Reference numberMDA/A/22/74
TitleCopy letter from Albert C Seward to William Bragg, with copy of 'The Schedule of reserved occupations and the Defence Service' by Albert C Seward
Date10 November 1939
DescriptionReferences [Archibald] Hill's letter for Minister of Labour. Attaches similar statement, not to be sent to Minister but read by Bragg. Statement presents worries of scientists unable to work, owing to irrelevant studies or lack of lab, but excluded from National Service. Says there is surplus of reserves. Many men wish to enlist. Conveys Council's wish for Committee of Royal Society to revise list of reserved occupations. Royal Society willing to co-operate with Ministry of Labour to draw up lists to move men into National Service or more relevant lines of work.
FormatTypescript copy
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8140Bragg; Sir; William Henry (1862 - 1942); physicist1862 - 1942
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