Reference numberNLB/32/328
Alternative reference numberNLB/32 p174
TitleCopy letter from Sir Archibald Geikie, to Professor Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, [Fellow of the Royal Society]
Date21 February 1906
DescriptionGeikie suggests, if there are continued difficulties in obtaining an additional report on Raymond Pearl's paper [ 'A Biometrical Study of Conjugation in Paramoecium'], that they follow George Darwin's suggestion of merely publishing the abstract in Proceedings of the Royal Society, with the full paper to be published in Biometrika. If that course were adopted they may possibly arrange a small subsidy for the publication.

It would also mean that they need not consider whether to diverge from the normal practice of not considering communicators of papers as suitable referees. If Weldon rejects the suggestion, the paper may be sent to [Sidney] Harmer or [Sydney] Hickson, and they will have to trust that another statistician can be found by the time the paper is returned by the second biological referee.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7134Weldon; Walter Frank Raphael (1860 - 1906)1860 - 1906
NA6126Harmer; Sir; Sidney Frederic (1862 - 1950)1862 - 1950
NA1402Hickson; Sydney John (1859 - 1940)1859 - 1940
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