Reference numberNLB/4/771
Alternative reference numberNLB/4 p314
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Chief Librarian, Central Free Library, Birmingham
Date22 October 1890
DescriptionThe 'Proceedings [of the Royal Society]' have been granted to the Birmingham Free Library and they should be posted to them regularly by the Royal Society's printer. If this is not the case Rix asks to be notified. The Library Committee did not find themselves able to grant volumes seven and eight of the 'Catalogue of Scientific Papers'. There is a Committee meeting today and Rix will put forward the question about the back volumes of 'Proceedings', from volume 39 onwards.
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