Reference numberRR/56/61
TitleReferee's report by James Colquhoun Irvine, on a paper 'On the association of xylan with cellulose in certain structural celluloses' by A G Norman
Date30 May 1936
DescriptionSectional Committee: Botany

Not recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. 'For years I have struggled to guide these biochemical cellulose chemists and get them to work on better lines, but I am sorry to see that the influence of the Madison School has laid firm hold on this country'. Suggests the paper might be sent to the Biochemical Journal, where W G Campbell has published similar work. The experimental work is amateurish, and lacking in statistical analysis.

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 3 June 1936.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type D) and letter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRR/56/59
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NA1755Irvine; Sir; James Colquhoun (1877 - 1952)1877 - 1952
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