|Alternative reference number
|Copy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to the President of the Society of Chemical Industry
|24 March 1899
|Relates to a Deputation of those interested in Science and Industry who waited upon the Marquis of Salisbury in 1897 in order to urge upon the Government the desirability of establishing a National physical Laboratory. A Committee, of which Lord Rayleigh was Chairman, was afterwards appointed by Her Majesty's Treasury to take eveidence and report upon the subject. A copy of their report is enclosed [not enclosed].
Also related to the giving of a sum of money towards the extension of the Kew Observatory.
Technical bodies mentioned include:
- The Institution of Civil Engineers
- The Institution of Electrical Engineers
- The Iron and Steel Institute
- The Institution of Naval Architects
- The Society of Chemical Industry
Fellows associated with this archive
|Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)
|1848 - 1915
|Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist
|1836 - 1907