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Reference numberNLB/19/449
Alternative reference numberNLB/19 p259
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date5 October 1899
DescriptionStrictly speaking if Foster proposes to have a meeting of the Physics and Chemistry Committee in October, next Tuesday is the official day for it. Explains why he has taken no steps about summoning such a meeting and asks for Foster's instructions.

The only two papers which at present Sir [Arthur William] Rucker thinks Foster would probably not care to decide about without the Committee are, 'Experimental Researches on the Deflections of Bent Beams; by Mr [Louis Napolean George] Filon, and 'On the Propagation of Earthquake Motion to Great Distances' by Mr R D Oldham, the reports on which Foster encloses [not attached]. Rucker has gone to Wiesbaden today and will be away at least a week but said Foster need not 'study him' in arranging a meeting.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6347Foster; George Carey (1835 - 1919); Physicist1835 - 1919
NA1706Oldham; Richard Dixon (1858 - 1936)1858 - 1936
NA1233Filon; Louis Napoleon George (1875 - 1937)1875 - 1937
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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