Reference numberNLB/46/607
Alternative reference numberNLB/46 p362
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Captain Henry George Lyons, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date3 October 1912
DescriptionA letter from a grandson of Charles Babbage has come in asking for particulars of any plans for completing the calculating machine deposited in the Science Museum. Harrison can find no trace of any published report on the subject dating about 1899, the year he mentions, and he would be grateful if Lyons could furnish any particulars.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6939Lyons; Sir; Henry George (1864 - 1944)1864 - 1944
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