PSNS People 1900-1940

The Society continued to embrace an enlightened and accessible approach to membership. Influencial members included

Sir Patrick Geddes FRSE (1854 – 1932), a Scottish biologist, sociologist, geographer, philanthropist and pioneering town planner

Sir D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson  CB FRS FRSE (1860 – 1948). Thompson is remembered as the author of the 1917 book On Growth and Form, the process by which patterns and body structures are formed in plants and animals. 

Sir Robert Pullar (1828 – 1912) Robert Pullar gave the Society many donations, including £5,000 towards the building of the Natural History Museum in Tay Street.