Record

Reference numberNLB/21
Alternative reference numberNLB/21
LevelFile
TitleNew Letter Book volume 21, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration
Date14 July 1900-7 February 1901
DescriptionNew Letter Book volume 21 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.

Primary recipients: Colonial Office; Foreign Office; George Carey Foster; Andrew Russell Forsyth; Michael Foster; Harrison & Sons; William Abbott Herdman; William Dobinson Halliburton; Alfred Bray Kempe; C P Lucas; Robarts, Lubbock & Company; Arthur William Rucker; Dukinfield Henry Scott.

Contains alphabetical index of letter recipients referring to the page on which the letter is to be found, but not to the individual letter.
Extent513p comprising 815 letters
FormatCarbon
Manuscript
Physical descriptionVolume half-bound in brown leather, brown cloth binding.
DimensionsHeight 44(cm), width 29(cm).
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6347Foster; George Carey (1835 - 1919); Physicist1835 - 1919
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6837Forsyth; Andrew Russell (1858 - 1942); Mathematician1858 - 1942
NA6570Herdman; Sir; William Abbott (1858 - 1924)1858 - 1924
NA8059Halliburton; William Dobinson (1860 - 1931)1860 - 1931
NA6638Kempe; Sir; Alfred Bray (1849 - 1922)1849 - 1922
NA7009Scott; Dukinfield Henry (1854 - 1934)1854 - 1934
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