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Papers on the Royal Society, 1937 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/557

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and reports relating to the Royal Society, including the following items:

(1) Report by Ferraro and Price on theoretical work done for the magnetic sub-committee since 1939, 1947.

(2) Minutes of meetings of the International Relations Committee, 1945-1947.

(3) Papers relating to the International Council of Scientific Unions, including the following items:

General correspondence of Professor Stratton, Professor Oort and H. Spencer Jones concerning meetings, reports and other matters relating to the I.C.S.U., 1937-1947.

Applications for admission to the I.C.S.U. from the Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics and the Union of Crystallography, 1947.

Material on the agreement reached between the I.C.S.U. and U.N.E.S.C.O., 1947.

Correspondence concerning a memorandum by H. Shapley on astronomical observatories, 1946.

Reports concerning the General Assembly of the I.C.S.U. and the 'Committee on Science and its social relations', 1946.

Draft agreement between the I.C.S.U. and U.N.E.S.C.O., 1946.

Correspondence between H. Spencer Jones and J.D. Griffith Davies concerning the International Relations Committee, 1943.

I.C.S.U. correspondence regarding the death of Marchell Marconi and the possible election of J. Sakurai as vice-president, 1937.

Article from 'Nature' on the social responsibilities of science, 1937.

Memorandum concerning the proposal to appoint a committee to investigate the social responsibilities of science and its workers, submitted by the Royal Academy of Sciences to the I.C.S.U., Amsterdam, 1937.

List of delegates, agenda, reports and other papers relating to the General Assembly of the I.C.S.U. of 26 April - 4 May 1937.

Correspondence with G.A.R. Callender concerning the opening of the National Maritime Museum on 27 April 1937.





























Dates

  • 1937 - 1947

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials

English

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