Inauguration of the Medal

Scope and Content

Administrative documents, correspondence and printed materials pertaining to the foundation of the Richard Burton Memorial Fund and inauguration of the giving of the Burton Medal. There are also some examples of the Medal.


The material was arranged into different types thus:

  • RAS BMM/1/1 - Administrative Documents
  • RAS BMM/1/2 - Correspondence
  • RAS BMM/1/3 - Printed Materials
  • RAS BMM/1/4 - Medals

Related Material

Researchers are advised to look at the Minutes of the Council Meetings and the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of the appropriate time period for further information concerning the Inauguration of the Medal