Reference numberNLB/11/493
Alternative reference numberNLB/11 p238
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Arthur William Rucker, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date12 July 1895
DescriptionRucker's letter of the 3 July covering a report by Captain Henry George Lyons on the use made of the magnetometer and dip-circle belonging to the Royal Society and transferred by Rucker to Captain Lyon's last year, was laid before the President and Council at their meeting last week. Rucker's request on behalf of Lyon's for the extension of this loan was granted.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA6939Lyons; Sir; Henry George (1864 - 1944); geologist and museum director1864 - 1944
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