Record

Reference numberNLB/29
Alternative reference numberNLB/29
LevelFile
TitleNew Letter Book volume 29, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration
Date13 June 1904-13 January 1905
DescriptionNew Letter Book volume 29 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; Clerk, Theodore E James; Secretary, Archibald Geikie.

Primary recipients: Messrs J & C Clay; Colonial Office; Foreign Office; Richard Tetley Glazebook; Sir William Huggins; R L Lankester; Augustus Edward Howe Love; Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, William Napier Shaw.

Contains alphabetical index of letter recipients referring to the page on which the letter is to be found, but not to the individual letter.
Extent514p comprising 923 letters
FormatCarbon
Manuscript
Physical descriptionVolume half-bound in brown leather, brown cloth binding. The binding is sound, but the spine is slightly affected by red rot.
DimensionsHeight 44(cm), width 29(cm).
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsCurrently not available due to conservation being carried out, expected return by Aug 2021
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6570Herdman; Sir; William Abbott (1858 - 1924)1858 - 1924
NA6174Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924)1835 - 1924
NA8225Glazebrook; Sir; Richard Tetley (1854 - 1935)1854 - 1935
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
NA7994Love; Augustus Edward Hough (1863 - 1940)1863 - 1940
NA7142Shaw; Sir; William Napier (1854 - 1945)1854 - 1945
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