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Reference numberNLB/22/221
Alternative reference numberNLB/22 p134
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [William Dobinson] Halliburton, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date27 March 1901
DescriptionIt has taken a while to trace the history of Dr Edridge-Green's 'Trichromic Case of Colour-blindness'. Green first sent a paper on 'The Evolution of the Colour Sense' to Professor Rucker's private address, and the professor communicated it to the Royal Society. It was treated as a physical matter and placed before the Physics Committee, where it was rejected. Professor Ramsay sent Rucker a note by Green on a 'Trichromic Case of Colour-blindness'. Rucker thought this was just a supplement to 'Colour Sense' and duly attached it to the ill-fated paper. Asks if Halliburton wishes to pursue the matter further, as any paper of physiological interest is ordinarily referred to his Committee.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8059Halliburton; William Dobinson (1860 - 1931)1860 - 1931
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