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Sir Sydney Russell-Wells

Nature volume 114, page 131 (26 July 1924) | Download Citation



BY the death of Sir Sydney Russell-Wells, which happened with tragic suddenness on Monday, July 14, the cause of education, and especially of university education in London, has suffered a heavy loss. With no outstanding scientific achievements to his name, no published work that could be called noteworthy, the founder of no scientific school of thought, he nevertheless succeeded by dint of courage and perseverance in winning a place of honour as a friend of educational development and as a university administrator.

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