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Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to George Lee, Director of Communications Development at the Ministry of Aircraft Production

Reference number: RR/67/111

Date: 26 September 1940

Description

Asks if he could act as a censor on the paper. Wishes him to decide if the paper could be published at the present time or withheld until after the war. It can be printed as a confidential document, if required.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1945].

Reference number
RR/67/111
Earliest possible date
26 September 1940
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Typescript

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Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to George Lee, Director of Communications Development at the Ministry of Aircraft Production, 26 September 1940, RR/67/111, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_67_111/letter-from-j-d-griffith-davies-assistant-secretary-of-the-royal-society-on-a-paper-short-period-fluctuations-in-the-characteristics-of-wireless-echoes-from-the-ionosphere-by-thomas-lydwell-eckersley-and-f-t-farmer-to-george-lee-director-of-communications-development-at-the-ministry-of-aircraft-production, accessed on 23 July 2024

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