Reference numberNLB/57/593
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p339
TitleCopy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Director [Sir Joseph Ernest Petavel, FRS, KBE], the National Physical Laboratory
Date12 December 1919
DescriptionAdvises of appointments to the Governing Body of the National Physical Laboratory made by the President and Council of the Royal Society at their meeting the previous day.
Appointed to the General Board:
Sir [ Eustace Henry William]Tennyson D'Byncourt, FRS, Admiral Sir Henry [Bradwardine] Jackson, FRS, Sir Ernest Rutherford [Baron Rutherford of Nelson], FRS, and Professor [Sir] Arthur Schuster, FRS, to serve until December 1925, in place of Sir Archibald Denny, Dr EH [Ernest Howard] Griffiths, FRS, Admiral Sir Henry Jackson and Professor WE [Walter Ernest] Dalby, FRS, who retire that month, as the President [Sir Joseph John Thomson, PRS] and Council of the Royal Society have decided that there are special reasons for Sir Henry Jackson to continue to serve. M LeMaitre to serve until 1924 in place of Mr JH [Sir James Hopwood] Jeans who has become Secretary of the Royal Society.
Appointed to the Executive Committee:
Professor [Sir] Arthur Schuster to serve until 1925 in place of Dr EH Griffiths who retires this month. Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS, to serve until 1921 in place of Professor CH [Charles Herbert] Lees who has resigned. Admiral Sir Henry Jackson to serve until 1922 in place of Mr JH Jeans.
Says that the two technical societies whose representatives on the General Board retire that month have not sent in their nominations.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA1349Jackson; Sir; Henry Bradwardine (1855 - 1929)1855 - 1929
NA1156Tennyson D'Eyncourt; Sir; Eustace Henry William (1868 - 1951); naval architect1868 - 1951
NA8278Rutherford; Ernest (1871 - 1937); Baron Rutherford of Nelson1871 - 1937
NA6483Schuster; Sir; Arthur (1851 - 1934); physicist1851 - 1934
NA5101Griffiths; Ernest Howard (1851 - 1932)1851 - 1932
NA8288Thomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist1856 - 1940
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
NA6235Threlfall; Sir; Richard (1861 - 1932); physicist and chemical engineer1861 - 1932
NA688Lees; Charles Herbert (1864 - 1952); physicist1864 - 1952
NA1649Dalby; William Ernest (1862 - 1936)1862 - 1936
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