|Alternative reference number||NLB/2|
|Title||New Letter Book volume 2, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration|
|Date||30 November 1887-9 February 1889|
|Description||New Letter Book volume 2 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: Secretary, Michael Foster; Assistant Secretary, Herbert Rix.
Primary recipients: Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company; Drake & Gorham; John Evans; George Carey Foster; Michael Foster; Harrison & Sons; Robert Lendlmayer von Lendenfeld; Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt] Robarts, Lubbock & Company; George Gabriel Stokes.
Contains alphabetical index of letter recipients referring to the page on which the letter is to be found, but not to the individual letter.
|Extent||505p comprising 1050 letters|
|Physical description||Volume half-bound in brown leather, brown cloth binding. Book boards detached from binding. |
|Dimensions||Height 44(cm), width 29(cm). |
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA1686||Evans; Sir; John (1823 - 1908)||1823 - 1908|
|NA6347||Foster; George Carey (1835 - 1919); physicist||1835 - 1919|
|NA8220||Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist||1836 - 1907|
|NA6090||Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh||1842 - 1919|
|NA8283||Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)||1819 - 1903|