Reference numberNLB/66/883
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p492
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Gerald Ponsonby] Lenox-Conyngham, FRS
Date6 August 1924
DescriptionInforms Sir Lenox-Conyngham of the invitation from the British Government to represent them at [the International Geodesy and Geophysical Congress in] Madrid. States that he was nominated after consultation with Colonel Lyons, along with Sir Napier Shaw. States that both him and Shaw have been submitted to the Treasury to pay for their expenses.
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Related records in the catalogueNLB/66/747
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6790Lenox-Conyngham; Sir; Gerald Ponsonby (1866 - 1956)1866 - 1956
NA7142Shaw; Sir; William Napier (1854 - 1945)1854 - 1945
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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