Reference numberMDA/H
Previous numbersH1.1-H1.9
TitleCorrespondence relating to histories and objects of the Royal Society
DescriptionVarious correspondence relating to histories and objects:
MDA/H/1 Reports and notes on the history of the Society;
MDA/H/2 Correspondence and notes on lectures about Sir Joseph Banks, and the presentation of letters from Banks to the Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal [1943-1945];
MDA/H/3 Proposals to re-design the Royal Society arms [1935-1962];
MDA/H/4 Preservation of the Charter book, correspondence [1934-1937];
MDA/H/5 Design and execution of a new Royal page for the Charter book, correspondence [1952]
MDA/H/6 Tompion clock: correspondence [1922]
MDA/H/7 Kelvin clock: correspondence [1918-1922]
MDA/H/8 Correspondence relating to the Royal Society's radium chloride [1935-1953];
MDA/H/9 Correspondence about instruments on loan [1872-1941]. Includes Darwin's barometer, 1932.
Extent1 box
FormatTypescript, carbon and manuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialMDA/A/2/4
Related records in the catalogueNLB/64/825
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