Reference numberNLB/69/602
Alternative reference numberNLB/69 p319
TitleCopy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans], Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [John Charles Grant] Ledingham, FRS
Date17 June 1926
DescriptionAsks Prof. [John Charles Grant] Ledingham for his opinion in 2 matters. 1: That [William] Bulloch has expressed doubt over whether he can do [William Boog] Leishman justice in his obituary and suggests David Bruce or Almroth Wright. The Secretary mentions that Bruce is too blunt in his style and Wright might be cause difficulty by putting too much of his own achievements into the obituary. Also mentions that Muir seems may not be able to complete an obituary notice well. 2: Asks for suggestions as to who should test the 54 serum samples which have arrived from New Mexico State Agricultural College, suggests the Millbank location. The Royal Society agreed to test them on behalf of the College via Washington. Signature has faded.
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Related records in the catalogueNLB/69/594
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6036Ledingham; Sir; John Charles Grant (1875 - 1944)1875 - 1944
NA6265Bulloch; William (1868 - 1941)1868 - 1941
NA8153Bruce; Sir; David (1855 - 1931)1855 - 1931
NA1246Wright; Sir; Almroth Edward (1861 - 1947)1861 - 1947
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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