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Authorised form of nameHuxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)
Dates1825 - 1895
NationalityBritish
Place of birthEaling, Middlesex, England
Date of birth04 May 1825
Place of deathEastbourne, Sussex
Date of death29 June 1895
Dates and placesBurial:
Finchley, Middlesex
OccupationSurgeon
Research fieldZoology; evolution; palaeontology; ethnology
ActivityCareer:
Assistant Surgeon, Royal Navy; served aboard HMS Rattlesnake on surveying voyage to Australia and the Great Barrier Reef
Relocation of Imperial College where he worked for 40 years to South Kensington
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/06/1851
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
Sec 1872-1881; PRS 1883-1885; VP 1881-1882, 1885-1886
Medals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1852; Copley Medal 1888; Darwin Medal 1894
Lectures:
Croonian 1858
RelationshipsGrandfather of Thomas Lydwell Eckersley (FRS 1938), and of Sir Andrew Fielding Huxley (FRS 1955), and of Sir Julian Sorell Huxley (FRS 1938)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1895-1896 vol 59 pp xlvi-lxvi signed by M F
References:
J W Haas, 'The Reverend Dr William Henry Dallinger, FRS (1839-1909)' in NR 2000 vol 54 pp 53-65
Brian J Ford, 'Shining through the centuries: John Ray's life and legacy. A report of the meeting "John Ray and his successors"' in NR 2000 vol 54 pp 5-22
Richard D Keynes, 'Darwin's Bulldog', review of Adrian Desmond, Huxley: The Devil's Disciple in NR 1995 vol 49 pp 345-347, plate
J Vernon Jensen, 'Thomas Henry Huxley's Address at the Opening of the Johns Hopkins University in September 1876' in NR 1993 vol 47 pp 257-269
Colin A Russell, 'Evangelist For Science', review of J Vernon Jensen, Thomas Henry Huxley: Communicating for Science in NR 1993 vol 47 pp 150-152
J V Jensen, 'Thomas Henry Huxley's Lecture Tour of the United States, 1876' in NR 1988 vol 42 pp 181-195
Marie Boas Hall, 'The Royal Society in Thomas Henry Huxley's Time' in NR 1983-84 vol 38 pp 153-158
Sir Andrew Huxley, 'Grandfather and Grandson' in NR 1983-84 vol 38 pp 147-151
M J Bartholomew, 'The Award of the Copley Medal to Charles Darwin' in NR 1975-6 vol 30 pp 209-218
J Vernon Jensen, 'Thomas Henry Huxley's "Baptism into Oratory"' in NR 1975-6 vol 30 pp 181-207
Roy M MacLeod, 'The X-Club: A Social Network of Science in Late-Victorian England' in NR 1969 vol 24 pp 305-322
Sir Henry Dale, 'Sir Michael Foster, KCB, FRS, a Secretary of the Royal Society' in NR 1964 vol 19 pp 10-32
Vanity Fair 28 January 1871
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
M DeArce, N T Monaghan 7 P N Wyse Jackson ' The uneasy correspondence between T H Huxley and E P Wright on fossil vertebrtes found in Jarrow, Co. Kilkenny (1865-67) NR 2011 vol 65 pp 253-272
Website: http://aleph0.clarku.edu/huxley
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/66511085
Royal Society codeNA8243
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
MM/9/18Letter from T H Huxley, Hodeslea, Staveley Road, Eastbourne, to Sir John Evans11 March 1892
MM/9/17Letter from T H Huxley, Hodeslea, Staveley Road, Eastbourne, to Sir John Evans7 March 1892
NLB/12/360Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr O'Brien, 4 Upper Baker Street, N.W.6 February 1896
M/128Medal of the Royal College of Science
IM/002349Huxley, Thomas Henrynd
MS/769/44Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, 4 Marlbrough Place, Abbey Road, to [Walter] White19 July 1881 [?]
IM/Maull/002350Huxley, Thomas Henrynd
IM/002346Huxley, Thomas Henrynd
AP/57/7On Traumatic Inflammation of Connective Tissues1874
IM/002351Huxley, Thomas Henry1877
AP/55/9Letter from James Jago, Truro, to T H Huxley, Secretary, Royal Society11 March 1873
MM/9/16Letter from T H Huxley, Hodeslea, Staveley Road, Eastbourne, to Sir John Evans28 December 1891
MM/9/9Letter from T H Huxley, Prince of Wales Hotel, Harrogate, to Sir John Evans30 June 1886
MM/6/75Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, South Kensington, to Prof Thomas Bonney28 June 1880
IM/005898Huxley, Thomas Henrynd
MM/14/134Letter from 21 Fellows (including Richard Owen and T H Huxley) supporting an application by William Saville Kent for a grant towards the expenses of his proposed Marine Biological Expedition to the coast of Portugal1870
IM/Maull/002347Huxley, Thomas Henrynd
MM/9/14Letter from T H Huxley, Casalini, West Cliff, Bournemouth, to Sir John Evans8 March 1888
MM/9/13Letter from T H Huxley, Cassalini, West Cliff, Bournemouth, to Sir John Evans24 February 1888
MM/9/10Letter from T H Huxley, 4 Marlborough Place, Abbey Road, London, to Sir John Evans21 July 1886
MM/9/8Letter from T H Huxley, "Cassalini", Bournemouth, to Sir John Evans17 March 1886
MM/9/12Letter from T H Huxley, 4 Marlborough Place, Abbey Road, London, to Sir John Evans27 June 1887
P/0076Portrait of Huxley, Thomas Henryc 1880
AP/43/6Histoire naturelle de la porpre de anciens1860
AP/69/1On the Colour of Leaves of Plants and their Autumnal Changes1892
AP/36/23Contributions to the Anatomy of the Brachiopoda1854
MS/769/45Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley to [Walter] White4 December 1881 [?]
AP/49/2On Ovibos Moschatus (Blainville)1867
MS/769/51Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, The Royal Society, Burlington House, London, to [Walter] White30 July 1884
MS/769/52Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley to [Walter White/]no date
MS/769/46Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, 4 Marlborough Place, Abbey Road, to [Walter] White20 February 1882 [?]
MS/769/50Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, 4 Marlborough Place, Abbey Road, to [Walter] White 21 July 1884 [?]
AP/60/19About some General Laws of Animal Life1879
MS/769/47Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, 4 Marlborough Place, Abbey Road, to [Walter] White24 February 1882 [?]
MS/769/49Letter from James L Shuter, 9 Steeles Road, Haverstock Hill, to Thomas Henry Huxley3 May 1884
MS/769/43Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, 4 Marlborough Place, to [Walter] White20 July 1877
AP/58/5The Organ of Corti in Mammals1876
AP/57/3Preliminary Observations on the Locomotion System of Medusae1875
AP/65/3On some New and Typical Micro-organisms obtained from Water and Soil1888
MC/8/346Letter from members of the Athenaeum Club to the Secretary of the Royal Society8 April 1869
MS/743/1/179Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, 4 Marlborough Place, Abbey Road, to [John Hall] Gladstone2 March [1864?]
MS/373/1/20Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, Hodeslea, Eastbourne, to [Thomas Edward] Thorpe4 July 1891
PT/72/5Paper, 'On some foraminifera from the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, including Davis's Straits and Baffin's Bay' by W [William] Kitchen Parker and T [Thomas] Rupert Jones[1864]
IM/002352Huxley, Thomas Henrynd
IM/002344Huxley, Thomas Henrynd
IM/002345Huxley, Thomas Henrynd
NLB/1/731Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society18 November 1887
NLB/2/917Copy letter from [Michael Foster], to [John James Hornby] the Provost of Eton, The Lodge, Eton College22 December 1888
NLB/2/183Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society15 February 1888
NLB/1/19Copy letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, to Sir Andrew Clarke17 November 1885
NLB/1/18Copy letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, to Colonel Mailtand17 November 1885
NLB/2/992Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society22 January 1889
NLB/2/122Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster [Royal Society]24 January 1888
NLB/2/129Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society27 January 1888
NLB/2/766Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society1 November 1888
NLB/2/918Copy letter from [Michael Foster], to Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe, MP, Fellow of the Royal Society22 December 1888
NLB/3/199Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1889
NLB/3/921Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons11 November 1889
NLB/10/340Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Right Honourable Thomas Henry Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society10 November 1894
NLB/5/64Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrisons5 March 1891
NLB/5/148Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society2 April 1891
NLB/7/219Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster22 December 1892
NLB/10/354Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Right Honourable Thomas Henry Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society12 November 1894
NLB/10/261Copy letter from Lord Rayleigh [John Wiliam Strutt], to the Right Honourable Thomas Henry Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society 1 November 1894
NLB/8/739Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Right Honorable Professor Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society15 December 1893
NLB/11/453Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to H Huxley, 2 Queensborough Terrace, W.3 June 1895
NLB/10/1032Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Right Honourable Thomas Henry Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society27 March 1895
NLB/13/200Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Leonard Huxley1 July 1896
NLB/11/447Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Thomas George Bonney, Fellow of the Royal Society3 July 1895
NLB/11/851Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Dr O'Brien, Upper Baker Street18 October 1895
NLB/11/426Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 July 1895
NLB/11/556Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster23 July 1895
NLB/13/161Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to The Cambridge Engraving Company23 June 1896
NLB/13/126Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to The Cambridge Engraving Company 19 June 1896
NLB/13/185Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to The Cambridge Engraving Company27 June 1896
NLB/13/248Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to The Cambridge Engraving Company10 July 1896
NLB/12/399Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mrs Huxley, Hodeslea, Staveley Road, Eastbourne13 February 1896
NLB/12/450Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society]19 February 1896
NLB/14/88Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Signor Professor Dr Gennaro Scognamiglio, Vico Storto Purgatorio, 9, Naples, Italy24 December 1896
NLB/6/887Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Thomas George Bond Howes, Royal College of Science2 August 1892
NLB/14/411Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Edwin Ray Lankester, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1897
PT/42/11Paper, 'Observations upon the anatomy and physiology of salpa and pyrosoma' by Thomas Henry Huxley[1851]
PT/36/6Paper, 'On the anatomy and the affinities of the family of the medusæ' by Thomas Henry Huxley[1849]
PT/42/11iPaper, 'Observations upon appendicularia and doliolum - two genera of the tunicata' by Thos [Thomas Henry] Huxley [1851]
NLB/17/630Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to C E Fagan28 November 1898
NLB/17/445Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to L Huxley, The Charterhouse, Godalming2 November 1898
NLB/18/279Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison], to [Mr L Huxley]17 February 1899
AP/57/6On the Anatomy of the Connective Tissues 1874
MS/427/5Copy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Treasury7 November 1879
RR/2/7Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the anatomy and physiology of Cordylophora, a contribution to our knowledge of the tubularian zoophytes' by George James Allman17 July 1853
RR/3/39Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Researches on the foraminifera' by William Benjamin Carpenter9 July 1856
RR/2/114Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'On the morphology of the cephalous mollusca, as illustrated by the anatomy of certain heteropoda and pteropoda collected during the voyage of H. M. S. "Rattlesnake" in 1846-50' by Thomas Henry HuxleyAugust 1852
RR/2/85Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the anatomy of Doris' by Albany Hancock and Dennis Embleton7 April 1854
RR/2/112Referee's report by Edward Forbes and Thomas Bell, on a paper 'Observations upon the anatomy and physiology of Salpa and Pyrosoma' by Thomas Henry Huxley22 August 1851
RR/2/113Referee's report by Edward Forbes, on a paper 'On the morphology of the cephalous mollusca, as illustrated by the anatomy of certain heteropoda and pteropoda collected during the voyage of H. M. S. "Rattlesnake" in 1846-50' by Thomas Henry Huxley27 July 1852
RR/3/267Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'On the structure and motion of glaciers' by John Tyndall and Thomas Henry Huxley16 March 1857
RR/2/140Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Further observations on the anatomy of Macgillivrayia, Cheletropis, and allied genera of pelagic gasteropoda' by John Denis MacDonaldnd [1855]
RR/4/132Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the homologies of the eye and of its parts in the Invertebrata' by John Braxton Hicks7 May 1861
RR/4/97Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the posterior lobes of the cerebrum of the quadrumana' by William Henry Flower4 March 1862
RR/3/228Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the structure and development of the cysticercus cellulosœ as found in the muscles of the pig' by George Rainey18 July 1856
RR/3/16Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the development of the decapod crustacea' by Spence Bates3 August 1857
RR/3/183Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'An account of the two methods of reproduction in Daphnia, and of the structure of the Ephippium' by John Lubbock25 March 1857
RR/4/56Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the relations of the vomer, ethmoid, and intermaxillary bones' by John Cleland17 May 1861
RR/4/157Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Notes on the generative organs, and on the formation of the egg in the annulosa' by John Lubbock17 May 1861
RR/4/75Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Researches into the nature of the involuntary muscular tissue of the urinary bladder' by George Viner Ellis14 March 1859
RR/4/96Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the posterior lobes of the cerebrum of the quadrumana' by William Henry Flower29 October 1861
RR/4/142Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the distorted skulls found at Wroxeter (Salop), with a mechanico-chemical explanation of the distortion' by Henry Johnson1 April 1862
RR/3/119Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Researches on the poison-apparatus in the actiniadae' by Philip Henry Gosse1858
RR/4/217Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the aquiferous and oviducal system in the Lamellibranchiate mollusks' by George Rolleston and C Robertson22 June 1859
RR/2/195Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'The physical theory of muscular contraction' by Charles Bland Radcliffe1853
RR/5/173Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the structure and development of the skull in the ostrich tribe' by William Kitchen Parker6 December 1865
RR/6/18Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the anatomy and physiology of the nematoids, parasitic and free; with observations on their zoological position and affinities to the echinoderms' by Henry Charlton Bastian13 April 1866
RR/7/192Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the structure and development of the skull in the salmon' by William Kitchen Parker31 October 1872
RR/6/300Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the geographical and geological relations of the fauna and flora of Palestine' by Henry Baker Tristram27 May 1868
RR/6/158Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the phenomena observed to attend the propulsion of lymph from one of the lymphatic hearts into a vein in the frog' by Thomas Wharton Jonesnd [1868]
RR/6/200Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the osteology of the solitaire or Didine Bird of the Island of Rodriguez, Pezophaps solitaria ( Gmel.)' by Alfred Newton and Edward Newton7 July 1868
RR/6/215Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the structure and development of the skull of the common fowl (Gallus domesticus)' by William Kitchen Parker28 April 1869
RR/7/91Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the structure and affinities of guynia annulata, dunc., with remarks upon the persistence of palaeozoic types of madreporaria' by Peter Martin Duncan29 July 1871
RR/7/302Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'The localization of function in the brain' by David Ferrier1874
RR/8/136Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'Contributions to the anatomy of the central nervous system vertebrate animals' by Alfred Sanders18 July 1878
RR/8/145Letter from William Turner, to Thomas Henry Huxley, regarding a paper 'On the placentation of the Apes, with a comparison of the structure of their placenta with that of the human female' by William Turner27 March 1878
RR/9/30Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the development of the ossicula auditus in the higher mammalia' by Alex Fraser10 June 1822
RR/7/496Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'The optical deportment of the atmosphere in relation to the phenomena of putrefaction and infection' by John Tyndall10 April 1876
RR/7/446Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the comparative anatomy of the auditory ossicles of the mammalia' by Alban G H Doran20 October 1876
RR/7/454Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the structure of a species of millepora occurring at Tahiti, Society Islands' by Henry Nottidge Moseley13 April 1876
RR/9/52Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'An attempt at a complete osteology of hypsilophodon foxii; a British Wealden dinosaur' by John Whitaker Hulke2 May 1882
RR/8/285Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the results of recent explorations of erect trees containing animal remains in the coal-formation of Nova Scotia' by John William Dawson13 October 1881
RR/8/323Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, to William Spottiswoode, regarding a paper 'On toroidal functions' by William Mitchinson Hicks2 October 1881
RR/8/322Letter from William Spottiswoode, to Thomas Henry Huxley, regarding a paper 'On toroidal functions' by William Mitchinson Hicks23 July 1881
RR/8/354Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the female organs and placentation of the raccoon (Procyon lotor)' by Morrison Watson23 March 1881
RR/9/113Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Contributions to the anatomy of the hirudinea' by Alfred Gibbs Bourne28 July 1883
RR/4/35Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Researches on foraminifera - fourth and concluding series' by William Benjamin Carpenter1860
RR/9/353Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Remarks on the cloaca and on the copulatory organs of the amniota' by Hans Friedrich Gadow10 June 1886
RR/10/67Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the morphology of birds' by William Kitchen Parker15 March 1887
RR/10/81Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Researches on the structure, organization, and classification of the fossil reptilia. - I. On Protoronsaurus speneri (von Meyer)' by Harry Govier Seeley11 March 1887
RR/10/86Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Researches on the structure, organization, and classification of the fossil reptilia.—III. On parts of the skeleton of a mammal from Triassic rocks of Klipfontein, Fraserberg, South Africa (Theriodesmus phylarchus, Seeley), illustrating the reptilian inheritance in the mammalian hand' by Harry Govier Seeley11 November 1887
RR/12/109Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the evolution of the vertebral column of fishes' by Hans Friedrich Gadow and E C Abbott18 July 1894
RR/12/7Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On some new reptiles from the Elgin sandstones' by Edwin Tulley Newton13 February 1893
RR/6/195Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the genera heterophyllia, battersbyia, palæcyclus, and asterosmilia; the anatomy of their species, and their position in the classification of sclerodermic zoantharia' by Peter Martin Duncan21 October 1867
NLB/62/712Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to W. Lewis Reid Esquire; 51 Loftus Road, Shepherd's Bush, W.12.10 April 1922
RR/3/37Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Researches on the foraminifera' by William Benjamin Carpenter21 July 1855
NLB/62/462Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Assistant Secretary of the British Association17 February 1922
RR/4/218Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the aquiferous and oviducal system in the Lamellibranchiate mollusks' by George Rolleston and C Robertson24 June 1862
RR/9/365Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Supplementary note on Polacanthus Foxii, describing the dorsal and some parts of the endoskeleton imperfectly known in 1881' by John Whitaker Hulke3 July 1887
RR/9/282Memorandum by George Gabriel Stokes, Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster and John Evans, on a paper 'On beds of sponge-remains in the lower and upper greensand of the South of England' by George Jennings Hinde 1885
RR/5/124Referee's report by George Busk, on a paper 'On the osteology of the genus glyptodon' by Thomas Henry Huxley20 May 1864
RR/8/249Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper [attributed] 'On the structure and development of the skull in sturgeons (Acipenser ruthenus and A. sturio)' by William Kitchen Parker30 July 1880
PT/58/2/1Manuscript, 'On the structure and motion of glaciers' by John Tyndall and T H [Thomas Henry] HuxleyJanuary 1857
PT/64/14Paper, 'On the relations of the vomer, ethmoid, and intermaxillary bones' by John Cleland[1861]
MS/427/286Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Principal Librarian, British Museum5 July 1883
MS/427/360Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Right Hon. Hugh L. Childers, Chancellor of the Exchequer[3] May 1884
MS/426/475Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Herschel 8 November 1852
MS/427/36Copy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Treasury18 June 1880
MS/427/430Copy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, President of the Royal Society; to the Astronomer Royal [William Henry Mahoney Christie]23 May 1885
MS/427/157Copy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury24 January 1882
PT/71/1Paper, 'On the embryogeny of Antedon rosaceus (Lincks) (Comatula rosacea of Lamarck)' by Professor [Charles Thomas] Wyville Thomson[1862]
MS/426/540Note of a letter from [the Secretaries of] the Royal Society; to various individuals8 May 1855
PT/58/2Paper, 'On the structure and motion of glaciers' by John Tyndall and T H [Thomas Henry] HuxleyJanuary 1857
RR/2/106Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the functions and structure of the rostellum of Listera ovata' by Joseph Dalton Hooker October 1854
P/0186Portrait of Huxley, Thomas Henry 1885
MS/769/42Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, The Royal Society, Burlington House, London, to [Walter] White15 October 1873 [?]
EC/1851/10Huxley, Thomas Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/9/15Letter from T H Huxley, 3 Jevington Gardens, Eastbourne, to Sir John Evans24 February 1890
MM/9/11Letter from T H Huxley, 4 Marlborough Place, Abbey Road, London, to Sir John Evans18 June 1887
MM/16/54Letter from T H Huxley, Marlborough Place, to George Gabriel Stokes14 July 1881
DM/7/84Letter from North and South West Junction Railway Company to T H Huxley, Secretary, Royal Society11 November 1879
MS/843/4Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley, 14 Waverley Place, St John's Wood, to William Sharpey16 June 1857
NLB/1/498Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Willliam Thomas Blanford, Professor Thomas George Bonney, Dr Geikie, Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, and Professor John Wesley Judd8 July 1887
NLB/3/254Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster24 April 1889
NLB/5/138Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, [Fellow of the Royal Society]2 April 1891
NLB/8/664Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Right Honorable Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, Fellow of the Royal Society5 December 1893
NLB/11/459Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Mrs Thomas Henry Huxley5 July 1895
RR/3/43Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Researches on the foraminifera' by William Benjamin Carpenter24 September 1858
RR/5/123Referee's report by Hugh Falconer, on a paper 'On the osteology of the genus glyptodon' by Thomas Henry Huxley2 May 1864
RR/10/84Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on the Croonian Lecture 'Researches on the structure, organization, and classification of the fossil Reptilia.—II. On Pareiasaurus bombidens (Owen), and the significance of its affinities to Amphibians, Reptiles, and Mammals' by Harry Govier Seeley24 May 1887
IM/002348Huxley, Thomas Henry19 August 1889
IM/002353Huxley, Thomas Henry1999
VF/18Portrait of Thomas Henry Huxley by Carlo Pellegrini28 January 1871
RR/6/157Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'The caudal heart of the eel a lymphatic heart.—Effect of the force with which the lymph-stream is propelled therefrom on the flow of the blood in the vein into which the heart opens.— Explanation of the appearance of blood propelled in successive drops, as if from the heart, along the caudal vein.—Influence which the force of the lymph-stream from the heart exerts in accelerating and promoting the flow of blood in the caudal vein' by Thomas Wharton Jones20 March 1868
RR/3/191Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on two papers, 'Observations on the anatomy and affinities of the Phyllirrhoë bucephala' and 'Brief sketch of the anatomy of a new genus of pelagic gasteropoda, named Jasonilla' by John Denis MacDonald1856
PT/58/2/2Plate, specimen of ice near Heisseplatte on Lower Grindelwald glacier by unknown artist[1857]
PT/58/2/3Plate, seasoned boxwood used for testing effect of pressure on form of ice by unknown artist[1857]
PT/58/2/4Plate, boxwood and brass apparatus used for testing effect of pressure on form of ice by unknown artist[1857]
PT/58/2/5Plate, boxwood used for testing the viscous flow of glaciers by unknown artist[1857]
PT/58/2/6Plate, ice separated perpendicularly to lamination of glacier by unknown artist[1857]
PT/58/2/7Plate, wooden trough representing principal accidents of glacial valley by unknown artist[1857]
PT/58/2/8Plate, trough used for testing ice lamination produced from mutual thrust of confluent glaciers by unknown artist[1857]
PT/58/2/9Plate, trough representing glacier and upper basin of the Rhône by unknown artist[1857]
PT/58/2/10Plate, disposition of trough representing glacier and upper basin of the Rhône by unknown artist[1857]
PT/58/2/11Plate, trough representing a narrow gorge by unknown artist[1857]
PT/58/2/12Plate, mud in trough representing a narrow gorge by unknown artist[1857]
PT/64/14/1Manuscript, 'On the relations of the vomer, ethmoid, and intermaxillary bones' by John Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/2Plate, 'Bones from specimen referred to in the text as no. 1' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/3Plate, 'Bones from specimen referred to in the text as no. 2' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/4Plate, 'Bones from specimen referred to in the text as no. 3' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/5Plate, vomers by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/6Plate, diagram of vomer, ethmoid, and sphenoidal spongy bones by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/7Plate, posterior extremity of vomer by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/8Plate, 'Bones from the cat' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/9Plate, 'Vomer and ethmoid of the fox' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/10Plate, 'Intermaxillaries of Ursus maritimus' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/11Plate, 'Vomer and ethmoid of Phoca vitulina' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/12Plate, 'Part of a hedgehog's skull' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/13Plate, vomer and ethmoid of lamb by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/14Plate, 'Intermaxillaries of the sheep' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/15Plate, 'Intermaxillaries of the alpaca' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/16Plate, 'Intermaxillaries of the giraffe' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/17Plate, 'Part of the skull of a horse' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/18Plate, 'Section of the fore part of the skull of a horse' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/19Plate, 'Vomer etc. from the skull of a sucking pig' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/20Plate, 'Vomer etc. of a young elephant' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/21Plate, 'Anterior nares of the tapir' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/22Plate, 'Part of the skull of cœlogenys' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/23Plate, articulations of vomer in rabbit by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/24Plate, 'Part of the skull of a kangaroo' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/25Plate, 'Part of the skull of a dugong' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/26Plate, 'Section of skull of Delphinus orca' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/27Plate, 'Section of skull of Delphinus globiceps from above' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/28Plate, 'Diagram of the two most anterior segments of the mammalian skull' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/29Plate, 'Vomer and palatals of a duck, viewed from above' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/30Plate, 'Section of the skull of a cod' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/31Plate, intermaxillary and vomer of python and nasal and vomer of Malapterurus by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/64/14/32Plate, 'Diagram of the two most anterior segments of a fish's skull' by J [John] Cleland[1861]
PT/71/1/1Manuscript, 'On the embryogeny of Antedon rosaceus (Lincks) (Comatula rosacea of Lamarck)' by Professor [Charles Thomas] Wyville Thomson[1862]
PT/71/1/2Plate, drafts of Comatula rosacea anatomy by [Charles Thomas Wyville Thomson?][1862]
PT/71/1/3Plate, uncompressed pseudoembryo by [Edwin M Williams][1862]
PT/71/1/4Plate, ovary and ova in various stages of development by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/5Plate, vesicles of evolution and spermatozoa by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/6Plate, egg after impregnation and yolk segmentation by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/7Plate, earlier stages of yolk segmentation by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/8Plate, development of pseudoembryo by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/9Plate, dorsal and ventral aspects of pseudoembryo by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/10Plate, dorsal view of pseudoembryo by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/11Plate, ventral aspect of pseudoembryo by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/12Plate, lateral aspect of pseudoembryo by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/13Plate, dorsal aspect of pseudoembryo by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/14Plate, pseudoembryo losing organs of assimilation and locomotion by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/15Plate, pseudoembryo losing organs of assimilation and locomotion by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/16Plate, pseudoembryo losing organs of assimilation and locomotion by [Edwin M Williams]December 1862
PT/71/1/17Plate, pentacrinoid larva after separation of oral valves by [Edwin M Williams][1862]
PT/71/1/18Plate, portion of oral disc of pentacrinoid larva by [Edwin M Williams][1862]
PT/71/1/19Plate, pentacrinoid larva after separation of oral valves by [Edwin M Williams][1862]
PT/71/1/20Plate, enlarged end of extending arm of pentacrinoid larva by [Edwin M Williams][1862]
PT/71/1/21Plate, arrangement of non-extensile tentacles of pentacrinoid larva by [Edwin M Williams][1862]
PT/71/1/22Plate, pentacrinoid larva before expansion of ventral disk by [Edwin M Williams][1862]
PT/72/5/1Manuscript, 'On some foraminifera from the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, including Davis's Straits and Baffin's Bay' by W [William] Kitchen Parker and T [Thomas] Rupert Jones[1864]
PT/72/5/2Plate, 'Arctic foraminifera' by G West[1864]
PT/72/5/3Plate, 'Arctic foraminifera' by G West[1864]
PT/72/5/4Plate, 'Arctic foraminifera' by G West[1864]
PT/72/5/5Plate, 'North-Atlantic foraminifera' by G West[1864]
PT/72/5/6Plate, 'North-Atlantic foraminifera' by G West[1864]
PT/72/5/7Plate, 'Arctic foraminifera' by G West[1864]
PT/72/5/8Plate, 'Arctic foraminifera' by G West[1864]
PT/72/5/9Plate, 'Arctic foraminifera' by G West[1864]
PT/72/5/10Plate, 'Foraminifera of the North Atlantic' by G West[1864]
PT/72/5/11Plate, 'Foraminifera of the North Atlantic' by G West[1864]
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