Reference numberNLB/57/433
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p243
TitleCopy letter from Sir Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Deputy Master of the Mint
Date[November 1919]
DescriptionAsks if he would give instructions for the striking of the Royal Society's Copley, Royal, Davy, Sylvester and Hughes Medals [Sylvester is circled and a cross has been written in pencil in the right hand margin], required for presentation 1 December. Gives the following medals and names:
Copley; Professor William Maddock Bayliss, FRS
Royal; Professor John Bretland Farmer, FRS, and James Hopwood Jeans, FRS
Davy; Professor Percy Faraday Frankland, FRS
Sylvester, Major Percy A MacMahon, FRS
Hughes, Dr Charles Chree, FRS
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7858Bayliss; Sir; William Maddock (1860 - 1924)1860 - 1924
NA1831Farmer; Sir; John Bretland (1865 - 1944)1865 - 1944
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
NA2163Frankland; Percy Faraday (1858 - 1946); chemist1858 - 1946
NA6982MacMahon; Percy Alexander (1854 - 1929)1854 - 1929
NA1735Chree; Charles (1860 - 1928)1860 - 1928
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