Calman, William Thomas

Education

Student U.C.D. [University College Dundee] 1892-1893 N. Phil.; Chem.; Anal. & Prac. Chem.; Zool. 1893-1894 Chem.; Zool.; Physiol.; Prac. Physiol. 1894-1895 Anat. & Prac. Anat. B.Sc. 29.3.1895. D.Sc. 30.3.1900.

LL.D. [?].10.1938.

Birth/childhood

Born 29.12.1871 son of Thomas Calman, music teacher, Dundee and Agnes Maclean. [Teacher]

Career

Assistant Zoology department, University College, Dundee 1895 - 1903 [where he was D'Arcy Thompson's lab boy]. Assistant, British Museum (Natural History) 1903-1921. Deputy Keeper of Zoology 1921 - 1927. Keeper of Zoology 1927 - 1936 (retired). Lecturer at St Andrews and Dundee 1940 - 1946. F.R.S. 1921. F.L.S. F.R.S.E. [University lecturer]

Publications

The Classification of Animals: an Introduction to Zoological Taxonomy (London: Methuen, [1949])

The Cumacea of the Siboga Expedition (Leyden: Brill, 1905)

The Life of Crustacea (London: Methuen, 1911)

etc.

Death

Died at Tayport 29.9.1952.

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