Reference numberNLB/32/569
Alternative reference numberNLB/32 p322
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Newport Langley, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date6 April 1906
DescriptionHarrison gives the dimensions of the lantern slides, stating it to be the stock size of 3 1/4 inches square.

He explains the process of Professor [Charles Scott] Sherrington's appointment on the International Brain Committee, stating that members were suggested by Kg Sachsischen Gesellschaft, with that list submitted to members of the International Council and approved by the majority. No definite minute exists of the decision, with the postal vote results merely being reported to Council on 4 June 1903 by Sir Michael Foster. He encloses copies of the correspondence to clarify the matter.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/21/358
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7038Langley; John Newport (1852 - 1925)1852 - 1925
NA8281Sherrington; Sir; Charles Scott (1857 - 1952)1857 - 1952
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


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

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView