Administrative records

Administrative Records-Charter Book The Charter Book records the signature of each new Fellow.

The Society has maintained administrative records and correspondence since its foundation.

This collection includes the Society’s Journal Books, which contain minutes of the meetings of the Society since 1660 and the Charter Book, which records the signature of each new Fellow.


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RefNo

Description

Dates

AB

Account Books

1660-2004

CA

Council Agendas

1950-1975

CMB

Committee Minute Books

1678-

CMO

Council Minutes Original

1663-

DC

Deeds, Charters and Charter Book

1662-

JBO

Journal Book Original: minutes of the ordinary meetings of the Society

LBO

Letter Book Original: copies of letters received by the Society, the originals of which are in the Early Letters collection

1661-1740

MC

Miscellaneous Correspondence: letters sent to the Royal Society, generally on official business

1800-1925

MDA

Modern Domestic Archives: material relating to the Society's administration of its internal affairs

1870-1981

RBO

Register Book Original: the Register Books contain copies of scientific papers submitted to the Society, the original documents may be found in the Classified Papers

1661-1739

RSC

Royal Society Club Archive

1743-

RSL

Royal Society Letters: letters sent to the Royal Society, its President or Officers

1737-1799

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