Reference numberMS/928/2/200
TitleLetter from Robert Williams Wood, Physical Laboratory, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, to Charles Vernon Boys
Date21 November 1901
DescriptionHe recalls Boys telling him about an anti-splash fro high pressure faucets and asks for details of the mesh size and method of inserting it into the tap. He would like to have a diagram of Boys's 'tornado machine', the remains of which he saw in Boys's laboratory. He has been voted a grant of $350 by the American Academy for researches on sodium vapour and solicits advice from Boys.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5783Wood; Robert Williams (1868 - 1955)1868 - 1955
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView