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RGS ADDITIONAL PAPERS: evening meeting minute books

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 AP/EM
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: RGS ADDITIONAL PAPERS: evening meeting minute books
Date(s): 1830-1972
Level of description: Sub-fonds
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Extent: 10 vols
Name of creator(s): Royal Geographical Society


Administrative/Biographical history:

The first evening meeting of the Royal Geographical Society was held 8 Nov 1830. The meetings were held on a Monday evening and were a chance for members and Fellows to meet and to read papers. The principal papers read at the evening meetings were published in the RGS Journal. The evening meetings are still held to the time of writing and are now called the 'Monday night lectures'.


Scope and content/abstract:

Royal Geographical Society evening meeting minute books, 1830-1972.

Access & Use

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Conditions governing access:

Accessed via the Foyle Reading Room. Free of charge for Fellows, Members and those with valid academic identification. All other users pay a charge and must bring identification in order to register on arrival.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying at Archivist's discretion, and subject to completion of Request for Copies form. No reproduction or publication without permission of the RGS-IBG Archivist. Please note that in some cases copyright of the author or owner may need to be sought.

Finding aids:

No additional finding aids.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Generated internally by the Royal Geographical Society.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Nov 2008.

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