Reference numberNLB/58/622
Alternative reference numberNLB/58 p331
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to an unknown correspondent
Date27 May 1920
DescriptionInvites the recipient to the Society's Special Conference, where the future of the Catalogue of Scientific Literature will be discussed. Notes that the Catalogue cannot continue at its present scale without adequate endowment and that the Society no longer intend to assume sole financial responsibility for it.

[Note at the top of the page explaining that the letter is to be sent to Cuba, Egypt, Finland, Greece, and Mexica, and that full addresses are enclosed (see NLB/58/624).]
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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