Reference numberNLB/65/54
Alternative reference numberNLB/65 p30-1
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS
Date19 July 1923
DescriptionForwards extracts from Council meetings during the 1890s regarding the Colour Vision Committee: suggestions in 1890 that the President and Council should appoint a Committee to consider the subject of colour-blindness; the appoitment of the Committee in 1890 (the President, Captain [William de Wiveleslie] Abney, Professor A. H. [Arthur Harry or Arthur Herbert?] Church, Professor [Michael] Foster, Mr [Francis] Galton, Dr [William] Pole, Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], and Mr Brudenell Cater); printing the Report of the Colour Vision Committee in the Proceedings in 1892; links to the Board of Trade; carrying out the recommendations contained in the Report. Informs Rayleigh that [Dr Frederick William] Edridge Green periodically expresses grievance in the Medical Press at the Report's findings and a certain section he alleges was taken by the Royal Society as a consequence of that report.
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Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6454Abney; Sir; William de Wiveleslie (1843 - 1920)1843 - 1920
NA7877Strutt; Robert John (1875 - 1947); 4th Baron Rayleigh1875 - 1947
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA7708Galton; Sir; Francis (1822 - 1911); statistician, human geneticist and eugenicist1822 - 1911
NA8271Pole; William (1814 - 1900)1814 - 1900
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