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Authorised form of nameThiselton-Dyer; Sir; William Turner (1843 - 1928)
Other forms of nameDyer, Sir William Turner Thiselton-
SurnameThiselton-Dyer
ForenamesWilliam Turner
Dates1843 - 1928
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Westminster, London, England (28 July 1843)
Death:
Witcombe, Gloucestershire (23 December 1928)
ActivityResearch Field:
Botany
Education:
King's College, London; Christ Church, Oxford. MA (Oxon)
Career:
Professor of Botany, Royal College of Science, Ireland (1870); Professor of Botany, Agricultural College, Cirencester; Professor of Botany, Royal Horticultural Society; Examiner in Botany, University of London; Assistant Director (1875-1885), then Director (1885-1905), Royal Gardens Kew; resigned from the Royal Society (17 May 1917)
Honours:
CMG 1882; CIE 1892; KCMG 1899
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1880
Council:
VP 1896-1897
RelationshipsSon of Dr William George Dyer, physician, of London; married (1877) Harriet Anne, daughter of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (FRS 1847)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1930 vol 106 pp xxiii-xxix, by Francis Wall Oliver
References:
E M Tansey, 'George Eliot's Support for Physiology: the George Henry Lewes Trust 1879-1939' in NR 1990 vol 44 pp 221-240
Royal Society codeNA7968
Archives associated with this Fellow
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EC/1880/07Thiselton-Dyer, Sir William Turner: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/004534Thiselton Dyer, Sir William Turnernd
MM/21/31Letter from William Turner Thiselton-Dyer to Herbert Rix6 February 1888
MM/15/101Letter from W T Thiselton-Dyer, Kew, to Michael Foster23 January 1900
MM/16/65Letter from William Thiselton-Dyer, Kew, to Archibald Geikie15 January 1905
MM/15/82Copy of an excerpt from the minutes of the Royal Society's Evolution Committee15 February 1900
MM/16/66Letter from William Thiselton-Dyer, Kew, to Archibald Geikie20 January 1905
MM/22/19Letter from William Turner Thisleton-Dyer, Kew9 February 1878
MS/743/1/112Letter from William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Kew, to [John Hall] Gladstone26 February 1887
NLB/18/40Copy letter from Theodore E James, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons] 4 January 1899
NLB/5/683Copy letter from Theodore E James, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society8 September 1891
NLB/16/665Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, to W T Thiselton-Dyer[18 May 1898]
NLB/30/1Copy letter from [Archibald Geikie], to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, [Fellow of the Royal Society]14 January 1905
NLB/14/585Copy letter from Michael Foster, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, [Fellow of the Royal Society]2 April 1897
NLB/25/735Copy letter from Michael Foster, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, [Fellow of the Royal Society]17 December 1902
NLB/38/772Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1908
NLB/2/157Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster [Royal Society]6 February 1888
NLB/1/476Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society25 June 1887
NLB/2/229Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1888
NLB/1/460Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society13 June 1887
NLB/2/615Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society27 September 1888
NLB/2/672Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society8 October 1888
NLB/1/698Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer7 November 1887
NLB/1/706Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer8 November 1887
NLB/2/895Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer [Royal Society]10 December 1888
NLB/4/398Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew16 May 1890
NLB/2/730Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster [Royal Society]19 October 1888
NLB/4/1063Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer9 January 1891
NLB/2/997Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society23 January 1889
NLB/3/84Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society11 March 1889
NLB/4/1057Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society8 January 1890 [1891]
NLB/3/395Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1889
NLB/3/436Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society12 June 1889
NLB/6/32Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society12 February 1892
NLB/6/408Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society6 May 1892
NLB/5/17Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society18 February 1891
NLB/6/743Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer6 July 1892
NLB/7/488Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to R M Hooker, Royal Statistical Society, 9 Adelphi Terrace, W.C.1 March 1893
NLB/6/755Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Albert Julius Otto Penzig, Orto Botanico dell'Università di Genova 8 July 1892
NLB/6/736Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Harry Marshall Ward, Fellow of the Royal Society6 July 1892
NLB/6/753Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Isaac Bayley Balfour, Fellow of the Royal Society8 July 1892
NLB/10/699Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George Edward Massee, Royal Herbarium, Kew [Gardens]22 January 1895
NLB/7/745Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer18 April 1893
NLB/10/120Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society3 October 1894
NLB/7/502Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society3 March 1893
NLB/5/912Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society16 November 1891
NLB/2/32Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society13 December 1887
NLB/7/617Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer23 March 1893
NLB/5/1184Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society22 January 1892
NLB/8/156Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Dunkinfield Henry Scott, Old Palace, Richmond21 July 1893
NLB/8/287Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Flower, Fellow of the Royal Society and Treasurer, Owen Memorial21 September 1893
NLB/8/254Copy letter from Theodore E James, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society28 August 1893
NLB/8/288Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Lawes Memorial21 September 1893
NLB/10/140Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster6 October 1894
NLB/8/510Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society7 November 1893
NLB/8/707Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society12 December 1893
NLB/8/734Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society15 December 1893
NLB/10/390Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society17 November 1894
NLB/17/669Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society5 December 1898
NLB/10/773Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society2 February 1895
NLB/10/772Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society2 February 1895
NLB/10/806Copy letter from Michael Foster, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer7 February 1895
NLB/10/750Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer 30 January 1895
NLB/11/83Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer11 April 1895
NLB/11/81Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster11 April 1895
NLB/11/909Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society1 November 1895
NLB/12/390Copy letter from Michael Foster, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society13 February 1896
NLB/17/679Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society6 December 1898
NLB/11/774Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Monsieur Hanotaux, Ministère des Affaires étrangères, Service du Protocole, Paris3 October 1895
NLB/11/853Copy letter from Michael Foster, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer18 October 1895
NLB/14/757Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons11 May 1897
NLB/11/1010Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Royal Gardens, Kew15 November 1895
NLB/13/70Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society4 June 1896
NLB/13/48Copy letter from Michael Foster and Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botanical Committee1 June 1896
NLB/12/305Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society27 January 1896
NLB/12/324Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society29 January 1896
NLB/12/334Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society31 January 1896
NLB/14/825Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Herbert Rix, Secretary, Lawes Trust Committee26 May 1897
NLB/14/131Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society9 January 1897
NLB/13/558Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society7 October 1896
NLB/13/514Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Sectional Committee on Botany2 October 1896
NLB/13/729Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society12 November 1896
NLB/12/790Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society4 May 1896
NLB/12/29Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society21 November 1895
NLB/12/323Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the House & Soiree Committee29 January 1896
NLB/12/216Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society6 January 1896
NLB/14/478Copy letter from Theodore E James, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Royal Gardens, Kew17 March 1897
NLB/14/279Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society8 February 1897
NLB/14/294Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society10 February 1897
NLB/14/230Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society26 January 1897
NLB/14/272Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Francis Galton, Fellow of the Royal Society8 February 1897
NLB/14/375Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society26 February 1897
NLB/14/312Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Alfred Bray Kempe, Fellow of the Royal Society15 February 1897
NLB/13/426Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society1 September 1896
NLB/11/679Copy letter from Theodore E James, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society14 September 1895
NLB/14/398Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botany Committee5 March 1897
NLB/14/423Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society8 March 1897
NLB/14/639Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Royal Gardens, Kew15 April 1897
RR/15/254Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'The structure and affinities of dipteris, with notes on the geological history of the dipteridinae' by Albert Charles Seward and Elizabeth Dale10 June 1901
NLB/14/662Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society27 April 1897
NLB/15New Letter Book volume 15, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration3 June 1897-11 January 1898
NLB/15/132Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society5 July 1897
NLB/14/824Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Horace Tabberer Brown, Fellow of the Royal Society25 May 1897
NLB/14/688Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society29 April 1895
NLB/14/846Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Professor Robert Bellamy Clifton, and Dr [William] Huggins, Fellows of the Royal Society27 May 1897
NLB/15/64Copy telegram from an unknown correspondent, to Dr Frankland, Professor James Alfred Ewing, Professor Fletcher, William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, and Professor Raphael Meldola[17 June 1897]
NLB/14/892Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Vice President of the Royal Society1 June 1897
NLB/15/128Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons2 July 1897
NLB/17/292Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society5 October 1898
NLB/16/322Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society16 March 1898
NLB/15/104Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons28 June 1897
NLB/14/221Copy letter from Theodore E James, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Sectional Committee of Botany23 January 1897
NLB/15/22Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society3 June 1897
RR/16/373Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Endophytic adaptation shown by erysiphe graminis DC. under cultural conditions' by E S Salmon25 May 1905
NLB/15/37Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society10 June 1897
NLB/15/97Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society25 June 1897
NLB/16/298Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society10 March 1898
NLB/16/405Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Thiselton-Dyer30 March 1898
NLB/15/112Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society29 June 1897
NLB/15/176Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Sir William Huggins, and Professor Robert Bellamy Clifton, Vice President of the Royal Society8 July 1897
NLB/16/379Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society24 March 1898
NLB/16/46Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society18 January 1898
NLB/15/175Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord [Joseph] Lister, Sir John Evans, Sir Edward Frankland, Lord Kelvin [William Thomson], Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Sir George Stokes, Lord Rayleigh, William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Sir William Huggins, and Robert Bellamy Clifton, Fellows of the Royal Society[8 July 1897]
NLB/15/228Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer, Professor George Howard Darwin, Professor Edwin Ray Lankester, Sir Archibald Geikie, William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, and Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society20 July 1897
NLB/16/57Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society21 January 1898
NLB/15/364Copy letter from A H White, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society24 August 1897
NLB/27/148Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society11 July 1903
NLB/16/419Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society31 March 1898
NLB/15/233Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal society21 July 1897
NLB/16/373Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society23 March 1898
NLB/15/597Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer2 November 1897
NLB/17/785Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society20 December 1898
NLB/15/682Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society 16 November 1897
NLB/15/689Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society16 November 1897
NLB/15/334Copy letter from Theodore E James, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society11 August 1897
NLB/16/495Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society22 April 1898
NLB/16/534Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society26 April 1898
NLB/16/719Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society25 May 1898
NLB/17/187Copy letter from Theodore E James, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society16 August 1898
NLB/16/817Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Royal Gardens, Kew15 June 1898
NLB/45/734Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to [William Turner] Thiselton Dyer1 May 1912
NLB/18/426Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Michael Foster, [Fellow of the Royal Society]8 March 1899
NLB/16/846Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society20 June 1898
NLB/16/809Copy letter from Edwin Ray Lankester (Chairman of the Zoology Committee) and W T Thiselton-Dyer, to Professor Michael Foster14 June 1898
NLB/16/885Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society27 June 1898
NLB/45/246Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to [William Turner] Thiselton-Dyer24 January 1912
NLB/18/17Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society22 December 1898
NLB/19/534Copy letter telegram from Michael Foster, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society[27 October 1899]
NLB/18/41Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr D H Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society4 January 1898 [4 January 1899]
NLB/17/697Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society8 December 1898
NLB/19/345Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society16 August 1899
NLB/18/733Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society2 May 1899
NLB/18/689Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society22 April 1899
NLB/19/501Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Dukinfield Henry Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society, Old Palace, Richmond, Surrey17 October 1899
NLB/19/456Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Dukinfield Henry Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society7 October 1899
NLB/20/458Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer and Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe, Fellow of the Royal Society27 April 1900
NLB/22/65Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Royal Gardens, Kew26 February 1901
NLB/31/305Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society28 July 1905
NLB/22/565Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir [William Turner] Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society5 June 1901
NLB/23/2/1Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society23 January 1901
NLB/23/1/382Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society4 November 1901
NLB/23/1/782Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society20 January 1902
NLB/25/26Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, [Fellow of the Royal Society]25 July 1902
NLB/25/279Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society8 October 1902
NLB/25/277Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Director, Royal Gardens, Kew [William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society]8 October 1902
NLB/25/551Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society18 November 1902
NLB/24/763Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society7 July 1902
NLB/30/42Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Indian Government Advisory Committee20 January 1905
NLB/30/157Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Indian Government Advisory Committee6 February 1905
NLB/29/73Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society30 June 1904
NLB/30/90Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society25 January 1905
NLB/30/58Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society21 January 1905
NLB/30/30Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society19 January 1905
NLB/30/521Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society7 April 1905
NLB/46/54Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Sir William Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society5 June 1912
NLB/28/263Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society6 February 1904
NLB/28/472Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society8 March 1904
NLB/30/472Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer30 March 1905
NLB/30/509Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society6 April 1905
NLB/30/648Copy letter from Archibald Geikie and Joseph Larmor, to the Chairman, Indian Advisory Committee, Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society2 May 1905
NLB/31/189Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer7 July 1905
NLB/31/155Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, [Fellow of the Royal Society]4 July 1905
NLB/31/230Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer12 July 1905
NLB/32/65Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society20 December 1905
NLB/29/644Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society18 November 1904
NLB/29/625Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society16 November 1904
NLB/31/813Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society 16 November 1905
NLB/32/547Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]30 March 1906
NLB/29/909Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to [Sir William Thiselton] Dyer, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 January 1905
NLB/33/724Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society26 October 1906
NLB/34/890Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society21 March 1907
NLB/35/657Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir George King, Fellow of the Royal Society27 June 1907
NLB/36/550Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society13 November 1907
NLB/34/744Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Edward Bagnall Poulton, Fellow of the Royal Society5 March 1907
NLB/34/803Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society11 March 1907
NLB/36/672Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Albert Charles Seward, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Botany Sectional Committee25 November 1907
NLB/36/746Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Albert Charles Seward, Fellow of the Royal Society11 December 1907
NLB/37/626Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons14 April 1908
NLB/37/257Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor F [Francis] W [Wall] Oliver FRS22 February 1908
NLB/38/820Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society10 November 1908
NLB/41/102Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society13 October 1909
NLB/45/209Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir W [William] T [Turner] Thiselton-Dyer KCMG, FRS10 January 1912
NLB/41/299Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society17 November 1909
NLB/42/739Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir W [William] T [Turner] Thiselton-Dyer KCMG, FRS 29 September 1910
NLB/43/713Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Sir William Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society16 March 1911
NLB/46/461Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society2 August 1912
NLB/54/565Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]21 June 1917
NLB/51/16Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer KCMG, FRS19 November 1914
RR/17/139Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'On the production, liberation and distribution of the spores of Hymenomycetes' by Arthur Henry Reginald Buller20 November 1907
NLB/54/381Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS26 April 1917
NLB/56/579Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Francis Darwin, FRS20 March 1919
RR/8/271Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'On the diastase of Kôji' by R W Atkinson5 April 1881
RR/9/60Letter from Joseph Henry Gilbert, on his paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land. — Part. II. The botanical results' by himself, John Bennet Lawes and Maxwell Tylden Masters to Joseph Dalton Hooker and William Turner Thiselton-Dyer3 May 1882
RR/10/42Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'On the changes in the proteids in the seed which accompany germination' by Joseph Reynolds Green11 December 1886
RR/10/106Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'On the tubercular swellings on the roots of Vicia faba' by Harry Marshall Ward4 July 1887
RR/10/169Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'On some new and typical micro-organisms obtained from water and soil' by Grace C Frankland and Percy Faraday Frankland5 April 1888
RR/10/245Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'The ferment-action of bacteria' by Thomas Lauder Brunton and A Macfadyen27 June 1889
RR/10/346Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'On the germination of the seed of the castor-oil plant (Ricinus communis)' by Joseph Reynolds Green25 April 1890
RR/11/158Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'On Dischidia rafflesiana' by Percy Groom26 February 1893
RR/11/215Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'The ginger-beer plant, and the organisms composing it: a contribution to the study of fermentation-yeasts and bacteria' by Harry Marshall Ward23 January 1892
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/12/257Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'The action of light on bacteria.—III' by Harry Marshall Ward11 February 1894
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/13/264Letter from Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, 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 to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer16 November 1897
RR/14/90bisLetter from William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, to Arthur William Rucker, regarding a paper [attributed] 'Photographic investigation of the absorption spectra of chlorophyll and its derivatives in the violet and ultraviolet region of the spectrum' by C A Schunck23 March 1898
RR/14/29Letter from William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, regarding a paper '“Nitragin” and the nodules of leguminous plants' by Maria Dawson21 December 1898
RR/13/188Letter from Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'On the leaves of lathraea squamaria' by Percy Groom to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer29 April 1897
RR/13/262Letter from unknown, 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 to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer18 April 1897
RR/14/90Letter from Arthur William Rucker, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, regarding a paper [attributed] 'Photographic investigation of the absorption spectra of chlorophyll and its derivatives in the violet and ultraviolet region of the spectrum' by C A Schunck22 March 1898
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/13/307Letter from Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'On the biology of stereum hirsutum (Fr.)' by Harry Marshall Ward to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer4 December 1897
RR/8/230Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land. — Part. II. The botanical results' by John Bennet Lawes, Joseph Henry Gilbert and Maxwell Tylden Masters28 October 1880
RR/9/59Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker and William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land. — Part. II. The botanical results' by John Bennet Lawes, J H Gilbert and Maxwell Tylden Masters16 March 1882
NLB/72/709Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Francis Wall] Oliver, FRS13 March 1930
MS/427/264Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Tuner] Thiselton Dyer21 February 1883
NLB/11New Letter Book volume 11, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration2 April 1895-15 November 1895
MM/17/44Letter from FW Oliver to EJ Russell7 August 1943
NLB/2/394Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer of the Royal Society29 May 1888
NLB/2/404Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer of the Royal Society1 June 1888
NLB/2/550Copy letter from Michael Foster, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, the Director of the Royal [Botanical] Gardens, Kew11 August 1888
NLB/2/690Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster [Royal Society]11 October 1888
NLB/3/19Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society15 February 1889
NLB/3/254Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster24 April 1889
NLB/3/285Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society][30 April 1889]
NLB/6/655Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer22 June 1892
NLB/6/726Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Albert Julius Otto Penzig, Orto Botanico dell'Università di Genova 5 July 1892
NLB/6/886Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Armstrong, Fellow of the Royal Society30 July 1892
NLB/8/695Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society9 December 1893
NLB/8/723Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society14 December 1893
NLB/10/751Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster29 January 1895
NLB/11/772Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society3 October 1895
NLB/11/859Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer21 October 1895
NLB/11/868Copy letter from Michael Foster, to George Francis Scott-Elliot22 October 1895
NLB/14/385Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society2 March 1897
NLB/13/434Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Michael Foster7 September 1896
NLB/15/272Copy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Professor Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer, Professor George Howard Darwin, Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Professor Edwin Ray Lankester, Sir Archibald Geikie, Fellows of the Royal Society24 July 1897
NLB/15/258Copy letter from [Michael Foster], to the Chairmen of the Sectional Committees: Professor Darwin, Mr Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Sir Archibald Geikie, Mr William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Professor Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer, and Professor Edwin Ray Lankester24 July 1897
NLB/17/79Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society12 July 1898
NLB/18/187Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Herdman2 February 1899
NLB/25/528Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society14 November 1902
NLB/28/45Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Michael Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society23 December 1903
NLB/27/835Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, [Fellow of the Royal Society]8 December 1903
NLB/31/252Copy letter from J T, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, [Fellow of the Royal Society]14 July 1905
NLB/31/186Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society7 July 1905
NLB/31/284Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner-Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society20 July 1905
NLB/35/662Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society27 June 1907
RR/10/253Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Protoplasmic movements and their relation to oxygen pressure' by James Clark27 June 1889
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/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
NLB/16New Letter Book volume 16, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration11 January 1898-29 June 1898
NLB/7/57Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrisons18 November 1892
NLB/10/124Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society3 October 1894
NLB/8/444Copy letter from John Evans, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society27 October 1893
NLB/11/262Copy letter from Michael Foster, to; William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Sir William Flower, Mr Salvin, and Sir Jospeh Dalton Hooker21 May 1895
NLB/12/335Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society31 January 1896
NLB/30New Letter Book volume 30, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration14 January 1905-6 June 1905
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