Reference numberNLB/59/334
Alternative reference numberNLB/59 p185
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Monsieur Paul Pelsener; Secretaire Perpetuel de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, Brussels
Date21 September 1920
DescriptionReminds the Secretary that he recently sent a letter of invitation to them asking them to appoint Delegates to a Conference at the Royal Society regarding the future of the International Catalogue of Scientific Literature. Having heard nothing in reply, suggests this communication may have miscarried in the post and asks them to report whether or not the Academy has decided to send Delegates.
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NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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