Reference numberRR/65
TitleReferees' reports: volume 65, peer reviews of scientific papers submitted to the Royal Society for publication
DescriptionContaining referee's reports arranged alphabetically by the lead author of the paper submitted to the Royal Society for review in 1938.

Notable referees and authors include Max Born, Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac and Alan Sterling Parkes.

When report is on a standardised form (E), the questions are:
1. Whether or not the paper should be read before the Society
2. Whether the paper contains contributions to knowledge of sufficient scientific interest for the space required
3. Whether any portions or illustrations of the paper are redundant
4. Whether it should be published by the Society
5. Whether it should be published in 'Philosophical Transactions' or 'Proceedings'
6.Whether it could be published by some other body
7. General remarks
ExtentTwo boxes: reports 1-150; reports 141-288
Physical descriptionLoose paper in folders
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Access statusOpen
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    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

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