Record

Reference numberNLB/32/683
Alternative reference numberNLB/32 p392
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Professor Joseph Larmor, to Dr Charles Chree, [Fellow of the Royal Society]
Date4 May 1906
DescriptionLarmor believes the Royal Society would welcome an abstract of the main features of the magnetics of New Zealand, up to 20 pages, for the Proceedings of the Royal Society, but notes their preference for a printed volume as opposed to a manuscript copy. He refers to the Royal Society's publication of the South African magnetic survey, financed by the Colonies. Although too far away to adopt the same approach, he suggests the Society would hope that the New Zealand survey be published in the same quarto size and form as, for example, Thorpe and Rucker's British Survey. Providing the Indian Survey uses the same size page, as seems likely, they could form a complete survey of British territories in a series of volumes.

If the New Zealand Government wishes to present the volume to magnetic institutions abroad, it could be distributed from London by the Royal Society on their behalf. Larmor recommends that they let Dr Farr have a list of those to whom the South African volume will go.

The Society is noted as willing to lend any assistance it can in the matter.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1735Chree; Charles (1860 - 1928)1860 - 1928
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