Reference numberNLB/54/431
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p245
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Treasurer of the British Red Cross Society
Date12 May 1917
DescriptionInforms the Treasurer that in 1916 the Royal Society awarded the Hughes Medal to Professor Elihu Thomson on the ground of his researches in experimental electricity. Explains that this medal was accompanied by a monetary grant which Professor Thomson desired should be devoted to the relief of victims of war. Notes that the Society and Professor Thomson agreed on the British Red Cross Society, and therefore there is enclosed a cheque for £102.10.2 [not enclosed].
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