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Royal Society, 1660-1940

Henry Lyons

Royal Society, 1660-1940

a history of its administration under its charters

by Henry Lyons

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Published by Greenwood Press in London .
Written in English


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StatementHenry Lyons.
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL20929419M
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A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge; Christopher Hill, Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution, , p. ; Henry Lyons, The Royal Society, – A History of Its Administration Under Its Charters, Cambridge University Press, , pp. 8, NOTE: The Royal Society has Isaac Newton's copy of this work. The Royal Society, ; a History of its Administration Under its Charters. Cambridge, UK: The University Press, McClellan, James E. Science Reorganized: Scientific .

David was a member of a number of learned societies, including the Royal Society of Edinburgh from and the Institution of Civil Engineers from He was awarded multiple prizes for his papers by the Institution of Civil Engineers. Lyons, Sir Henry: The Royal Society Cambridge Purver, M.: The Royal Society. Concept and creation. London Publications about the library: Sherrington, C.: The Society's library. In: Notes and Records of the Royal Society 1 () pp. Hall, M. B.: The library and archives of the Royal Society London

  30 Royal Society MSS, M.C Rosse to Secretary, Royal Society, 25 July The letter from Russell to Rosse, reproduced in Nature in , read as follows: ‘As there are from time to time scientific discoveries and researches which cost money and assistance the students of science can often but ill afford, I am induced to consult your lordship, as President of the Royal Society, on Cited by: Jump up ^ Cited by H. Lyons () in The Royal Society –, Cambridge Jump up ^ Jean-Pierre Bayard, Les Rose-Croix, M. A. Éditions, Paris, Jump up ^ Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, The Occult Roots of Nazism, p.


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