Reference numberNLB/72/423
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p225
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to S. Harcourt-Rivington Esq.; Langham Street, Portland Place, W.1.
Date14 October 1929
DescriptionIn reply to S. Harcourt-Rivington's enquiry about Ultra-Violet Rays, informs him that the secretaries do not have the time to look for the information he asks for, but that he is willing to come by the Royal Society and search the indexes for himself. Informs him that the Royal Society is a 'private Society' and that admission to its Library is properly confined to its Fellows and people introduced by them.
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