Record

Reference numberNLB/56
Alternative reference numberNLB/56
LevelFile
TitleNew Letter Book volume 56, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration
Date1 November 1918-27 June 1919
DescriptionNew Letter Book volume 56 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. Volume 56 also covers the subject of the First World War.

Primary authors: Assistant Secretary, Robert William Frederick Harrison.

Primary recipients: Sir David Bruce; Andrew Russell Forsyth; Harrison & Sons; William Abbott Herdman; Frederick Gowland Hopkins; James Hopwood Jeans; Sir David Prain; William Jackson Pope; Sir Joseph John Thomson.

Contains alphabetical index of letter recipients referring to the page on which the letter is to be found, but not to the individual letter.
Extent516p comprising 916 letters
FormatCarbon
Manuscript
Physical descriptionHalf-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
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8153Bruce; Sir; David (1855 - 1931)1855 - 1931
NA6837Forsyth; Andrew Russell (1858 - 1942); Mathematician1858 - 1942
NA6570Herdman; Sir; William Abbott (1858 - 1924)1858 - 1924
NA6168Hopkins; Sir; Frederick Gowland (1861 - 1947)1861 - 1947
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
NA8273Prain; Sir; David (1857 - 1944)1857 - 1944
NA8272Pope; Sir; William Jackson (1870 - 1939)1870 - 1939
NA8288Thomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist1856 - 1940
NA6638Kempe; Sir; Alfred Bray (1849 - 1922)1849 - 1922
NA8209Dyson; Sir; Frank Watson (1868 - 1939)1868 - 1939
NA1735Chree; Charles (1860 - 1928)1860 - 1928
NA773Cushny; Arthur Robertson (1866 - 1926)1866 - 1926
NA6247Strahan; Sir; Aubrey (1852 - 1928)1852 - 1928
NA7825Clerk; Sir; Dugald (1854 - 1932); mechanical engineer1854 - 1932
NA1231Harker; John Allen (1870 - 1923)1870 - 1923
NA8140Bragg; Sir; William Henry (1862 - 1942); physicist1862 - 1942
NA1375Hill; Micaiah John Muller (1856 - 1929)1856 - 1929
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