Reference numberNLB/15/272
Alternative reference numberNLB/15 p162
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Professor Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer, Professor George Howard Darwin, Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Professor Edwin Ray Lankester, Sir Archibald Geikie, Fellows of the Royal Society
Date24 July 1897
DescriptionThe President and Council have under consideration the interpretation of Standing Order 11, as to the point whether the phrase 'Suggestions touching the branch of Natural Knowledge' is to include suggestions relating to candidates for election, or to nominations for Foreign Membership or for Medals. It has been decided that it is not intended to include these matters.

The particular matter of the selection of candidates for election as home or Foreign Members is one in respect to which any action of the Committees in the way of making suggestions is attended with so many difficulties that the safest plan seems to be not to include this in the functions assigned to them. This decision has been arrived at simply on the grounds of general policy.
Physical descriptionTypescript and manuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA7968Thiselton-Dyer; Sir; William Turner (1843 - 1928); botanist1843 - 1928
NA8017Sharpey-Schafer; Sir; Edward Albert (1850 - 1935)1850 - 1935
NA8198Darwin; Sir; George Howard (1845 - 1912); mathematician and geophysicist1845 - 1912
NA8225Glazebrook; Sir; Richard Tetley (1854 - 1935)1854 - 1935
NA8247Lankester; Sir; Edwin Ray (1847 - 1929)1847 - 1929
NA6174Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924)1835 - 1924
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