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Register of Papers submitted to the Royal Society, 1921-1926

Reference number: MS/421/5

Date: 1921-1926

Description

Record book of the papers received by the Royal Society for publication in the periodicals of the Royal Society. The ledger was used to keep track of the circulation of manuscripts and the decision to publish taken by the sectional committees (sectional committee A for mathematical and physical science and B for biological sciences).

The ledger was custom printed for the Committee of Papers, beginning with an alphabetised index, where names of authors have been entered. The headings of the columns are printed with all information entered in ink.

For each manuscript is entered:
Number; title; author(s); communicator(s); date received; date read at meeting of the Committee of Papers; date refereed; name of referees; date manuscript returned by referees; date reported to sectional committee; date of Council vote; the last column records the destination [journal published in or date returned]

The volume covers manuscripts received between January 1921 and January 1926, which corresponds to printed volumes 221 to 231 of Philosophical Transactions A for physical sciences and volumes 209 to 214 of Philosophical Transactions B for biological sciences; printed volumes 98 to 113 of Proceedings A and volumes 92 to 100 of Proceedings B

The following FRS serve as editors of the journals during the period covered by the volume:
1919-1929: James Hopwood Jeans [A side editor]
1915-1925: William Bate Hardy [B side editor]
1925-1935: Henry Hallett Dale [B side editor]

Custodial history

Domestic Archive

Reference number
MS/421/5
Earliest possible date
1921-1926
Physical description
Paper, bound
Page extent
1 volume, MS Large
Format
Manuscript

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Register of Papers submitted to the Royal Society, 1921-1926, 1921-1926, MS/421/5, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ms_421_5/register-of-papers-submitted-to-the-royal-society-1921-1926, accessed on 15 June 2024

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