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Authorised form of nameFrazer; Sir; James George (1854 - 1941)
SurnameFrazer
ForenamesJames George
Dates1854 - 1941
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Glasgow, Scotland (01 January 1854)
Death:
Cambridge (07 May 1941)
Buried:
St Giles' cemetery, now Ascension Cemetery, Cambridge
ActivityResearch Field:
Anthropology
Profession:
Anthropologist
Education:
Career:
Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge (1879-1941); Chair of Social Anthropology at University of Liverpool (1907); original Fellow of the British Academy; Associate Member of the Institute of France; Commander fo the Legion d'honneur;
Honours:
Kt 1914; OM 1924
Royal Society activityMembership:
Statute 12
Election Date:
24/06/1920
RelationshipsMarried Mrs Lily Grove, a lady of French birth in 1896
Published works'The Growth of Plato's Ideal Theory' , 1879 essay in connection with his election to a Fellowship at Trinity College; 'The Golden Bough' 1890
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1939-1941 vol 3 pp 897-914, plate, by H J Fleure
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/31996454
Royal Society codeNA695
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/928/6/3/4Letter from James George Frazer, Trinity College, Cambridge, to Andrew Russell Forsythc.1914
NLB/59/216Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James [George] Frazer, FRS27 July 1920
NLB/59/282Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James [George] Frazer, FRS27 August 1920
NLB/57/285Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society7 October 1919
NLB/59/643Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James [George] Frazer, FRS28 October 1920
NLB/62/484Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James [George] Frazer, FRS21 February 1922
NLB/62/448Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James [George] Frazer, FRS16 February 1922
NLB/62/326Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James [George] Frazer, FRS25 January 1922
NLB/62/587Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James [George] Frazer, FRS17 March 1922
NLB/66/235Copy letter from [William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Sir James Frazer, FRS24 March 1924
CD/54/4Letter from [James George] Frazer, No.1 Brick Court, Temple, London, to William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society18 March 1922
CD/52/43Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, to Sir James Frazer27 August 1920
CD/52/22Letter from James [George] Frazer, to Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society13 April 1920
CD/52/61Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, to Sir James Frazer28 October 1920
NLB/73/229Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir James [George] Frazer, O. M., FRS17 March 1931
CD/54/3Letter from [James George] Frazer, No.1 Brick Court, Temple, London, to William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society17 March 1922
CD/52/38Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, to Sir James Frazer27 July 1920
CD/51/2Letter from [James George] Frazer, 1 Brick Court, Temple, London, E.C.4., to William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society9 January 1919
CD/52/46Letter from [James George] Frazer, to Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society27 August 1920
CD/51/1Letter from [James George] Frazer, 1 Brick Court, Temple, London, E.C.4., to William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society5 January 1919
CD/51/42Letter from [James George] Frazer, 1 Brick Court, Temple, London, E.C.4., to William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal SocietySeptember 1919
CD/51/47Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society, to Sir James Frazer25 September 1919
CD/52/57Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, to Sir James Frazer12 October 1920
CD/52/39Letter from [James George] Frazer, to the Royal Society23 July 1920
CD/52/44Letter from [James George] Frazer, to the Royal Society28 July 1920
EC/1920/17Frazer, Sir James George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/56/338Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Henry Balfour Esquire, FRS15 January 1919
CD/51/52Draft letter from [Sir James George Frazer], to Lord Milner, Colonial Office7 October 1919
CD/51/55Letter from [James George] Frazer, 1 Brick Court, Temple, London, E.C.4., to Arthur Keith20 October 1919
CD/51/43Letter from John Roscoe, Mackie Ethnological Expedition to Central Africa, Metropole Hotel, Mombasa, to [James George] Frazer11 August 1919
NLB/56/341Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Right Honourable Lord Milner16 January 1919
NLB/59New Letter Book volume 59, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1920-2 December 1920
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