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Records [microform] : [M1927-1937], 1699-1932
Bib ID 765636
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Royal Society (Great Britain)
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
11 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Council minutes, 1771-1932; committee minutes, 1828-1970; miscellaneous correspondence, 1828-1925; letterbooks, 1839-1930; domestic archives, 1823-39; Council documents, 1902-23; classified papers, 1699-ca. 1720; letters and papers, 1756-1806; philosophical transactions manuscripts, 1805-53; general manuscripts 1766-1902; miscellaneous manuscripts, 1760-1791 and meteorological archives, 1788-1863. Concern scientific expeditions and pursuits in Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific, Antarctica, etc.

Biography/History

Established 1662, for the promotion of "experimental philosophy". In 1846 membership was limited to only outstanding professional scientists. Since mid 19th century concerned with research funding, award of research professorships and fellowships and British representation at international scientific events.

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M1927-1937.

Microfilm copy of originals held by the Royal Society Library, London.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (85 p.). 
Subjects Royal Society (Great Britain) - Archives.  |  Science - Great Britain - Societies, etc. - Archives.  |  Scientific expeditions - Antarctica.  |  Science - Australia.  |  Science - Pacific Area.
Time Coverage 1699-1932 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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