Reference numberNLB/9/867
Alternative reference numberNLB/9 p438
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Publisher, "Notes and Queries", Bream's Buildings
Date23 July 1894
DescriptionRix explains that the Royal Society are increasingly short on space to store scientific periodicals, and that at the recent meeting of the Library Committee they decided to take the step of asking all academies, English and continental, to stop sending them their literary series of transactions and journals, and confine their gifts to pure science.

He regrets to say that "Notes and Queries" was one of the journals which the Committee decided to discontinue, as it does not deal with experimental science. Rix, however, notes that 'The Athenaeum' is of great use to them, and they hope that they will continue to grant them this gift.
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