Reference numberNLB/16/724
Alternative reference numberNLB/16 p391
TitleCopy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor [Karl] Pearson, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date26 May 1898
DescriptionLaid before the Council the correspondence between Rucker and Pearson as to a passage in the obituary notice of the late Professor Sylvester to which Pearson had taken exception. The Council agree that it would have been better if the passage had been omitted or modified in proof but think that it would give unnecessary importance if the page of the Proceedings on which it occurs was now recalled. Has informed the Council that instructions have been given which should prevent the particulars of obituary notices including relgious matters which could cause offence.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/17/144
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8002Pearson; Karl (1857 - 1936); statistician and eugenicist1857 - 1936
NA2893Sylvester; James Joseph (1814 - 1897)1814 - 1897
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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