Reference numberNLB/15/1
Alternative reference numberNLB/15 p1-2
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to H F Wilson, Colonial Office, Downing Street, S.W.
Date3 June 1897
DescriptionThe Royal Society will be holding its annual Conversazione on 16th June and as this day is so near to that of the celebration of Her Majesty's long reign the President [Lord Joseph Lister] desires Foster to issue invitations to Her Majesty's distinguished guests from the Colonies who are visiting England for the ceremonies of 22nd June.

Asks for a list of those of Her Majesty's colonial visitors to whom Wilson thinks it would be agreeable to receive the hospitality of the Royal Society.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA8069Lister; Joseph (1827 - 1912); 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis1827 - 1912
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