Skip to main content

Thank you for visiting You are using a browser version with limited support for CSS. To obtain the best experience, we recommend you use a more up to date browser (or turn off compatibility mode in Internet Explorer). In the meantime, to ensure continued support, we are displaying the site without styles and JavaScript.



M. C. E. GUILLAUME, the director of the Bureau des Poids et Mesures at the Pavilion de Breteuil, Sèvres, has made it known that the Institute of France has started a hospital, using for the purpose the funds at its disposal, and the voluntary contributions of its members. In Great Britain there are about thirty Associés Etrangers and correspondants of the institute, who have been notified of the action of the institute, and they have responded generously to the appeal of their French colleagues.

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution

Access options

Rent or buy this article

Prices vary by article type



Prices may be subject to local taxes which are calculated during checkout

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Notes . Nature 94, 456–459 (1914).

Download citation

  • Issue Date:

  • DOI:


Quick links

Nature Briefing

Sign up for the Nature Briefing newsletter — what matters in science, free to your inbox daily.

Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing