|Alternative reference number||NLB/5|
|Title||New Letter Book volume 5, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration|
|Date||13 February 1891-5 February 1892|
|Description||New Letter Book volume 5 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, Herbert Rix.
Primary recipients: William Edward Ayrton; Cambridge Engraving Company; Clay & Sons; Drake & Gorham; John Evans; Michael Foster; Harrison & Sons; Robarts, Lubbock & Company; Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]; Sir William Thomson; West Newman & Company.
Contains alphabetical index of letter recipients referring to the page on which the letter is to be found, but not to the individual letter.
|Extent||500p comprising 1260 letters|
|Physical description||Volume half-bound in brown leather, brown cloth binding. Book spine and boards starting to detach from binding. |
|Dimensions||Height 44(cm), width 29(cm). |
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8037||Ayrton; William Edward (1847 - 1908)||1847 - 1908|
|NA1686||Evans; Sir; John (1823 - 1908)||1823 - 1908|
|NA8220||Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist||1836 - 1907|
|NA6090||Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh||1842 - 1919|
|NA8289||Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; physicist||1824 - 1907|