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Authorised form of nameHerdman; Sir; William Abbott (1858 - 1924)
SurnameHerdman
ForenamesWilliam Abbott
Dates1858 - 1924
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Edinburgh, Scotland (08 September 1858)
Death:
London (21 July 1924)
Burial:
Highgate Cemetery, London
ActivityEducation:
University of Edinburgh (graduated 1879);DSc
Career:
Demonstrator of Zoology, University of Edinburgh (1880); Professor of Natural History, University of Liverpool (1881-1919); Professor of Oceanography; established marine biological station, Port Erin, Isle of Man
Honours:
Kt 1922; CBE 1920
Memberships:
FRSE; FLS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/06/1892
Council:
For Sec 1916-1920
RelationshipsEldest son of Robert Herdman RSA.
Married: 1) Sarah Wyse Douglas; 2) Jane Brandreth Halt of Liverpool, whose sister married Robert Boyce (FRS 1902)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1925 vol 98 pp x-xiv, plate, signed by S J H
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/309678911
Royal Society codeNA6570
Archives associated with this Fellow
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NLB/21/41Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr George Johnstone Stoney, Fernbanl, Bowth, County Dublin20 July 1900
EC/1892/15Herdman, Sir William Abbott: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/57/356Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WA [Sir William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society25 October 1919
MM/21/55Letter from John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, to WA Herdman6 February 1906
IM/Maull/002045Herdman, Sir William Abbott
NLB/56/106Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society25 November 1918
NLB/55/513Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent07 May 1918
NLB/6/1030Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Abbott Herdman6 October 1892
NLB/6/895Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society15 August 1892
NLB/22/7Copy telegram from Michael Foster, to Sir William Abbott Herdman, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Croxteth Lodge, Ullet Road, Liverpool11 February 1901
NLB/21New Letter Book volume 21, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration14 July 1900-7 February 1901
NLB/20New Letter Book volume 20, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration11 January 1900-14 July 1900
NLB/29New Letter Book volume 29, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration13 June 1904-13 January 1905
RR/15/49Letter from Louis Compton Miall, on a paper 'Variation' by James Cossar Ewart to William Abbott Herdman5 May 1900
NLB/14/895Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society2 June 1897
RR/16/40Referee's report by William Abbott Herdman, on a paper 'Experiments in hybridization; with special reference to the effect of conditions on dominance' by Leonard DoncasterApril 1903
RR/16/214Referee's report by William Abbott Herdman, on a paper ['On a method of using the tow-net as an opening and closing tow-net'] by George Robert Milne Murray7 January 1905
AP/74/3Observations upon the Normal and Pathological Histology and Bacteriology of the Oyster1899
NLB/20/192Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society21 February 1900
NLB/16/742Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society1 June 1898
NLB/21/558Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society10 December 1900
NLB/16/719Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society25 May 1898
NLB/22/17Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society12 February 1901
NLB/17/503Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Archibald Geikie, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 November 1898
NLB/21/708Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Abbott Herdman, [Fellow of the Royal Society] University College, Liverpool14 January 1901
NLB/18/528Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons27 March 1899
NLB/17/729Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Archibald Geikie, Fellow of the Royal Society13 December 1898
NLB/22/702Copy letter from unknown correspondent, to [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society27 June 1901
NLB/22/390Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society6 May 1901
NLB/19/448Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society5 October 1899
NLB/20/296Copy letter from Arthur William Russell, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society14 March 1900
NLB/32/390Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, [Fellow of the Royal Society][3 March 1906]
NLB/20/11Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society13 January 1900
NLB/19/860Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society9 January 1900
NLB/19/832Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society4 January 1900
NLB/20/580Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society24 May 1900
NLB/20/3Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Michael Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society11 January 1900
NLB/20/94Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society30 January 1900
NLB/20/49Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society22 January 1900
NLB/20/131Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society9 February 1900
NLB/20/126Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society6 February 1900
NLB/20/142Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society12 February 1900
NLB/20/281Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society12 March 1900
NLB/20/478Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society1 May 1900
NLB/20/571Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society22 May 1900
NLB/20/634Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society6 June 1900
NLB/20/540Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society17 May 1900
NLB/20/744Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society28 June 1900
NLB/21/66Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr George Johnstone Stoney, Fellow of the Royal Society, Fernbank, Howth, County Dublin 23 July 1900
NLB/21/56Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1900
NLB/21/52Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society20 July 1900
NLB/21/269Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society15 October 1900
NLB/21/29Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr George Johnstone Stoney, Fellow of the Royal Society, Fernbank, Howth, County Dublin18 July 1900
NLB/21/80Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, [Fellow of the Royal Society]25 July 1900
NLB/23/1/175Copy enclosure from [Robert William Frederick Harrison], to Professor William Abbott Herdman[7 October 1901]
NLB/22/644Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Zoology Committee19 June 1901
NLB/33/287Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society27 July 1906
NLB/22/122Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society7 March 1901
NLB/22/151Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society13 March 1901
NLB/22/758Copy letter from unknown correspondent, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society10 July 1901
NLB/22/181Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society19 March 1901
NLB/22/268Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society2 April 1901
NLB/22/265Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society2 April 1901
NLB/22/350Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society30 April 1901
NLB/28/342Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison], to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society20 February 1904
NLB/22/635Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1901
NLB/22/520Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1901
NLB/22/609Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society11 June 1901
NLB/22/657Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, [Fellow of the Royal Society]21 June 1901
NLB/22/664Copy letter from [William Abbott Herdman], to Members of the Zoology Committee24 June 1901
NLB/23/1/311Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society24 October 1901
NLB/23/1/176Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society7 October 1901
NLB/23/2/103Copy letter from Alfred Bray Kempe, to Professor Andrew Russell Forsyth, Chairman of the Mathematic Committee and other Sectional Committee Chairmen29 June 1901
NLB/23/1/207Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society10 October 1901
NLB/23/1/252Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society16 October 1901
NLB/23/1/234Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society15 October 1901
RR/14/56Referee's report by Edward Emanuel Klein, on a paper 'Observations upon the normal and pathological histology and bacteriology of the oyster' by William Abbott Herdman and Rubert William Boycend [March 1899]
NLB/23/2/332Copy letter sent from Sir Michael Foster, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society12 May 1903
NLB/23/1/517Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbottt Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society25 November 1901
NLB/23/1/474Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society18 November 1901
NLB/23/2/433Copy letter sent from unknown correspondent, to The Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, Colonial Office, Downing Street24 February 1904
NLB/23/1/611Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdamn, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Zoology Sectional Committee11 December 1901
NLB/23/1/666Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society21 December 1901
NLB/24/682Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Abbott Herdman, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Croxteth Lodge, Ullet Road, Liverpool [June 1902]
NLB/25/257Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society6 October 1902
NLB/25/112Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society12 August 1902
NLB/24/616Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society9 June 1902
NLB/25/96Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society7 August 1902
NLB/25/113Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Zoology Committee12 August 1902
NLB/25/164Copy letter from A H White, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society5 September 1902
NLB/30/143Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society3 February 1905
NLB/54/150Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS19 February 1917
NLB/25/656Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Croxteth Lodge, Ullet Road, Liverpool3 December 1902
NLB/27/261Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society29 July 1903
NLB/29/503Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society26 October 1904
NLB/27/573Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1903
NLB/34/248Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society, Croxteth Lodge, Ullet Road, Liverpool17 December 1906
NLB/26/699Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society13 May 1903
NLB/27/871Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society16 December 1903
NLB/28/100Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society9 January 1904
NLB/27/836Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society8 December 1903
NLB/29/134Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society11 July 1904
NLB/30/268Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society21 February 1905
NLB/29/121Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society8 July 1904
NLB/33/41Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1906
NLB/33/577Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society, Liverpool3 October 1906
NLB/30/567Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society 12 April 1905
NLB/30/665Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society3 May 1905
NLB/30/774Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the President of the Linnean Society, [William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society]22 May 1905
NLB/28/575Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office, S.W.13 April 1904
NLB/29/538Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society1 November 1904
NLB/29/564Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1904
NLB/33/538Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society27 September 1906
NLB/34/288Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Croxteth Lodge, Ullet Road, Liverpool21 December 1906
NLB/33/553Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, [Fellow of the Royal Society] Crosleith Lodge, Ullett Road, Liverpool1 October 1906
NLB/31/661Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society28 October 1905
NLB/34/214Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society, Croxteth Lodge, Ullet Road, Liverpool12 December 1906
NLB/33/635Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society12 October 1906
NLB/33/297Copy letter from Alfred Bray Kempe, to [Professor William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society 31 July 1906
NLB/33/305Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society, British Association, York1 August 1906
NLB/33/399Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society23 August 1906
NLB/33/390Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society, Rowan's Cottage, Port Erin, Isle of Man[22 August 1906]
NLB/33/714Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society, Croxteth Lodge, Ullet Road, Liverpool 26 October 1906
NLB/32/825Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1906
NLB/33/790Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1906
NLB/35/397Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Alfred Bray Kempe, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1907
NLB/34/658Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society22 February 1907
NLB/36/568Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Crown Agents for the Colonies12 November 1907
NLB/37/429Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society19 March 1908
NLB/40/92Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Miss May Allen, Zoology Department, The University, Liverpool4 April 1909
NLB/41/101Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society13 October 1909
NLB/40/9Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] A [Abbott] Herdman FRS 22 March 1909
NLB/42/118Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] A [Abbott] Herdman FRS6 April 1910
NLB/42/192Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] A [Abbott] Herdman FRS 22 April 1910
NLB/41/297Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society17 November 1909
NLB/41/541Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society10 January 1910
NLB/41/729Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society, Liverpool15 February 1910
NLB/42/730Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] A [Abbott] Herdman FRS 28 September 1910
NLB/42/762Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] A [Abbott] Herdman FRS 4 October 1910
NLB/42/741Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Joseph D [Dalton] Hooker OM, FRS 29 September 1910
NLB/42/739Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir W [William] T [Turner] Thiselton-Dyer KCMG, FRS 29 September 1910
NLB/42/742Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Ray Lankester KCB, FRS 29 September 1910
NLB/44/269Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] A [Abbott] Herdman FRS 2 June 1911
NLB/46/572Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society26 September 1912
NLB/46/259Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society2 July 1912
NLB/52/555Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor William Abbot Herdman, FRS13 January 1916
NLB/46/461Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society2 August 1912
NLB/47/306 Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] A [Abbott] Herdman FRS13 January 1913
NLB/48/334Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society17 June 1913
NLB/47/320Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] A [Abbott] Herdman FRS, Challenger Committee14 January 1913
NLB/47/475Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] A [Abbott] Herdman FRS5 February 1913
NLB/47/499Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W [William] A [Abbott] Herdman FRS10 February 1913
NLB/51/358Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor William Abbott Herdman FRS23 February 1915
NLB/54/610Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society3 July 1917
NLB/54/887Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society29 October 1917
NLB/59/24Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society10 July 1920
NLB/54/191Copy letter from William Abbott Herdman, Foreigh Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Yves Delage26 February 1917
NLB/54/583Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society25 June 1917
RR/20/71Referee's report by William Abbott Herdman, on a paper 'Protostigmata in ascidians' by A G Huntsman10 March 1913
NLB/53/335Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS14 January [?] 1916
RR/20/70Referee's report by William Abbott Herdman, on a paper 'On the origin of the ascidian mouth' by A G Huntsman10 March 1913
NLB/54/575Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. F. Morley23 June 1917
NLB/55/217Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS19 January 1918
NLB/54/292Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS26 March 1917
NLB/54/295Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS26 March 1917
NLB/54/880Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society27 October 1917
NLB/54/464Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS21 May 1917
NLB/54/783Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society29 September 1917
NLB/23/1Copy letters sent from Royal Society administrative staff and officers2 August 1901-12 February 1902
NLB/56/755Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society20 May 1919
RR/26/132Referee's report by William Abbott Herdman, on a paper 'The breeding places of the eel' by Ernst Johannes Schmidt28 July 1921
NLB/56/178Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society7 December 1918
NLB/54/877Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society26 October 1917
NLB/54/781Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society26 September 1917
NLB/56/71Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society 14 November 1918
NLB/56/135Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society29 November 1918
NLB/56/325Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society14 January 1919
NLB/56/294Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society7 January 1919
NLB/56/306Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society10 January 1919
RR/9/50Referee's report by John Murray, on a paper 'On the genus Culeolus' by William Abbott Herdman21 February 1882
IM/002046Herdman, Sir William Abbott1922
NLB/56/472Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society18 February 1919
NLB/56/556Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society12 March 1919
NLB/56/655Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society8 April 1919
NLB/56/825Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society3 June 1919
NLB/55/198Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS11 January 1918
NLB/55/259Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS07 February 1918
NLB/56/899Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society23 June 1919
NLB/55/382Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS15 March 1918
NLB/58/67Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society9 March 1920
NLB/55/172Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Wiliam Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS04 January 1918
NLB/55/118Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS07 December 1917
NLB/59/103Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society16 July 1920
NLB/55/119Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS07 December 1917
NLB/58/432Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society5 May 1920
NLB/55/146Copy letter from Miss Maud K. Jukes, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS18 December 1917
NLB/61/265Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS13 June 1921
NLB/55/111Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Grain Pests War (Sectional) Committee and FRS07 December 1917
NLB/57/363Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Sir William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society27 October 1919
NLB/58/744Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society14 June 1920
NLB/59/106Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society16 July 1920
NLB/59/624Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society25 October 1920
RR/11/160Referee's report by William Abbott Herdman, on a paper 'On the early development of Cirripedia' by Theodore T Groom27 June 1892
NLB/59/349Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society22 September 1920
NLB/57/611Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WA [Sir William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society16 December 1919
NLB/59/42Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society12 July 1920
NLB/59/513Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS11 October 1920
NLB/59/153Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society21 July 1920
NLB/59/212Copy letter from [William Abbott Herdman,] Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society to Monsieur le. Professor [Francois Antoine Alfred] Lacroix, FRS27 July 1920
NLB/59/214Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society27 July 1920
NLB/59/617Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society25 October 1920
RR/14/70Letter from William Abbott Herdman, to Edwin Ray Lankester, regarding a paper 'A study of the phyto-plankton of the Atlantic' by George Robert Milne Murray and Vernon Herbert Blackman1 June 1898
RR/14/55Referee's report by Sidney Harris Cox Martin, on a paper 'Observations upon the normal and pathological histology and bacteriology of the oyster' by William Abbott Herdman and Rubert William Boyce11 April 1899
NLB/67/139Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sydney John] Hickson, FRS1 November 1924
NLB/57/359Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to JO Borley Esq. 24 October 1919
NLB/59/679Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society1 November 1920
RR/14/69Referee's report by William Abbott Herdman, on a paper 'A study of the phyto-plankton of the Atlantic' by George Robert Milne Murray and Vernon Herbert Blackmannd [1898]
NLB/60/894Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS22 April 1921
NLB/60/244Copy letter from Frederick Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS4 January 1921
NLB/60/328Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS20 January 1921
NLB/61/699Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS13 October 1921
NLB/57/9Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; Professor [Sir William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of The Royal Society1 July 1919
NLB/57/83Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sir William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society16 July 1919
NLB/57/34Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WA [Sir William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society7 July 1919
NLB/54/172Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Dr. [Henry] Forster Morley, Director of the International Catalogue of Scientific Literature 23 February 1917
NLB/57/109Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WA [Sir William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society23 July 1919
NLB/57/281Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr ES [Edwin Stephen] Goodrich, FRS3 October 1919
NLB/57/362Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Sir William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society25 October 1919
NLB/55/779Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS20 September 1918
NLB/55/628Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Professor William Abbott] Herdman, Chairman of the Zoology Committee and FRS02 July 1918
NLB/55/647Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS09 July 1918
NLB/55/649Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Zoology Committee and FRS09 July 1918
NLB/57/321Copy letter from [Sir William Bate] Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS; University of Liverpool[October 1919]
NLB/55/847Copy letter from [Dr.] Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS; Sir [Edward Albert] Sharpey-Schafer,FRS; and Mr. [James Hopwood] Jeans, FRS16 October 1918
NLB/55New Letter Book volume 55, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration5 November 1917-1 November 1918
NLB/57/97Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph [John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society, OM23 July 1919
NLB/57/87Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WA [Sir William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society15 July 1919
NLB/57/158Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sir William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society31 July 1919
NLB/57/282Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to WA [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society3 October 1919
NLB/57/323Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor W [Sir William Abbott] Herdman, FRS, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society16 October 1919
NLB/57/436Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WA [Sir William Abbott] Herdman, FRS, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society6 November 1919
NLB/57/741Copy letter from Professor [Sir] William Abbott Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Y Delage28 January 1920
NLB/68/315Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sydney John] Hickson, FRS19 June 1925
NLB/66/845Copy letter from [Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of] the Royal Society; to the Editor, The Times25 July 1924
CD/24/12Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society9 March 1920
CD/58/8Letter from [William Abbott] Herdman; Department of Oceanography, Liverpool; to William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society16 October 1920
NLB/23/1/131Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society30 September 1901
NLB/33New Letter Book volume 33, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration13 June 1906-15 November 1906
NLB/18/187Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Herdman2 February 1899
NLB/20/278Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to William Abbott Herdman, [Fellow of the Royal Society]12 March 1900
NLB/20/725Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society23 June 1900
NLB/22/56Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society23 February 1901
NLB/21/317Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society29 October 1900
NLB/21/309Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, [Fellow of the Royal Society]25 October 1900
NLB/21/711Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society14 January 1901
NLB/21/695Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society11 January 1901
NLB/23/1/320Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society 24 October 1901
NLB/27/652Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society10 November 1903
NLB/30/605Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society17 April 1905
NLB/31/637Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society23 October 1905
NLB/32/892Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society, University of Liverpool12 June 1906
RR/14/54Referee's report by Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, on a paper 'Observations upon the normal and pathological histology and bacteriology of the oyster' by William Abbott Herdman and Rubert William Boyce8 February 1899
NLB/56New Letter Book volume 56, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration1 November 1918-27 June 1919
NLB/57/243Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor WA [William Abbott] Herdman, FRS, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society25 September 1919
CD/65/3Letter from [William Abbott] Herdman; British Association for the Advancement of Science, Burlington House; to James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society15 November 1920
NLB/18/818Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Clements R Markham, Fellow of the Royal Society19 May 1899
NLB/20/470Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society30 April 1900
NLB/28/330Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society19 February 1904
NLB/28/597Copy letter from Alfred Bray Kempe, to the Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office, S.W.15 April 1904
NLB/28/554Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society28 March 1904
NLB/33/545Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, [Fellow of the Royal Society]28 September 1906
NLB/54New Letter Book volume 54, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration10 January 1917-2 November 1917
NLB/22New Letter Book volume 22, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration8 February 1901-2 August 1901
RR/8/316Referee's report by Henry Nottidge Moseley, on a paper 'On the genus Culeolus' by William Abbott Herdman29 December 1881
NLB/59New Letter Book volume 59, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1920-2 December 1920
NLB/60New Letter Book volume 60, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration2 December 1920-26 April 1921
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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