Reference numberNLB/56/246
Alternative reference numberNLB/56 p151
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John Young Walker] MacAlister Esquire, Secretary and Librarian of the Royal Society of Medicine
Date16 December 1918
DescriptionInforms Mr. [John Young Walker] MacAlister that, on the request of the Ministry of Information, he has undertaken to collect lists of the most oustanding recent books on special branches of science published in Great Britain. Asks Mr. MacAlister for details of works on Medicine that would come within that category.
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