Reference numberRR/38
TitleReferees' reports: volume 38, peer reviews of scientific papers submitted to the Royal Society for publication
DescriptionContaining referee's reports arranged alphabetically by the lead author of the paper submitted to the Royal Society for review in 1928 to 1929.

Notable referees and authors include Ralph Howard Fowler, Thomas Martin Lowry and Samuel Walter Johnson Smith.

When report is on a standardised form (D), the questions are:
1. Whether or not the paper should be read before the Society
2. Whether the paper should or should not be published by the Society
3. Whether, in the former case, it should be published in the 'Philosophical Transactions' or 'Proceedings'
4. Whether it should be published in full or only in part or whether any material modifications are necessary
5. Which illustrations, if any, accompanying the paper should be reproduced
General remarks
ExtentTwo boxes: reports 1-60; reports 81-160
Physical descriptionLoose paper in folders
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
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