Reference numberNLB/60/190
Alternative reference numberNLB/60 p108
TitleCopy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Sir Frank Heath,] the Secretary of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research; Old Queen Street, S.W.l.
Date20 December 1920
DescriptionInforms the Secretary that an application has been receoved from Dr. Kellas for a grant of £400 towards the ascent of Mr. Kemil in the Himalayas, who proposes to make observations on the effect of high altitude. Notes that Dr. Kellas has already received a grant from the Oxygen Research Committee and asks the Secretary to inform this Committee of his application to the Society and ask their opinion on it.
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