Reference numberNLB/65/420
Alternative reference numberNLB/65 p229
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Arthur Smith] Woodward, FRS; also sent to Professor [Godfrey Harold] Hardy; [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esq.; [Joseph] Barcroft Esq; Dr [Frederick Frost] Blackman; Sir Frank [Watson] Dyson; [William] Bateson, Esq.; Professor [John Bretland] Farmer; Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins
Date30 October 1923
DescriptionAsks recipients whether they would like to come and collect their gold Royal Medals (in place of the copper ones issued from 1917 onwards) or whether they will accept the risk of the medals being sent by registered post. Also informs recipients that His Majesty's Privy Purse has ruled that they cannot retain the copper medals, as some had requested.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA6492Woodward; Sir; Arthur Smith (1864 - 1944); palaeontologist1864 - 1944
NA7978Hardy; Godfrey Harold (1877 - 1947)1877 - 1947
NA7953Wilson; Charles Thomson Rees (1869 - 1959); physicist1869 - 1959
NA6402Barcroft; Sir; Joseph (1872 - 1947)1872 - 1947
NA1221Blackman; Frederick Frost (1866 - 1947)1866 - 1947
NA8209Dyson; Sir; Frank Watson (1868 - 1939); astronomer1868 - 1939
NA8118Bateson; William (1861 - 1926); biologist1861 - 1926
NA1831Farmer; Sir; John Bretland (1865 - 1944)1865 - 1944
NA6168Hopkins; Sir; Frederick Gowland (1861 - 1947)1861 - 1947
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