Reference numberNLB/72/766
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p411
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to M. le Secretaire; Comite d'Inauguration, 50 Avenue des Nations, Brussels
Date9 April 1930
DescriptionRegrets to inform M. le Secretaire that Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt] is now unable to represent the Royal Society for the inauguration of the Brussels University buildings in June. Informs him that Sir Charles [Scott] Sherrington, OM, GBE, former President of the Royal Society, has been nominated in his place.
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