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Authorised form of namePrain; Sir; David (1857 - 1944)
SurnamePrain
ForenamesDavid
Dates1857 - 1944
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Fettercairn, Kincardineshire, Scotland (11 July 1857)
Death:
Whyteleaf, Surrey (16 March 1944)
ActivityBotanist
Education:
MB; MA; LLD
Honours:
CIE 1906; CMG 1912; Kt 1912
Memberships:
FRSE; FLS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/05/1905
Council:
Treas 1919-1929; VP 1919-1929
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1942-1944 vol 4 pp 747-770, plate, by I H Burkill
References:
A G Cock, 'Chauvinism and Internationalism in Science: The International Research Council, 1919-1926' in NR 1982-83 vol 37 pp 249-288
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/94291
Royal Society codeNA8273
Archives associated with this Fellow
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EC/1905/12Prain, Sir David: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/16/19Memorandum by David Prain on certain books deposited by the Royal Society, preserved in the Library of the India Office11 May 1923
NLB/51/13Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Lt. Col. Sir David Prain CMG, FRS19 November 1914
NLB/66/897Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.10 September 1924
NLB/43/410Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society5 January 1911
NLB/43/480Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society26 January 1911
NLB/59/555Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society15 October 1920
NLB/46/109Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society11 June 1912
NLB/32/719Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]15 May 1906
NLB/63/343Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS23 September 1922
NLB/34/885Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant-Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society21 March 1907
NLB/32/62Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons[20 December 1905]
NLB/32/47Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society, Royal Botanic Garden, Kew, Surrey18 December 1905
NLB/32/458Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]13 March 1906
NLB/32/178Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Colonel David Prain, [Fellow of the Royal Society]22 January 1906
NLB/32/310Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lietenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society17 February 1906
NLB/32/460Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society14 March 1906
NLB/33/782Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society2 November 1906
NLB/71/890Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts & Co.30 November 1928
NLB/35/657Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir George King, Fellow of the Royal Society27 June 1907
NLB/34/744Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Edward Bagnall Poulton, Fellow of the Royal Society5 March 1907
NLB/38/43Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society5 June 1908
NLB/36/654Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society26 November 1907
NLB/39/648Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant Colonel [David] Prain, CIE, Fellow of the Royal Society19 February 1909
NLB/42/194Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Colonel [David] Prain FRS 22 April 1910
NLB/38/692Copy letter from Joseph Larmor and Archibald Geikie, to Lieutenant-Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1908
NLB/40/101Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Colonel D [David] Prain FRS7 April 1909
NLB/67/272Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Dr [Thomas Martin] Lowry, FRS26 November 1924
NLB/39/241Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant-Colonel Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society15 December 1908
NLB/39/495Copy letter from The Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant Colonel D [David] Prain, CIE, Fellow of the Royal Society27 January 1909
NLB/39/679Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant Colonel Prain, CIE, Fellow of the Royal Society23 February 1909
NLB/40/266Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant Colonel D [David] Prain CIE, FRS14 May 1909
NLB/38/688Copy letter from Joseph Larmor and Archibald Geikie, to Sir Arthur William Rucker, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1908
NLB/40/286Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lietenant-Colonel D [David] Prain FRS19 May 1909
NLB/40/169Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant Colonel D [David] Prain CIE, FRS 27 April 1909
NLB/40/255Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Colonel D [David] Prain FRS10 May 1909
NLB/46/446Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society1 August 1912
NLB/42/66Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieut Colonel D [David] Prain CIE, FRS18 March 1910
NLB/40/685Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant Colonel [David] Prain CIE, FRS 29 July 1909
NLB/42/209Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant Colonel [David] Prain CIE, FRS 26 April 1910
NLB/42/70Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to M E de Wildeman, Scretariat General, Jardin Botanique, Brussels19 March 1910
NLB/42/174Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to M Van der Vaeren, Jardin Botanique, Brussels, Belgium19 April 1910
NLB/43/476Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society24 January 1911
NLB/42/172Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain FRS, Royal Botnaic Gardens, Kew, Surrey18 April 1910
NLB/42/351Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Iieutenant Colonel D [David] Prain, CIE, FRS 27 May 1910
NLB/42/463Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant Colonel D [David] Prain IMS, FRS, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey16 June 1910
NLB/42/353Copy letter from John Rose Bradford, Secretary RS to The Under Secretary of State for India, India Office27 May 1910
NLB/41/710Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society10 February 1910
NLB/43/51Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society18 October 1910
NLB/61/43Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.28 April 1921
NLB/45/219Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Col David Prain, Royal Gardens, Kent22 January 1912
NLB/60/513Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Few & Co.17 February 1921
NLB/45/179Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lt Colonel D [David] Prain CMG, FRS12 January 1912
NLB/46/221Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel Sir David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society27 June 1912
NLB/48/341Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society18 June 1913
NLB/48/391Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society26 June 1913
NLB/47/591Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant Colonel Sir David Prain CMG, CIE, FRS28 February 1913
NLB/48/331Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir David Prain17 June 1913
NLB/51/342Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir David Prain CMG, CIE, FRS16 February 1915
NLB/48/185Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel Sir David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society28 May 1913
NLB/47/825Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant Colonel Sir D [David] Prain CMG18 April 1913
NLB/48/701Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society29 September 1913
NLB/51/246Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Lt. Col. Sir David Prain CMG, FRS22 January 1915
NLB/50/788Copy letter from William Crookes, to Lieutenant Colonel Sir David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society6 November 1914
NLB/67/569Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney [Frederic] Harmer, FRS23 January 1925
NLB/50/707Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel Sir David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society16 October 1914
NLB/51/312Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir David Prain CMG, FRS9 February 1915
NLB/51/399Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir David Prain CMG, CIE, FRS12 March 1915
NLB/51/208Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir David Prain CIE, CMG, FRS11 January 1915
NLB/61/324Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Couuts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.20 June 1921
NLB/67/473Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.5 January 1925
NLB/68/371Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Gregory Apcar Esq.30 June 1925
NLB/56/880Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Applied Biological Sciences Committee and FRS20 June 1919
NLB/60/832Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury12 April 1921
NLB/60/833Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury12 April 1921
NLB/60/481Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Henry [Martyn] Taylor Esquire, FRS11 February 1921
NLB/58/814Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to [Richard Dixon] Oldham Esquire, FRS21 June 1920
NLB/54/424Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Soiree Committee and FRS10 May 1917
NLB/54/529Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Soiree Committee and FRS11 June 1917
NLB/62/863Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Daniel Smith, Oakley & Garrard19 May 1922
NLB/59/900Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society27 November 1920
NLB/56/73Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Indian Government Advisory Committee and FRS13 November 1918
NLB/59/241Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Agent of the Bank of England; Western Branch28 July 1920
NLB/58/815Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Algernon] Parsons, FRS21 June 1920
NLB/53/102Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, K.C.M.G., FRS12 April 1916
NLB/55/185Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, C.M.G., FRS08 January 1918
NLB/56/35Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Indian Government Advisory Committee and FRS8 November 1918
NLB/57/509Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, FRS, CMG20 November 1919
NLB/64/488Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Professor [Thomas Martin] Lowry, FRS24 April 1923
NLB/58/103Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society13 March 1920
NLB/56/329Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Applied Biological Sciences Committee and FRS14 January 1919
RR/22/6Referee's report by David Prain, on a paper 'Analyses of agricultural yield. Part III. —The influence of natural environmental factors upon the yield of Egyptian cotton' by William Lawrence Balls11 January 1916
NLB/56/392Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Applied Biological Sciences Committee and FRS29 January 1919
NLB/58/31Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Manager of Lloyds Bank; St. James's Street, S.W.2 March 1919
NLB/56/367Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Applied Biological Sciences Committee and FRS24 January 1919
MS/929/1/155Letter from Sir David Prain, FRS, Royal Botanic Garden, Shibpur, Calcutta, [Kolkata] to James Mackenzie Davidson6 November 1902
NLB/56/765Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Applied Biological Sciences Committee and FRS20 May 1919
NLB/58/136Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society18 March 1920
NLB/58/901Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.30 June 1920
NLB/56/601Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Applied Biological Sciences Committee and FRS26 March 1919
RR/29/34Referee's report by David Prain, on a paper 'The assyeiau herbal. Parts I and II' by R C Thompson4 February 1924
NLB/65/147Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Walter Heape Esq., FRS13 August 1923
NLB/56/645Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Applied Biological Sciences Committee and FRS4 April 1919
MS/929/1/156Letter from Sir David Prain, FRS, Royal Botanic Garden, Shibpur, Calcutta, [Kolkata] to James Mackenzie Davidson11 July 1903
NLB/58/37Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Major [Percy Alexander] MacMahon, FRS3 March 1920
NLB/56/664Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Applied Biological Sciences Committee and FRS9 April 1919
NLB/61/444Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.7 July 1921
NLB/59/930Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society1 December 1920
RR/32/36Referee's report by David Prain, on a paper 'On the chemistry of the ancient Assyrians' by R Campbell Thompson14 June 1925
NLB/63/373Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Henry Young Esq., Assistant Secretary, The Royal Institution04 October 1922
NLB/58/93Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society12 March 1920
NLB/62/724Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury12 April 1922
NLB/58/36Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Dr. Charles Chree, FRS3 March 1920
NLB/64/778Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Few & Co. Strand W.C.218 June 1923
NLB/58/506Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society13 May 1920
NLB/65/247Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to The Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury28 September 1923
NLB/64/55Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Henry Forster] Morley; 5 Lyndhurst Road, N.W.25 January 1923
NLB/60/460Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.10 February 1921
NLB/67/313Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs L. Messel and Co.; 31 Throgmorton Street, E.C.2.4 December 1924
NLB/59/169Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.22 July 1920
NLB/58/507Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Few & Co. 13 May 1920
NLB/58/532Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society18 May 1920
NLB/64/805Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Daniel Smith, Oakley & Gerrard.21 June 1923
NLB/59/217Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society27 July 1920
NLB/59/119Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society17 July 1920
NLB/59/737Copy letter from [Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to an unknown correspondent8 November 1920
NLB/58/769Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.16 June 1920
NLB/61/733Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.18 October 1921
NLB/58/841Copy letter from [David Prain,] Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury24 June 1920
NLB/57/562Copy letter from Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to the Manager, Lloyds Bank 5 December 1919
NLB/60/216Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society24 December 1920
NLB/58/708Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society9 June 1920
NLB/59/587Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.21 October 1920
NLB/61/534Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.20 July 1921
NLB/59/510Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society11 October 1920
NLB/59/18Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society10 July 1920
NLB/57/829Copy letter from Sir David Prain, FRS, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Few & Co14 February 1920
NLB/59/244Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society30 July 1920
NLB/60/462Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Few & Co.; 19 Surrey Street, Strand, W.C.2.10 February 1921
NLB/60/755Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs L. Messel & Co.; 31 Throgmorton Street, E.C.2.23 March 1921
NLB/60/459Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to the Agent of the Bank of England (Western Branch)10 February 1921
NLB/60/734Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to the Manager of Lloyds Bank; St. James's Street, S.W.l.18 March 1921
NLB/60/562Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to an unknown correspondent24 February 1921
NLB/60/92Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to [Horace Tabberer] Brown Esquire, FRS10 December 1920
NLB/61/795Copy of a minute of Council from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.27 October 1921
NLB/60/567Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coward, Hawksley, Sons & Chance24 February 1921
NLB/60/91Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Professor [Owen Willans] Richardson, FRS9 December 1920
NLB/60/677Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs L. Messel & Co.; 31 Throgmorton Street, London, E.C.2.12 March 1921
NLB/65/664Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to W. C. Hodgson Esq.; The Westminster Bank Limited, 26 Haymarket, S.W.1.4 December 1923
NLB/62/90Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.30 November 1921
NLB/59/793Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society12 November 1920
NLB/60/751Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society23 March 1921
NLB/61/643Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury30 September 1921
NLB/60/538Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society19 February 1921
NLB/60/213Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Few & Co.24 December 1920
NLB/68/637Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury29 September 1925
NLB/68/36Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury1 May 1925
NLB/61/668Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury4 October 1921
NLB/60/568Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Parker, Garrett & Co.; St. Michael's Rectory, Cornhill, E.C.3.24 February 1921
NLB/60/710Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.17 March 1921
NLB/60/223Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society30 December 1920
NLB/60/580Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.25 February 1921
NLB/61/131Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Palmer] Wynne, FRS19 May 1921
NLB/60/514Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Few & Co.16 February 1921
NLB/61/796Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co. 27 October 1921
NLB/63/374Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to The Secretary, H.M. Treasury04 October 1922
NLB/60/465Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to H. P. Foulerton Esquire; Broadmoor, Crowthorne, Berkshire10 February 1921
NLB/64/680Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society;to W. Dawson Esq. of the School of Forestry, Cambridge31 May 1923
NLB/69/405Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society27 March 1926
NLB/61/24Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Beachcroft, May & Ledward; 9 Theobalds Road, W.C.l.28 April 1921
NLB/61/289Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Few & Co.16 June 1921
NLB/61/559Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs L. Messel & Co.29 July 1921
NLB/61/160Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Parker, Garrett & Co. 26 May 1921
NLB/62/291Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to the Public Trustee19 January 1922
NLB/57/735Copy letter from unknown correspondent; to Professor Edward Fawcett, FRS29 January 1920
NLB/60/662Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to James Bishop Esquire; Secretary's Office, Euston Station, N.W.l.10 March 1921
NLB/63/317Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS18 August 1922
NLB/60/679Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society12 March 1921
NLB/61/227Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to H. P. Foulerton Esquire; Broadmoor, Crowthorne, Berk2 June 1921
NLB/60/655Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs L. Messel & Co.10 March 1921
NLB/60/853Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.14 April 1921
NLB/61/196Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.31 May 1921
NLB/61/817Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to the Agent of the Bank of England31 October 1921
NLB/57/604Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, the Conjoint Board of Scientific Societies15 December 1919
NLB/57/674Copy letter from TE James, Clerk of the Royal Society; to GH [Godfrey Harold] Hardy Esq, FRS10 January 1920
NLB/57/779Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Few and Co.2 February 1920
NLB/57/565Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, FRS, CMG, Treasurer of the Royal Society5 December 1919
NLB/57/716Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Stewart and Lloyd, 3 & 4 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC 228 January 1920
NLB/61/712Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.14 October 1921
NLB/61/732Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.18 October 1921
NLB/57/692Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & CoJanuary 1920
NLB/57/564Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Manager, Lloyds Bank 5 December 1919
NLB/57/566Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr J [John] Millar Thomson, FRS5 December 1919
NLB/71/906Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co. 4 December 1928
NLB/61/644Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury29 September 1921
NLB/58/944Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.7 July 1920
NLB/57/618Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.16 December 1919
NLB/61/785Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to the Agent of the Bank of England24 October 1921
NLB/62/125Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to [John Hilton] Grace Esquire, FRS7 December 1921
NLB/57/555Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.3 December 1919
NLB/57/793Copy letter from Sir David Prain, FRS, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co6 February 1920
NLB/57/637Copy letter from Sir David Prain, FRS, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Sir Alfred [Bray] Kempe, FRS22 December 1919
NLB/60/93Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to the Lord Rayleigj, FRS10 December 1920
NLB/57/678Copy letter from TE James, Clerk of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Midland Railway Co. Derby12 January 1920
NLB/61/594Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs E. H. Price & Co.; 57 Basinghall Street, E.C.14 September 1921
NLB/62/155Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Professor [Philippe Auguste] Guye; the University of Geneva, Switzerland12 December 1921
NLB/61/784Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to W. Minet Esquire; Society of Antiquaries26 October 1921
NLB/57/718Copy letter from TE James, Clerk of the Royal Society; to Dr [John] Morley, FRS, [Viscount Morley of Blackburn]28 January 1920
NLB/64/465Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Mrs. [Percival] Spencer [Umfreville] Pickering; Woolacombe, Devon18 April 1923
NLB/57/790Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co5 February 1920
NLB/62/244Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Henry] Forster Morley, Director of the International Catalogue of Scientific Literature11 January 1922
NLB/57/808Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor A [Arthur] Dendy, FRS12 February 1920
NLB/62/95Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Whitehead Watts] the Secretary of the Conjoint Board of Scientific Societies1 December 1921
NLB/62/227Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Sir [Richard Tetley] Glazebrook, FRS3 January 1922
NLB/64/321Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Henry] Forster Morley14 March 1923
NLB/63/439Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to The Secretary, H.M. Treasury13 October 1922
NLB/63/775Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Reginald Crundall] Punnett, FRS13 December 1922
NLB/62/295Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Henry] Forster Morley, Director of the International Catalogue of Scientific Literature 19 January 1922
NLB/62/758Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.28 April 1922
NLB/66/91Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Manager of Lloyd's Bank Limited, St.James Street, S.W.121 February 1924
NLB/55/714Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prian, C.M.G., FRS31 July 1918
NLB/67/501Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.12 January 1925
NLB/63/788Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Dr. [Francis William] Aston, FRS15 December 1922
NLB/64/130Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Peter] Chalmers Mitchell, FRS5 February 1923
NLB/62/554Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Beachcroft, Hay & Ledward; 9 Theobald's Road, London, W.C.l.9 March 1922
NLB/68/628Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Herbert Oppenheimer, Nathan & Vandyk; 1 Finsbury Square, E.C.2.25 September 1925
NLB/62/796Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice-President of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury8 May 1922
NLB/65/248Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to The Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury28 September 1923
NLB/64/59Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Peter Chalmers] Mitchell, FRS25 January 1923
NLB/63/348Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS26 September 1922
NLB/64/61Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.23 January 1923
NLB/67/528Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to P. A. Clutterbuck Esq., MC15 January 1925
NLB/63/437Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.13 October 1922
NLB/57/775Copy letter from Sir David Prain, FRS, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co, 440 Strand, WC2 February 1920
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NLB/67/204Copy letter of a notice sent to 'The Times'; 'The Morning Post'; 'The Daily Telegraph'; 'Nature'; the Press Association13 November 1924
NLB/64/396Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Heseltine, Powel & Co.; 1 Drapers Gardens, Throgmorton Street, E.C.2.27 March 1923
NLB/57/238Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, FRS, CMG26 September 1919
NLB/57/812Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr H [Sir Henry Hallett] Dale, FRS12 February 1920
NLB/57/707Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Ernest Rutherford [Baron Rutherford of Nelson], FRS [PRS]23 January 1920
NLB/65/144Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. The International Western Electric Co.; Connaught House, Aldwych, W.C.2.13 August 1923
NLB/64/467Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury17 April 1923
NLB/63/389Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS05 October 1922
NLB/63/456Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs Coutts & Co.19 October 1922
NLB/63/443Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs Coutts and Co.16 October 1922
NLB/63/441Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs Coutts and Co.13 October 1922
NLB/68/880Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.19 November 1925
NLB/64/802Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Few & Co. Starnd W.C.220 June 1923
NLB/63/786Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Major-General Sir David Bruce, K.C.B., FRS15 December 1922
NLB/66/52Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.14 February 1924
NLB/67/458Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.2 January 1925
NLB/63/703Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs Coutts and Co.04 December 1922
NLB/63/739Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Sir John Russell, FRS08 December 1922
NLB/67/35Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs L. Messel and Co.8 October 1924
NLB/63/695Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs Coutts and Co.02 December 1922
NLB/63/740Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Thomas Martin] Lowry, FRSUndated
NLB/63/805Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs Coutts and Co.20 December 1922
NLB/63/697Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs Coutts and Co.02 December 1922
NLB/64/491Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Mrs. Pickering, Woolacombe, North Devon24 April 1923
NLB/71/853Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts & Co.15 November 1928
NLB/64/592Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to The Manager, The Westminister Bank Ltd., 21 Lombard Street, E.C.07 May 1923
NLB/63/787Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor Pieter Zeeman, Foreign Member of the Royal Society15 December 1922
NLB/66/25Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Albert Charles] Seward, FRS11 February 1924
NLB/63/380Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Editor, "The Times"05 October 1922
NLB/65/916Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Dr [Peter] Chalmers Mitchell, FRS28 January 1924
NLB/67/390Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.11 December 1924
NLB/67/324Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, CMG, CIE, Treasurer of the Royal Society5 December 1924
NLB/65/224Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Henry] Forster Morley24 September 1923
NLB/65/596Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to W. C. Hodgson Esq.; The Westminster Bank Limited, 26 Haymarket, S.W.1.26 November 1923
NLB/64/804Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messr Beachcroft, Hay & Ledward.21 June 1923
NLB/65/681Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Israel Gollancz, Secretary of the British Academy6 December 1923
NLB/63/716Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Sir Napier Shaw, FRS05 December 1922
NLB/68/67Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of Imperial College of Science8 May 1925
NLB/71/435Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts & Co.15 May 1928
NLB/69/861Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.4 November 1928
NLB/65/493Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [David Prain] Treasurer of the Royal Society7 November 1923
NLB/64/907Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, C.M.G, C.I.E Treasurer of the Royal Society7 July 1923
NLB/67/578Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.23 January 1925
NLB/68/657Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury1 October 1925
NLB/70/964Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.21 November 1927
NLB/68/938Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.3 December 1925
NLB/69/860Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Company, 440 Strand, WC24 November 1928
NLB/67/403Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.16 December 1924
NLB/63/600Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs Coutts & Co.10 November 1922
NLB/66/288Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.3 April 1924
NLB/65/284Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to The Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury5 October 1923
NLB/65/665Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.5 December 1923
NLB/66/5Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co1 February 1924
NLB/71/598Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Sir Ernest Rutherford, O.M., President of the Royal Society17 July 1928
NLB/64/799Copy letter from [William Bate Hardy], Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Ernest Henry] Starling, FRS20 June 1920
NLB/65/411Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.26 October 1923
NLB/65/471Copy letter from [David Prain] Treasurer of the Royal Society; to [Charles Scott Sherrington] President of the Royal Society5 November 1923
NLB/65/863Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Professor [Owen Willans] Richardson, FRS18 January 1924
NLB/65/472Copy letter from [David Prain] Treasurer of the Royal Society; to [Charles Scott Sherrington] President of the Royal Society5 November 1923
NLB/67/406Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.16 December 1924
NLB/71/795Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.2 November 1928
NLB/65/591Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.23 November 1923
NLB/72/29Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.23 January 1929
NLB/65/672Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.6 December 1923
NLB/71/357Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts & Co.20 April 1928
NLB/70/902Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.3 November 1927
NLB/72/207Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.22 May 1929
NLB/69/440Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts & Co.14 April 1926
NLB/71/711Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Mrs Ludlow-Hewitt11 October 1928
NLB/67/213Copy letter from [David Prain] Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society13 November 1924
NLB/72/367Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.20 August 1929
NLB/70/585Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury25 May 1927
NLB/67/81Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to [Dr Henry] Forster Morley; 12 Heathview Garden, S.W.15.15 October 1924
NLB/67/533Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Dr [Peter] Chalmers Mitchell, CBE, FRS16 January 1925
NLB/69/289Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Bate] Hardy, FRS22 February 1926
NLB/67/665Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Dr [Guy] Marshall10 February 1925
NLB/67/474Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.5 January 1925
NLB/58/850Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.23 June 1920
NLB/67/505Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Dr [Peter Chalmers] Mitchell, FRS12 January 1925
NLB/63/692Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs Few & Co.01 December 1922
NLB/67/471Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.5 January 1925
NLB/67/476Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.5 January 1925
NLB/69/827Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.28 October 1926
NLB/65/516Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [David Prain] Treasurer of the Royal Society12 November 1923
NLB/69/527Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, H. M. Treasury31 May 1926
NLB/66/130Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Sanderson & Co. Royal Insurance Buildings, Dalhousie Sqaure, Calcutta [Kolkata], India. 25 February 1924
NLB/66/182Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Francis Wall] Oliver FRS10 March 1924
NLB/67/506Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.12 January 1925
NLB/63/608Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs Harrison & Sons14 November 1922
NLB/66/289Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Couts and Co.3 April 1924
NLB/65/546Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.16 November 1923
NLB/68/379Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to B. M. Wilson Esq.; 2 Grosvenor Terrace, Ullet Road, Liverpool1 July 1925
NLB/68/602Copy letter from P. D. Rogers, for the Assistant Secretary; to Sir David Prain, CMG, FRS, Treasurer of the Royal Society18 September 1925
NLB/68/662Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.5 October 1925
NLB/66/928Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, H. M. Treasury23 September 1924
NLB/71/950Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.17 December 1928
NLB/67/321Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney [Frederic] Harmer, KBE, FRS5 December 1924
NLB/71/620Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to W. L. Mellersh, Esq., Cheltenham15 August 1928
NLB/70/297Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.24 February 1927
NLB/68/660Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.6 October 1925
NLB/69/630Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Brundrett, Randall and Co., 10 King's Bench Walk1 July 1926
NLB/66/682Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary; Royal Society of Arts. 19 June 1924
NLB/63/856Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to W.C. Hodgson Esq., 64 Loxley Road, Magdalen Park, S.W.18.09 January 1923
NLB/67/182Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [David Prain] Treasurer of the Royal Society8 November 1924
NLB/69/233Copy letter from Sir Ernest Rutherford, President of the Royal Society, to Mrs. Bateson11 February 1926
NLB/63/869Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs Coutts & Co.12 January 1923
NLB/71/449Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.24 May 1928
NLB/68/1Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, CMG, Treasurer of the Royal Society24 April 1925
NLB/66/603Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Glazebrook, K.C.B, FRS3 June 1924
NLB/70/676Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.29 June 1927
NLB/69/105Copy letter from Henry Hallett Dale, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society12 January 1926
NLB/70/20Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.2 December 1926
NLB/68/378Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.2 July 1925
NLB/67/46Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.9 October 1924
NLB/71/888Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts & co.30 November 1928
NLB/70/808Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury1 October 1927
NLB/70/346Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.9 March 1927
NLB/69/148Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs, Coutts & Co.21 January 1926
NLB/71/951Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.17 December 1928
NLB/67/184Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [David Prain] Treasurer of the Royal Society8 November 1924
NLB/68/659Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.6 October 1925
NLB/68/526Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society28 July 1925
NLB/71/602Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts & Co.18 July 1928
NLB/68/375Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.1 July 1925
NLB/68/658Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury1 October 1925
NLB/66/872Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society to Messrs. Coutts & Co29 July 1924
NLB/38/166Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society22 June 1908
NLB/68/302Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Agent; Bank of England Western Branch, Burlington Gardens, W.1.16 June 1925
NLB/66/740Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Comptroller-General [Controller-General] Department of Overseas Trade, 35 Old Queen Street, S.W.130 June 1924
NLB/63/698Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Messrs Coutts and Co.02 December 1922
NLB/68/460Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society13 July 1925
NLB/68/625Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.25 September 1925
NLB/68/818Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.5 November 1925
NLB/68/630Copy letter from P. D. Rogers [Royal Society administrative staff]; to Sir David Prain, CMG, CIE, Treasurer of the Royal Society26 September 1925
NLB/67/664Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to [John] Ramsbottom Esq., OBE, FLS10 February 1925
NLB/68/872Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.17 November 1925
NLB/63/774Copy letter from Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society and FRS; to Professor [Jocelyn Field] Thorpe, C.B.E., FRSDecember 1922
NLB/72/146Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Public Trustee18 April 1929
NLB/68/574Copy letter from Alfred Hastings White, Assistant Librarian of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, CMG, CIE, Treasurer of the Royal Society1 September 1925
NLB/69/307Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to [Ernest] A. Ebblewhite Esq., The Worshipful Company of Gardeners, Bakers' Hall, Harp Lane, E.C.326 February 1926
NLB/69/161Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Registrar, General Council of Medical Education and Registration, 44 Hallam Street, Portland Place, W.122 January 1926
NLB/70/809Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury1 October 1927
NLB/71/259Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts & Co.1 March 1928
NLB/71/491Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.12 June 1928
NLB/69/41Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts & Co. 17 December 1925
NLB/69/343Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Leonard] C. Gunnell, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA11 March 1926
NLB/70/240Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.11 February 1927
NLB/65/282Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to The Manager of Lloyds Bank, St James' Street, S.W.1.5 October 1923
NLB/71/675Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, H. M. Treasury28 September 1928
NLB/71/836Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.13 November 1928
NLB/70/251Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.17 February 1927
NLB/61/801Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co.; Strand, W.C.2.28 October 1921
NLB/70/752Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, CMG, FRS, Treasurer of the Royal Society21 July 1927
NLB/66/335Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, H.M. Treasury10 April 1924
NLB/71/339Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts & Co.April 1928
NLB/71/796Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.1 November 1928
NLB/71/106Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.4 January 1928
NLB/59/318Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury17 September 1920
NLB/71/861Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.20 November 1928
NLB/67/10Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury29 September 1924
NLB/71/117Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.10 January 1928
NLB/72/154Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.25 April 1929
NLB/67/194Copy letter from [David Prain] Treasurer of the Royal Society; to [Charles Scott Sherrington] President of the Royal Society31 October 1924
NLB/70/753Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.25 July 1927
NLB/71/852Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts & Co.15 November 1928
NLB/70/888Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.31 October 1927
NLB/72/473Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.6 November 1929
NLB/65/709Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society11 December 1923
NLB/70/965Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.21 November 1927
NLB/70/827Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.7 October 1927
NLB/72/382Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.26 September 1929
NLB/71/618Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Mrs Ludow-Hewitt, Tewkesbury10 August 1928
NLB/71/672Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.28 September 1928
NLB/71/583Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Sir Ernest Rutherford, O.M., President of the Royal Society12 July 1928
NLB/72/153Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.24 April 1929
NLB/72/494Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.14 November 1929
NLB/67/145Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society1 November 1924
NLB/66/4Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.1 February 1924
NLB/71/746Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.18 October 1928
NLB/56/763Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Applied Biological Sciences Committee and FRS20 May 1919
NLB/59/317Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury17 September 1920
NLB/67/405Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts and Co.16 December 1924
NLB/65/794Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to [Cecil Clifford] Dobell Esq., FRS3 January 1924
NLB/71/837Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Mrs Ludlow Hewitt13 November 1928
NLB/56/623Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Applied Biological Sciences Committee and FRS1 April 1919
NLB/71/539Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Dr. H. Forster Morley, Hampstead, NW35 July 1928
NLB/66/202Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coutts and Co.13 March 1924
NLB/66/397Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Controller-General, Department of Overseas Trade, 35 Old Queen Street, S.W.11 May 1924
NLB/65/792Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Manager of Westminster Bank Limited; 1 Brompton Square, S.W.3.3 January 1924
NLB/67/9Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury29 September 1924
NLB/67/924Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society8 April 1925
NLB/73/289Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Imperial College of Science, South Kensington, SW72 May 1931
NLB/39/151Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Lieutenant Colonel Prain, CIE3 December 1908
CD/5/17Copy letter from the Royal Society; to Professor [John] Graham Kerr; Professor [John Stanley] Gardiner; Professor [James Thomas] Wilson; Sir [David] Prain; Dr [Arthur William] Hill; Sir Arthur Keith; Sir [Alfred Daniel] Hall; Professor [Robert] Newstead; Colonel [Henry George] Lyons; Dr [John William] Evans; Sir [Richard] Threlfall; Sir [John] Cadman18 January 1923
NLB/42/65Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to The Senatore, Professor P Blaserna, President of the R Accademis dei LinceiUndated
CD/65/14Letter from [Frederick William] Gamble; the University of Birmingham, Edmund Street; to Sir David [Prain]7 February 1921
CD/65/16Letter from Arthur [Robert] Hinks; 1 Percy Villas, Campden Hill, W.8.; to Sir David [Prain]9 February 1921
CD/66/6Letter regarding the Conference with Sir Frank Heath; to Sir David Prain; Sir Richard Glazebrook; Sir Charles Sherrington; Dr [James Hopwood] Jeans; and Sir [William Bate] Hardy28 February 1925
NLB/66/112Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society23 February 1924
NLB/64/908Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Mr [George Stuart] Sherrington Esq. Bedford Row, W.C.17 July 1923
NLB/56/138Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Chairman of the Indian Government Advisory Committee and FRS29 November 1918
MM/16/120Letter from Sir David Prain, Warlingham, to WB Hardy4 February 1925
NLB/36/794Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, [Fellow of the Royal Society]16 December 1907
NLB/36/773Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society13 December 1907
NLB/56New Letter Book volume 56, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration1 November 1918-27 June 1919
NLB/57/656Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society, FRS, IMS, CMG7 January 1920
NLB/57/619Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lt. Colonol Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society, FRS, CMG, 17 December 1919
NLB/62/132Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Larmor, FRS8 December 1921
NLB/62/154Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Professor Niels [Henrik David] Bohr, FRS; Blegdamsvej 15, Copenhagen, Denmark12 December 1921
NLB/62/221Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society5 January 1922
NLB/57/851Copy letter from Sir David Prain, FRS, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Few and Co.10 February 1920
NLB/68/283Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Lawes Agricultural Trust; Rothamstead Experimental Station, Harpenden, Herts.12 June 1925
NLB/68/163Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Arthur William] Crossley, FRS22 May 1925
NLB/71/597Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Mrs. Ludlow-Hewitt17 July 1928
CD/65/12Letter from Sir David Prain; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey; to Professor [Frederick William] Gamble, FRS4 February 1921
NLB/35/339Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Charles Scott Sherrington, Fellow of the Royal Society17 May 1907
NLB/38/789Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant Colonel David Prain, Fellow of the Royal Society5 November 1908
RR/17/168Referee's report by David Prain, on a paper 'Longitudinal symmetry in Phanerogamia' by Percy Groom[March 1907]
NLB/58New Letter Book volume 58, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration28 February 1920-9 July 1920
NLB/60/156Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society16 December 1920
NLB/59New Letter Book volume 59, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1920-2 December 1920
NLB/57/556Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, FRS4 December 1919
NLB/57/662Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of State for India [The Right Honourable Edwin Samuel Montagu, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster]8 January 1920
NLB/61New Letter Book volume 61, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration26 April 1921-11 November 1921
NLB/55/577Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to William Foster Esq., C.I.E., Registar & Superintendent of Records, India Office17 June 1918
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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