Reference numberNLB/18/511
Alternative reference numberNLB/18 p284-287
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to the President of the Society of Chemical Industry
Date24 March 1899
DescriptionRelates 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
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
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