Reference numberNLB/2/346
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p209a
TitleList of candidates recommended for election into the Royal Society
Date4 May 1888
DescriptionFifteen selected candidates in alphabetical order. The paper is headed with a short message, signed by Michael Foster and Rayleigh [John William Strutt], secretaries to the Society, noting that the list is forwarded in pursuance of the Statutes (chapter 1, sections 7, 8 and 10) and that the election will be on 7 June at 4pm.
Physical descriptionLoose sheet
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
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