Record

Reference numberNLB/17/413
Alternative reference numberNLB/17 p262
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Artur William Rucker, to Karl Pearson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]
Date25 October 1898
DescriptionDiscusses the reductio in size of Pearson's diagram, with which Pearson is unhappy. As the plate is ready Rucker does not feel that he can cancel it on his own authority and is sending Pearson's letter to the Chairman of the Mathematical Committee. It would simplify the Society's work if authors would draw attention to this point.

As to the University of London, Rucker doubts if the professorial[?] association should be revived. On the other hand he has himself suggested that there ought to be a watching committee. The Senate has appointed such a body, of which Rucker is a member, but he thinks the more 'German views' that are likely to prevail there should be supported by the communications of those who hold them.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8002Pearson; Karl (1857 - 1936); statistician and eugenicist1857 - 1936
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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