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The Royal Society of New Zealand, 1935

Established Under an Act of the General Assembly of New Zealand Intituled the New Zealand Institute Act, 1867; Reconstituted Under the New Zealand Institute Act, 1903; Continued under the New Zealand Institute Act, 1908; and Reconstituted under the Royal Society of New Zealand Act, 1933.

His Excellency the Governor-General.
Ex Officio.

The Hon. Minister of Scientific and Industrial Research.

Nominated by the Government.

Mr M. A. Eliott (reappointed February, 1935), Dr E. Marsden, C.B.E., F.R.A.S., F.R.S.N.Z. (reappointed February, 1935), Mr B. C. Aston, F.I.C., F.R.S.N.Z. (reappointed March, 1934), Dr W. R. B. Oliver, F.L.S., F.Z.S., F.R.S.N.Z. (reappointed March, 1934).

Elected by Member Bodies.
Wellington Philosophical Society Dr E. Kidson, O.B.E., M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.
Prof. H. B. Kirk, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.
Auckland Institute Mr A. T. Pycroft.
Prof. H. W. Segar, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.
Philosophical Institute of Canterbury Dr C. Coleridge Farr, F.R.S., F.P.S.L., F.R.S.N.Z.
Prof. R. Speight, M.A., M.Sc., F.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
Otago Institute Prof. J. Park, Hon.M.Inst.M.M., F.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
Dr F. J. Turner, F.G.S.
Nelson Institute Prof. T. H. Easterfield, M.A., Ph.D., F.I.C., F.C.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
Hawke's Bay Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mr G. V. Hudson, F.E.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
Co-opted Member Dr P. Marshall, M.A., F.G.S., F.R.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
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Officers for the Year 1935–36.

President: The Right Rev. Bishop H. W. Williams, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.

Vice-President: Dr W. P. Evans, M.A., Ph.D.

Hon. Treasurer: Mr M. A. Eliott.

Hon. Editor: Dr F. J. Turner, F.G.S.

Hon. Librarian: Professor H. B. Kirk, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.

Hon. Returning Officer: Professor H. W. Segar, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.

Secretary: Miss M. Wood, Royal Society of New Zealand, Victoria University College, Wellington, New Zealand.

Member Bodies.

Name of Society. Secretary's Name and Address. Date of Affiliation.
Auckland Institute Mr G. Archey, Institute and Museum, Auckland June 10, 1868.
Wellington Philosophical Society Mr F. R. Callaghan, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Sydney Street, Wellington. June 10, 1868
Philosophical Institute of Canterbury Mr L. W. McCaskill, Teachers' Training College, Christchurch. October 22, 1868
Otago Institute Mr H. D. Skinner, Otago Museum, Dunedin. October 18, 1869
Hawke's Bay Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mr G. T. Railton, P.O. Box 160, Napier. March 31, 1875
Nelson Institute Mr O. B. Pemberton, Cawthron Institute, Nelson. December 20, 1883
Manawatu Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mr S. J. Bennett, 25 Worcester Street, Palmerston North. 1935

Former Manager and Editor

(Under the New Zealand Institute Act, 1867.)

1867–1903.—Sir James Hector, M.D., K.C.M.G., F.R.S.

Past Presidents.

  • 1903–4.—Hutton, Captain Frederick Wollaston, F.R.S.

  • 1905–6.—Hector, Sir James, M.D., K.C.M.G., F.R.S.

  • 1907–8.—Thomson, George Malcolm, F.L.S., F.R.S.N.

  • 1909–10.—Hamilton, Augustus.

  • 1911–12.—Cheeseman, Thomas Frederick, F.L.S., F.Z.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1913–14.—Chilton, Charles, M.A., D.Sc., LL.D., F.L.S., C.M.Z.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1915—–Petrie, Donald, M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1916–17.—Benham, William Blaxland, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.Z.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1918–19.—Cockayne, Leonard, C.M.G., Ph.D., F.R.S., F.L.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1920–21.—Easterfield, Thomas Hill, M.A., Ph.D., F.I.C., F.C.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1922–23.—Kirk, Harry Borrer, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1924–25.—Marshall, Patrick, M.A., F.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1926–27.—Aston, Bernard Cracroft, F.I.C., F.C.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1928—–Thomson, J. Allan, M.A., D.Sc., F.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z. (Mr B. C. Aston reappointed May, 1928, vice Dr J. Allan Thomson, deceased).

  • 1929–30.—Farr, Clinton Coleridge, D.Sc., F.R.S., F.P.S.L., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1931–32.—Segar, Hugh William, M.A.

  • 1933–34.—Speight, Robert, M.A., M.Sc., F.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

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Honorary Members.

Andrews, E. C., B.A., F.G.S., 32 Benelong Crescent, Bellevue Hill, Sydney 1934
Armstrong, Professor H. E., Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S., Professor Emeritus City and Guilds of London Institute, 55 Granville Park, Lewisham, London, S.E. 1927
Bragg, Professor Sir William, O.M., K.B.E., F.R.S., Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, London, W.I 1923
Buck, P. (Te Rangi Hiroa), M.D., Ch.B. (N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z., Bishop Museum, Honolulu 1934
Chapman, F., F.G.S., Commonwealth Palaeontologist, National Museum, Melbourne, Victoria 1932
Compton, Professor A. H., Ph.D., Sc.D., LL.D., University of Chicago, Chicago, U.S.A. 1934
Diels, Professor L., Ph.D., Director Botanic Garden and Museum, Dahlem, Berlin 1907
Einstein, Professor Albert 1924
Fraser, Sir J. G., D.C.L., Trinity College, Cambridge 1920
Gatenby, J. B., M.A., Ph.D., B.Sc., D.Sc., Professor of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, University, Dublin 1934
Haddon, Dr A. C., F.R.S., 3 Cranmer Road, Cambridge 1925
Haldane, J. S., M.A., M.D., LL.D., F.R.S., Cherwell, Oxford 1928
Hall, Sir A. D., K.C.B., M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., Ministry of Agriculture, London 1920
Hill, Sir A. W., K.C.M.G., Sc.D., D.Sc., F.R.S., Director Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 1928
Jaggar, Dr T. A., Director of Volcanological Observatory, Volcano House, P.O., Hawaii 1927
Jeans, Sir James H., D.Sc., F.R.S., Cleveland Lodge, Dorking, Survey 1929
Marshall, Sir Guy A. K., C.M.G., F.R.S., 16 Cranley Place, London, S.W.7 1933
Masson, Sir D. Orme, K.B.E., M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., 14 William Street, South Yarra, Melbourne 1928
Mawson, Sir Douglas, B.E., D.Sc., F.R.S., The University, Box 498, Adelaide, South Australia 1920
Mellor, J. W., D.Sc., Sandon House, Regent Street, Stoke-on-Trent, England 1919
Meyrick, E., B.A., F.R.S., Thornhanger, Marlborough, Wilts 1907
Mortensen, Theodor, Ph.D., Director of the Department of Invertebrates of the Zoological Museum, Copenhagen 1927
Russell, Sir John, D.Sc., F.R.S., Director of Rothamsted Experiment Station, Harpenden 1928
Rutherford of Nelson, Lord, O.M., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.R.S.N.Z., Newnham Cottage, Queen's Road, Cambridge, England 1904
Seward, Professor A. C., Sc.D., F.R.S., Botany School, Cambridge 1928
Tillyard, R. J., M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., Red Hill, Canberra, F.C.T. 1935
Woods, Henry, M.A., F.R.S., F.G.S., Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge 1920
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The Royal Society of New Zealand, 1935.
Former Honorary Members.

Agardh, Dr J. G. 1900
Agassiz, Professor Louis 1870
Arber, Dr E. A. Newell 1914
Avebury, Lord, P.C., F.R.S. 1900
Baird, Professor Spencer F. 1877
Balfour, Prof. I. Bayley, F.R.S. 1914
Bateson, Professor W., F.R.S. 1915
Beddard, Dr F. E., F.R.S. 1906
Beneden, Professor J. P. van 1888
Berggren, Dr S. 1876
Bowen, Sir George Ferguson, G.C.M.G. 1873
Brady, Dr G. S., F.R.S. 1906
Bruce, Dr W. S. 1910
Carpenter, Dr W. B., F.R.S. 1883
Chree, Dr Charles, F.R.S. 1924
Clarke, Rev. W. B., F.R.S. 1876
Codrington, Rev. R. H., D.D. 1894
Curie. Madame Marie 1927
Darwin, Charles, M.A., F.R.S 1871
Darwin, Sir George, F.R.S. 1909
David, Professor T. Edgeworth, F.R.S. 1904
Davis, J. W. 1891
Davis, Professor W. Morris 1913
Dendy, Dr A., F.R.S. 1907
Drury, Captain Byron 1870
Ellery, R. L. J., F.R.S. 1883
Etheridge, Professor R., F.R.S. 1876
Ettingshausen, Baron von 1888
Eve, H. W., M.A. 1901
Filhol, Dr H. 1875
Finsch, Professor Otto 870
Flower, Professor W. H., F.R.S. 1870
Garrod, Professor A. H., F.R.S. 1878
Goebel, Professor Dr Carl von 1901
Goodale, Prof. G. L., M.D., LL.D. 1891
Gray, Dr J. E., F.R.S. 1871
Gray, Professor Asa 1885
Gregory, Professor J. W., F.R.S. 1920
Grey, Sir George, K.C.B. 1872
Gunther, Dr A., F.R.S. 1873
Haswell, Prof. W. A., F.R.S. 1914
Hedley, Charles 1924
Hemsley, Dr W. Botting, F.R.S. 1913
Hochstetter, Dr Ferdinand von 1870
Hooker, Sir J. D., F.R.S. 1870
Howes, G. B., F.R.S. 1901
Huxley, Thomas H., F.R.S. 1872
Klotz, Professor Otto J 1903
Langley, S. P. 1896
Lindsay, W. L., M.D. 1871
Liversidge, Professor A., F.R.S. 1890
Lotsy, Dr J. P. 1927
Lydekker, Richard, F.R.S. 1896
Lyell, Sir Charles, F.R.S. 1873
Massart, Professor Jean 1916
McCoy, Professor Sir F 1888
McLauchlan, Robert 1874
Massee, George 1900
Milne, J., F.R.S. 1906
Mitten, William, F.R.S. 1895
The Most Noble the Marquis of Normanby 1880
Mueller, Dr Ferdinand von, F.R.S. 1870
Muller, Professor Max, F.R.S. 1878
Newton, Alfred, F.R.S. 1874
Nordstedt, Professor Otto 1890
Owen, Professor Richard, F.R.S. 1870
Pickard-Cambridge, Rev. O. 1873
Richards, Rear-Admiral G. H. 1870
Riley, Professor C. V. 1890
Rolleston, Professor G., M.D., F.R.S. 1875
Ross, Sir Ronald 1929
Sars, Professor G. O. 1902
Schmidt, Professor J 1930
Sclater, Dr P. L., F.R.S. 1875
Sharp, Dr D 1877
Sharp, R. B., F.R.S. 1885
Stebbing, Rev. T. R. R., F.R.S. 1907
Stokes, Vice-Admiral J. L. 1872
Tenison-Woods, Rev. J. E. 1878
Thiselton-Dyer, Sir W. T., F.R.S. 1894
Thomson, Prof. Wyville, F.R.S. 1874
Thomson, Sir Arthur 1928
Thomson, Sir William, F.R.S. 1883
Wallace, Sir A. R., F.R.S. 1885
Weld, Frederick A 1877
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Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Original Fellows.

(See New Zealand Gazette, 20th November, 1919.)

§* Cockayne, Leonard, C.M.G., Ph.D., F.R.S., F.L.S.

* Aston, Bernard Cracroft, F.I.C., F.C.S.

Benham, William Blaxland, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.Z.S.

§*Best, Elsdon.

§*Cheeseman, Thomas Frederick, F.L.S., F.Z.S.

§*Chilton, Charles, M.A., D.Sc., LL.D., M.B., C.M., F.L.S., C.M.Z.S.

*Easterfield, Thomas Hill, M.A., Ph.D., F.I.C., F.C.S.

*Farr, Clinton Coleridge, D.Sc., F.P.S.L., F.R.S.

§Hogben, George, C.M.G., M.A., F.G.S.

*Hudson, George Vernon, F.E.S.

Kirk, Harry Borrer, M.A.

*Marshall, Patrick, M.A., D.Sc., F.G.S., F.R.G.S., F.E.S.

§*Petrie, Donald, M.A., Ph.D.

*Rutherford of Nelson, Lord, O.M., D.Sc., Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S.

Segar, Hugh William, M.A.

§*Smith, Stephenson, Percy, F.R.G.S.

*Speight, Robert, M.A., M.Sc., F.G.S.

Thomas, Algernon Phillips Withiel, M.A., F.L.S.

§*Thomson, Hon. George Malcolm, F.L.S., M.L.C.

§Thomson, James Allan, M.A., D.Sc, A.O.S.M., F.G.S.

Fellows Elected.
Allan, Harry Howard, D.Sc., M.A., F.L.S. 1928
Andersen, Johannes Carl 1923
Archey, Gilbert, M.A., F.Z.S. 1932
Bartrum, John Arthur, M.Sc. 1928
*Benson, William Noel, B.A., D.Sc., F.G.S., F.R.G.S. 1926
§Brown, J. Macmillan, M.A., LL.D. 1925
Buck, P. H. (Te Rangi Hiroa), M.D., Ch.B. (N.Z.) 1925
*Cotton, Charles Andrew, D.Sc., A.O.S.M., F.G.S. 1921
Cunningham, Gordon Herriot, M.Sc., Ph.D. 1929
Denham, Henry George, M.A., M.Sc., D.Sc., Ph.Dd. 1933
*Evans, William Percival, M.A., Ph.D. 1930
Henderson, John, M.A., D.Sc., B.Sc. (in Engineering) 1929
Hilgendorf, Frederick William, M.A., D.Sc. 1921
*Holloway, John Ernest, L.Th., D.Sc. 1921
Kidson, Edward, O.B.E., M.A., D.Sc. 1931
Laing, Robert Malcolm, M.A., B.Sc. 1922
Maclaurin, James Scott, D.Sc., F.C.S. 1926
Macleod, Donald Bannerman, M.A., D.Sc. 1935
Marsden, Ernest, C.B.E., D.Sc., F.R.A.S. 1922
Marwick, John, M.A., D.Sc. 1935
Miller, David, M.Sc., Ph.D. 1931
§Morgan, Perey Gates, M.A., F.G.S., A.O.S.M. 1922
Oliver, Walter Reginald Brook, M.Sc., D.Sc., F.L.S., F.Z.S. 1927
Park, James, Hon.M.Inst.M.M.Lond., F.G.S. 1921
§Philpott, Alfred, F.E.S. 1930
Rigg, Theodore, M.A., M.Sc., F.I.C. 1932
*Skinner, Henry Devenish, M.A. 1927
Smith, William Herbert Guthrie 1924
§*Sommerville, Duncan McLaren Young, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.E., F.R.A.S. 1922
Tillyard, Robin John, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.L.S., F.E.S. 1924
Williams, Herbert Williams, Rt. Rev. Bishop, M.A. 1923

[Footnote] §Deceased.

[Footnote] ‡Past President;

[Footnote] †Hutton Medallist;

[Footnote] * Hector Medallist;