Record

Reference numberNLB/34/6
Alternative reference numberNLB/34 p4
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Dr Charles Chree, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date16 November 1906
DescriptionOf course it would not be desirable for the results of the Antarctic Expedition to be published first elsewhere than in the official volume. But as the materials in question were obtained by the Scottish expedition, it would perhaps be rather hard to refuse the use of them to the narrative of that Expedition. It may be possible to prevent any possible objection to doing that. Asks what is the state[?] of the magnetic work in regard to sending it to the printers. Field says the Admiralty share of the magnetic work is finished, and it has been handed over to Chree.

If the Royal Society's magnetic work would appear before Bruce's report, all difficulties would vanish. But as that is impossible, they might be given the Scottish material Chree has been working on, on the understanding that ample acknowledgements are made with the work done on them at Kew. If Chree would make the remarks himself, and state that the reductions were new published by Bruce in anticipation of their appearance in the report of the National Expedition, everything should be straight.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1735Chree; Charles (1860 - 1928)1860 - 1928
NA6174Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924)1835 - 1924
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