Reference numberNLB/66/769
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p426
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Colonel [Henry George] Lyons, FRS
Date4 July 1924
DescriptionUpdates Colonel Lyons of 2 matters. That the Council have decided against the idea of a possible [financial] contribution towards the section of Scientific Hydrology. The reason being the Royal Society contributes a sum to the Union and it is for the Union to decide how the money is spent. Also, regarding the issue of Colonel Winterbotham's attendance of the Congress at Madrid [in September/October 1924]. The Council have felt it would be better if Colonel Lyon, as Chairman of the National Committee would nominate him, or Winterbotham nominate himself rather than the Royal Society do so.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueNLB/66/520
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6939Lyons; Sir; Henry George (1864 - 1944); geologist and museum director1864 - 1944
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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