Reference numberNLB/52/182
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p105
TitleCopy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor Joseph John Thomson, FRS
Date7 October 1915
DescriptionNotifies Professor Joseph John Thomson that he has received his corrected draft of Professor [John Henry] Poynting's obituary. Asks if Professor Thomson approves of the portrait which is accompanying the obituary. Expresses a desire to circulate it alongside the next issue of the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society'.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8288Thomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist1856 - 1940
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