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British and Russian Naturalists

Nature volume 150, page 117 (25 July 1942) | Download Citation



THE following telegram was received by the Linnean Society of London from the Moscow Naturalists' Society on July 11: “Linnean Society, London. Council of Moscow Naturalists of which Charles Darwin was honorary member has been instructed by its members assembled at meeting in commemoration of centenary of appearance of his Origin of Species to convey their ardent greetings to Linnean Society. In midst this great ordeal which has fallen to lot of democratic countries and of science Moscow Naturalists' Society oldest scientific society in Soviet Union pays reverent tribute to memory great scientist and humanist and firmly believes in early victory of our countries over Hitler tyranny”. Academician Alexander Fersman, Professor Serge Ogneff, Professor Vera Varsanofieva (vice-presidents), Professor Serge Lipshitz (Secretary).

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