Reference numberNLB/37/771
Alternative reference numberNLB/37 p451
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to R R Matthews
Date10 May 1908
Description'Dear Sir,
The Royal Society acts on the principle that technical and industrial papers are outside its province, and belong to the engineering Societies. A paper must be communicated by a Fellow, if you think yours is eligible, Prof[essor] W C Unwin, 29 Palace Gate W, might be willing to consider it for you. But we have to be very chary in imposing trouble on the Fellows.'
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