Reference numberNLB/57/431
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p241
TitleCopy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Keeper HM [His Majesty's] Privy Purse [Frederick Edward Grey Ponsonby, 1st Baron Sysonby, GCB, GCVO, PC]
Date6 November 1919
DescriptionInforms that the President [Sir Joseph John Thomson, PRS] and Council of the Royal Society recommend Professor John Bretland Farmer, FRS and Mr James Hopwood Jeans FRS for the award of the royal medals for the year. [There appears to be a second letter typewritten between the lines of this inviting the recipient of the Hughes medal to the Anniversary meeting to receive the medal in person 1 December 4pm, but without Dr Chree's name].
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA1831Farmer; Sir; John Bretland (1865 - 1944)1865 - 1944
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
NA6483Schuster; Sir; Arthur (1851 - 1934)1851 - 1934
NA1735Chree; Charles (1860 - 1928)1860 - 1928
NA8288Thomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist1856 - 1940
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