Reference numberNLB/14/785
Alternative reference numberNLB/14 p436-437
TitleCopy letter from the President of the Royal Society [Joseph Lister] and the President of the Royal Academy of Arts [Edward Poynter], to the Secretary, Her Majesty's office of Works, 12 Whitehall Place, S.W.
Date17 May 1897
DescriptionThe Presidents desire to apply for an similar allotment of seats for distribution among the Fellows of the Royal Society and the Academicians and Associates of the Royal Academy in order to view the procession accompanying the Queen to St Paul's on 22nd June [Diamond Jubilee].. It is desirable that institutions which are at the head of the Science and Art of the country, and are in many ways closely associated with the State, should be officially recognized on the ccassion of the celebration of the 60th year of Her Majesty's reign.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8069Lister; Joseph (1827 - 1912); 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis1827 - 1912
NA8094Victoria (1819 - 1901); Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Empress of India1819 - 1901
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    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.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView