Reference numberNLB/71/703
Alternative reference numberNLB/71 p360
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Kenneth Swan, Esq., W11
Date9 October 1928
DescriptionReplies that Sir Joseph [Wilson] Swan was elected a Fellow to the Royal Society more for the achievement of his works than for any particular thesis. Explains he served on the Council between 1900-1902 and that an obituary appeared in the Proceedings.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5291Swan; Sir; Joseph Wilson (1828 - 1914)1828 - 1914
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