Reference numberMDA/C/12
Alternative reference numberMS 618
TitleCorrespondence and papers on the Gunning Fund
DescriptionMaterial on the donation and application of a sum of £1,000 from Dame Mary Agnes Winwood Hughes, widow of Robert Halliday Gunning, and other executors of Dr. Gunning's bond. The fund was intended to be held in trust, with the income dedicated to 'the promotion of Physical Science and Biology', at the discretion of President and Council of the Royal Society.
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