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Containing referee's reports arranged alphabetically by the lead author of the paper submitted to the Royal Society for review between 1859 and 1862.

Notable referees and authors include William Spottiswoode, Thomas Henry Huxley, Richard Owen, Joseph Dalton Hooker, James Clerk Maxwell, William Allen Miller and Edward Sabine.

Reference number
RR/4
Earliest possible date
1859-1862
Physical description
Leather bound volume, gilded title on spine
Page extent
278 reports
Format
Manuscript

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Referees' reports: volume 4, peer reviews of scientific papers submitted to the Royal Society for publication, 1859-1862, RR/4, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_4/referees-reports-volume-4-peer-reviews-of-scientific-papers-submitted-to-the-royal-society-for-publication, accessed on 26 May 2024

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    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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