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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 1863 and 1895.

Notable referees and authors include John Frederick William Herschel, James Clerk Maxwell, Richard Owen and Balfour Stewart.

Reference number
RR/5
Earliest possible date
1863-1865
Physical description
Leather bound volume, gilded title on spine
Page extent
280 reports
Format
Manuscript

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Referees' reports: volume 5, peer reviews of scientific papers submitted to the Royal Society for publication, 1863-1865, RR/5, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5/referees-reports-volume-5-peer-reviews-of-scientific-papers-submitted-to-the-royal-society-for-publication, accessed on 14 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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