Record

Reference numberNLB/59
Alternative reference numberNLB/59
LevelFile
TitleNew Letter Book volume 59, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration
Date9 July 1920-2 December 1920
DescriptionNew Letter Book volume 59 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 Secretart, Edwin Dellar; Secretary, James Hopwood Jeans.

Primary recipients: Aeronautics Committee; Henry Edward Armstrong; Richard Tetley Glazebrook; Harrison & Sons; James Hopwood Jeans; Henry George Lyons; Henry Forster Morley; Sir David Prain; 'Scientific & Indust. Res.'; Sir Arthur Schuster; 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 938 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
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
NA8105Armstrong; Henry Edward (1848 - 1937); chemist and educationalist1848 - 1937
NA8225Glazebrook; Sir; Richard Tetley (1854 - 1935)1854 - 1935
NA6939Lyons; Sir; Henry George (1864 - 1944)1864 - 1944
NA8273Prain; Sir; David (1857 - 1944)1857 - 1944
NA6483Schuster; Sir; Arthur (1851 - 1934)1851 - 1934
NA8288Thomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist1856 - 1940
NA5541Fisher; Herbert Albert Laurens (1865 - 1940)1865 - 1940
NA8246Lamb; Sir; Horace (1849 - 1934)1849 - 1934
NA6269Beilby; Sir; George Thomas (1850 - 1924)1850 - 1924
NA930Thomson; John Millar (1849 - 1933)1849 - 1933
NA6614Haddon; Alfred Cort (1855 - 1940)1855 - 1940
NA6570Herdman; Sir; William Abbott (1858 - 1924)1858 - 1924
NA1716Boycott; Arthur Edwin (1877 - 1938)1877 - 1938
NA1831Farmer; Sir; John Bretland (1865 - 1944)1865 - 1944
NA6154Shipley; Sir; Arthur Everett (1861 - 1927)1861 - 1927
NA1328Watts; William Whitehead (1860 - 1947)1860 - 1947
NA7844Fletcher; Sir; Walter Morley (1873 - 1933)1873 - 1933
NA8209Dyson; Sir; Frank Watson (1868 - 1939)1868 - 1939
NA2214Rosenhain; Walter (1875 - 1934)1875 - 1934
NA8002Pearson; Karl (1857 - 1936); statistician and eugenicist1857 - 1936
NA7000Keith; Sir; Arthur (1866 - 1955)1866 - 1955
NA6261Taylor; Henry Martyn (1842 - 1927)1842 - 1927
NA8247Lankester; Sir; Edwin Ray (1847 - 1929)1847 - 1929
NA8118Bateson; William (1861 - 1926)1861 - 1926
NA695Frazer; Sir; James George (1854 - 1941)1854 - 1941
NA1348Gregory; John Walter (1864 - 1932)1864 - 1932
NA8294Wager; Harold William Taylor (1862 - 1929)1862 - 1929
NA7014Richardson; Sir; Owen Willans (1879 - 1959)1879 - 1959
NA6169Fowler; Alfred (1868 - 1940)1868 - 1940
NA6126Harmer; Sir; Sidney Frederic (1862 - 1950)1862 - 1950
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