Reference numberAE/1
TitlePapers of A C G Egerton compiled as Physical Secretary of the Royal Society
Date1934 - 1949
DescriptionPapers relating to Egerton's involvement in The Royal Society. The majority of the papers date from Egerton's period of service as Physical Secretary from 1938 - 1948. They include papers relating to Council business, numerous committees, financial business, accommodation, publications, fellowship matters, Conferences and international involvement. There are also papers concerned with the war effort and the post war needs of scientific research in the years after the Second World War. Also included are files of general correspondence and memoranda.
Extent62 folders
ArrangementThis series has been arranged into 11 sub-series:
AE1/1 Council papers
AE1/2 Committee papers
AE1/3 Finance
AE1/4 Accommodation
AE1/5 Publications
AE1/6 Fellowship
AE1/7 Conferences
AE1/8 War papers
AE1/9 Post-war committee papers
AE1/10 International Involvement
AE1/11 Correspondence and memoranda
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