Record

Reference numberNLB/6
Alternative reference numberNLB/6
LevelFile
TitleNew Letter Book volume 6, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration
Date5 February 1892-9 November 1892
Description New Letter Book volume 6 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 de Wiveleslie Abney; Cambridge Engraving Company; Collings & Company; Drake & Gorham; Sir John Evans; Michael Foster; Harrison & Sons; Robarts Lubbock & Company; Harry Govier Seeley; 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.
Extent500p comprising 1204 letters
FormatCarbon
Manuscript
Physical descriptionVolime half-bound in brown leather, brown cloth binding. Book boards and spine starting to detach from binding.
DimensionsHeight 44(cm), width 29(cm).
Access statusClosed
Access conditionsCurrently not accessible due to conservation work being undertaken
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6454Abney; Sir; William de Wiveleslie (1843 - 1920)1843 - 1920
NA1686Evans; Sir; John (1823 - 1908)1823 - 1908
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6493Seeley; Harry Govier (1839 - 1909)1839 - 1909
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