Reference numberNLB/54/264
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p150
TitleCopy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Marquis Guglielmo Imperiali, the Italian Ambassador
Date19 March 1917
DescriptionRefers to the Ambassador's earlier letter inviting the Society to the forthcoming Congress of the Italian Society for the Advancement of Science. Assures him that the Society would have taken great pleasure in attending. However, with the difficulties of travel and the preoccupation of many Fellows with scientific work connected with the war, states that the Society will have to decline the offer.
Access statusOpen
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


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

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView