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Reference numberNLB/7/807
Alternative reference numberNLB/7 p371
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Kelvin [William Thomson], Fellow of the Royal Society
Date1 May 1893
DescriptionA letter came for Thomson this morning from Mr [Francis] Galton, the Chairman of the Kew Committee, stating that Mr [Charles] Chree has been appointed superintendent of the Kew Observatory. Rix retains the letter since it appears that the proper course is that the selection should come before the Council to be confirmed.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1735Chree; Charles (1860 - 1928)1860 - 1928
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; Physicist1824 - 1907
NA7708Galton; Sir; Francis (1822 - 1911); statistician, human geneticist, eugenicist1822 - 1911
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