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)
Reference: CSAC10474
Description:

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

Date: 1905 - 1968
Held by: Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Extent: 7 boxes
Administrative History:

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

Creator Names:
  • Fox, Harold Munro, 1889-1967, scientist and zoologist
Note:

Listed by Jeannine Alton and Harriot Weiskittel

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