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    Naturevolume 79pages104107 (1908) | Download Citation



    DR. S. F. HARMER, F.R.S., has been appointed, subject to confirmation, keeper in zoology at the British Museum (Natural History), South Kensington. Dr. Harmer has been superintendent of the Museum of Zoology at Cambridge since January 1, 1892. He is a fellow of University College, London, and lecturer in natural sciences at King's College, Cambridge. Dr. Harmer is joint editor of the “Cambridge Natural History,” and he has written numerous scientific papers dealing mainly with the Polyzoa. He has also done much to elucidate the affinities of the obscure organism Cephalodiscus with some of the more primitive members of the great group Chordata, which includes the vertebrates. He was president of the zoological section of the British Association at the recent meeting in Dublin, and is a past-president of the Museums Association.

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