The Centenary of the British Association


    IN 1831, when the British Association was founded, the opinion was freely expressed that there was no useful work for it to do. At the very successful jubilee meeting at York in 1881, fears were felt for the future: the view was held in some quarters that the Association's work was done.

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    The Centenary of the British Association. Nature 127, 672–673 (1931).

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