Reference numberNLB/30/161
Alternative reference numberNLB/30 p102
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society
Date7 February 1905
DescriptionSir A Geikie has asked Harrison to communicate with him on the subject of the representation of the Royal Society at the funeral of Professor [Thomas George Bond] Howes' on Thursday. Professor Judd will be present and the other Fellows who were associated with Howes at the Royal College will no doubt attend. There is Professor Tilden, and Professor Farmer is also at the College. Geikie would rater not attend if he can help it as he would have difficulty getting away. Asks whom Huggins would like to nominate to attend.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
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