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Dr. Walcot Gibson, F.R.S


THE death of Walcot Gibson will recall to many the memory of a many-sided, alert and virile personality. Born in 1864, he went from Bromsgrove School to Mason College (now the University of Birmingham) at a time when Lapworth, fresh from his triumphs in the south of Scotland, had been appointed to the chair of geology. Young Gibson, his first student, fell under the master's spell and his admiration for Lapworth remained with him as an inspiration throughout his career.


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MACGREGOR, M. Dr. Walcot Gibson, F.R.S. Nature 149, 132 (1942).

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