Record

Reference numberNLB/23/2
Alternative reference numberNLB/23/2
LevelFile
TitleCopy letters sent from Royal Society administrative staff and officers
Date23 January 1901-10 November 1901
DescriptionNew Letter Book volume 23 (book two 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; Secretaries Joseph Larmor and Michael Foster; Archibald Geikie and Arthur William Rucker.

Primary recipients: Colonial Office; Foreign Office; Clements Robert Markham; Deputy Master of the Mint; Royal Geographical Society; 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.
Extent512p comprising 560 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
NA6174Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924)1835 - 1924
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); Physicist1857 - 1942
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA7951Markham; Sir; Clements Robert (1830 - 1916)1830 - 1916
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