Reference numberNLB/67/462
Alternative reference numberNLB/67 p252
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Lancelot Thomas] Hogben, the Secretary of the Society for Experimental Biology; The University of Edinburgh
Date3 January 1925
DescriptionInforms Dr [Lancelot Thomas] Hogben that the Royal Society has appointed a Committee to obtain the opinion of British biologists regarding the American scheme for recording and abstracting biological literature. Asks whether the Society for Experimental Biology is generally in favour of this scheme, and if two of its official representatives could attend and give evidence.
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