Record

Authorised form of nameBower; Frederick Orpen (1855 - 1948)
SurnameBower
ForenamesFrederick Orpen
Dates1855 - 1948
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Ripon, Yorkshire, England (04 November 1855)
Death:
Ripon (11 April 1948)
ActivityResearch Field:
Botany
Education:
Repton School; Trinity College, Cambridge; universities of Wuzburg and Strasbourg. DSc (Camb)
Career:
Regius Professor of Botany, Glasgow University (1885)
Memberships:
FLS; FRSE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1891
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1910; Darwin Medal 1938
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1948-1949 vol 6 pp 347-374, plate, by W H Lang
References:
A D Boney, 'The Summer of 1914: Diary of a Botanist' in NR 1998 vol 52 pp 323-338
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/2588517
Royal Society codeNA7963
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000471Bower, Frederick Orpen1889
EC/1891/05Bower, Frederick Orpen: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/16/44Letter from F O Bower, Ripon, to HH Dixon4 December 1946
MM/16/43Letter from F O Bower, Ripon, to HH Dixon22 September 1946
MM/16/42Letter from F O Bower, Ripon, to HH Dixon10 March 1928
AP/78/1Studies in the Morphology or spore-producing Members. Part II Ophioglossacae1895
IM/Maull/000470Bower, Frederick Orpen16 February 1894
NLB/16/194Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Michael Foster19 February 1898
IM/GA/WS/2374Bower, Frederick Orpen1937
NLB/6/907Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society2 September 1892
NLB/6/896Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society15 August 1892
NLB/6/897Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Michael Foster15 August 1892
NLB/5/790Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, [Fellow of the Royal Society]13 October 1891
NLB/5/911Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society14 November 1891
NLB/10/960Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower15 March 1895
NLB/11/909Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society1 November 1895
NLB/11/899Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society31 October 1895
NLB/11/898Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society29 October 1895
NLB/11/914Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs West, Newman & Company5 November 1895
NLB/11/1010Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Royal Gardens, Kew15 November 1895
NLB/13/181Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society26 June 1896
NLB/13/41Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society1 June 1896
NLB/13/525Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society, Elmcroft, Ripon5 October 1896
NLB/12/579Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society17 March 1896
NLB/13/288Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society21 July 1896
NLB/12/530Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society, Headington Hill, Oxford6 March 1896
NLB/12/527Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1896
NLB/12/851Copy letter from Robert William Frederick, to Professor Fredrick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society18 May 1896
NLB/12/29Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society21 November 1895
NLB/12/798Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, 45 Kessland Terrace, Hillhead, Glasgow7 May 1896
NLB/6/898Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]15 August 1892
RR/15/250Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'The structure and affinities of fossil plants from the palaeozoic rocks. IV.- The seed-like fructification of lepidocarpon, a genus of lycopodiaceous cones from the carboniferous formation' by Dukinfield Henry ScottMarch 1901
RR/16/22Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members. No. V. general comparisons and conclusion' by Professor Frederick Orpen BowerFebruary 1903
RR/16/21Referee's report by Albert Charles Seward, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members. No. V. general comparisons and conclusion' by Professor Frederick Orpen Bower17 February 1903
RR/16/23Referee's report by Dukinfield Henry Scott, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members. No. V. general comparisons and conclusion' by Professor Frederick Orpen Bower10 March 1903
NLB/16/129Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor F O Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society7 February 1898
RR/15/204Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'The structure & development of the stem in the pteridophyla amd gymnosperms' by Edward C JeffreySeptember 1901
NLB/18/558Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor F O Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society, 45 Kersland Terrace, Hillhead, Glasgow 29 March 1899
NLB/15/527Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1897
NLB/15/157Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society7 July 1897
NLB/15/364Copy letter from A H White, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society24 August 1897
NLB/16/199Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Bower20 February 1898
NLB/15/233Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal society21 July 1897
NLB/15/287Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society29 July 1897
NLB/19/448Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society5 October 1899
NLB/26/102Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society27 January 1903
NLB/40/815Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr F [Frederick] F [Frost] Blackman FRS, Chairman of the Botany Committee31 August 1909
NLB/30/240Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society17 February 1905
NLB/27/186Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society15 July 1903
NLB/27/97Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society1 July 1903
NLB/27/216Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society21 July 1903
NLB/26/753Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster to, Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society22 May 1903
NLB/32/358Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Dukinfield Henry Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee26 February 1906
NLB/34/624Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society16 February 1907
MM/16/115Letter from F O Bower, Cambridge, to W B Hardy27 January 1925
NLB/34/513Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society1 February 1907
NLB/42/169Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Frederick] O [Orpen] Bower FRS 18 April 1910
NLB/41/694Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society7 February 1910
NLB/42/524Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Frederick] O [Orpen] Bower FRS 29 June 1910
NLB/43/44/5Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society27 October 1910
NLB/43/378Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society19 December 1910
NLB/48/688Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [Frederick Orpen] Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society24 September 1913
NLB/54/66Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Orpen] Bower, FRS31 January 1917
RR/17/444Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'The anatomy and morphology of the leaves and inflorescences of Welwitschia mirabilis' by M G Sykes4 October 1909
RR/17/443Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Boweron a paper 'Studies on the structure and affinities of cretaceous plants' by Marie Stopes and Kenjiro FujiiJune 1909
RR/18/86Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'The anatomy and morphology of the leaves and inflorescences of Welwitschia mirabilis' by M G SykesJune 1910
NLB/54/185Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Orpen] Bower, FRS26 February 1917
NLB/55/236Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Orpen] Bower, FRS30 January 1918
RR/26/3Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On the development and morphology of the leaves of palms' by Agnes Arber[October 1921]
RR/9/200Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'On the comparative morphology of the leaf the vascular cryptogams and gymnosperms' by Frederick Orpen Bower4 September 1884
RR/9/199Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the comparative morphology of the leaf the vascular cryptogams and gymnosperms' by Frederick Orpen Bower24 July 1884
RR/9/255Referee's report by Sidney Howard Vines, on a paper 'On the development and morphology of phylloglossum drummondii' by Frederick Orpen Bower4 October 1885
RR/9/254Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'On the development and morphology of phylloglossum drummondii' by Frederick Orpen Bower20 August 1885
RR/11/230Referee's report by William Carruthers, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members.—Equisetineae and Lycopodinae' by Frederick Orpen Bower7 October 1893
RR/12/271Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer and Dukinfield Henry Scott, on a paper [attributed] 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members.—Equisetineae and Lycopodineae' by Frederick Orpen Bower[1893]
RR/13/9Letter from William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members. Part. II. Ophioglossaceae' by Frederick Orpen Bower to the Secretary of the Royal Society21 May 1896
RR/13/12Letter from William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members. Part. II. Ophioglossaceae' by Frederick Orpen Bower to the Secretary of the Royal Society28 October 1895
RR/13/8Letter from Frederick Orpen Bower, on his paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members. Part. II. Ophioglossaceae' to the Secretary of the Royal Society5 May 1896
RR/11/229Referee's report by Dukinfield Henry Scott, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members.—Equisetineae and Lycopodinae' by Frederick Orpen Bower30 July 1893
RR/14/10Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On the cytological features of fertilization and related phenomena in Pinus silvestris L' by Vernon Herbert Blackman26 June 1898
RR/39/109Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On Asterochlaenopsis, a new genus of zygopterid tree-ferns from Western Siberia' by Birbal Sahni[January 1930]
RR/13/169Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members.—III. Marattiaceæ' by Frederick Orpen BowerJuly 1897
RR/14/92Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On the structure and affinities of fossil plants from the Palaeozoic rocks.—III. On Medullosa anglica, a new representative of the Cycadofilices' by Dukinfield Henry Scott9 January 1899
RR/13/168Referee's report by Dukinfield Henry Scott, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members.—III. Marattiaceæ' by Frederick Orpen Bower8 June 1897
RR/32/131Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'Resin canals in the canadian spruce (Picea canadensis (Mill.) B. S. P.)-An anatomical study, especially in relation to traumatic effects and their bearing on phylogeny' by Robert Boyd Thomson and Harold Boyd SiftonApril 1925
RR/29/47Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On Tmesipteris Vieillardi, Dangeard, an erect terrestrial species from new caledonia' by Birbal SahniOctober 1923
RR/14/119Referee's report by Isaac Bayley Balfour, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members.—No. IV. The leptosporangiate ferns' by Frederick Orpen Bowernd [May 1899]
RR/14/118Referee's report by Charles Baron Clarke, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members.—No. IV. The leptosporangiate ferns' by Frederick Orpen Bower6 May 1899
RR/13/263Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer and Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On the structure and affinities of fossil plants from the palæozoic rocks.— II. On spencerites, a new genus of lycopodiaceous cones from the coal measures, founded on the lepidodendron spenceri of Williamson' by Henry Dukinfield Scott 21 April 1897
RR/14/237Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On the structure and affinities of Matonia pectinata, R. BR., with notes on the geological history of the Matonineae' by Albert Charles Sewardnd [March 1899]
RR/43/90Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On the spines, sporangia, and spores of Psilophyton princeps, Dawson, shown in specimens from Gaspé' by William Henry LangJuly 1931
RR/46/89Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On the Structure of Zygopteris primaria (Cotta) and on the relations between the genera Zygopteris, Etapteris and Botrychioxvlon' by Birbal Sahni[July 1932]
RR/17/167Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'Longitudinal symmetry in Phanerogamia' by Percy Groom[February 1907]
NLB/63/793Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Orpen] Bower, FRS18 December 1922
RR/13/11Letter from Frederick Orpen Bower, on his paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members. Part. II. Ophioglossaceae' to the Secretary of the Royal Society13 October 1895
RR/34/103Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'The Cretaceous plant-bearing rocks of Western Greenland' by Albert Charles Seward2 February 1926
NLB/69/615Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. Frederick Orpen Bower, FRS25 June 1926
NLB/69/729Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Frederick Orpen] Bower, FRS15 September 1926
NLB/71/273Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Frederick Orpen] Bower, FRS9 March 1928
NLB/69/587Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Frederick Orpen] Bower, FRS12 June 1926
NLB/70/796Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Orpen] Bower, FRS26 September 1927
NLB/70/916Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of University College; Hull4 November 1927
NLB/6/1012Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower3 October 1892
NLB/8/482Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1893
NLB/9/257Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society23 April 1894
NLB/12/867Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society21 May 1896
NLB/15/693Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Frederick Orpen Bower, Fellow of the Royal Society, 45 Kersland Terrace, Hillhead, Glasgow17 November 1897
NLB/54/82Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Orpen] Bower, FRS5 February 1917
RR/11/223Second referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part XIX' by William Crawford Williamson9 September 1892
RR/11/222Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part XIX' by William Crawford Williamson11 August 1892
RR/11/228Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members.—Equisetineae and Lycopodinae' by Frederick Orpen Bower30 June 1893
RR/38/134Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'On Clepsydropsis australis, a zygopterid tree-fern with a Tempskya-like false stem, from the carboniferous rocks of Australia' by Birbal SahniFebruary 1928
RR/13/10Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members. Part. II. Ophioglossaceae' by Frederick Orpen Bower to the Secretary of the Royal Society21 May 1896
RR/31/72Referee's report by Frederick Orpen Bower, on a paper 'The Caytoniales, a new group of Angiospermous plants from the Jurassic rocks of Yorkshire' by Hugh Hamshaw Thomas[July 1924]
NLB/62/650Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Henry] Bragg, FRS31 March 1922
NLB/6/928Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster19 September 1892
MS/928/2/10Letter from Frederick Orpen Bower, 2 The Crescent, Ripon, Yorkshire, to Charles Vernon Boys15 April 1938
NLB/54New Letter Book volume 54, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration10 January 1917-2 November 1917
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