Reference numberNLB/13/693
Alternative reference numberNLB/13 p416
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Douglas Strutt Galton, British Association for the Advancement of Science
Date5 November 1896
DescriptionGalton's letter of 21 October was today considered by the President and Council and Foster is directed to reply as follows.

The President and Council heartily sympathize with the proposal embodied in Galton's letter and suggest that the Royal Society, with the British Association for the Advancement of Science, and other such kindred societies as may be deemed suitable, should form under the Chairmanship of the President of the Royal Society, a joint Committee to consider the matter.

The President and Council propose that the President [Sir Jospeh Lister], Lord Kelvin [William Thomson], Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Professor [Arthur William] Rucker and Mr F Galton, should represent the Society on such a joint Committee.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA3650Galton; Sir; Douglas Strutt (? 1822 - 1899)? 1822 - 1899
NA8069Lister; Joseph (1827 - 1912); 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis; surgeon and pioneer of antiseptic surgery1827 - 1912
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; physicist1824 - 1907
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
NA7708Galton; Sir; Francis (1822 - 1911); statistician, human geneticist and eugenicist1822 - 1911
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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