Reference numberNLB/9/647
Alternative reference numberNLB/9 p314
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society]
Date22 June 1894
DescriptionRix asks how he should respond to an inclosed letter from the Society for the Preservation of the Monuments of Ancient Egypt, and emphasises that it is on their own Council day.

He also reports that Lord Rayleigh believes it would be an improvement to put type at the sides of the figures in their 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Rix asks for confirmation of his authority to give the printers orders to this effect, noting it is a radical change. He notes that the present plan looks better, but that Lord Rayleigh's plan is likely to provide the same saving.
Physical descriptionTypescript and manuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
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