Papers of PROFESSOR HAROLD MUNRO FOX, F.R.S. (1889 - 1967)

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Reference: CSAC10474
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
Language: English

Fox, Harold Munro, 1889-1967, scientist and zoologist

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


1912 Naples


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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