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Containing referee's reports arranged alphabetically by the lead author of the paper submitted to the Royal Society for review in 1925 to 1927.

Notable referees and authors include Charles Herbert Best, Francis William Rogers Brambell and William Mitchinson Hicks.

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 Whether the paper should or should not be published by the Society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

Reference number
Earliest possible date
Physical description
Loose paper
Page extent
Two boxes: reports 1-59; reports 60-124

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Referees' reports: volume 33, peer reviews of scientific papers submitted to the Royal Society for publication, 1925-1927, RR/33, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 20 June 2024

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  • Referee Reports

    Date: 1832-1949

    This collection contains reports on scientific papers submitted for publication to the Royal Society. Started in 1832 when the system was formalised, it is a record of the origins of peer review publishing in practice.

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