Record

Reference numberNLB/29/6
Alternative reference numberNLB/29 p4
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Major Percy Alexander MacMahon, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date14 June 1904
DescriptionThere is a long memoir here by E T Dixon, 'On the Theory of Order', which has to find a communicator. Larmor explains he is unwilling to undertake it, as Dixon has form for asking for the paper back for copying if it is not accepted, and letting a manuscript leave the premises after being read is unprecedented. Dixon suggests MacMahon knows his work and will take on the responsibility of presenting it.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6982MacMahon; Percy Alexander (1854 - 1929)1854 - 1929
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); Physicist1857 - 1942
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView