Reference numberNLB/57/707
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p404
TitleCopy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Ernest Rutherford [Baron Rutherford of Nelson], FRS [PRS]
Date23 January 1920
DescriptionRegarding the Radium Research Fund, advises there is a Council of the Royal Society minute 19 March 1914 which states that the available balance of the Radium Research Fund be 'placed in Sir Ernest Rutherford's hands for experiments.' Minutes from 1915 notes that at the request of Sir Ernest Rutherford, FRS [PRS], £100 from the fund was transferred to Marsden. Advises there is currently a balance of over £400 which he can use for the purchase of mesothorium, and that he will just need to write to the Treasurer of the Royal Society [Sir David Prain, FRS] stating the amount wanted. The present balance of the fund is £490.11.5.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8278Rutherford; Ernest (1871 - 1937); Baron Rutherford of Nelson1871 - 1937
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
NA8273Prain; Sir; David (1857 - 1944); botanist1857 - 1944
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