Reference numberNLB/69/327
Alternative reference numberNLB/69 p173
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Henry Edward] Armstrong, FRS
Date4 March 1926
DescriptionMentions objections to the first paragraph of the obituary notice of [James] Dewar. States that it contains errors which even [Henry Edward] Armstrong admits to in a footnote regarding Dewar's early career. Suggests correcting the first paragraph and stating in the footnote that the lecture delivered at the Royal Institution, of which the notice is a shortened form, contained details that were later discovered to be false. Sends an amended version [not enclosed] for Armstrong to look through.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8105Armstrong; Henry Edward (1848 - 1937); chemist and educationalist1848 - 1937
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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