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Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth, Sir, 1860-1948 (zoologist and classical scholar)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Group photograph of Institute staff and visitors, with related correspondence, 1924

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/8/2
Scope and Contents Contains two negatives and four copies of the photograph, in two sizes, including one mounted on card (with names written underneath), and a letter from Ronald Birse to Douglas Falconer about the appearance of the picture in Birse's Science at the University of Edinburgh 1583-1993 (Edinburgh, 1994). The photograph depicts (from left to right): Arthur Walton, D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Paul Kammerer, Lancelot Hogben, Honor Fell, F.A.E Crew and M.V...
Dates: 1924

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, 11 June 1921

Identifier: Coll-14/9/27/4
Scope and Contents

Thompson thanks Ewart for his papers and compliments him that 'they are as fresh today as the day they were written; and it's not a great many papers that hold their own after thirty years.'

Dates: 11 June 1921

Letter to Thomson from D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson regarding Thomson's Galton lecture, The Trend of National Intelligence, 8 Jun 1946

Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/13
Scope and Contents

Thompson states the paper is an interesting one, and makes reference to his students' decreasing intelligence.

Dates: 8 Jun 1946

Page mounted with three photographs, 1930s-1949

Identifier: Coll-1057/6/2/22
Scope and Contents Recto: photograph of Alan Greenwood, Fred Beeson and A. Dalrymple at the farm of F.C Evans, British Columbia, Canada (1949). Verso: photograph of a seated group outside a building, showing F.A.E Crew and D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson among other unidentified individuals; photograph of a standing group dressed in black tie attire, including F.A.E Crew, Helen Crew and Alan Greenwood among other unidentified individuals, possibly outside the Institute of Animal Genetics. The back of the...
Dates: 1930s-1949

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