Catalogue description JAMES WATSON MUNRO 1888 - 1968 LIST OF PAPERS
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|Title:||JAMES WATSON MUNRO 1888 - 1968 LIST OF PAPERS|
A Imperial College
C Department of Scientific and Industrial Research
D General correspondence
There are a number of other files relating to Professor Munro in the archives, transferred from various sources during the past. The following list is arranged in chronological order for convenience.
GS 1/1 1926-1966 Imperial College staff file.
KZ 1-11 1926, 1944-54 Personal correspondence, including letter of appointment as Assistant Professor.
KZFA 1-11 1928-1939 Correspondence about the foundation of the Imperial College Biological Field Research Station, Slough; purchase of the site and buildings, grants, researches carried out. Papers include correspondence with the Empire Marketing Board, and the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, with several memoranda by J W M on the Stored Food Products Research financed by the EMB, and the needs of the Station. Eleven files.
KZF 1 1928-1960 Imperial College Field Station. History of its foundation etc. Original typescript, with amendments in another hand.
KZ 9/4/1 1929-1943 Correspondence of J W M with the Imperial College Administration Department. Includes details of J W M's visit to Berlin, 1938, for the 12th International Congress of Entomology.
ULP Zoology 1 1930 Correspondence between Imperial College and the University of London on the appointment of J W M to the chair of Entomology.
ULP Zoology 2 1933-34 Correspondence between Imperial College and the University of London on the appointment of J W M to the chair of Zoology and Applied Entomology.
KZEA 2 1933 Lecture notes, on anatomy and physiology of insects. 402ff.
KZ 9/4/2 1936-1937 Correspondence about J W M's visit to and tour of South Africa.
GJ 1/2/9 1956 Citation for Fellowship of Imperial College, Commemoration day, 1956.
There is also the following material in college journals:
THE RECORD, June 1939, pp. 132-5. The department of Zoology and Applied Entomology, by J W M.
SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, vol. 24, p.62. Biographical note on J W M.
|Held by:||Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit, not available at The National Archives|
|Physical description:||five boxes|
The papers listed here were transferred to the archives from the Imperial College Field Station, Silwood Park.
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James Watson Munro 1888-1968
J W Munro was educated at the High School, Dundee, and Edinburgh University. He was appointed Assistant Professor of Entomology at Imperial College in 1926, and Professor of Entomology in 1930.
In 1934 the Entomology and Zoology departments at Imperial College were united and he became Professor of Zoology and Applied Entomology, holding this post until his retirement in 1953.
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