Reference numberNLB/57/180
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p98
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr Garnett
Date8 August 1919
DescriptionRegarding a manuscript notice of Sir Joseph [Wilson] Swan, FRS, sent by Dr Eccles, with which Dr Garnett was involved. Advises as Dr Eccles is not a Fellow of the Royal Society he does not have standing to put forward the notice, which was originally entrusted to Silvanus [Phillips] Thompson , FRS. Advises the best way to proceed 'in compliance with custom, but without undue officialism' is if Dr Garnett can think of a Fellow who knows Sir Joseph Swan well who could father the notice.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA5291Swan; Sir; Joseph Wilson (1828 - 1914)1828 - 1914
NA7141Thompson; Silvanus Phillips (1851 - 1916); physicist and electrical engineer1851 - 1916
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