Council Minutes 1896-1898

23 Jun 1896-23 Sep 1898

Held at the Institution headquarters at 19 Victoria Street, London. Items of note include: discussions on acquiring a new headquarters, including a proposal to raise money from Members; delegation to Sanitary Institute Congress and East London Trades Exhibition; invitation from London County Council to steam engine trials; proposal from the Royal Society for Scientific Societies to celebrate 60 years reign of the monarch via a 'Victoria Fund'; discussions on the Window Tax; President to serve on Royal Commission for Paris Exhibition; two members to give evidence on the desirability of establishing a National Physical Laboratory; and Report from Sub-Committee considering the Secondary Education Bill.

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