Reference numberNLB/68/821
Alternative reference numberNLB/68 p439
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Albert Einstein, ForMemRS
Date5 November 1925
DescriptionSends on an enclosed letter. Congratulates Professor Albert Einstein on winning the Copley Medal, the 'highest honour which the Royal Society has in its power to award', and speculates that Einstein is the youngest person to receive it (or if not, he 'ought to be'). Hopes that Einstein could come in person to receive the Medal, and encloses an official invitation to the Anniversary Dinner [on 30 November]. Hopes to meet him there. [Enclosures not present.]
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NA8213Einstein; Albert (1879 - 1955); theoretical physicist1879 - 1955
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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