Record

Reference numberNLB/14/612
Alternative reference numberNLB/14 p343
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date9 April 1897
DescriptionHarrison encloses Dr [Edward Emanuel] Klein's report on Edington's paper on Rinderpest [not attached]. Klein spoke to Harrison about it and asked Harrison to tell Schafer more fully than he has done in his formal report that, though the paper is much too long for the 'Proceedings [of the Royal Society]', and ought to be considerably curtailed, he thinks part of it should be published as early as possible.

The difficulty lies with the author being in South Africa. To meet this difficulty Dr Klein says he is willing to make an abstract of the paper, if consent is given. In the circumstances of the case, Harrison has suggested that the communicator, Sir J Chrichton Browne, should be asked to take the responsibility of authorising this abridgement being made. If Schafer concurs, Harrison asks him to either write to Browne or authorsize Harrison to do so.
Extent1p
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6449Klein; Edward Emanuel (1844 - 1925)1844 - 1925
NA8017Sharpey-Schafer; Sir; Edward Albert (1850 - 1935)1850 - 1935
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