Reference numberMDA/A/25/16/8
TitleLetter from A V Hill to J B S Haldane, Dept of Biometry, University College [Rothamsted Experimental Station]
Date2 April 1943
DescriptionRead with interest Haldane's article - notes that the Royal Society does not exclude women and that it is 'perfectly open' for Haldane to nominate one. 'Personally I should be very glad to see a woman elected, provided, of course, that she was elected purely on merit'. Suggests Honor Fell would 'have a fair chance'.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6225Haldane; John Burdon Sanderson (1892 - 1964); geneticist1892 - 1964
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