan Sterling Parkes[May 1926]
RR/34/74Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'On the occurrence of the oestrous cycle after X-ray sterilisation.—Part I. Irradiation of mice at three weeks old' by Alan Sterling Parkes[May 1926]
RR/37/131Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'The functions of the corpus luteum.—III. The factors concerned in the development of the mammary gland' by Alan Sterling ParkesOctober 1928
RR/36/30Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'On the occurrence of the oestrous cycle after X-ray sterilisation. Part III.— The periodicity of oestrus after sterilisation of the adult' by Alan Sterling Parkes12 March 1927
RR/67/143Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Studies on factors influencing the production of spermatozoa' by J EdwardsDecember 1939
RR/69/201Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The reproduction of the house-mouse (Mus musculus) living in different environments' by E M O Laurie1945
RR/37/132Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'The functions of the corpus luteum.—I. The mechanism of œstrus inhibition' by Alan Sterling ParkesOctober 1928
RR/37/133Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'The functions of the corpus luteum. II.—The experimental production of placentomata in the mouse' by Alan Sterling ParkesOctober 1928
RR/39/31Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Compensatory hypertrophy of the untreated ovary after unilateral X-ray sterilisation' by Francis William Rogers Brambell and Alan Sterling Parkes[March 1929]
RR/40/30Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'The functions of the corpus luteum.—IV. The relation of œstrin to the luteal phase of the oestrous cycle' by Alan Sterling ParkesAugust 1930
RR/41/123Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'The relation between the anterior pituitary body and the gonads.- Part I. The factors concerned in the formation of the corpus luteum' by Margaret Hill and Alan Sterling ParkesJune 1930
RR/41/124Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'On the relation between the anterior pituitary body and the gonads.- Part II. The induction of ovulation in the anæstrous ferret' by Margaret Hill and Alan Sterling ParkesJune 1930
RR/41/125Referee's report by Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer, on a paper 'The relation between the anterior pituitary body and the gonads. Part. III. Fractionation and dilution of ovary-stimulating extracts' by Margaret Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes14 November 1930
RR/43/65Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'The relation between the anterior pituitary body and the gonads. Part IV. —Induction of ovulation during pregnancy and its effect on the fœtuses' by Margaret Hill and Alan Sterling ParkesJanuary 1932
RR/43/149Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Effect of X-ray sterilisation on œstrus in the ferret' by Alan Sterling Parkes, I W Rowlands and Francis William Rogers BrambellNovember 1931
RR/45/81Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Studies on the hypophysectomised ferret. II. -Spermatogenesis' by Margaret Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes[October 1932]
RR/45/79Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Studies on the hypophysectomised ferret. III. -Effect of post-coitus hypophysectomy on ovulation and the development of the corpus luteum' by Margaret Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes[October 1932]
RR/45/80Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Studies on the hypophysectomised ferret. I. -Technique' by Margaret Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes[October 1932]
RR/47/14Referee's report by James Peter Hill, on a paper 'The reproductive processes of certain mammals— Parts IV and V. Part IV. The oestrous cycle of the grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)' by Ruth Deanesly and Alan Sterling ParkesNovember 1932
RR/47/15Referee's report by Francis Hugh Marshall, on a paper 'The reproductive processes of certain mammals— Parts IV and V. Part IV. The oestrous cycle of the grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)' by Ruth Deanesly and Alan Sterling ParkesOctober 1832
RR/48/21Referee's report by John Hammond, on a paper 'Studies on the hypophysectomized ferret. V. -Effect of hypophysectomy on the response of the female ferret to additional Illumination during anoestrus' by Margaret Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes[July 1933]
RR/48/20Referee's report by John Hammond, on a paper 'Studies on the hypophysectomized ferret. IV.—Comparison of the reproductive organs during anoestrus and after hypophysectomy' by Margaret Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes[July 1933]
RR/48/22Referee's report by John Hammond, on a paper 'Studies on the hypophysectomized ferret, VI. -Comparison of the response to oestrin of anoestrous, ovariectomized and hypophysectomized ferrets' by Margaret Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes[July 1933]
RR/51/41Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Biological methods of diagnosing equine pregnancy I—The mouse test' by W C Miller[May 1934]
RR/50/56Referee's report by Charles Scott Sherrington, on a paper 'The adaptation of parapharyngeal hypophysectomy to the guinea-pig and hedgehog' by M K McPhail and Alan Sterling ParkesAugust 1933
RR/36/28Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'On the occurrence of the oestrous cycle after X-ray sterilisation. Part IV.–Irradiation of the adult during pregnancy and lactation; and general summary' by Alan Sterling Parkes[June 1927]
RR/50/125Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Factors influencing the functional development of the male gonad' by J M Robson and H TaylorMay 1933
RR/52/14Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Induction of fertility and pregnancy in the anœstrous ferret' by Marjorie Allanson, I W Rowlands and Alan Sterling ParkesMay 1934
RR/53/40Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The structure and origin of corpora lutea in some of the lower vertebrata' by J T Cunningham and W A M Smart[June 1934]
RR/36/32Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Ovarian regeneration in the mouse after complete double ovariotomy' by Alan Sterling Parkes, Una Fielding and Francis William Rogers Brambell[February 1927]
RR/36/31Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Changes in the ovary of the mouse following exposure to X-rays. Part I.—Irradiation at three weeks old' by Alan Sterling Parkes and Francis William Rogers Brambell[February 1927]
RR/53/93Second referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Biological methods of diagnosing equine pregnancy II—The capon test' by A W Greenwood and J S S Blyth[August 1934]
RR/53/92Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Biological methods of diagnosing equine pregnancy II—The capon test' by A W Greenwood and J S S Blyth[May 1934]
RR/53/113Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Hypophysectomy of birds II—General effects of hypophysectomy of fowls' by R Towner Hill, A B Corkill and Alan Sterling Parkes[July 1934]
RR/54/111Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The effect of certain liver extracts on the development and secretory activity of the male and female gonads in the rat' by J M RobsonMarch 1934
RR/53/114Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Effect of absence of light on the breeding season of the ferret' by Margaret Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes[January 1934]
RR/53/116Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'Hypophysectomy of birds. I-Technique, with a note a on results' by R Towner Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes[June 1934]
RR/55/71Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Vestigial structures observed in male mice after prolonged treatment with oestrogenic compounds' by Harold BurrowsMay 1935
RR/58/39Referee's report by John Beresford Leathes, on a paper 'The progesterone-like action of testosterone and certain related compounds' by
M Klein and Alan Sterling Parkes
October 1936
RR/60/60Referee's report by Edward Mellanby, on a paper 'A study of anti-thyrotropic activity' by I W Rowlands and Alan Sterling ParkesJanuary 1936
RR/58/1Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The induction of ovulation in the rabbit, by electrical stimulation of the hypothalamo-hypophysial mechanism' by Geoffrey Wingfield HarrisDecember 1936
RR/58/86Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Physical and emotional periodicity in women' by R A McCance, M C Luff and E E WiddowsonFebruary 1937
RR/59/28Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Further observations on the oestrogenic activity of synthetic polycyclic compounds' by James Wilfred Cook, Edward Charles Dodds and W Lawson[May 1936]
RR/70/50Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The effects of experimentally induced rest and exercise on the epidermal mitotic activity of the adult male mouse, Mus musculus L' by W S Bullough 1947
RR/62/54Referee's report by Patrick Playfair Laidlaw and Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Inhibition of action of pituitary hormones by animal sera' by K W Thompson and Harvey Williams Cushing[October 1936]
RR/63/138Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The menstrual cycle of the primates - X—The oestrone threshold of the uterus of the rhesus monkey' by Solly ZuckermanMay 1937
RR/69/49Referee's report by Lancelot Thomas Hogben, on a paper 'Observations on Discoglossus pictus Otth' by Hilda M Bruce, Alan Sterling Parkes and L A Lantz1946
RR/64/117Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Stimulation of the corpora lutea of the rat by means of progesterone and testosterone' by T Mckeown and Solly Zuckerman[September 1937]
RR/64/118Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The suppression of oestrus in the rat during pregnancy and lactation' by T Mckeown and Solly Zuckerman[October 1937]
RR/65/91Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The mammary gland of the rhesus monkey under normal and experimental conditions' by Sydney John Folley, A N Guthkelch and Solly ZuckermanOctober 1938
RR/65/269Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The maternal effects on growth and conformation in shire horse-shetland pony crosses' by Arthur Walton and John HammondMarch 1938
RR/65/210Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Studies on the hypophysectomized ferret X. Growth and skeletal development' by Alan Sterling Parkes and I W RowlandsMarch 1938
RR/65/271Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'An analysis of the mechanism of oestrogenic activity' by Nicholas T Werthessen and Gregory PincusJuly 1938
RR/68/17Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The reproduction of the wild rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus (L.)' by Francis William Rogers Brambell[1941]
RR/67/223Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Anatomical and histological changes during the oestrous cycle in the mare' by John Hammond and Kazimierz WodzickiDecember 1940
RR/69/50Memorandum from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Observations on Discoglossus pictus Otth' by Hilda M Bruce, Alan Sterling Parkes and L A Lantz to Carl Frederick Abel Pantin22 March 1946
RR/69/4Referee's report by Honor Bridget Fell and Frederick Gordon Spear, on a paper 'Effects on embryonic development of X-irradiation of rabbit spermatozoa in vitro' by Emmanuel Ciprian Amoroso and Alan Sterling Parkes1945
RR/68/444Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Mitotic activity in the adult female mouse, Mus musculus L. A study of its relation to the oestrous cycle in normal and abnormal conditions' by W S Bullough[1944]
RR/68/412Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Ovarian stimulation by oestrogens: Effects in immature hypophysectomized rats' by P C Williams[1943]
RR/70/48Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Mitotic activity in the adult male mouse, Mus musculus L. The diurnal cycles and their relation to waking and sleeping' by W S Bullough 1947
RR/70/49Letter from Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Mitotic activity in the adult male mouse, Mus musculus L. The diurnal cycles and their relation to waking and sleeping' by W S Bullough to the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society1 October 1947
RR/72/190Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Reproduction in the basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus (gunner)' by Leonard Harrison MatthewsJune 1949
RR/39/91Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'The effect of anterior pituitary preparations administered during dietary anoestrus' by Guy Frederic Marrian and Alan Sterling Parkes[June 1929]
NLB/68/143Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, KCMG, FRS20 May 1925
NLB/72/974Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Alan Sterling] Parkes; University College, Gower Street, W.C.1.2 October 1930
RR/61/109Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Factors influencing the effectiveness of administered hormones' by
[Ruth] Deanesly and Alan Sterling Parkes
October 1937
NLB/72/794Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Alan Sterling] Parkes; University College, Gower Street, W.C.1.30 April 1930
IM/003430Parkes, Sir Alan Sterling
EC/1933/12Parkes, Sir Alan Sterling: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/34/75Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'On the occurrence of the oestrous cycle after X-ray sterilisation part II.—Irradiation at or before birth' by Alan Sterling Parkes[November 1926]
RR/49/68Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The oestrogenic activity of some condensed-ring compounds in relation to their other biological activities' by James Wilfred Cook, Edward Charles Dodds, C L Hewett and W Lawson[October 1933]
RR/52/25Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The effects of prolonged œstriol administration upon the sex skin of macaca mulatta' by Carl Bachman, James Bertram Collip and Hans SelyeOctober 1934
RR/53/115Referee's report by Arthur Edwin Boycott, on a paper 'Hypophysectomy of birds. I-Technique, with a note a on results' by R Towner Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes25 May 1934
RR/53/117Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Hypophysectomy of birds III—Effect on gonads, accessory organs, and head furnishings' by R Towner Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes[August 1934]
RR/57/6Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The action of oestrin on the bitch' by J M Robson and W R Henderson[May 1935]
RR/57/7Second referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The action of oestrin on the bitch' by J M Robson and W R Henderson[December 1935]
RR/57/105Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Modification of mammalian sexual cycles, VII—Fertile matings of raccoons in December instead of February induced by increasing daily periods of light' by Thomas Hume Bissonnette and Albert G Csech[December 1936]
RR/59/58Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Chimpanzee births in captivity: a typical case history and report of sixteen births' by James H Elder and Robert M. Yerkes[March 1936]
RR/63/4Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Reversal of the oestrous cycle in animals after transference across the equator, with further observations on the incidence of the breeding seasons and the factors controlling sexual periodicity' by Francis Hugh Adam MarshallMarch 1937
RR/68/131Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'On the incidence of the breeding season in mammals after transference to a new latitude' by John Ian Robert Russell, 13th Duke of Bedford and Francis Hugh Adam Marshall[October 1941]
NLB/67/637Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, KCMG, FRS4 February 1925
NLB/68/37Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, KCMG, FRS4 May 1925
HD/25/21Presentation album for Henry Dale on his retirement from the National Institute for Medical Research 30 September 1942
RR/36/29Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'On the occurrence of the oestrous cycle after X-ray sterilisation. Part III.— The periodicity of oestrus after sterilisation of the adult' by Alan Sterling Parkes[March 1927]
RR/53/118Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on teo papers 'Hypophysectomy of birds IV-Plumage changes in hypophysectomized fowls' and 'Hypophysectomy of birds V-Effect of replacement therapy on the gonads, accessory organs and secondary sexual characters of hypophysectomized fowls' by R Towner Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes[December 1934]
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