Reference numberNLB/66/93
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p53
TitleCopy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Duke of Norfolk [Bernard Fitzalan-Howard]
Date21 February 1924
DescriptionIn connection to the Arundel Collection; informs of the proposal to sell certain books donated to the Royal Society by Henry Howard, Sixth Duke of Norfolk as many have no scientific value and the library is in need of financial support. Asks for the duke's opinion. Informs that as much of the Arundel Collection was acquired by the British Museum in the 1830s and that those selected by the Trustees of the British Museum will be sold to them at their own valuation and the rest sold off.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueNLB/66/142
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7982Howard; Henry (1628 - 1684); 6th Duke of Norfolk; nobleman1628 - 1684
NA8234Hardy; Sir; William Bate (1864 - 1934)1864 - 1934
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