Reference numberNLB/18/838
Alternative reference numberNLB/18 p481-483
TitleCopy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Principal R T Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society, 4 Sunnyside, Prince's Park, Liverpool
Date29 May 1899
DescriptionDirected to enquire whether Glazebrook would be willing to accept the post of Director of the National Physical Laboratory. Send the following documents for information:
-The report of Lord Rayleigh's Commission [not enclosed]
-A copy of the evidence taken by Commission [not enclosed]
-The scheme of organization agreed upon between the Treasury and the Royal Society [not enclosed]
-A list of the Executive Committee [not enclosed]
-A copy of a letter addressed to the Executive Committee which details how the work will be inaugurated [not enclosed]
-A report of the Kew Observatory Committee [not enclosed]
-A statement as to the emoluments, duties, and conditions of tenure of office of the Director, which have been approved by the President and Council [enclosed on page 483]

The Director should command the confidence both of those interested in Science and Industry. Glazebrook can arrange for an interview with Vice-Chairman (Lord Rayleigh) or the members of the Executive Committee if he wishes.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA8225Glazebrook; Sir; Richard Tetley (1854 - 1935)1854 - 1935
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