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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Francis Maitland Balfour

1851–82

Biologist. Brother of Arthur James Balfour. Specialised in comparative embryology. Studied natural sciences at the University of Cambridge, 1870–3; from 1874, fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge, where he directed a morphological laboratory. Appointed lecturer on animal morphology, University of Cambridge, 1876; professor, 1882.

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Alum. Cantab.

ODNB.