Reference numberMDA/A/23/165
Alternative reference numberA3.7
TitleText of a 'Broadcast speech by Sir Henry Tizard'
DescriptionConcerns the history of the relationships of the Royal Society with the scientific academies of the world. Makes reference to the creation of the role of Foreign Secretary at the Society in 1723, the work done by Sir Joseph Banks for international science during his presidency, the creation of the International Commission in 1869, the Bureau Internationale des Poids et Mesures, an International Geodetic Association, the formation of the International Association of Academies in 1914, the establishment of an International Research Council in 1918, and the questions presented after the Second War War about the future international organisation of science.
FormatTypescript copy
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8290Tizard; Sir; Henry Thomas (1885 - 1959)1885 - 1959
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