Reference numberNLB/54/113
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p60
TitleCopy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Sir Lewis A. Selby-Bigge
Date8 February 1917
DescriptionInforms Sir L. A. Selby-Bigge that the matter of a visit of English men of Science to Spain was considered by the Council who have decided that it would be impossible to find any suitable men at present owing to the war. Suggests that when Peace is delcared the Society would be open to any movement to improve the position of science in Spain.
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