Reference numberNLB/64/19
Alternative reference numberNLB/64 p10
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Gerald Ponsonby] Lenox-Conyngham, FRS
Date19 January 1923
DescriptionInforms Sir [Gerald Ponsonby] Lenox-Conyngham that his grant application in aid of the purchasing gravity pendulums was recently laid before Council who decided to grant a sum of £200 from the Caird Fund for that purpose. Notes that this grant is subject to assurance from Sir Lenox Conyngham that the apparatus is required for scientific research and not ths instruction of students.
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NA6790Lenox-Conyngham; Sir; Gerald Ponsonby (1866 - 1956)1866 - 1956
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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