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Reference numberMS/912/1
LevelItem
TitleLetters from JS Haldane FRS to GCC Damant
Date1920s-1930s
DescriptionFile of handwritten letters from JS Haldane FRS to GCC Damant of the Royal Navy. The letters refer to experiments carried out by Haldane and Damant about the effects of decompression in deep sea diving. The results of the experiments were used in the creation of decompression tables.

Also included is a fragment of a letter from AE Boycott FRS to Damant, about Haldane. The letter comments on one of Haldane's books, and closes with some thoughts on 'the nature of existence [...] after death'. A studio photographic portrait of Boycott is included.
Extent41 letters; 1 photograph
FormatManuscript
NotesIncludes a letter from the donor which should be removed before the file is made available to researchers.
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsIncludes a letter from the donor which should be removed before the file is made available to researchers.
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1716Boycott; Arthur Edwin (1877 - 1938)1877 - 1938
NA2292Haldane; John Scott (1860 - 1936)1860 - 1936
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