Record

Reference numberNLB/23/1
Alternative reference numberNLB/23/1
LevelFile
TitleCopy letters sent from Royal Society administrative staff and officers
Date2 August 1901-12 February 1902
DescriptionNew Letter Book volume 23 (book one of two) 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; Secretary, Joseph Larmor; Theodore E James.

Primary recipients: Robert Bellamy Clifton; Foreign Office; Michael Foster; Andrew Russell Forsyth; William Huggins; William Abbott Herdman; William Dobinson Halliburton; Harrison & Sons; Alfred Bray Kempe; Joseph Larmor; H F Morley; Robarts, Lubbock & Company; Arthur William Rucker; Charles Scott Sherrington; 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.
Extent507p, note pages 380 and 381 are missing. Comprises 880 letters.
FormatManuscript and carbon
Physical descriptionHalf-bound in brown leather, brown cloth binding.
DimensionsHeight 44(cm), width 29(cm).
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); Physicist1857 - 1942
NA8042Clifton; Robert Bellamy (1836 - 1921)1836 - 1921
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6837Forsyth; Andrew Russell (1858 - 1942); Mathematician1858 - 1942
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
NA6570Herdman; Sir; William Abbott (1858 - 1924)1858 - 1924
NA8059Halliburton; William Dobinson (1860 - 1931)1860 - 1931
NA7749Kempe; John (1665 - 1717)1665 - 1717
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA8281Sherrington; Sir; Charles Scott (1857 - 1952)1857 - 1952
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