Reference numberNLB/20/95
Alternative reference numberNLB/20 p68
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Michael Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date30 January 1900
DescriptionHeard today from Professor [James] Dewar about Dr Macfadyen's paper. Dewar has suggested Foster give an account of the paper at the meeting and that he will say something about it. Dewar also has to attend a meeting of the Chemical Society and therefore asks for Macfadyen's paper not to be the last on the list. Rucker suggests it be placed after Sir William Abney's paper. Asks if Foster will arrange the matter with the President.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA5870Dewar; Sir; James (1842 - 1923)1842 - 1923
NA6454Abney; Sir; William de Wiveleslie (1843 - 1920)1843 - 1920
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