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Authorised form of nameEvans; Sir; John (1823 - 1908)
SurnameEvans
ForenamesJohn
Dates1823 - 1908
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Britwell Court, Burnham, Buckinghamshire, England (17 November 1823)
Death:
Britwell, Berkhamsted common, Hertfordshire (31 May 1908)
Burial:
Abbot's Langley parish church, Hertfordshire
ActivityProfession:
Paper manufacturer
Research Field:
Geology, archaeology, palaeontology, numismatics
Career:
Entered paper manufactory business of John Dickinson & Co, of Nash Mills, Hemel Hempstead; partner (1850-1885); studied and made personal collections in geology, archaeology and paleaontology, his meticulous research particularly focused on prehistoric flint implements, but his initial training derived from the Iron Age and Roman coinage as well as geology ; placed the study of numismatics on a scientific basis; became famous for his synthesis of the Palaeolithic finds from France and England published in 1859-1860; one of the earliest men of commerce to become an appreciated member of several learned societies in London and elsewhere, and often also entrusted with high-ranking offices; deeply invovled in international work within learned societies, especially the international congresses of prehistoric archaeology; mastered French, German, and Nordic languages; an expert on water percolation through his business interests; trustee of the British Museum, with which he was heavily involved, as well as the Blackmore Nuseum and St Albans Museum; died after an operation
Honours:
KCB 1892
Memberships:
FGS; FSA; AICE; FNS; Corresponding Member, Society d'Emulation d'Abbeville; Archaeological Society, Luxembourg
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/06/1864
Council:
Treas 1878-1898; VP 1874-1875, 1878-1898
RelationshipsSecond son of Arthur Benoni Evans and his wife Anne, daughter of Captain Thomas Dickinson RN of Bramblebury near Woolwich; grandson of Lewis Evans (FRS 1823); nephew of John Dickinson (FRS 1845); married (1850) Harriet Ann, daughter of John Dickinson (FRS 1845); father of Arthur John Evans (FRS 1901)
General contextThrough his son, Sir Arthur Evans, the bulk of his collections went to the Ashmolaeum Museum. The museum also holds his considerable personal archive.
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1908 vol 80 pp l-lvi signed by A G
Web site; http://johnevans.ashmolean.org
Royal Society codeNA1686
Archives associated with this Fellow
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MM/9/18Letter from T H Huxley, Hodeslea, Staveley Road, Eastbourne, to Sir John Evans11 March 1892
MM/9/17Letter from T H Huxley, Hodeslea, Staveley Road, Eastbourne, to Sir John Evans7 March 1892
NLB/7/946Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Percy Faraday Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society1 June 1893
EC/1864/06Evans, Sir John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001323Evans, Sir Johnnd
MM/9/16Letter from T H Huxley, Hodeslea, Staveley Road, Eastbourne, to Sir John Evans28 December 1891
MM/9/9Letter from T H Huxley, Prince of Wales Hotel, Harrogate, to Sir John Evans30 June 1886
DM/6/123Letter from Charles Few to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society23 May 1885
MM/9/14Letter from T H Huxley, Casalini, West Cliff, Bournemouth, to Sir John Evans8 March 1888
MM/9/13Letter from T H Huxley, Cassalini, West Cliff, Bournemouth, to Sir John Evans24 February 1888
DM/6/114Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society2 March 1885
MM/9/10Letter from T H Huxley, 4 Marlborough Place, Abbey Road, London, to Sir John Evans21 July 1886
MM/9/8Letter from T H Huxley, "Cassalini", Bournemouth, to Sir John Evans17 March 1886
MM/9/12Letter from T H Huxley, 4 Marlborough Place, Abbey Road, London, to Sir John Evans27 June 1887
DM/6/112Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society9 February 1885
DM/6/116Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society28 March 1885
DM/6/113Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society12 February 1885
DM/6/130Copy of letter from Edward Moss to Few and Co, with their replyJuly 1885
DM/6/131Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society8 July 1885
DM/6/125Copy of terms agreed in court, in the case Warburton v Childs & others19 June 1885
DM/6/124Letter from Few and Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society8 June 1885
DM/6/120Letter from Charles Few to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society15 May 1885
DM/6/115Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society9 March 1885
DM/6/142Letter from WS Wintle, Secretary, Foundling Hospital, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society15 January 1895
DM/6/117Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society2 April 1885
DM/6/127Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society23 June 1885
DM/7/101Letter from D Smith Son and Oakley to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society13 May 1880
DM/6/129Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society4 July 1885
DM/6/111Letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society, to Sir John Evans6 February 1885
DM/7/97Letter from Few and Co to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society16 April 1880
DM/6/122Letter from Charles Few to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society22 May 1885
DM/6/121Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society16 May 1885
DM/6/128Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society24 June 1885
DM/6/118Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society9 April 1885
DM/7/91Letter from William Spottiswoode and John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society to R Assheton Cross, Home Secretary12 December 1879
DM/6/110Letter from RH Few to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society18 November 1898
DM/7/55Letter from Few and Co to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society5 April 1879
DM/6/132Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society4 August 1885
DM/6/126Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society20 June 1885
DM/6/119Letter from Few & Co to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society20 April 1885
DM/7/53Letter from Christopher Oakley to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society25 March 1879
DM/7/103Letter from Few and Co to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society7 July 1880
DM/7/81Letter from Few and Co to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society4 November 1879
DM/7/54Letter from Christopher Oakley to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society1 April 1879
DM/7/59Letter from Few and Co to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society10 May 1879
DM/7/60Letter from John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society, to Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society13 May 1879
DM/7/82Letter from Few and Co to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society4 November 1879
DM/7/68Copy of letter from John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society, to Few and Co13 June 1879
AP/60/9First Quarterly Report on the Bornean Cave Exploration1878
NLB/7/571Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans17 March 1893
MS/743/1/156Letter from John Evans, Nash Mills, Hemel Hempstead, to [John Hall] Gladstone9 February 1898
NLB/6/113Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Drake & Gorham3 March 1892
NLB/9/816Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society16 July 1894
NLB/11/970Copy letter from Herbert Rix and Theodore E James, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society12 November 1895
NLB/2/291Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer of the Royal Society6 April 1888
NLB/1/12Copy letter from John Evans, to S O Gray10 November 1885
IM/Maull/001322Evans, Sir Johnnd
NLB/11/62Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Miss Lorrain Smith, 22 Sterndale Road, West Kensington8 April 1895
IM/001321Evans, Sir Johnnd
NLB/9/873Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society23 July 1894
NLB/1/37Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company21 December 1885
NLB/1/76Copy letter from John Evans, to Professor John Wesley Judd26 February 1886
NLB/1/501Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Drake & Gorham8 July 1887
NLB/6/247Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to F Howard Collins, Churchfield, Edgbaston, Birmingham31 March 1892
NLB/4/570Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans12 July 1890
NLB/1/79Copy letter from John Evans, Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company4 March 1886
NLB/1/142Copy letter from John Evans, to the Permanent Secretary of the Treasury1 July 1886
NLB/1/478Copy letter from John Evans, to Warren de la Rue, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chariman of the Kew Committee25 June 1887
NLB/2/175Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society11 February 1888
NLB/1/201Copy letter from John Evans, to R D Darbishire13 October 1886
NLB/1/175Copy letter from John Evans, to R D Darbishire, Fellow of the Geographical Society14 September 1886
NLB/1/405Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company[February 1887]
NLB/1/74Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company25 February 1886
NLB/1/99Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts & Company31 March 1886
NLB/1/131Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company17 June 1886
NLB/2/43Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society16 December 1887
NLB/1/471Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Smith, Sons & Oakley25 June 1887
NLB/1/244Copy letter from John Evans, to William Dickinson, Hargate Lodge, Tunbridge Wells4 November 1886
NLB/1/83Copy letter from John Evans, to Robarts, Lubbock & Company11 March 1886
NLB/3/128Copy letter from John Evans, to C J Clay21 March 1889
NLB/1/293Copy letter from John Evans, to Professor Stephen Joseph Perry1 December 1886
NLB/1/287Copy letter from John Evans, to Mr A Hilger27 November 1886
NLB/1/231Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts & Company29 October 1886
NLB/1/292Copy letter from John Evans, to Joseph Norman Lockyer1 December 1886
NLB/1/406Copy letter from John Evans, Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company22 February 1887
NLB/1/298Copy letter from John Evans, to N[?] A Laurance [Lawrence]8 December 1886
NLB/1/268Copy letter from John Evans, to Sir William George Armstrong, Fellow of the Royal Society17 November 1886
NLB/1/342Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Few & Company6 January 1887
NLB/1/284Copy letter from John Evans to Sir William George Armstrong, Fellow of the Royal Society27 November 1886
NLB/1/310Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, also sent to Dr Geikie, Sir George Henry Richards, and Reverend Professor Bartholomew Price10 December 1886
NLB/1/323Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company20 December 1886
NLB/1/407Copy letter from John Evans, to G W Harrison 23 February 1887
NLB/1/416Copy letter from John Evans, to W Lindley 3 March 1887
NLB/1/373Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans28 January 1887
NLB/1/415Copy letter from John Evans, to Sir William George Armstrong, Fellow of the Royal Society3 March 1887
NLB/1/402Copy letter from John Evans, to Sir William George Armstrong18 February 1887
NLB/1/398Copy letter from John Evans, to Sir William George Armstrong 10 February 1887
NLB/1/414Copy letter from John Evans, to W Lindley1 March 1887
NLB/1/511Copy letter from John Evans, to D Ruddle13 July 1887
NLB/4/16Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society18 January 1890
NLB/1/60Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company2 February 1886
NLB/4/59Copy letter from John Evans, to Mr H A Jaques, 99 Cannon Street, E.C.30 January 1890
NLB/4/25Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company21 January 1890
NLB/2/797Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society 7 November 1888
NLB/6/290Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to D J Willliams, Dyreham, Bushey, Herts7 April 1892
NLB/4/635Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans28 July 1890
NLB/4/415Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society23 May 1890
NLB/4/339Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society28 April 1890
NLB/4/526Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans26 June 1890
NLB/6/828Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]20 July 1892
NLB/2/771Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer of the Royal Society2 November 1888
NLB/4/305Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society15 April 1890
NLB/2/913Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company20 December 1888
NLB/4/616Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society22 July 1890
NLB/4/660Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans16 September 1890
NLB/4/438Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1890
NLB/4/851Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society11 November 1890
NLB/4/543Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans5 July 1890
NLB/3/129Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Eyre 7 Spottiswoode21 March 1889
NLB/4/850Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society12 November 1890
NLB/4/623Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society24 July 1890
NLB/3/92Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer to the Royal Society12 March 1889
NLB/4/661Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Evans, Nash Mills16 September 1890
NLB/4/729Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society9 October 1890
NLB/4/759Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society17 October 1890
NLB/4/907Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society22 November 1890
NLB/4/885Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Nash Mills19 November 1890
NLB/7/432Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Mr C E Zimdars17 February 1893
NLB/4/860Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society15 November 1890
NLB/3/389Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society29 May 1889
NLB/6/406Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Drake & Gorham3 May 1892
NLB/3/426Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to R Hamilton Few, 19 Surrey Street, Strand7 June 1889
NLB/3/483Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society21 June 1889
NLB/6/109Copy letter from John Evans, to an unknown correspondent3 March 1892
NLB/10/326Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans8 November 1894
NLB/7/710Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company12 April 1893
NLB/6/219Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans26 March 1892
NLB/3/543Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society8 July 1889
NLB/6/227Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Smith, Sun & Oakley, 19 Waterloo Place, S.W.29 March 1892
NLB/6/108Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Arthur Keen, 41 Bedford Row, W.C.3 March 1892
NLB/3/587Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society18 July 1889
NLB/6/98Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Savill & Sons, 39 New Bond Street, E.C.1 March 1892
NLB/6/212Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society25 March 1892
NLB/7/158Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor P J Anderson, University of Aberdeen12 December 1892
NLB/7/59Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Keen18 November 1892
NLB/6/93Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society29 February 1892
NLB/6/326Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society12 April 1892
NLB/6/209Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Few & Company25 March 1892
NLB/3/752Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society1 October 1889
NLB/6/171Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor James Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society16 March 1892
NLB/6/210Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Drake & Gorham25 March 1892
NLB/6/196Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Few & Company22 March 1892
NLB/6/311Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Nash Mills11 April 1892
NLB/6/327Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to J Taylor, Office of Works, 12 Whitehall Place12 April 1892
NLB/6/328Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Drake & Gorham12 April 1892
NLB/6/498Copy letter from Theodore E James, to [Harrison & Sons]26 May 1892
NLB/3/751Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society30 September 1889
NLB/6/391Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Drake & Gorham29 April 1892
NLB/10/572Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Collings20 December 1894
NLB/6/329Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society12 April 1892
NLB/6/387Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Crossley Brothers, Openshaw, Manchester29 April 1892
NLB/6/880Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society29 July 1892
NLB/7/962Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans5 June 1893
NLB/7/527Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society7 March 1893
NLB/6/547Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1892
NLB/6/152Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society12 March 1892
NLB/6/481Copy letter from Michael Foster, to H De La Hooke, Clerk of the London County Council21 May 1892
NLB/6/494Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to W Dyer, 8 Orchard Street, Portman Square, W.24 May 1892
NLB/6/342Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Herry Govier Seeley, Fellow of the Royal Society21 April 1892
NLB/6/178Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster18 March 1892
NLB/6/392Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Harry Govier Seeley, Fellow of the Royal Society29 April 1892
NLB/6/379Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society27 April 1892
NLB/6/249Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster 1 April 1892
NLB/6/271Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs D Smith, Son & Oakley, 10 Waterloo Place4 April 1892
NLB/6/427Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the Secretary, Royal Astronomical Society11 May 1892
NLB/6/1014Copy letter from Edward J Howard, to Sir John Evans26 September 1892
NLB/6/1194Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society8 November 1892
NLB/5/110Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society20 March 1891
NLB/6/660Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society23 June 1892
NLB/6/667Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Edward Ayrton23 June 1892
NLB/6/924Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans17 September 1892
NLB/6/735Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans5 July 1892
NLB/5/116Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society23 March 1891
NLB/7/70Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society21 November 1892
NLB/6/864Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Few & Company26 July 1892
NLB/6/825Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Arthur William Rucker, Fellow of the Royal Society20 July 1892
NLB/6/1016Copy letter from John Evans, to Mr Edward J Howard23 September 1892
NLB/7/129Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans6 December 1892
NLB/7/262Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans7 January 1893
NLB/6/946Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Howard23 September 1892
NLB/6/947Copy letter from John Evans, to E J Howard23 September 1892
NLB/7/461Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company22 February 1893
NLB/7/138Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company9 December 1892
NLB/6/1015Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Smith, Son & Oakley3 October 1892
NLB/10/585Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans31 December 1894
NLB/10/627Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans7 January 1895
NLB/7/673Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans8 April 1893
NLB/6/1038Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster7 October 1892
NLB/6/1201Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Michael Foster9 November 1892
NLB/6/1182Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company5 November 1892
NLB/7/121Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society5 December 1892
NLB/7/21Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans12 November 1892
NLB/7/88Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans26 November 1892
NLB/7/23Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company12 November 1892
NLB/7/164Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Few & Company13 December 1892
NLB/7/65Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company19 November 1892
NLB/7/271Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans9 January 1893
NLB/7/687Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster10 April 1893
NLB/7/440Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans20 February 1893
NLB/7/130Copy letter from John Evans, to the Chief Accountant, The Bank of England6 December 1892
NLB/7/669Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans7 April 1893
NLB/7/221Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Kelvin [William Thomson]23 December 1892
NLB/7/235Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans2 January 1893
NLB/16/894Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer of the Royal Society29 June 1898
NLB/7/433Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrison & Sons, St Martin's Lane17 February 1893
NLB/10/668Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Editor, 'Times' 16 January 1895
NLB/10/356Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans12 November 1894
NLB/7/811Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr W Dyer, Grosvenor Square1 May 1893
NLB/7/883Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to N T Lawrence, New Square, Lincoln's Inn, W.C.19 May 1893
NLB/7/544Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Hampton & Sons10 March 1893
NLB/7/595Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr J Pinches, 27 Oxenden Street, W.C.20 March 1893
NLB/10/301Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans7 November 1894
NLB/7/996Copy letter from Dr Frohnstein, 221 Harrow Road, Paddington, W.13 June 1893
NLB/7/647Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society28 March 1893
NLB/7/714Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans13 April 1893
NLB/7/977Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans12 June 1893
NLB/7/716Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to E J Howard, Nocton Rise, Lincoln13 April 1893
NLB/7/726Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster13 April 1893
NLB/7/1006Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to The Woodbury Permanent Photo Company, 6 Great New Street14 June 1893
NLB/10/402Copy letter from John Evans to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company19 November 1894
NLB/7/971Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to The Woodbury Type Company, 6 Great New Street9 June 1893
NLB/7/995Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to G J Burch, 5 Queens Terrace, Exeter13 June 1893
NLB/10/54Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society19 September 1894
NLB/7/1065Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Ambrose Fleming, Fellow of the Royal Society27 June 1893
NLB/7/1019Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans16 June 1893
NLB/10/16Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Sir John Evans25 August 1894
NLB/10/72Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans22 September 1894
NLB/7/1015Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to G J Burch, 21 Norham Road, Oxford14 June 1893
NLB/10/568Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts Lubbock & Company15 December 1894
NLB/10/838Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & comapny15 February 1895
NLB/10/599Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Joseph Norman Lockyer2 January 1895
NLB/10/78Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society, Grand Hotel, Venice24 September 1894
NLB/10/798Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to The Academy, 17 Chancery Lane6 February 1895
NLB/10/550Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Nash Hills, Hemel Hempstead14 December 1894
NLB/10/463Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Youlbury, Abingdon27 November 1894
NLB/10/579Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society21 December 1894
NLB/10/223Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Horace White, 10 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge25 October 1894
NLB/10/313Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster7 November 1894
NLB/10/236Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society27 October 1894
NLB/10/237Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Augustus Tilden, Fellow of the Royal Society, 9 Ladbrooke Gardens, Notting Hill, W.29 October 1894
NLB/10/718Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.25 January 1895
NLB/10/245Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to W B Keen, 3 Church Court, Old Jewry, E.C.30 October 1894
NLB/10/297Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Horace White, 10 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge6 November 1894
NLB/10/419Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company21 November 1894
NLB/10/683Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society18 January 1895
NLB/11/299Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Arthur Crick, Metropolitan Convalescent Institution, Walton-on-Thames29 May 1895
NLB/10/535Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company13 December 1894
NLB/10/566Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Johnson, Matthey & Company, Hatton Garden, E.C.19 December 1894
NLB/15/533Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society22 October 1897
NLB/10/875Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to W B Keen, 3 Church Court, Old Jewry, E.C.25 February 1895
NLB/17/666Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Nash Mills, Hemel Hempstead[6 December 1898]
NLB/10/368Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Roberts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.14 November 1894
NLB/10/413Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society20 November 1894
NLB/10/436Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society24 November 1894
NLB/11/61Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Miss A Ley, 14 Gray's Inn Residence, E.C.9 April 1895
NLB/10/546Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society14 December 1894
NLB/10/473Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.30 November 1894
NLB/10/494Copy letter from John Evans, to Chief Accountant, Bank of England, E.C.6 December 1894
NLB/10/727Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society26 January 1895
NLB/10/569Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company18 December 1894
NLB/10/472Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Dulau & Company, 37 Soho Square, London, W.29 November 1894
NLB/10/536Copy letter from John Evans to W L Fox, Falmouth Observatory13 December 1894
NLB/10/594Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to J D Chorlton, Didsbury Priory, Manchester1 January 1895
NLB/10/821Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr [David] Sharp, Fellow of the Royal Society11 February 1895
NLB/10/521Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Herrn Professor Dr Theodor Saemisch, Rektor, Freidrich-Wilhelms Universitat, Bonn11 December 1894
NLB/10/526Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Horace White11 December 1894
NLB/11/22Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock, & Company3 April 1895
NLB/10/731Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society28 January 1895
NLB/10/659Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans14 January 1895
NLB/10/950Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans12 March 1895
NLB/10/596Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to H Welter1 January 1895
NLB/11/157Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Dulau & Company, 37 Soho Square, W.4 May 1895
NLB/10/900Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr C Pridgeon, York Villa, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire28 February 1895
NLB/10/643Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Joseph Paget, Stuffynwood Hall, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire11 January 1895
NLB/10/902Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr John Lunn, Clerk to the Parish Council, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire28 February 1895
NLB/10/679Copy letter from Sir John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company18 January 1895
NLB/11/114Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Henry St John Hope, Assistant Secretary, Society of Antiquaries24 April 1895
NLB/10/707Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society23 January 1895
NLB/10/686Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society19 January 1895
NLB/10/765Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs W B Keen, 3 Church Court, Old Jewry, E.C.1 February 1895
NLB/10/910Copy letter from Herbert Rix, William Henry St John Hope, Society of Antiquaries5 March 1895
NLB/10/1047Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Miss Carp[?], 32 Beaumont Street, Portland Place29 March 1895
NLB/9/11Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Francis Galton, Fellow of the Royal Society10 March 1894
NLB/10/969Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Crookes, Fellow of the Royal Society15 March 1895
NLB/13/653Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts Lubbock & Company27 October 1896
NLB/10/927Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster8 March 1895
NLB/10/837Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Louis Carrington, 8 Tavistock Road, Croydon16 February 1895
NLB/9/64Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society20 March 1894
NLB/9/114Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society3 April 1894
NLB/10/822Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Louis Carrington, 8 Tavistock Road, Croydon11 February 1895
NLB/9/121Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to H M Axline, Middlesborough, Kentucky, U.S.A.3 April 1894
NLB/14/588Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Percy Faraday Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society2 April 1897
NLB/9/163Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Secretary, Her Majesty's Treasury9 April 1894
NLB/10/1016Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr John Lunn, Clerk to the Parish Council, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire25 March 1895
NLB/11/67Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Miss A Ley, 14 Gray's Inn Residences, E.C.10 April 1895
NLB/10/1007Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Ernest Henry Griffiths, Bree's Hotel, Jersey22 March 1895
NLB/10/957Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to H Keen 13 March 1895
NLB/11/259Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Edwin Ray Lankester, Fellow of the Royal Society and Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society21 May 1895
NLB/9/219Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society18 April 1894
NLB/13/462Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Mr C Butterworth, Savoy House, 115 Strand, W.C.18 September 1896
NLB/9/787Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company12 July 1894
NLB/11/37Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Street, Office of Works, War Office, S.W.5 April 1895
NLB/10/998Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr E Wilson, Post Office Terrace, Cambridge20 March 1895
NLB/11/356Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society10 June 1895
NLB/9/341Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, [Royal Society]1 May 1894
NLB/11/27Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Jones, Lang & Company, 3 King Street, Cheapside, E.C.4 April 1895
NLB/11/21Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Miss Edith Chick, Chester Gate, Mount Park, Ealing3 April 1895
NLB/9/315Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Miss Margaret Chrystal, Oxford Cottage, Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire28 April 1894
NLB/11/184Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Secretary, Royal Society10 May 1895
NLB/11/216Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society15 May 1895
NLB/11/134Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society26 April 1895
NLB/11/424Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Smith, Son & Oakley, 10 Waterloo Place, S.W.26 June 1895
NLB/11/124Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society25 April 1895
NLB/11/185Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society10 May 1895
NLB/14/583Copy letter from John Evans, to Monsieur Joseph Louis Francois Bertrand, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 April 1897
NLB/9/604Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to W B Keen, 3 Church Court, Old Jewry, E.C.14 June 1894
NLB/9/771Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society11 July 1894
NLB/9/942Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Lloyd Lind20 July 1894
NLB/11/368Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Reverend Frederick William Farrar, Fellow of the Royal Society, Dean of Canterbury, 17 Dean's Yard, Westminster, S.W.15 June 1895
NLB/11/388Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Few & Company20 June 1895
NLB/11/570Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Charles Chree, Kew Observatory, Richmond25 July 1895
NLB/9/705Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrison & Sons2 July 1894
NLB/11/366Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society15 June 1895
NLB/11/375Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society18 June 1895
NLB/11/682Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans16 September 1895
NLB/11/564Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Mr J H Knowles, 15 Rush Hill Road, Lavender Hill, S.W.24 July 1895
NLB/13/300Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, [Treasurer, Royal Society]22 July 1896
NLB/12/188Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, [Royal Society]1 January 1896
NLB/11/584Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Smith, Son & Oakley, 10 Waterloo Plae, S.W.29 July 1895
NLB/9/648Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society22 June 1894
NLB/9/701Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society2 July 1894
NLB/9/724Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society6 July 1894
NLB/9/684Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society28 June 1894
NLB/11/697Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to J R Thomas, 19 Down Street, Piccadilly, W.19 September 1895
NLB/11/672Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Sir John Evans11 September 1895
NLB/11/839Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Smith & Oakley, 10 Waterloo Place16 October 1895
NLB/11/729Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Lister, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society26 September 1895
NLB/14/580Copy account from the Treasurer of the Royal Society [John Evans], of the Pasteur International Memorial Fund[c March 1897]
NLB/11/792Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr J H Knowles, 15 Rush Hill Road, Lavender Hill, S.W.8 October 1895
NLB/11/779Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Charles Chree, Kew Observatory, Richmond, Surrey4 October 1895
NLB/11/700Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society19 September 1895
NLB/11/791Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Kelvin [William Thomson], Fellow of the Royal Society8 October 1895
NLB/9/723Copy letter from [Herbert Rix] to [Sir John Evans, Royal Society][6 July 1894]
NLB/11/728Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Grand Hotel26 September 1895
NLB/11/797Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society8 October 1895
NLB/11/794Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society8 October 1895
NLB/11/819Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans10 October 1895
NLB/9/245Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society20 April 1894
NLB/11/893Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to His Excellency Dr R H Gunning, 12 Addison Crescent, Kensington, W.29 October 1895
NLB/11/1004Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Theodor Wilhelm Engelmann14 November 1895
NLB/11/892Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Henry Wesley, Royal Astronomical Society29 October 1895
NLB/13/776Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society23 November 1896
NLB/11/837Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society15 October 1895
NLB/11/913Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to W B Keen, 3 Church Court, Old Jewry, E.C.4 November 1895
NLB/9/906Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society26 July 1894
NLB/11/813Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society10 October 1895
NLB/11/917Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society4 November 1895
NLB/11/906Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr J H Knowles, 15 Rush Hill Road, Lavender Hill, S.W 31 October 1895
NLB/11/928Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Jones, Lang & Company5 November 1895
NLB/18/736Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society2 May 1899
NLB/11/966Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.12 November 1895
NLB/11/1015Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans15 November 1895
NLB/9/954Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society31 July 1894
NLB/9/990Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Sir John Evans, [Royal Society]4 August 1894
NLB/9/910Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Few & Company26 July 1894
NLB/9/861Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society20 July 1894
NLB/12/9Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to W B Keen, 3 Church Court, Old Jewry, E.C.18 November 1895
NLB/9/881Copy letter from [Herbert Rix] to Sir John Evans, [Treasurer, Royal Society]24 July 1894
NLB/13/53Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Herbert Rix, Headland Cottage, Limpsfield, Surrey[June] 1896
NLB/13/11Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Smith, Son & Oakley, 10 Waterloo Place, Pall Mall, W.28 May 1896
NLB/13/43Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Hubert von Herkomer1 June 1896
NLB/12/74Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.5 December 1895
NLB/14/390Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Hugo Muller, Fellow of the Royal Society3 March 1897
NLB/15/780Copy letter sent from John Evans, to Messrs Few & Company8 December 1897
NLB/13/832Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society4 December 1896
NLB/13/138Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society22 June 1896
NLB/13/323Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to M W Bottomley, 19 York Buildings, Adelphi, W.C.24 July 1896
NLB/12/616Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society23 March 1896
NLB/13/205Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Miss Chambers, Catalogue Department, [Royal Society]1 July 1896
NLB/13/165Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Smith, Son & Oakley, 10 Waterloo Place, S.W.23 June 1896
NLB/13/275Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Herbert Rix, Headland Cottage, Limpsfield, Surrey20 July 1896
NLB/13/230Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company7 July 1896
NLB/13/481Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society25 September 1896
NLB/13/758Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company20 November 1896
NLB/13/282Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society21 July 1896
NLB/13/272Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Smith, Son & Oakley, 10 Waterloo Place, Pall Mall, S.W.18 July 1896
NLB/12/374Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society10 February 1896
NLB/12/835Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society14 May 1896
NLB/12/333Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to F A Eaton, Secretary, Royal Academy of Arts31 January 1896
NLB/12/526Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Smith, Son & Oakley, 10 Waterloo Place, S.W.6 March 1896
NLB/12/348Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Robert William Frederick Harrison, Veloya, Woking3 February 1896
NLB/12/455Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society]21 February 1896
NLB/12/692Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society13 April 1896
NLB/12/384Copy letter from John Evans, to Mr Few12 February 1896
NLB/13/557Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society7 October 1896
NLB/12/601Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company20 March 1896
NLB/12/646Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Drake & Gorham, 66 Victoria Street, S.W.27 March 1896
NLB/13/603Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Percy Faraday Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary, Pasteur International Memorial Fund15 October 1896
NLB/13/229Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society7 July 1896
NLB/13/652Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society26 October 1896
NLB/13/659Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.28 October 1896
NLB/15/521Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Cockburn & Campbell21 October 1897
NLB/13/727Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Percy Faraday Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society11 November 1896
NLB/15/313Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messieurs les Secretaires, Académie des Sciences, Paris5 August 1897
NLB/12/793Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Percy Faraday Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chemical Department, Mason College, Birmingham4 May 1896
NLB/13/793Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans26 November 1896
NLB/14/406Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society5 March 1897
NLB/12/873Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Percy Faraday Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary of the Pasteur International Memorial Fund22 May 1896
NLB/12/63Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Charles Chree, Kew Observatory, Richmond, Surrey2 December 1895
NLB/12/748Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society25 April 1896
NLB/12/358Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society5 February 1896
NLB/12/528Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Arthur Schuster, Fellow of the Royal Society, 4 Anson Road, Victoria Park, Manchester6 March 1896
NLB/14/438Copy letter from John Evans, to Professor Percy Faraday Frankland, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 March 1897
NLB/14/392Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Joseph Norman Lockyer, Fellow of the Royal Society3 March 1897
NLB/2New Letter Book volume 2, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration30 November 1887-9 February 1889
NLB/14/387Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to M G Ramond, 25 Rue Jacques-Bulud, Neuilly, Paris2 March 1897
NLB/11/679Copy letter from Theodore E James, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society14 September 1895
NLB/8New Letter Book volume 8, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration28 June 1893-8 March 1894
NLB/7New Letter Book volume 7, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 November 1892 - 29 June 1893
NLB/14/391Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Chandler Roberts-Austen, Fellow of the Royal Society3 March 1897
NLB/14/480Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Michael Foster, [Fellow of the Royal Society]17 March 1897
NLB/14/518Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Smith, Son & Oakley, 10 Waterloo Place, Pall Mall, S.W. 23 March 1897
NLB/14/582Copy letter from John Evans, to Percy Faraday Frankland, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 April 1897
NLB/17New Letter Book volume 17, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration29 June 1898-20 December 1898
NLB/16/830Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer of the Royal Society17 June 1898
NLB/4New Letter Book volume 4, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration14 January 1890-12 February 1891
NLB/14/762Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Thomas Lauder Brunton, Fellow of the Royal Society 11 May 1897
NLB/14/759Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society11 May 1897
NLB/14/841Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Alfredo Antunes Kanthanck, Pathological Laboratory, New Museums, Cambridge27 May 1897
NLB/14/862Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society29 May 1897
NLB/15/390Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Surgeon Major-General James Cleghorn, Simla13 September 1897
NLB/17/477Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to an unknown recipient 8 November 1898
NLB/15/831Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Mrs Louth, 3 Herbart Road, Lansdowne Road, Dublin20 December 1897
NLB/15/516Copy letter from John Evans, to Surgeon Major James Cleghorn20 October 1897
NLB/15/332Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Mr George Ellis11 August 1897
NLB/15/386Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Dr Alfredo Antunes Kanthack9 September 1897
NLB/15/102Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society26 June 1897
NLB/15/105Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, [Treasurer, Royal Society]'16 June 1897
NLB/16/180Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Smith, Son & Oakley16 February 1898
NLB/16/70Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans26 January 1898
NLB/15/214Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society17 July 1897
NLB/16/93Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, toSir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society29 January 1898
NLB/15/517Copy letter from John Evans, to Monsieur Joseph Louis Francois Bertrand, [Fellow of the Royal Society]20 October 1897
NLB/15/324Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Companmy 7 August 1897
NLB/15/531Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1897
NLB/15/532Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Robert Bell, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1897
NLB/15/750Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Few & Company, 19 Surrey Street, Strand, W.C. 2 December 1897
NLB/15/410Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Secretaries, Phoenix Fire Office, 19 Lombard Street, E.C.23 September 1897
NLB/15/565Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society29 October 1897
NLB/17/448Copy letter from John Evans, to Reverend J P Moorehouse3 November 1898
NLB/15/530Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George Ellis, 8 Bolton Road, St John's Wood22 October 1897
NLB/15/690Copy letter from John Evans, to Monsieur Joseph Louis Francois Bertrand, Academie des Sciences, Palais de l'Institut, Paris 17 November 1897
NLB/15/659Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company12 November 1897
NLB/17/687Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Alfred Bray Kempe, Treasurer, Royal Society7 December 1898
NLB/17/657Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company2 December 1898
NLB/15/676Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society15 November 1897
NLB/17/598Copy letter from John Evans, to Dr John Anderson, Fellow of the Royal Society, 71 Harrington Gardens, S.W.23 November 1898
NLB/15/700Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Joseph Lister, Sir John Evans, Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer and Sir Edward Frankland, Fellows of the Royal Society22 November 1897
NLB/15/724Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Chief Accountant, Bank of England, E.C.25 November 1897
NLB/15/321Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Louis Carrington7 August 1897
NLB/15/736Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Surgeon Major General James Cleghorn, United Service Club, Simla, India29 November 1897
NLB/15/743Copy letter from John Evans, to F D Williams, Gray's Court1 December 1897
NLB/17/338Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society13 October 1898
NLB/19/213Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society13 July 1899
NLB/17/481Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Smith, Son & Oakley, 10 Waterloo Place, Pall Mall, S.W. 8 November 1898
NLB/17/655Copy letter from John Evans, to the Manager, Messrs Lloyds Bank, 16 St James's Street, S.W.2 December 1898
NLB/17/351Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Few & Company, 19 Surrey Street, Strand, W.C.17 October 1898
NLB/17/746Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society14 December 1898
NLB/17/391Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society21 October 1898
NLB/17/348Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society13 October 1897
NLB/17/494Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Few & Company, 19 Surrey Street, Strand, W.C.9 November 1898
NLB/17/594Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.23 November 1898
NLB/19/38Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Riley, Britannia Works, Banbury6 June 1899
NLB/19/168Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs John Edington & Company, 19 Long Lane, West Smithfield, E.C. 4 July 1899
NLB/19/192Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir John Evans, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 July 1899
NLB/19/268Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to George Howard Darwin, [Fellow of the Royal Society]24 July 1899
NLB/22/592Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society10 June 1901
NLB/19/687Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, [Fellow of the Royal Society]24 November 1899
NLB/20/557Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to A S Cope, Little Campden House, Kensington, W. 22 May 1900
NLB/18/714Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society27 April 1899
NLB/20/578Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Jonathan Pratt, Honorary Secretary, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, New Street, Birmingham24 May 1900
NLB/20/510Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society10 May 1900
NLB/21/57Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society20 July 1900
NLB/21/33Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.18 July 1900
NLB/21/30Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John [Evans]18 July 1900
NLB/21/54Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to A S Cope, Little Campden House, Gloucester Walk, Kensington, W. 21 July 1900
NLB/21/60Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1900
NLB/21/228Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society 1 October 1900
NLB/23/2/383Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society24 October 1903
NLB/23/2/85Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1901
NLB/27/309Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society4 August 1903
NLB/27/518Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society14 October 1903
NLB/26/742Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society21 May 1903
NLB/30/772Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society18 May 1905
NLB/27/858Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society14 December 1903
NLB/30/662Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society3 May 1905
NLB/31/347Copy memorandum from an unknown correspondent, to [Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society]17 August 1905
NLB/38/158Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Lady Evans20 June 1908
NLB/10New Letter Book volume 10, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration17 August 1894-1 April 1895
RR/8/187Referee's report by John Evans, on a paper 'Limestone as an index of geological time' by Thomas Mellard Reade28 March 1879
RR/10/344Referee's report by John Evans, on a paper 'The patterns in thumb and finger Marks.—On their arrangement into naturally distinct classes, the permance of the papillary ridges that makes them, and the resemblance of their classes to ordinary genera' by Francis Galton14 November 1890
MS/427/18Copy letter from John Evans, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Roberts, Lubbock & Co.18 December 1879
RR/11/177Referee's report by John Evans, on a paper 'On questions relating to the condition as regards matrimony of the population of the United Kingdom' by George King9 April 1892
RR/14/123Letter from John Evans, to Arthur William Rucker, regarding a paper 'On the orientation of the pyramids and temples in the Sûdân' by E A Wallis Budge12 July 1899
RR/9/282Memorandum by George Gabriel Stokes, Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster and John Evans, on a paper 'On beds of sponge-remains in the lower and upper greensand of the South of England' by George Jennings Hinde 1885
RR/14/121Referee's report by John Evans, on a paper 'On the orientation of the pyramids and temples in the Sûdân' by E A Wallis Budge3 May 1899
MS/427/284Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Barrois, Faculte des Science, Lille [France]22 June 1883
MS/427/400Copy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Rev. A. H. Dunn12 December 1884
NLB/9New Letter Book volume 9, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration8 March-17 August 1894
NLB/11New Letter Book volume 11, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration2 April 1895-15 November 1895
NLB/19/754Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society12 December 1899
MM/9/15Letter from T H Huxley, 3 Jevington Gardens, Eastbourne, to Sir John Evans24 February 1890
MM/9/11Letter from T H Huxley, 4 Marlborough Place, Abbey Road, London, to Sir John Evans18 June 1887
P/0037Portrait of Evans, Sir John1900
DM/7/80Letter from Christopher Oakley to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society3 November 1879
DM/7/102Letter from Few and Co to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society28 June 1880
NLB/1/727Copy letter from George Gabriel Stokes, John Evans, Michael Foster, and Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to the Marquess of Salisbury, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil17 November 1887
NLB/1/155Copy letter from John Evans, to Mr Darbishire7 July 1886
NLB/1/286Copy letter from John Evans, to Captain Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society27 November 1886
NLB/1/276Copy letter from John Evans, to Sir William George Armstrong20 November 1886
NLB/1/492Copy letter from John Evans, to Mr D Ruddle7 July 1887
NLB/1/296Copy letter from John Evans, to Sir Reginald Earle Welby, Her Majesty's Treasury1 September 1886
NLB/2/988Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, the Royal Society21 January 1889
NLB/4/643Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts Lubbock & Company31 July 1890
NLB/3/561Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society13 July 1889
NLB/3/498Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society25 June 1889
NLB/3/691Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, the Verderers, Bradenham, Thetford16 September 1889
NLB/3/499Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Secretary, Royal Society]25 June 1889
NLB/6/526Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society26 May 1892
NLB/6/82Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to D J Williams, Dyreham, Bushey, Herts.26 February 1892
NLB/6/710Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Daniel Hipwell, 17 Hilldrop Crescent, Camden Road, N.30 June 1892
NLB/11/330Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society5 June 1895
NLB/10/153Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society9 October 1894
NLB/11/731Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Few & Company26 September 1895
NLB/10/325Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Few & Company8 November 1894
NLB/10/241Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster29 October 1894
NLB/10/343Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Justin, Messrs Dulau & Company10 January 1894
NLB/10/342Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Dulau & Company18 December 1893
NLB/10/616Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to W L Fox, Falmouth3 January 1895
NLB/10/690Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Dulau & Company, 37 Soho Square, W.21 January 1895
NLB/10/800Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Dr J Murray7 February 1895
NLB/9/88Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, [Treasurer, Royal Society]22 March 1894
NLB/11/254Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society20 May 1895
NLB/11/508Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society16 July 1895
NLB/11/575Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr J H Knowles, 15 Rush Hill Road, S.W.25 July 1895
NLB/9/664Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to E J Poynter, Honorary Secretary, Society for the Preservation of the Monuments of Ancient Egypt, 28 Albert Gate, S.W.25 June 1894
NLB/9/744Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society9 July 1894
NLB/11/769Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans2 October 1895
NLB/11/772Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society3 October 1895
NLB/11/798Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society8 October 1895
NLB/11/859Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer21 October 1895
NLB/9/809Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Miss Edwardes. Field House, High Barnet16 July 1894
NLB/9/877Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to W Graham Greene, Admiralty, Whitstable24 July 1894
NLB/9/912Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society26 July 1894
NLB/9/929Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Company Limited, Paternoster House. 20 & 22 Charing Cross Road, W.C.30 July 1894
NLB/9/59Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Charles Chree, Kew Observatory, Richmond, Surrey20 March 1894
NLB/9/60Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society, care of Mrs Longman, 27 Norfolk Square, W.20 March 1894
NLB/13/21Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society29 May 1896
NLB/13/493Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society28 September 1896
NLB/13/321Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Charles Chree, Kew Observatory, Richmond, Surrey21 July 1896
NLB/12/754Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Percy Faraday Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society27 April 1896
NLB/12/7Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society16 November 1895
NLB/3New Letter Book volume 3, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration11 February 1889-13 January 1890
NLB/15/534Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Thomas George Bonney, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1897
NLB/15/302Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society31 July 1897
NLB/17/66Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society11 July 1898
NLB/16/782Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer of the Royal Society4 June 1898
NLB/17/593Copy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C. 23 November 1898
NLB/22/701Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society27 June 1901
NLB/28/32Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Few & Company22 December 1903
RR/7/198Referee's report by Peter Martin Duncan, on a paper 'Report on the exploration of Brixham Cave conducted by a committee of the Geological Society, and under the superintendence of Wm. Pengelly, Esq., F. R. S., aided by a local Committee; with descriptions of the animal remains by George Busk, Esq., F.R.S., and of the Flint implements by John Evans, Esq., F.R.S' by Joseph Prestwich, George Busk and John Evans13 April 1872
RR/7/199Referee's report by William Boyd Dawkins, on a paper 'Report on the exploration of Brixham Cave conducted by a committee of the Geological Society, and under the superintendence of Wm. Pengelly, Esq., F. R. S., aided by a local Committee; with descriptions of the animal remains by George Busk, Esq., F.R.S., and of the Flint implements by John Evans, Esq., F.R.S' by Joseph Prestwich, George Busk and John Evans16 December 1872
NLB/6New Letter Book volume 6, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration5 February 1892-9 November 1892
NLB/16New Letter Book volume 16, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration11 January 1898-29 June 1898
NLB/3/596Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society20 July 1889
NLB/7/61Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster18 November 1892
NLB/7/602Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans21 March 1893
NLB/10/151Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society9 October 1894
NLB/10/234Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Fellow of the Royal Society27 October 1894
NLB/10/293Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans6 November 1894
NLB/10/778Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society4 February 1895
NLB/11/749Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society1 October 1895
NLB/9/882Copy letter from John Evans, to Charles Chree, Secretary to the Kew Committee, Kew Observatory, Richmond, Surrey25 July 1894
NLB/9/846Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society18 July 1894
NLB/12/335Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society31 January 1896
NLB/18/818Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Clements R Markham, Fellow of the Royal Society19 May 1899
RR/5/164Referee's report by John Evans, on a paper 'Description of the cavern of Bruniquel, and its organic contents' by Richard Owen5 September 1864
NLB/5New Letter Book volume 5, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration13 February 1891-5 February 1892
NLB/13New Letter Book volume 13, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 May 1896-7 December 1896
RR/12/242Referee's report by John Evans, on a paper 'Niagara falls as a chronometer of geological time' by J W Spencer18 June 1894
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