Reference numberNLB/66/803
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p445
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Horace] Lamb [Chairman of the Mathematics Committee] FRS.
Date11 July 1924
DescriptionInforms that the paper 'Problems in two-dimensional electrostatics' by Dr. Winch, has been reported adversely by one referee and doubtful by another. Both stating the standard is not high enough for Royal Society publications, with one suggesting other publications. [Cambridge Philosophical Society or the Quarterly Journal of Mathematics]. Asks whether Lamb would like it sent to a third referee or to withdraw the paper.
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Related records in the catalogueRR/31/82
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8246Lamb; Sir; Horace (1849 - 1934)1849 - 1934
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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