Reference numberNLB/42/195
Alternative reference numberNLB/42 p124
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to The Reverend F J Jervis-Smith FRS
Date22 April 1910
Description'Dear Mr Jervis-Smith,
We are very glad you will be able, after all, to exhibit on May 25th.
In answer to your enquiry, the distance across one of the large bays in the Principal Library from the front edge of a bookshelf to the front edge opposite, is 8ft 11 and a half inches.'
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