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Authorised form of nameHuxley; Sir; Julian Sorell (1887 - 1975)
SurnameHuxley
ForenamesJulian Sorell
Dates1887 - 1975
Dates and placesBirth:
London (22 June 1887)
Death:
14 February 1975
ActivityResearch Field:
Biology
Education:
Eton
Career:
Honorary Lecturer in Experimental Zoology, King's College, London
Honours:
Kt 1958
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
17/03/1938
Medals/Prizes:
Darwin Medal 1956
RelationshipsGrandson of Thomas Henry Huxley (FRS 1851); half-brother of Sir Andrew Fielding Huxley (FRS 1955)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1976 vol 22 pp 207-238, plate, by J R Baker
References:
Quentin Bone, 'Spokesman for Science', review of C K Waters and A Van Helden, eds, Julian Huxley: Biologist and Statesman of Science in NR 1995 vol 49 pp 350-352, plate
John Postgate, review of Milo Keynes and G Ainsworth Harrison, eds, Evolutionary Studies, A Centenary Celebration of the Life of Julian Huxley in NR 1992 vol 46 pp 193-196
Krishna R Dronamraju, 'On Some Aspects of the Life and Work of John Burdon Sanderson Haldane, FRS, in India' in NR 1986-87 vol 41 pp 211-237
Sir Andrew Huxley, 'Grandfather and Grandson' in NR 1983-84 vol 38 pp 147-151
J Cairs @Julian Huxley, general biology and the London Zoo, 1935-42' NR, 2010, vol 64, pp 359-378
Notes:
Birthplace from The Times, 22 June 2001
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/39451154
Royal Society codeNA7127
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/002343Huxley, Sir Julian SorellJune 1967
PB/1/33/1/4Nobel Prize1948
PB/9/1/57Correspondence with Sir Julian Huxley1964
EC/1938/09Huxley, Sir Julian Sorell: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/1/33/3/3Companion of Honour1965
PB/1/33/5/3Order of Merit1967
PB/8/28/3/1Correspondence with colleagues and friends after delivery and publication of Blackett's Presidential Address to the British Academy.c.1957
PB/1/34/1Letters of congratulation on Blackett's Life Peerage1969
IM/GA/AR/6756Huxley, Sir Julian Sorellnd
NLB/44/59Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to J [Julian] S [Sorell] Huxley BA29 April 1911
NLB/58/207Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Julian [Sorell] Huxley Esquire, FRS26 March 1920
RR/18/152Referee's report by Edward Alfred Minchin, on a paper 'Some phenomena of regeneration in sycon: with a note on the structure of its collar-cells' by Julian Sorell HuxleyApril 1911
RR/26/65Referee's report by Ernest William MacBride, on a paper 'Studies in dedifferentiation I - Dedifferentiation in Echinus larvae, and it's relation to metamorphosis' by Julian Sorell Huxley[June 1921]
RR/65/180Referee's report by Julian Sorell Huxley, on a paper 'Visual stimulation and ovulation in pigeons' by Leonard Harrison MatthewsOctober 1938
RR/33/100Referee's report by James Peter Hill, on a paper 'Studies on amphibian metamorphosis. —II' by Julian Sorell HuxleyJanuary 1925
NLB/58/553Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Julian [Sorell] Huxley Esquire; Postmaster's Hall, Oxford21 May 1920
NLB/58/435Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Julian Sorell] Huxley Esquire, FRS; New College, Oxford5 May 1920
NLB/62/113Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Julian Sorell] Huxley Esquire, FRS5 December 1921
NLB/67/404Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney [Frederic] Harmer, KBE, FRS15 December 1924
RR/26/67Referee's report by Arthur Robertson Cushny, on a paper 'Experiments on Amphibian metamorphosis and pigment responses in relation to internal secretions' by Julian Sorell Huxley and Lancelot Thomas Hogben[October 1921]
RR/26/66Referee's report by Reginald Crundall Punnett, on a paper 'Studies in dedifferentiation I - Dedifferentiation in Echinus larvae, and it's relation to metamorphosis' by Julian Sorell Huxley[November 1921]
NLB/62/145Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Julian Sorell] Huxley Esquire, FRS; New College, Oxford9 December 1921
RR/51/143Referee's report by Edgar Johnson Allen, on a paper 'The structure and development of normal and mutant eyes in Gammarus chevreuxi' by A Wolsky and Julian Sorell Huxley[November 1933]
RR/53/97Referee's report by Cresswell Shearer, on a paper 'On regeneration and reorganisation in Sabella' by F Gross and Julian Sorell Huxley[February 1935]
RR/53/99Referee's report by Ernest William MacBride, on a paper 'On regeneration and reorganisation in Sabella' by F Gross and Julian Sorell Huxley[January 1935]
RR/53/100Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'On regeneration and reorganisation in Sabella' by F Gross and Julian Sorell Huxley6 January 1935
RR/53/98Referee's report by Edgar Johnson Allen, on a paper 'On regeneration and reorganisation in Sabella' by F Gross and Julian Sorell Huxley[January 1935]
NLB/62/83Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Julian Sorell] Huxley Esquire, FRS28 November 1921
RR/65/100Referee's report by Julian Sorell Huxley, on a paper 'The development of rodent teeth in the embryo and in vitro' by S GlasstoneMay 1938
RR/65/92Referee's report by Julian Sorell Huxley, 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/67/278Referee's report by Julian Sorrell Huxley, on a paper 'Mutation effects of ultra-violet light in Drosophila' by K Mackenzie and Hermann Joseph MullerJuly 1940
RR/72/207Referee's report by Julian Sorell Huxley, on a paper 'The form-transformation of the abdomen of the female pea-crab, Pinnotheres pisum Leach' by A E Needham to D C Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society1949
RR/72/206Letter from Julian Sorell Huxley, on a paper 'The form-transformation of the abdomen of the female pea-crab, Pinnotheres pisum Leach' by A E Needham to D C Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society13 February 1950
NLB/67/485Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Edwin Stephen] Goodrich, FRS8 January 1925
NLB/69/808Copy letter from Henry Hallett Dale, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. Julian [Sorell] Huxley, King's College, WC221 October 1926
IM/002342Huxley, Sir Julian Sorell1958
RR/18/151Referee's report by Arthur Dendy, on a paper 'Some phenomena of regeneration in sycon: with a note on the structure of its collar-cells' by Julian Sorell HuxleyMarch 1911
RR/72/204Letter from Julian Sorell Huxley, on a paper 'The form-transformation of the abdomen of the female pea-crab, Pinnotheres pisum Leach' by A E Needhamto D C Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society15 October 1949
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