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Authorised form of nameSedgwick; Adam (1854 - 1913)
SurnameSedgwick
ForenamesAdam
Dates1854 - 1913
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Norwich, Norfolk, England (28 September 1854 )
Death:
2 Sumner Place, Onslow Square, London (27 February 1913)
ActivityResearch Field:
Animal morphology
Education:
Giggleswick School; Marlborough College; King's College, London; Trinity College, Cambridge. BA (1878), MA (1881)
Career:
Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge (1880); Tutor, Trinity College (1897-1907); Lecturer in Animal Morphology, Cambridge University (1883-1890); Reader in Animal Morphology (1890-1907); Professor of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy (1907-1909); Professor of Zoology, Imperial College, London (1909-1913); Chairman, Geological Survey of Great Britain
Memberships:
FCPS (President 1908)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1886
RelationshipsSon of Rev Richard Sedgwick, vicar of Dent, Yorkshire and his wife Mary Jane, daughter of John Woodhouse of Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire; great-nephew of Rev Adam Sedgwick (FRS 1821); married Laura, daughter of Captain Robinson of Armagh
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Venn
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1912-1913 vol 86 pp xxiv-xxix signed by E W M
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/19645883
Royal Society codeNA6841
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/004101Sedgwick, Adamnd
AP/68/8A new mode of respiration in the Myriapoda1891
AP/66/16On Phymosoma various1889
AP/71/10On development of Asterina Gibbosa1895
AP/72/1On the Development of Lichenopora verrucaria1895
NLB/3/374Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society23 May 1889
NLB/6/1090Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society21 October 1892
NLB/6/748Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society7 July 1892
NLB/6/1091Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to J G Webster, Laboratory, 7 Lauriston Lane, Edinburgh21 October 1892
NLB/6/1065Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society17 October 1892
NLB/7/55Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lieutenant Colonel Sedgwick, 1 Devana Terrace, Cambridge18 November 1892
NLB/8/361Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society9 October 1893
NLB/10/655Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society14 January 1895
NLB/14/388Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society, Zoological Laboratory, Cambridge3 March 1897
RR/15/311Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'Development of the layers of the retina in the chick after the formation of the optic cup' by J Cameron13 March 1902
NLB/15/482Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons13 October 1897
RR/16/369Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'Note on a flagellate parasite found in culex fatigans' by Ronald Ross14 December 1905
RR/16/408Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'Observations on the development of ornithoryhnchus' by James Thomas Wilson and James Peter Hill13 March 1906
NLB/16/136Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to A Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society8 February 1898
NLB/16/261Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society, 4 Cranmer Road, Cambridge3 March 1898
NLB/17/231Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, [Fellow of the Royal Society]12 September 1898
NLB/17/81Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society12 July 1898
NLB/19/670Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Edwin Ray Lankester, Fellow of the Royal Society21 November 1899
NLB/20/130Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor H Sidgwick9 February 1900
NLB/20/310Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society20 March 1900
NLB/20/321Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society22 March 1900
NLB/20/305Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society17 March 1900
NLB/24/318Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society25 April 1902
NLB/25/608Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society26 November 1902
NLB/30/331Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1905
NLB/29/345Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society27 September 1904
NLB/29/360Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society, 4 Cranmer Road, Cambridge29 September 1904
NLB/39/483Copy letter from The Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society26 January 1909
NLB/32/69Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Zoology Sectional Committee20 December 1905
NLB/32/403Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1906
NLB/32/457Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Zoology Committee13 March 1906
NLB/41/240Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society5 November 1909
NLB/39/358Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society8 January 1909
NLB/41/326Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society23 November 1909
NLB/41/270Copy letter from John Rose Bradford, to Professor Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society10 November 1909
NLB/41/517Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society6 January 1910
RR/17/194Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'Some points in the development of Ophiothrix fragilis' by Ernest William MacBride29 May 1907
RR/10/18Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'The early stages in the development of Antedon rosacea' by H Bury22 January 1888
RR/11/76Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'On the anatomy and physiology of Protopterus annectens' by W N Parker6 June 1891
RR/9/399Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'On the intra-ovarian egg of some osseous fishes' by Robert Scharff10 January 1886
RR/10/179Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'On the sexual cells and the early stages in the development of Millepora plicata' by Sydney John Hickson30 December 1887
RR/10/367Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'Observation on the anatomy and development of Apteryx' by Thomas Jeffery Parker21 May 1890
RR/12/54Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'On the structure and affinities of Heliopora coerulea, Pallas. With some observations on the structure of Xenia and Heteroxenia' by Gilbert Charles Bourne2 September 1894
RR/11/195Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'Additional observations on the development of apteryx' by Thomas Jeffery Parker5 February 1892
RR/14/110Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'The development and morphology of the vascular system in mammals. I. The posterior end of the aorta and the iliac arteris' by Alfred H Young and Arthur Robinson4 March 1898
RR/12/362Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'On the origin of the triradiate spicules of Leucosolenia' by Edward Alfred Minchin15 May 1895
RR/12/361Letter from Adam Sedgwick, regarding a paper 'On the origin of the triradiate spicules of Leucosolenia' by Edward Alfred Minchin15 May 1895
NLB/62/462Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Assistant Secretary of the British Association17 February 1922
EC/1886/13Sedgwick, Adam: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/10/241Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster29 October 1894
NLB/11/302Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Adam Sedgwick, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1895
RR/16/81Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'The oestrous cycle and the formation of the corpus luteum in the sheep' by Francis Hugh Adam MarshallMarch 1903
RR/16/261Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'The heterogenetic origin of certain ciliated Infusoria from the eggs of a rotifer' by Henry Charlton BastianMarch 1905
NLB/17/236Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, Fellow of the Royal Society17 September 1898
RR/17/32Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'On the development of the head-muscles of the common fowl (Gallus domesticus), together with some remarks on the head-muscles of reptiles' by F H Edgeworth[February 1906]
RR/10/91Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'On the homologies and succession of the teeth in Dasyuridae, with an attempt to trace the history of the evolution of mammalian teeth in general' by Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas11 July 1887
RR/9/386Referee's report by Adam Sedgwick, on a paper 'On the blood-vessels of mustelus antarcticus: a contribution to the morphology of the vascular system in the vertebrata' by Thomas Jeffery Parker16 August 1886
NLB/25/628Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Adam Sedgwick, [Fellow of the Royal Society] Cambridge1 December 1902
NLB/32/509Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Zoology Sectional Committee22 March 1906
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