Reference numberNLB/37/690
Alternative reference numberNLB/37 p408
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr M [Martin] O [Onslow] Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date1 May 1908
Description'Dear Dr Forster,
The Council yesterday had your letter of March 20th before them and agreed to Professor Meldola's and Mr Pickering's obituary notices of Sir William Perkin and Professor Warington being utilised by the Chemical Society. At the same time the Secretaries proposed, and the Council agreed to, a general system of cooperation with other societies in the preparation of obituary notices of deceased Fellows.'
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA7523Forster; Sir; Martin Onslow (1872 - 1945)1872 - 1945
NA6839Meldola; Raphael (1849 - 1915)1849 - 1915
NA2287Kendall; James Pickering (1889 - 1978); chemist1889 - 1978
NA1162Perkin; Sir; William Henry (1838 - 1907)1838 - 1907
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