Reference numberNLB/54/198
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p110
TitleCopy letter from Dr. Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Arthur] Bone, FRS
Date26 February 1917
DescriptionInforms Professor [William Arthur] Bone that, while aware of the undesirability of the depleting ranks of science students, the President and Council do not feel justified in taking action in the direction Professor Bone proposes, beyond the exercise of those powers of recommendation of research chemists aleady assigned to the Society by the Military Service Act.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA1311Bone; William Arthur (1871 - 1938)1871 - 1938
NA6483Schuster; Sir; Arthur (1851 - 1934)1851 - 1934
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