Reference numberNLB/11/130
Alternative reference numberNLB/11 p63
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Benjamin Wheatley, Society of Arts, John Street, Adelphi, W.C.
Date26 April 1895
DescriptionMax Joseph von Pettenkofer, Professor of Hygiene, University of Munich, is this years 'Minerva'. Raoul Pictet, Professor de Physique, Geneva, was alive in 1893 and the Society has not heard of his death. He has retired from active duty, so Rix believes, and is an Emeritus Professor.
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