Record

Reference numberNLB/32
Alternative reference numberNLB/32
LevelFile
TitleNew Letter Book volume 32, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration
Date9 December 1905-13 June 1906
DescriptionNew Letter Book volume 32 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, Archibald Geikie.

Primary recipients: Colonel David Bruce; Professor Hugh Longbourne Callendar; Sir George Darwin; Colonial Office; Messrs Harrison & Sons; Edwin Ray Lankester; Dunkinfield Henry Scott; Professor H Weldon.

Contains alphabetical index of letter recipients referring to the page on which the letter is to be found, but not to the individual letter.
Extent534p comprising 906 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
NA6174Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924)1835 - 1924
NA5307Callendar; Hugh Longbourne (1863 - 1930)1863 - 1930
NA8198Darwin; Sir; George Howard (1845 - 1912)1845 - 1912
NA8247Lankester; Sir; Edwin Ray (1847 - 1929)1847 - 1929
NA7009Scott; Dukinfield Henry (1854 - 1934)1854 - 1934
NA8153Bruce; Sir; David (1855 - 1931)1855 - 1931
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