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Francis M. Balfour papers

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0242

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one undated letter of Francis M. Balfour written from Trinity College, Cambridge University. Most likely the letter was written to Johns Hopkins professor of biology, Henry Newell Martin. Balfour wrote of a proposed memorial to Charles Darwin and an endowment for a professorship of physiology at Trinity.


  • Creation: 1851-1882


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Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical Note

Francis M. Balfour was a morphologist and an author. Balfour published a textbook of comparative embryology in 1880.


1 Cubic Feet (1 item)

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Francis M. Balfour papers
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Finding aid written in English

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