Reference numberRR/17/34
TitleReferee's report by Hans Friedrich Gadow, on a paper 'On the development of the head-muscles of the common fowl (Gallus domesticus), together with some remarks on the head-muscles of reptiles' by F H Edgeworth
Date25 May 1906
DescriptionSectional Committee: Zoology

Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Considers the paper 'cannot be rewritten on the line of research followed by the author', and 'lacks a coherent scientific basis'. 'It is quite out of the question, but if the Abstract should be printed in the Proceedings then people will wonder why such a promising paper should be [suppressed/supported, word unclear]'.

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 26 May 1906 [letter] and 28 May 1906 [standardised form].
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A) and letter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRR/17/32
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NA6428Gadow; Hans Friedrich (1855 - 1928)1855 - 1928
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