Papers of PROFESSOR HAROLD MUNRO FOX, F.R.S. (1889 - 1967)
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|Title:||Papers of PROFESSOR HAROLD MUNRO FOX, F.R.S. (1889 - 1967)|
The papers cover the years 1905 - 1967.
Professor Fox was an accomplished linguist; French, German and Italian, as well as English, are used in the notebooks, lectures and correspondence; an appropriate indication is given in the handlist.
All notebooks and lectures are manuscript with the exception of the scripts of Professor Fox's broadcast talks to schools.
I. Biographical 1 - 4
II. Notebooks and working papers 5 - 24
III. Broadcast talks to schools 25 - 30
IV. Lectures 31 - 50A
V. Publications 51 - 54
VI. Correspondence 55 - 71
Listed by Jeannine Alton and Harriot Weiskittel"
|Date:||1905 - 1968|
|Held by:||Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit, not available at The National Archives|
|Physical description:||7 boxes|
|Administrative / biographical background:||
Summary of the career of Professor Fox.
b.1889 (at birth Harold Munro Fuchs; the form 'Fox' was used during service in the 1914- 18 War, and adopted by deed poll).
1902 Brighton College
1908 - 11 Caius College, Cambridge (Senior Scholar)
1911 - 1912 Plymouth Laboratory
1913 - 14 Lecturer in Zoology, Royal College of Science, London (now Imperial College
1914 - 18 War service in Balkans, Egypt, Salonika, Palestine
1919 - 23 Lecturer in Biology, Government School of Medicine, Cairo
1920 - 28 Fellow, Caius College
1924 Zoological Expedition to Suez Canal
1926 - 67 Editor, Biological Reviews
1927 - 41 Professor of Zoology, Birmingham University
1931 Married Natalia Lvovna Mertens
1937 Fellow of the Royal Society
1941 - 55 Professor of Zoology, Bedford College, London
1950 - 53 President, International Union of Biological Sciences
1953 - 56 Fullerian Professor of Physiology, Royal Institution
1955 - 67 Emeritus Professor, Bedford College, London
Research Assistant and Fellow, Queen Mary College, London
1959 Gold Medal, Linnean Society
1966 Darwin Medal, Royal Society
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