Reference numberMDA/C
Alternative reference numberC.1-C.16
Previous numbersC.1-C.16, MS/617, MS/618 and MS/830
TitlePapers relating to funds, trusts and grants of the Royal Society
DescriptionLarge collection of documents relating to various Funds and Trusts of the Society, including applicant files, correspondence, wills and administration.

Includes the following: Arundel Library Fund, Browne Fund, Church Fund, Croonian Lecture Fund, Curl Trust, Darwin Research Fund, Embossed Scientific Books Fund, Forsyth Fund, Foulerton Fund, Gassiot Fund, General Research Fund, Gunning Fund, Head Bequest, Horace Darwin Fund, Jaffe Fund, Joule Studentships, Lawrence Fund, Mackinnon Research Studentship, Medical Research Fund, Messell Fund, Moseley Bequest, Paul Instrument Fund, Petavel Fund, Rockefeller Grant, Rutherford Memorial Fund, Scientific Relief Fund [1909-1962]; will of Arthur William Scott, Smithson Fund, Sorby Research Fund, Stothert Fund, Tyndall Fund, Warren Research Fund.
Extent19 boxes
Access statusOpen
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    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

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