Reference numberNLB/66/696
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p387
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to G. C. Roberts Esq., The Challenger Society. Natural History Museum, S.W.7
Date20 June 1924
DescriptionReplies that a small charge is made to external bodies who wish to use the rooms at the Royal Society. This is to cover the expenses of cleaning lighting and heating. Gives the prices of booking the Meeting room and the Ante Room and the use of an epidiascope. Mentions that operator's fees and gratuities to servants is to be arranged with them. Includes a p.s. note that the Ante Room can be made available for the use of the Challenger Society on the last Wednesday of January, April, June and October and asks for a notification a month before each meeting.
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