Reference numberNLB/36/792
Alternative reference numberNLB/36 p457
TitleCopy letter from Archibald Geikie, to John Rose Bradford, [Fellow of the Royal Society]
Date17 December 1907
DescriptionGeikie forwards a paper which has been passed for publication in Proceedings of the Royal Society by Sidney Martin, and asks for Bradford's candid opinion on whether he agrees with Geikie's assessment that it looks more like a few leaves from a laboratory notebook, with a few words of introduction and conclusion. He explains that he is 'constantly' hearing complaints of the low quality of their B Proceedings and that they publish papers that would be rejected by other journals. He believes the results are valuable and interesting but doubts the need for all the experimental tables, suggesting a statement of results in plain language would be preferable and take up less space.

He asks that Bradford return the paper with his opinion before he goes on holiday.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
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