Reference numberMDA/C/15
Alternative reference numberFu/J
Previous numbersC.3.2 - C.3.4
TitleCorrespondence and legal papers relating to the Jaffe Fund
DescriptionContaining files arising from the will of Joseph John Jaffé, donating money to the Royal Society, which was eventually received in 1951. The bequest, used to support Research Fellowships and Research Studentships, was used 'for practical sciences, eg. chemistry, physics and medicine', with the restriction that no funding should go to a Nobel Prizewinner.
Extent3 files
Typescript copy
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
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