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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 1936.

Notable referees and authors include Robert John Stutt, Lord Rayleigh, Douglas Rayner Hartree and Dudley Maurice Newitt.

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 Whether the paper should or should not be published by the Society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
RR/60
Earliest possible date
1936
Physical description
Loose paper in folders
Page extent
One box comprising 67 reports
Format
Manuscript
Typescript

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Referees' reports: volume 60, peer reviews of scientific papers submitted to the Royal Society for publication, 1936, RR/60, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_60/referees-reports-volume-60-peer-reviews-of-scientific-papers-submitted-to-the-royal-society-for-publication, accessed on 15 April 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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