The British Association


    THE General Committee and the Council of the British Association held a joint meeting last week, at which Sir Albert Seward, the retiring president, handed over the chair of the Association to his successor, Sir Richard Gregory. It was reported that, by agreement between the authorities at Newcastle and the general officers of the Association, arrangements for the meeting of the Association which had been appointed to take place in that city next September were in abeyance, and that a meeting there was not contemplated, save in the event of an early peace.

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    The British Association. Nature 145, 61 (1940).

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