Reference numberNLB/65/123
Alternative reference numberNLB/65 p70
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS
Date4 August 1923
DescriptionInforms Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt] that he has received Lieutenant Colonel [James William] Gifford's paper 'Some Refractive Indices of Benzene and Cyclohexane', communicated and with an introduction by Professor [Thomas Martin] Lowry. Asks whether it should be sent to a referee; notes that Gifford's previous (and similar) paper was sent to Sir Joseph [Ernest] Petavel. Also informs Rayleigh that they have received F. Simeon's paper 'The Carbon Arc Spectrum in the Extreme Ultra-Violet, II', communicated by Professor [Alfred William] Porter. Asks whether Professor [Thomas Ralph] Merton would be a good referee.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA7877Strutt; Robert John (1875 - 1947); 4th Baron Rayleigh1875 - 1947
NA7850Lowry; Thomas Martin (1874 - 1936)1874 - 1936
NA8267Petavel; Sir; Joseph Ernest (1873 - 1936)1873 - 1936
NA8048Porter; Alfred William (1863 - 1939)1863 - 1939
NA8260Merton; Sir; Thomas Ralph (1888 - 1969)1888 - 1969
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