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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1914-1917
        Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, William Henry Lang

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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from William Henry Lang

Item Summary

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GB 0248 DC 002/13/203a

Date(s)

26 October 1915

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Lang | William Henry | 1874-1960 | professor of natural history, University of Manchester

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from William Henry Lang thanking him for his advice about the presidency and vice-presidency of the British Association for the Advancement of Science and informing him that he had nominated Sir Arthur George Tansley for President and Richard Henry Yapp for Vice-President. He also discusses staffing problems in his department, he is taking a hand in demonstrating, and the request by Robert Kidston for him to take the place of David Thomas Gwynne-Vaughan in their joint research which was cut short by the death of Gwynne-Vaughan. Lang states that he has made it clear that he cannot take the place of Gwynne-Vaughan but that he is willing to carry on the research.

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