The first box contains minute books, 1837-1847, 1848-1858, 1859-1870, 1871-1885, 1886-1927, 1927-1947, 1947-1968 and 1968-1972; books of laws of the Ray Club, Cambridge, 1857; laws, revised, 1894; term cards, 1934-1942, menus, miscellaneous correspondence and an offprint of R.T. Gunther, 'Letters from John Ray to Peter Carthorpe', in The journal of botany, August 1934; Centenary dinner of the Ray Club, 16 March 1937: menu, list of guests, etc.; A.C. Seward, John Ray. A biographical sketch written for the centenary of the Cambridge Ray Club and read, in part...on 16 March 1937, privately printed; David E. Coombe, secretary's file: correspondence, lists of members, menus, etc., 1969-1970, 1971-1972 and 1972-1976; a paper, A.C. Seward, 'Notes from the Minute Books of the Ray Club (1837-1926)'.
The second box contains miscellaneous correspondence, arrangements for dinners, meetings, etc., 1962-1976, including the paper 'The origin and early history of the Cambridge Ray Club' by W.H. Mills, 1950.