Reference numberNLB/54/469
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p266
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Education Officer; the Education Offices, Victoria Embankment
Date18 May 1917
DescriptionInforms the Education Officer that their request that the Society appoint a representative for the Technical Optics Committee of the Imperial College of Science and Technology was recently laid before Council. Informs the Education Officer that they decided to nominate Professor Arthur Schuster for this position, though that he will serve for one year only, in light of certain criticisms of the Technical Optics Committee made by the Conjoint Board of Scientific Societies.
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