Record

Reference numberNLB/17
Alternative reference numberNLB/17
LevelFile
TitleNew Letter Book volume 17, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration
Date29 June 1898-20 December 1898
DescriptionNew Letter Book volume 17 containing carbon copies of outgoing Royal Society correspondence. Subjects are general administrative, including material on committees, refereeing and printing of papers, soirees and other annual routines.

Primary authors: Assistant Secretary, Robert William Frederick Harrison; Secretaries Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker; Theodore E James.

Primary recipients: Colonial Office; George Howard Darwin; John Evans; Michael Foster; Foreign Office; Richard Tetley Glazebrook; Harrison & Sons; Lord Joseph Lister; Office of Works; Arthur William Rucker; Robarts, Lubbock & Compay; Her Majesty's Treasury.

Contains alphabetical index of letter recipients referring to the page on which the letter is to be found, but not to the individual letter.
Extent502p comprising 791 letters
FormatCarbon
Manuscript
Physical descriptionVolume half-bound in brown leather, brown cloth binding.
DimensionsHeight 44(cm), width 29(cm).
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsNot currently available to view due to conservation
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
NA8198Darwin; Sir; George Howard (1845 - 1912)1845 - 1912
NA1686Evans; Sir; John (1823 - 1908)1823 - 1908
NA8225Glazebrook; Sir; Richard Tetley (1854 - 1935)1854 - 1935
NA8069Lister; Joseph (1827 - 1912); 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis1827 - 1912
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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