Record

Reference numberNLB/12/612
Alternative reference numberNLB/12 p344
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society
Date23 March 1896
DescriptionRix states that Professor Lapworth's manuscript arrived that morning, and he is sure he can get the Standing Order distributed the next day, and if he is able to answer the question about the Minutes, they can also be sent.

The question concerning Minutes is regarding the accidental omission in Regulation 20, which would have been discovered in reading the proof. Rix states he should not alter a matter of such importance on his own responsibility, and for the same reason must ask whether Appendix I, section 2 and Appendix 2, section 2 on slips 3 and 4 inclosed are correct. If Foster does mean the Assistant Secretary to issue the summonses, Rix would be happy to do so, but he suspects that 'Clerk to the Committee' should be substituted. As an aside, he remarks that it would have been better to use 'Secretary' rather than 'Clerk' to make the office analagous to similiar committees, including the Coral Reef Committe, Eclipse Committee, and International Catalogue Committee.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
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



    CONTACT US

    + 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

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

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView