Reference numberNLB/56/341
Alternative reference numberNLB/56 p201
TitleCopy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Right Honourable Lord Milner
Date16 January 1919
DescriptionInforms Lord Milner that plans for the expedition to Uganda to study the 'ethnology of the native races of that region', funded by Mr. P. Jeffrey Mackie and under the direction of Reverend John Roscoe, are now going ahead. Informs Lord Milner that the Society has appointed a Committee to administer Mr. Mackie's fund and asks if he would consent to serve as a member of this Committee. Notes that the expedition may help facilitate the task of the British Government to obtain 'a more accurate knowledge of native ideas and customs'. Provides names of the other members of the Committee: Mr. Walter [Hume] Long, Sir James [George] Frazer, Dr. [Arthur] Keith, Dr. [Alfred Cort] Haddon, Professor [Grafton] Elliot Smith, Dr. [William Halse Rivers] Rivers and Mr. [William Bate] Hardy.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA871Long; Walter Hume (1854 - 1924); 1st Viscount Long of Wraxall1854 - 1924
NA695Frazer; Sir; James George (1854 - 1941)1854 - 1941
NA7000Keith; Sir; Arthur (1866 - 1955)1866 - 1955
NA6614Haddon; Alfred Cort (1855 - 1940)1855 - 1940
NA3577Smith; Sir; Grafton Elliot (1871 - 1937)1871 - 1937
NA1257Rivers; William Halse Rivers (1864 - 1922)1864 - 1922
NA8234Hardy; Sir; William Bate (1864 - 1934)1864 - 1934
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