Reference numberWF/646
TitleGrant application from The Royal Institution of Great Britain to the Wolfson Foundation
Date1 February 1977
DescriptionPapers of application from The Royal Institution of Great Britain to the Wolfson Foundation for a grant to provide money for establishing a Wolfson Professor of Natural Philosophy.

The application was made to the Wolfson Foundation's Science and Medicine programme area.

The application meeting was held on 1 February 1977.

Amount requested, £150000
Amount paid, £150000

Correspondents include: Lord Solly Zuckerman, Sir John Meurig Thomas, Harold Montague Finniston, George Porter, David Phillips.
Extent1 file
Access statusClosed
Access conditionsPlease contact the Wolfson Foundation (0207 7323 5730) to request access to this file. For further information please go to

Review for data protection issues: personal data included.
Administrative historyPart of the Wolfson Foundation archive - in archival storage at the Royal Society.
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3240Porter; George (1920 - 2002); Baron Porter of Luddenham1920 - 2002
NA2045Finniston; Harold Montague (1912 - 1991)1912 - 1991
NA2477Thomas; Sir; John Meurig (1932 - 2020); chemist1932 - 2020
NA3607Zuckerman; Solly (1904 - 1993); Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpe1904 - 1993
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