Item 187 - Letter from George Airy

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Letter from George Airy


  • 14 Feb. 1866 (Creation)

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2 pp.

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Royal Observatory Greenwich - GA thought that he 'could discover your desire to promote the Applied Sciences of liberal class as distinguished from and even as excluding the Formalistic Sciences' in the Smith's Prize Examination Paper. 'Now I have long brooded on the scheme of promoting the former but in conjunction with the latter'. GA has put his thoughts down in an enclosed paper [no longer attached]. Could WW give his opinion of it and whether he should send it to the Vice-Chancellor.

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