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For a copy of “The Royal Society of New Zealand Act, 1933,” and of Rules relating to Admission, Duties, Proceedings, Awards, etc., see Transactions, vol. 65, pp. 468–495.

List of Awards

Award of the Hector Memorial Medal and Prize

  • 1912. L. Cockayne, C.M G, Ph.D., F.R.S, F.L.S., F.R.S.N.Z.—For researches in New Zealand botany.

  • 1913. Sir Thomas H. Easterfield, K.B.E., M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.N.Z.—For researches in chemistry.

  • 1914. E. Best, F.R.S.N.Z.—For researches in New Zealand ethnology.

  • 1915. P. Marshall, M.A, D.Sc, F.G.S., F.R.S.N. Z.—For researches in New Zealand geology.

  • 1916. Lord Rutherford of Nelson, O. M, D.Sc, F. R.S., F.R.S.N.Z —For researches in physics.

  • 1917. C. Chilton, M.A, D.Sc, M. B., C.M., F.L.S., F.R.S.N.Z.—For researches in zoology.

  • 1918. T. F. Cheeseman, F.L.S, F.Z.S., F.R.S.N.Z.—For researches in New Zealand systematic botany.

  • 1919. P. W. Robertson, M. A, M. Sc, Ph.D—For researches in chemistry.

  • 1920. S. Percy Smith, F. R.G.S, F.R.S.N.Z.—For researches in New Zealand ethnology.

  • 1921. R. Speight, M.A., M.Sc., F.G.S, F.R.S.N.Z.—For work in New Zealand geology.

  • 1922. C. Coleridge Farr, D.Sc, F.R.S, F. R.S.N.Z.—For research in physical science and more particularly work in connection with the magnetic survey of New Zealand.

  • 1923. G. V. Hudson, F.E.S, F.R.S N.Z.—For researches in New Zealand entomology.

  • 1924. D. Petrie, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.—For researches in New Zealand botany.

  • 1925. B. C. Aston, F.R.I.C, F.R S.N.Z.—For the investigation of New Zealand chemical problems.

  • 1926. H. D. Skinner, M.A., D.Sc, F. R. S. N.Z—For research in ethnology.

  • 1927. C. A. Cotton, D. Sc., F.G S, F.R. S.N.Z.—For researches in the geomorphology of New Zealand.

  • 1928. D. M. Y. Sommerville, M.A., D.Sc., F.R. S.N.Z.—For his general mathematical work and particularly for his investigations in non-Euclidean geometry.

  • 1929. G. M. Thomson, F. L. S., F.R.S.N.Z—For researches on the acclimatisation of animals in New Zealand and on the natural history of New Zealand fishes.

  • 1930. J. E. Holloway, L.Th, D.Sc, F.R.S, F.R.S.N.Z.—For researches in the life-histories of New Zealand Pteridophytes.

  • 1931. W. P. Evans, M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.N.Z.—For research in pure and applied chemistry.

  • 1932. Te Rangi Hiroa (P. H. Buck), M.D., Ch.B (N.Z), F.R.S.N.Z—For researches in Maori ethnology.

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  • 1933. W. N. Benson, B.A., D.Sc., F.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z., and J. Marwick, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.N.Z.—For researches in New Zealand geology.

  • 1934. G. E. Weatherburn, M.A., D.Sc.—For outstanding original work in mathematics, especially in the use of vector analysis.

  • 1935. Sir William B. Benham, K.B.E., M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.R.S.N.Z.—For original researches in New Zealand zoology.

  • 1936. W. R. B. Oliver, D.Sc., F.Z.S., F.R.S.N.Z.—For research in New Zealand botany.

  • 1937. J. R. Hosking, B.Sc., Ph.D.—For research in the chemistry of New Zealand plants.

  • 1938 H. W. Williams, M.A., Litt.D., F.R. S. N.Z.—For researches in ethnology.

  • 1939. J. A. Bartrum, M.Sc., F. R.S.N.Z.—For researches in geology.

  • 1940. D. B. Macleod, M. A., D.Sc., F.R.S N.Z — For outstanding work in molecular physics.

  • 1941. H. J. Finlay, D.Sc., F.R. S. N.Z.—For researches on mollusca and foraminifera.

  • 1942. H. H. Allan, M. A., D. Sc, F. L. S. F.R.S.N. Z.—For researches in New Zealand botany.

  • 1943. L. H. Briggs, D.Sc (N. Z.). D. Phil. (Oxon.), F.N.Z.I.C., F.C.S., F.R.S.N.Z. — For researches in chemistry.

  • 1944. J. C. Andersen. M.B.E.—For researches in ethnology.

  • 1945. J. Henderson, M. A, D. Sc., F. R.S. N. Z—For researches in New Zealand geology.

  • 1946. H. G. Forder, M. A. (Cantab)—For original contributions to mathematics, especially his treatise “The Calculus of Extension.”

  • 1947. A. W. B. Powell, F. R.S.N.Z.—For outstanding and long-continued researches on Mollusca.

  • 1948. G. H. Cunningham, Ph D, D. Sc., F.R.S. N. Z.— For researches in mycological botany.

  • 1949. R. A. Robinson. Ph.D., D.Sc. (Birm.), F.R.I. C., F.N.Z I.C —For researches in physical chemistry.

  • 1950. Ernest Beaglehole, M.A (N.Z), Ph.D., D. Litt. (Lond), F.R. S.N. Z.—For researches in Polynesian ethnology.

  • 1951. F. J. Turner, D.Sc. (N. Z.).F. R. S.N.Z, F. G. S. —For researches in metamorphic geology.

  • 1952. K. E. Bullen, M.A., B. Sc. (N. Z.). M. A. (Melb.), Sc.D (Cantab) —For research in seismology.

  • 1953. L. E. Richdale, M. A, D. Sc.—For researches in bird behaviour.

  • 1954. Mrs. Watson Smith (Lucy May Cranwell). —For researches in botany.

Award of the Hutton Memorial Medal

  • 1911. Sir William B. Benham, K. B. E., M. A. D. Sc, F.R. S, F. R. S. N. Z—For researches in New Zealand zoology.

  • 1914. L. Cockayne, C. M.G, Ph D., F.R.S. F. L. S, F. R. S. N. Z. —For researches in the ecology of New Zealand plants.

  • 1917. P. Marshall. M. A, D.Sc, F. G. S, F.R. S. N. Z.—For researches in New Zealand geology.

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  • 1920. J. E. Holloway, L.Th., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.R.S.N.Z.—For researches in New Zealand pteridophytic botany.

  • 1923. J. A. Thomson, M.A., D.Sc., F.G.S., F.R.S N.Z —For researches in geology.

  • 1926. C. Chilton, M.A., D.Sc., LL.D., M.B., C.M., F.L.S., F.R.S.N.Z—For his continuous researches on the amphipodous Crustacea of the Southern Hemisphere.

  • 1929. G. V. Hudson, F.E.S, F.R.S N.Z.—For research in entomology.

  • 1932. J. A. Bartrum, M.Sc., F.R. S. N.Z—For researches in geology.

  • 1935. G. H. Cunningham, D.Sc., F.R.S.N.Z.—For research in mycological botany.

  • 1938. David Miller, Ph.D., M. Sc., F.R.S.N.Z., C. M. Z. S, F. R.E S, F.L.S.N.S W.—For researches in entomology.

  • 1941. H. H. Allan, M.A., D.Sc., F.L.S., F.R.S.N.Z.—For botanical researches.

  • 1944. W. N. Benson, D.Sc., F.R.S, F. R. S. N. Z. —For researches in New Zealand geology.

  • 1947. C. A. Cotton, D. Sc., F. R. S. N. Z.—For researches on the geomorphology of New Zealand.

  • 1950. W. R. B. Oliver, D.Sc. (N. Z.), F.R.S.N.Z.—On account of his zoological and botanical attainments.

  • 1953. J. Marwick, M. A., D. Sc., F.R S.N. Z.—For researches in palaeontology.

Grants From the Hutton Memorial Research Fund

  • 1919. Miss M. K. Mestayer £10, for work on the New Zealand mollusca.

  • 1923. Professor P. Marshall £40, for study of the Upper Cretaceous ammonites of New Zealand.

  • 1927. Miss M. K. Mestayer £30, for research on brachiopoda and mollusca.

  • 1928. Dr. C. Chilton £50, for research on New Zealand and Antarctic crustacea.

  • 1928. Dr. H. J. Finlay £10, for research on New Zealand mollusca.

  • 1932. Dr. F. J. Turner £30, for geological expedition to south-west portion of Otago.

  • 1932 Mr. C. E. Christensen £25, for collecting hybrid plants at Hanmer.

  • 1932. Mr. L. C. King £20, for geological study of tertiary rocks at Awatere Valley, Marlborough.

  • 1932. Dr. O. H. Frankel £25, for cytological research.

  • 1932. Waitemata Harbour Survey Committee £25, for ecological survey of Waitemata Harbour.

  • 1933. Mr. G. M. Thomson £30, for preparation of illustrated catalogue of New Zealand crustacea.

  • 1933. Mr. K. M. Ruddall £5, for zoological research on Little Barrier Island.

  • 1934. Mr. L. C. King £25, for geological research in the Marlborough District.

  • 1934. Messrs R. A. Falla and A. W. B. Powell £40, for research on the molluscan and bird fauna of the Sub-Antarctic Islands of New Zealand.

  • 1934. Dr. W. R. B. Oliver £50, for assistance in publishing a monograph on the genus Coprosma.

  • 1935 Dr. P. Marshall £40, for purchase of microscope goniometer and field work in connection with mineral “tuhualite” of Mayor Island and the occurrence of the spheroidal granite of Karamea,

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  • 1935. Mr. H. Service £4 10s, for geological research at the Bluff.

  • 1936. Mr. C. O. Hutton £30, for field study of the metamorphic and intrusive rocks of the Lake Wakatipu region.

  • 1938. Dr. F. J. Turner £15, to defray cost of cutting oriented sections of Otago schists.

  • 1939. Mr. L. E. Richdale £20, for expenses in connection with the ringing of birds.

  • 1941. Dr. F. J. Turner £25, for research on the structural petrology of metamorphic rocks in Central Otago and Fiordland.

  • 1941. Dr. S. N. Slater £10, for work on the poisonous constituents of tutu.

  • 1942. Mr. L. E. Richdale £40, for ornithological research at Stewart Island.

  • 1942. Dr. F. J. Turner £25, for structural petrology of metamorphic rocks.

  • 1944. Mr. L. E. Richdale £20, for ornithological research at Stewart Island.

  • 1944. Southland Branch Royal Society of N.Z. £40 towards cost of erecting hut on Whero Island for ornithological observation purposes.

  • 1945. Miss L. B. Moore £10, for the study of marine algae on the Wellington Coast.

  • 1945. Professor B. J. Marples £20, for investigation in vertebrate palaeontology at Duntroon.

  • 1945. Miss Marion L. Fyfe £20, for the study at Coromandel of the frog Leiopelma.

  • 1945. Dr. B. H. Mason £25, for research in geology in the Culverden district.

  • 1946. Mrs E. A. Hodgson £5 for the purchase of two books on hepaticae.

  • 1946. Mr. J. B. Mackie £30, for research on the regional structure of the schists of Northern and Central Otago. (Grant subsequently relinquished on account of grantee's departure from New Zealand.)

  • 1946. Mr. D. W. McKenzie £44, for aerial photographs in connection with a geographic study of Wellington.

  • 1946. Mr. R. J. McLaughlin £30, for geological work on the Haurangi Range area in the eastern portion of the Wellington Province.

  • 1946. Mr. Te Punga £30, for work in connection with geological aspects of palaeobotany and petrography.

  • 1947. Dr. H. B. Fell £4 10s, for research on the New Zealand Bronze Cuckoo.

  • 1947 Dr. K. Wodzicki and Mr. C. A. Fleming £40, for a census of the gannet colonies of New Zealand.

  • 1947. Mr. L. E. Richdale £30, for a gannet census of Solander Island.

  • 1948. Dr. Greta B. Cone £50, for work on plankton organisms and larger fungi.

  • 1948. Mr. M. H. Battey £30, for investigation of the igneous rocks and general geology of Cape Karikari area.

  • 1949. Mr. B. van 't Woudt £42, for research on soil relationships of Pinus radiata in the State Forest Plantations on the acid pumice soils at Kaingaroa Plains.

  • 1949. Mr. V. J. Cook £30, for research on cyperaceae.

  • 1949. Professor L. R. Richardson and Mr. B. Bary £30, for the study by observation flights of the blooming of Cyclotrichium in the Wellington Harbour.

  • 1949. Mr. D. R. McQueen £15, for research on the regeneration after fires in the Nothofagus forests of the Southern Tararuas.

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  • 1949. Messrs. A. W. P. Powell and R. Cooper £50, for an ecological survey of the Gouland Downs area, Nelson.

  • 1949. Mr. W. H. Dawbin £40, for research on humpback whales at Norfolk Island.

  • 1949. Mr. L. E. Richdale, transfer of grant for Solander Island gannet research to albatross and penguin research on the Otago Peninsula.

  • 1951. Dr. E. G. Turbott and Dr. T. E. Woodward £20, for an entomological survey at Three Kings Islands.

  • 1951. Mr. Maxwell Gage £25, for research on the glaciers of Canterbury and Westland.

  • 1951. Mr. E. D. Hatch, for assistance in the cost of drawings for his papers. £18 18s.

  • 1951 Mr. F. J. F. Fisher £25, for a study of the cytogenetic relationships of the N. Z. species of Ranunculus.

  • 1951. Dr. M. Laird £45, for a field trip to Norfolk Island to study protozoan parasites there.

  • 1951. Mr. J. D. Campbell £20, for collecting material for research in New Zealand Triassic and Jurassic Brachiopoda.

  • 1952. Miss V. Jolly, £90, for apparatus and transport for an investigation on the plankton of New Zealand lakes.

  • 1952. Mr. B. H. Mason, £100 for geological survey of igneous rocks in the Kaikoura Mountains.

  • 1954. Mr. J. W. Dawson, £40, collecting specimens of the genus Amsotome in the South Island and Stewart Island.

  • 1954. Dr. Margaret Naylor, £15, for work on algae.

  • 1954. Mr. J. D. Campbell, £20, for work on N. Z. Triassic and Jurassic Brachiopods.

Award of the Hamilton Memorial Prize.

  • 1923. J. G. Myers, D.Sc.

  • 1926. H. J. Finlay, D.Sc., F.R.S.N.Z., and J. Marwick, D.Sc., F. R.S.N.Z.

  • 1934. L. C. King, M.Sc, Ph.D.

  • 1937. C. O. Hutton, M. Sc, Ph D., F. G.S, F.M. S. Am.

  • 1943. C. A. Fleming, B. A., M.Sc.

  • 1947. Elizabeth J. Batham, M.Sc.

  • 1951. Marshall Laird. M.Sc. (N. Z.), Ph.D.

Award of the T. K. Sidey Summer-Time Medal and Prize

  • 1933. Lord Rutherford of Nelson, O.M., D. Sc., F.R S., F.R.S.N.Z. Special award to Mr. G. V. Hudson, F.E.S., F.R S.N.Z.

  • 1936. Sir Leonard Hill, Kt., M. B., LL.D.

  • 1947. D. F. Martyn, Ph.D., D.Sc.

  • 1951. V. A. Bailey, M. A, D.Phil. (Oxon), F.I.P.—For contributions in the field of radiation.

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The Royal Society of New Zealand,
Council for 1954–55.

Established Under an Act of the General Assembly of New Zealand Entituled 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.

Honorary Patron:

  • His Excellency the Governor-General.

Ex Officio
  • The Honourable Minister for Scientific and Industrial Research.

  • D. Miller, Ph.D. (N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z., C.M.Z.S.

  • M. A. F. Barnett, O.B.E., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Cantab.), F. Inst. P., F.R.S.N.Z. L. H. Briggs, D.Sc., D.Phil. (Oxon.), F.N.Z.I.C., F.R.S.N.Z.

Immediate Past President:
  • W. R. B. Oliver, D.Sc. (N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z.

Government Representatives:
  • 1953. G. Archey, O.B.E., M.A., D.Sc. (N.Z.), F.Z.S., F. R.S.N. Z.

  • 1953. F. R. Callaghan, M.A., F.R.E.S.

  • 1954. R. A. Falla, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1954. C. A. Fleming, B.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.N.Z.

Elected By Member Bodies.
Auckland Institute K. B. Cumberland, M.A. (Lond), D. Sc. (N.Z.). A. T. Pycroft.
Wellington Branch K. R. Allen, M.A. (Cantab.). L. R. Richardson, M. Sc, Ph.D. (McGill).
Canterbury Branch R. S. Allan, Ph.D. (Cantab.), D.Sc. (N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z. C. E. Fenwick, M.Sc, B.E. (Elec.), B.E. (Mech.E.), M.N.Z.I.E.
Otago Branch Miss Beryl Brewin, M.Sc O. H. Keys, M.Sc., A.R.I.C., A N.Z.I.C.
Hawke's Bay Branch N. L. Elder, M.A. (Hons., Cantab.), F.R.G S
Nelson Institute H. O. Askew, M.A., Ph.D. (Lond.), D. I.C., F.R.I.C, F.N. Z. I.C, F.R.S.N. Z.
Southland Branch G. H. Uttley, C.M G. M.A., D.Sc, F.G.S.
Waikato Scientific Association E. B. Davies, M. Sc., Ph.D. (Aber.), A R.I C., F.N.Z.I C.
Co-Opted Member:
  • J. T. Salmon, M.Sc., D.Sc., F.R.S.N.Z., A.R.P.S., F.R.E.S.

Fellows Representatives:
  • F. G. Soper, C.B.E., Ph.D., D.Sc. (Wales), F.R.I.C, F.R.S.N.Z. C. A. Cotton, D.Sc., F.G.S., F.R.S N.Z.

Honorary Treasurer:
  • S. Cory Wright, M.C., B.Sc (Eng.), A.M.I.C.E., M.N.Z.I.E.

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Officers Fob the Year 1954–55.

  • President: D. Miller, Ph.D. (N. Z.), F.R.S.N.Z., C.M.Z.S.

  • Vice-Presidents: M. A. F. Barnett, O.B.E. M. Sc., Ph.D. (Cantab), F.Inst.P., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • L. H. Briggs, D.Sc., D.Phil. (Oxon.), F.N.Z.I.C., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • Honorary Treasurer: S. Cory Wright, M.C., B.Sc (Eng.), A.M.I.C E., M.N.Z.I.E.

  • Honorary Editor: J. T. Salmon, M.Sc., D.Sc., F.R.S.N.Z., A.R P.S., F.R.E.S.

  • Honorary Librarian: L. R. Richardson, M.Sc., PhD. (McGill).

  • Honorary Returning Officer: A. T. Pycroft.

  • Secretary: Miss M. Wood, F.C.I.S., Royal Society of New Zealand, Victoria University College, P.O. Box 196, Wellington, C.1. Cable and Telegraphic Address: Royalsoc, Wellington.

Member Bodies.

Name of Society Secretary's Name and Address. Date of Affiliation.
Auckland Institute Dr G. Archey, Institute and Museum, Auckland. June 10, 1868.
Wellington Branch of the Royal Society of N.Z Mr R. W. Willett, Geological Survey, 156 The Terrace, Wellington. June 10, 1868
Canterbury Branch of the Royal Society of N. Z. Mr C. R. Russell, Canterbury Museum, Christchurch. October 22, 1868.
Otago Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mr J. B. Mackie, Otago School of Mines, Dunedin. October 18, 1869
Nelson Institute Mr. A W. Parrott, Cawthron Institute. Nelson. December 20, 1883.
Hawke's Bay Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Mrs M. N. Potter. The Museum. Napier. March 31. 1875.
Southland Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mrs O. Sansom. 24 Melbourne Street, Invercargill. October 31, 1939. 1053.
Waikato Scientific Association Mr T. A. Mitchell. Galloway Laboratory. P. O. Box 490. Hamilton.

Former Manager and Editor

(Under the New Zealand Institute Act, 1867.)

1807–1903.—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.

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  • 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.R.I.C., F.C.S, F.R.S.N. Z.

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

  • 1924–25.—Marshall, Patrick, D.Sc., F.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1926–27.—Aston, Bernard Cracroft, F.R 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 re-appointed 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, Right Rev. Bishop, M.A., Litt.D. (Cantab, and N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1937–38.—Evans, Professor W. P., M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.N.Z., Hon. F.N. Z.I.C.

  • 1939–40.—Holloway, Rev. J. E., L. Th., D.Sc., F. R.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1941–42.—Archey, Gilbert, O.B.E., M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1943–45.—Allan, H. H., M.A., D.Sc., F.L S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1946–47.—Benson, Professor W. N., B.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1947. —Marsden, E., C.M G, C.B E., M.C., D.Sc., M.I.E.E., F.R S., F. R. S. N. Z.

  • 1948–50.—Falla, R. A., M.A., D.Sc., (N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1950–52.—Callaghan F. R., M.A. (N.Z), F.R.E S.

  • 1952–54.—Oliver, W. R. B., D. Sc., F.R.S N.Z.

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Honorary Members

Aitken, Alexander Craig, M. A., D. Sc, F.R.S., University of Edinburgh 1940
Bledisloe, The Rt. Hon. Viscount, Red House, Lydney Park. Gloueestershne 1054
Bohr, Professor Niels H. D., Universitets Institut for Teoretisk Fysik, Copenhagen. Denmark 1946
Bruun, Anton Fr., D.Sc., Zoological Museum of the University, Krystalgade, Copenhagen, Denmark 1952
Clark, Professor Wilfred E le Gros, Dept of Human Anatomy. University Museum Oxford 1954
Cockroft, Sir John, 1 South Drive, Harwell. Didcot, Berkeshire, England 1953
Compton. Professor A H, Ph D, Sc. D., LL D., University of Chicago, Chicago, U. S.A. 1934
Conant, Dr. J. B, U. S. High Commissioner for Germany. Mehlemer Ane Bad Godesberg, Germany 1953
Dale, Sir Henry, D. Litt., Hon. D. Sc. (Cantab), F.R.S., 54 Campdenhill Court, London, W.8. 1952
Einstein, Professor Albert, F.R.S, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA 1924
Fleming, Sir Alexander, Kt, Professor of Bacteriology in University of London Inoculation Dept, St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, W.2. 1945
Fleming, J. A, D.Sc., Director of Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, 5241 Broad Branch Road, N. W. Washington, D. C, U. S. A 1939
Gatenby, J. B, M. A, Ph D, B. Sc, D. Sc., Professor of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, University, Dublin 1934
Goldschmidt, Richard Benedikt, Ph.D. (Heidelburg), Hon. M.D (Krel), Hon D. Sc. (Madrid), Professor of Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. 1948
Gutenberg, Dr. B, Seismological Laboratory, 220 North San Rafael Avenue, Pasadena California, U.S.A. 1945
Jeffreys, Harold, M. A. (Cantab), D. Sc. (Durham), F. R.S, Rt John's College, Cambridge University 1943
Jenness, Dr. Diamond, M.A, Division of Anthropology, National Museum of Canada, Ottawa 1941
Keith, Sir Arthur, Kt., M.D, F.R. C. S, LL D., D. Sc, F.R S., Buckston Browne Farm, Downe, Farnborough, Kent 1939
Mackintosh, Dr. N. A. National Institute of Oceanography, Wormley, Near Godalming, Surrey, England 1953
Marshall, Sir Guy A. K., C.M.G., F.R.S., 31 Melton Court, South Kensington, London, S.W.7 1933
Mawson, Sir Douglas, B.E., D.Sc, F. R.S, The University, Box 498, Adelaide, South Australia 1920
Mayr, Dr. Ernst, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York 24 1950
Millikan, Professor Robert A., Ph.D., LL.D., Sc.D., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 1944
Murphy, Robert Cushman, Ph.D. (Brown), D.Sc. (San Marcos), Department of birds, American Museum of Natural History, New York, U.S.A. 1948
Rivett, Sir David, K.C.M G., M.A, B. Sc. (Oxon.), D.Sc. (Melb.), F.R.S., Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Melbourne 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
Skottsberg, Professor C., D.Sc., Botaniska Tradgarden, Goteborg, Sweden 1938
Tilley, Dr. C. E., Dept. of Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Cambridge, England 1950
– 1208 –

Former Honorary Members

Agardh Dr. J. G. 1900
Agassiz, Professor Louis 1870
Andrews, E. C., B.A., F.G.S 1934
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
Bragg, Professor Sir William, O.M., K.B.E, F.R.S. 1923
Bruce, Dr. W. S. 1910
Buck, Sir Peter 1934
Butler Sir Edwin, F.R.S. 1939
Carpenter, Dr. W. B., F.R.S. 1883
Chapman, Frederick, A.L.S. 1932
Chree, Dr. Charles, F. R. S. 1924
Clarke, Rev. W. B., F. R.S. 1876
Codrington, Rev. R. H., D.D. 1894
Comrin., Dr. L. J 1945
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
Diels, Professor L, Ph.D. 1907
Drury. Captain Byron 1870
Eddington, Sir Arthur Stanley, O.M., Kt., F.R.S. 1943
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
Finscl, Professor Otto 1870
Flower, Professor W. H, F.R S. 1870
Fraser, Sir James G., Kt., O.M., D.C.L., F.R.S. 1920
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
Hall, Sir Alfred D., K.C B., M.A, D. Sc, F.R S 1920
Haswell, Prof. W. A., F.R S 1914
Hedley, Charles 1924
Hemsley, Dr. W. Botting, F.R.S. 1913
Hill, Sir Arthur W., K.C. M. G., Sc. D, D.Sc. F.R.S 1928
Hochstetter, Dr. Ferdinand von 1870
Hooker, Sir J. D., F.R.S. 1870
Hopkins, Sir Frederick Gowland, O.M., F.R.S. 1937
Howard, Lelland O., Ph.D., Sc.D., M.D, LL D 1944
Howes, G. B., F.R.S. 1901
Huxley, Thomas H., F.R.S. 1872
Jagger, Dr. T. A. 1927
Jeans, Sir James H., F.R.S. 1929
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
Malinowski, Bronislaw, Ph.D. (Cracow), D.Sc (Lond.) 1936
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
Mortensen, Theodor, Ph D. 1927
The Most Noble the Marquis of Normanby 1880
Mueller, Dr. Ferdinand von, F.R S. 1870
Mueller, 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
Rilev, 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
Seward, Sir Albert. F. R. S 1928
Sharp, Dr. D. 1877
Sharp, R. B. F.R.S 188 [ unclear: ]
Smuts, Rt. Hon Field Marshal 1942
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
Wilckens. Dr. Otto 1936
Woods. Henry, M. A. F. R. S. F. G.S 1920
– 1209 –

Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand

Original Fellows

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

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

  • §Benham, Sir William Blaxland, K.B.E., 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, K.B.E, M.A., Ph.D., F.R.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.

  • §K [ unclear: ] k, 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, 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.

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., D. Sc., F. Z. S 1932
Askew, Henry Oscar, M. A., Ph.D., D.I.C., F.R. I. C., F.N. Z. I.C., F. C. S. 1939
Barnett, Miles Aylmer Fulton, O. B.E., M. Sc. (N.Z.), Ph.D. (Cantab.) 1947
*Bartrum, John Arthur, M. Sc. 1928
*Beaglehole, Ernest, M. A. (N.Z.). Ph.D., D.Litt (Lond) 1947
Bell, Muriel E, M.D., Ch.B., F.R.S M, F.N.Z.I C. 1952
Benson, William Noel, B.A., D. Sc., F. R.S, F. G.S, F.R. G. S 1926
*Briggs, Lindsay Heathcote, D. Sc. (NZ.), D. Phil. (Oxon), F.N. Z. I.C., F.C S 1942
§Brown, J. Macmillan, M. A., LL D. 1925
§*Buck, Peter H (Te Rangi Hiroa), M. D, Ch B (N. Z.) 1925
§Chalkhn Frances C. D. Sc. Ph D (Lond) 1951
*Cotton, Charles Andrew, D. Sc, A O.SM., F. G. S. 1921
*Cunningham, Gordon Henriot, 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.R. I. C. 1938
Duff, Rogen Shepherd, M. A, D. Sc. 1952
Eccles, John C, M. B., B. S. (Melb), M. A, D. Phil. (Oxon), F.R.S., F.R. A. C.P. 1950
Edson, Norman Lowtheur, M.B, Ch.B (N.Z), Ph.D. (Cantab.) 1948
*Evans, William Percival, M.A., PhD., Hon F. N.Z. I. C. 1930

[Footnote] § Deceased.

[Footnote] ‡ Past President.

[Footnote] * Hector Medallist.

[Footnote] † Hutton Medallist.

– 1210 –
, Robert Alexander, M.A., D.Sc. 1941
§Harold John, D.Sc. 1939
Fleming, Charles Alexander, B.A., M.Sc, D.Sc. 1952
*, Henry George, M.A. (Cantab.) 1947
Frankel, Otto H., D.Sc. (N.Z.), D.Agr. (Berlin) 1948
Grange, Leslie Issott, D.Sc, A.O.S.M. 1942
*Henderson, John, M.A., D.Sc, B. Sc. (in Engineering) 1929
§Hilgendorf, Frederick William, M.A., D.Sc. 1921
*§, John Ernest, L.Th., D.Sc, F.R.S. 1921
Hutton, Colin Osborne, M.Sc. (N.Z.), Ph.D. (Cantab), F.G S. 1945
§Kidson, Edward, O.B.E., M.A., D.Sc. 1931
§Laing, Robert Malcolm, M.A., B.Sc. 1922
Laws, Charles R., D.Sc. 1950
§Maclaurin, James Scott, D.Sc., F.C.S. 1926
*Macleod, Donald Bannerman, MA., D.Sc. 1935
*Marsden, Ernest, C.M.G., C.B.E., M.C, D.Sc., F.R.S. 1922
*Marwick, John, M.A., D.Sc. 1935
Miller, David, M.Sc., Ph.D., C.M Z.S. 1931
Moore, Lucy Beatrice, M.Sc. (N. Z.) 1947
§Morgan, Percy Gates, M.A., F.G.S., A.O.S.M. 1922
*Oliver, Walter Reginald Brook, D.Sc 1927
Ongley, Montague, M.A., B.Sc (N.Z.) 1948
Page, Robert Owen, D.Sc (N.Z), A.R. I. C, F.N.Z.I.C. 1949
§Park, James, Hon.M.Inst M.M.Lond., F. G.S 1921
Percival, Edward, B.Sc. (Leeds) 1952
§Philpot, Alfred, F.E.S. 1930
*Powell, Arthur William Baden 1940
Rigg, Sir Theodore, M.A., M. Sc, F.R.I.C. 1932
*Robertson, Philip W., M.A, M.Sc. (N.Z.), M.A. (Oxon.), Ph.D. (Leipzig), F.N.Z.I.C. 1950
Salmon, John Tenison, D.Sc (N.Z.), A R.P.S., F.R.E.S. 1949
Seelye, Frederick Thomas, A.O.S.M. 1944
Shorland, Francis B, M. Sc. (N.Z), Ph.D., D.Sc. (Liverpool), F.N.Z.I.C. 1951
§Simpson, George 1940
*Skinner, Henry Devenish, M.A., D.Sc. 1927
*Smith, Lucy May (née Cranwell). M.A., F.L.S. 1944
§Smith, William Herbert Guthrie 1921
§*Sommerville, Duncan McLaren Young, M.A., D.Sc, F.R.S.E., F.R.A.S. 1922
Soper, Frederick George, C.B.E., Ph.D., D.Sc (Wales), F.R.I.C., F.N.Z.I.C, F.A.N.Z.A.A.S. 1949
§Stead, Edgar F. 1948
§Tillyard, Robin John, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.L S, F. E.S. 1924
*Turner, Francis John, D.Sc., F.G.S. 1938
Wellman, Harold William, M. Sc. 1954
Whitehead, Hugh R, D.Sc. (Leeds), A.R.I.C. 1950
*§Williams, Herbert William, Rt. Rev. Bishop, M.A, Litt.D 1923

[Footnote] † Falla.

[Footnote] § Finlay,

[Footnote] *Forder

[Footnote] †Holloway.