Reference numberNLB/31/535
Alternative reference numberNLB/31 p293
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph Larmor, Secretary, Royal Society
Date7 October 1905
DescriptionLord Rayleigh [John William Strutt] has reported favourably on Professor R Maclaurin's paper 'On Newton's Rings formed by Metallic Reflections', but states his recommendations are founded on a cursory examination only.

Has received a favorable report from Mr Mathews on Mr Whitehead's paper 'Mathematical Concepts of the Material World'. Mr Kempe, whom Larmor suggested as a second referee, says he is very busy and would rather not take this paper if anyone else can be found. The Treasurer [A B Kempe] certainly thinks the paper would be referred to Bertrand Russell if he were a Fellow.

Asks if both these matters should be referred to the Chairman of the Mathematics Committee.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); physicist1857 - 1942
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