Reference numberMDA/A/16/61
TitleUnsigned minutes of Royal Society Council meeting
Date17 May 1956
DescriptionLists those present at meeting on 17 May 1956. Discusses deaths, applications for grants, Browne Committee, Jubilee Fellows, Statute 11, appointment of a Chairman to the new executive Research Council of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research , World Power Conference, ex officio membership of committees, Pepys Commemoration Service, Picard centenary, admissions of new fellows, Rutherford portrait, sealing, reports of committees (Petavel, Rutherford Memorial, Scientific Relief, Defence Services Research Facilities, International Geophysical Year, Mathematics, and Scientific Radio) and bills for payment.
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