|Title||Register of Papers submitted to the Royal Society, series A, 1927-1933|
|Description||Record book of the papers received by the Royal Society for publication in the periodicals of the Royal Society. Includes papers submitted to the 'A' strand sectional committee, which includes papers on physical, mathematical and engineering sciences.|
The ledger was used to keep track of the circulation of manuscripts and the decision or not to publish.
The ledger was custom printed for the Committee of Papers, beginning with an alphabetised index, where names of authors have been entered. The headings of the columns are printed with all information entered in ink.
For each manuscript is entered:
Number; title; author(s); communicator(s); date received; date read at meeting of the Committee of Papers; date refereed; name of referees; date manuscript returned by referees; date reported to sectional committee; date of Council vote; passed for publication; publication detail
The volume covers manuscripts received between January 1927 and December 1938, which corresponds to printed volumes 226 to 232 of Philosophical Transactions A for physical sciences and printed volumes 113 to 143 of Proceedings A
A sheet pasted on inside cover tallies all entries from 1919 to 1932 inclusive.
The following FRS serve as editors for the A side of the journals during the period covered by the volume:
1919-1929: James Hopwood Jeans
1929-1948: Frank Edward Smith
|Extent||1 volume, MS Large|
|Physical description||Paper, bound|
|Dimensions||15 x 10.5 inches|
|Copyright||The Royal Society|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA1226||Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician||1877 - 1946|
|NA8091||Smith; Sir; Frank Edward (1876 - 1970)||1876 - 1970|