Reference numberNLB/44/422
Alternative reference numberNLB/44 p256
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor O Backlund, Le Directeur de l'Observatoire Nicolas, Pulkowo, Russia
Date10 July 1911
Description'In reply to your letter of May 26, I have the pleasure to inform you that the President and Council of the Royal Society have appointed Professor Arthur Schuster Sc.D, FRS [Fellow of the Royal Society] as their delegate to the Council of the International Association of Academies for the period 1911-1913.'
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