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Universities and the State

Nature volume 70, pages 271275 (21 July 1904) | Download Citation



THE deputation which was received by the Prime Minister on Friday last put forward a plea for the State endowment of universities which has been accepted by leading nations as a fundamental principle of progress. The influence of this principle upon the development of nations was shown by Sir Norman Lockyer in his address to the British Association last year, and the deputation was organised by the Association as the natural outcome of this address.

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