Reference numberCD/26
Alternative reference numberCD 278-304
TitleDocuments on Halliburton's nomination as Secretary, for the consideration of the Royal Society's Council
DescriptionPapers regarding the nomination of William Dobinson Halliburton as Secretary, and the subsequent fallout after Sir Archibald Geikie's appointment instead``. Mostly comprises correspondence between the President and Secretaries of the Royal Society, Halliburton, and Edward Sharpey Schafer.
Extent27 items
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Access statusOpen
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