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Volume 70, 1940-41
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The Royal Society Of New Zealand.

Council for 1939–40.

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

Honorary Patron.
His Excellency the Governor-General.

Ex Officio.

  • The Hon. Minister of Scientific and Industrial Research.

  • President: Rev. J. E. Holloway, L.Th., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • Vice-President: Professor W. P. Evans, M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.N.Z.

Government Representatives.

  • Professor E. R. Hudson, B.Agr., B.Sc. (1939)

  • Dr. E. Marsden, C.B.E., F.R.A.S., F.R.S.N.Z. (1939)

  • Mr. B. C. Aston, F.I.C., F.R.S.N.Z. (1940).

  • Dr. W. R. B. Oliver, F.L.S., F.R.S.N.Z. (1940)

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Elected by Member Bodies.
Auckland Institute Mr. G. Archey, O.B.E., M.A., F.Z.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
Prof. H. W. Segar, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.
Wellington Branch of the Royal Society of N.Z. Dr. H. H. Allan, M.A., F.L.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
Mr. F. R. Callaghan, M.A., F.R.E.S.
Canterbury Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Dr. R. A. Falla, M.A.
Dr. F. W. Hilgendorf, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.
Otago Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Dr. C. M. Focken, B.M.E., B.Sc.
Mr. G. Simpson, F.L.S.
Hawke's Bay Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mr G. V. Hudson, F.E.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
Nelson Institute Prof. Sir Thos. H. Easterfield, M.A., Ph.D., F.I.C., F.C.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
Manawatu Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mr. M. A. Eliott.
Southland Branch of the Royal Society of N.Z. Mr. J. H. Sorensen.

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 1939–40.

  • President: Rev. J. E. Holloway, L.Th., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • Vice-President: Prof. W. P. Evans, M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.N.Z.

Hon. Treasurer: Mr M. A. Eliott.

  • Hon. Editor: Dr. J. Marwick, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 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 Branch of the Royal Society of N.Z. Mr J. T. Salmon, Dominion Museum, Wellington. June 10, 1868
Canterbury Branch of the Royal Society of N.Z. Mr. R. S. Duff, Canterbury Museum, Chch. October 22, 1868
Otago Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Dr. H. D. Skinner, Otago Museum, Dunedin. October 18, 1869
Nelson Institute Mr O. B. Pemberton, Cawthron Institute, Nelson. December 20, 1883
Hawke's Bay Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mr W. Goodwin Ball, Hawke's Bay Gallery and Museum, Napier. March 31, 1875
Manawatu Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Dr. J. Melville, 83 Marne Street, Palmerston North. 1935
Southland Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mr J. H. Sorensen, Southland Museum, Invercargill. October 31, 1939

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.

  • 1903-04.—Hutton, Captain Frederick Wollaston, F.R.S.

  • 1905-06.—Hector, Sir James, M.D., K.C.M.G., F.R.S.

  • 1907-08.—Thomson, George Malcolm, F.L.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 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, Sir 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, Sir 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., F.R.S.N.Z.

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

  • 1935-36.—Williams, Rt. Rev. Bishop, M.A., Litt.D. (Cantab & N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1937-38.—Evans, Prof. W. P., M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.N.Z.

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Honorary Members.

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Aitken, Alexander Craig, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., University of Edinburgh 1940
Andrews, E. C., B.A., F.G.S., 32 Benelong Crescent, Bellevue Hill, Sydney 1934
Bragg, Professor Sir William, O.M., K.B.E., F.R.S., Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, London, W.1 1923
Buck, P. (Te Rangi Hiroa), M.D., Ch.B. (N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z., Bishop Museum, Honolulu 1934
Butler, Sir Edwin John, M.D., D.Sc., C.I.E., F.R.S., Secretary Agricultural Research Council, 6a Dean's Yard, Westminster, London, S.W.1 1939
Chapman, F., A.L.S., Hon. F.R.M.S., F.G.S., Honorary Palaeontologist, National Museum, 17 Threadneedle St., Balwyn, 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, F.R.S., Princeton University, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1924
Fleming, J. A., D.Sc., Director of Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, 5241 Broad Branch Road, N.W. Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 1939
Fraser, Sir James G., Kt., O.M., D.C.L., F.R.S., Trinity College, Cambridge 1920
Gatenby, J. B., M.A., Ph.D., B.Sc., D.Sc., Professor of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, University, Dublin 1934
Hall, Sir Alfred D., K.C.B., M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., Ministry of Agriculture, London 1920
Hill, Sir Arthur W., K.C.M.G., Sc.D., D.Sc., F.R.S., Director Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 1928
Hopkins, Sir Frederick Gowland, O.M., M.A., M.B., D.Sc., F.R.S., University of Cambridge 1937
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, Surrey 1929
Keith, Sir Arthur, Kt., M.D., F.R.C.S., LL.D., D.Sc., F.R.S., Buckston Browne Farm, Downe, Farnborough, Kent 1939
Malinowski, Bronislaw, Ph.D. (Cracow), D.Sc. (Lond.), Prof. of Social Anthropology, London School of Economics, London 1936
Marshall, Sir Guy A. K., C.M.G., F.R.S., 16 Cranley Place, London, S.W.7 1933
Mawson, Sir Douglas, B.E., D.Sc., F.R.S., The University, Box 498, Adelaide, South Australia 1920
Mortensen, Theodor, Ph.D., Director of the Department of Invertebrates of the Zoological Museum, Copenhagen 1927
Rivett, Sir David, K.C.M.G., M.A., B.Sc. (Oxon), D.Sc. (Melb.) 1937
Robinson, Sir Robert, Kt., M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., The Dyson Perrins Laboratory, South Park Road, Oxford 1939
Russell, Sir John, D.Sc., F.R.S., Director of Rothamsted Experiment Station, Harpenden 1928
Seward, Professor Sir Albert C., Kt., Sc.D., F.R.S., Botany School, Cambridge 1928
Skottsberg, Professor C., D.Sc., Botaniska Tradgarden, Goteborg, Sweden 1938
Wilckens, Dr. Otto, Bonn University, Bonn 1936
Woods, Henry, M.A., F.R.S., F.G.S., Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge 1920
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Former Honorary Members.
Agardh, Dr J. G. 1900
Agassiz, Professor Louis 1870
Arber, Dr E. A. Newell 1914
Armstrong, Prof. H. E., F.R.S. 1927
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 1870
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
Haddon, Dr. A. C., F.R.S. 1925
Haldane, J. S., M.A., M.D., LL.D., F.R.S. 1928
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
Masson, Sir D. Orme, F.R.S. 1928
Mellor, J. W., D.Sc., 1919
Meyrick, E., F.R.S. 1907
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
Rutherford, Lord, F.R.S. 1904
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
Tillyard, R. J., F.R.S. 1935
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.)

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

  • , Sir 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.

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

  • *Easterfield, Sir 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.

  • **Hutton Medallist;*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, Percv. F.R.G.S.

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

  • *Thomas, Sir Algernon Phillips Withiel, K.C.M.G., 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.

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Fellows Elected.
Allan, Harry Howard, M.A., D.Sc., F.L.S. 1928
Allan, Robin Sutcliffe, M.Sc. (N.Z.), Ph.D. 1940
Andersen, Johannes Carl, M.B.E. 1923
Archey, Gilbert, O.B.E., M.A., F.Z.S. 1932
Askew, Henry Oscar, M.A., Ph.D., D.I.C., F.I.C., F.N.Z.I.C., F.C.S. 1939
*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., D.Sc. 1929
Curtis, Kathleen M., M.A., D.I.C., D.Sc., F.L.S. 1936
Denham, Henry George, M.A., D.Sc., Ph.D. 1933
Donovan, William, M.Sc., F.I.C. 1938
*Evans, William Percival, M.A., Ph.D. 1930
Finlay, Harold John, D.Sc. 1939
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., F.R.S. 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, Percy Gates, M.A., F.G.S., A.O.S.M. 1922
Oliver, Walter Reginald Brook, 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
Powell, Arthur William Baden 1940
Rigg, Sir Theodore, M.A., M.Sc., F.I.C. 1932
Skinner, Henry Devenish, M.A., D.Sc. 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
*Turner, E. Phillips, F.R.G.S. 1936
Turner, F. J., D.Sc., F.G.S. 1938
*Williams, Herbert William, Rt. Rev. Bishop, M.A., Litt.D. 1923

[Footnote] ‡ Past President;

[Footnote] *Hector Medallist;

§ Deceased.