Reference numberCMB/51/19
TitleCopy, letter from G V Fiddes, Downing Street, to [Archibald Geikie] the Secretary of the Royal Society
Date31 March 1911
DescriptionTransmits a letter from the Director of the Sleeping Sickness Bureau suggesting that a Commission be appointed to investigate the relation of African fauna to [sleeping sickness] -- notes that Harcourt would like to know if the Royal Society would direct the work of such a Commission -- mentions a suggestion that the Society for the Preservation of the Fauna of the Empire nominate a representative. p33.
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