Reference numberMDA/A/12/131
TitleLetter from Chalmers Jack Mackenzie to Robert Robinson, National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada
Date24 June 1947
DescriptionDetails of closing exercises of the Bicentennial celebrations at Princeton, for which Mackenzie had been the Royal Society representative. Stayed with [Allen] Shenstone. Attended [Harold Willis] Dodds' garden party and a Boston Symphony Orchestra concert. Attended laying of Harvey S Firestone Memorial Library cornerstone and H S Taylor's garden party, with many distinguished guests including Herbet Hoover and Governor General of Canada. Briefly discusses official ceremonies attended by guests such as the President of United States and [Dwight] Eisenhower.

Robinson's reply is drafted on the back of the letter; thanks Mackenzie for the detailed description. The Chemical Society Centenary and first Congress of Chemistry are just beginning.
FormatTypescript and manuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialsee MDA/A/12/142 for typescipt of Robinson's reply
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8071Mackenzie; Chalmers Jack (1888 - 1984)1888 - 1984
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