Reference numberNLB/72
Alternative reference numberNLB/72
TitleNew Letter Book volume 72, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration
Date14 January 1929-6 October 1930
DescriptionNew Letter Book volume 72 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, Francis Alexander Towle.

Primary recipients: Aeronautics Committee; Central Asian Society; Coutts & Company; Customs House; Eugenics Society; Harrison & Sons.

Contains alphabetical index of letter recipients referring to the page on which the letter is to be found, but not to the individual letter.

[Note: p.127, p.168, p.204, p.282 and p.290 are blank.]
Extent516p comprising 976 letters
Physical descriptionHalf-bound in brown leather, brown cloth binding. The binding is sound, but the spine is slightly affected by red rot. Some pages are coming loose from the binding.
DimensionsHeight 44(cm), width 29(cm).
Access statusOpen
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