Record

Reference numberNLB/51/622
Alternative reference numberNLB/51 p386
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to William Bate Hardy FRS
Date7 May 1915
Description'I am sending you the letter to Moore for you to sign with altered proof of his paper. The letter has been copied so it can go direct. I find you also wrote a letter to Keeble, enclosing another proof of the same paper, but you appear to have left no instructions as to what proof was to go, so as the general question does not appear to be raised with him, we are sending the oroginal proof without waiting to carry out all the corrections again. I have been looking a little further into the question of the reference of that paper by Russel to the Zoology Committee and find that as it was explicitly a response to Goodey's paper it was assigned to the same Committee which had that paper. That, I think, was reasonable; but I find that in order to save time and get a decision without long delays, under the conditions of working of the past few years, the practice has grown up of sending a postcard report to Chairman and Secretary at the same time. I think however it would be better now to revert to the original practice and report to you first and await your reply before reporting to Chairmen.'
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8234Hardy; Sir; William Bate (1864 - 1934)1864 - 1934
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView