Pilgrim Trust Lecture

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The Pilgrim Trust Lecture was a lecture supported by the Pilgrim Trust, organised by the Royal Society of London and the National Academy of Sciences. It was held between 1938 and 1945.[1]

List of lecturers[edit]

Year Name Lecture Notes
1938 Langmuir, IrvingIrving Langmuir Molecular films
1939 Bragg, William HenryWilliam Henry Bragg History in the Archives of the Royal Society.
1940 Henderson, Lawrence JosephLawrence Joseph Henderson Not delivered due to illness
1943 Compton, Karl TaylorKarl Taylor Compton Organization of American Scientists for the war.
1945 Muller, Hermann JosephHermann Joseph Muller The gene.


  1. ^ "The Pilgrim Trust Lecture (1938)". Retrieved 20 May 2013.