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Paper, 'Third report to the Royal Society Water Research Committee' by Percy Faraday Frankland and Harry Marshall Ward

Reference number: PP/24/25

Date: 1894

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The authors write: 'In a previous Report to the Committee, I have shown that the action of light on bacteria is not only very definite, and much more pronounced than had hitherto been supposed, but that it has an importance in its bearing on the question of the destruction of these organisms in the water of rivers, ponds, &c., vastly greater than had ever been suspected.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Chemistry

Received and read 4 October 1894.

A version of this paper was published in volume 56 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Third report to the Royal Society Water Research Committee'.

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PP/24/25
Earliest possible date
1894
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Ink and graphite pencil on paper
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227 pages
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Manuscript
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Percy Faraday Frankland

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Harry Marshall Ward

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Percy Faraday Frankland, Harry Marshall Ward, Paper, 'Third report to the Royal Society Water Research Committee' by Percy Faraday Frankland and Harry Marshall Ward, 1894, PP/24/25, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pp_24_25/paper-third-report-to-the-royal-society-water-research-committee-by-percy-faraday-frankland-and-harry-marshall-ward, accessed on 23 July 2024

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