Correspondence with Royal Asiatic Society

Scope and Content

Correspondence between the Association of British Orientalists and the Royal Asiatic Society concerning the standing of members of the Royal Asiatic Society within the Association of British Orientalists. These are:

  • Notice from Richard Hill, Association of British Orientalists, to announce the twelfth Conference of the British Orientalists to be held under the joint auspices of the Association and the Royal Asiatic Society at the University of Durham, 3-6 September 1962. Dated 1 March 1962.
  • Draft letter from the Royal Asiatic Society concerning the illogical position that members of the Royal Asiatic Society will be expected to pay a membership fee for the Association of British Orientalists in order to attend the Conference though the Royal Asiatic Society is sponsoring the event, dated 8 October 1962.
  • Letter from Richard Hill, Association of British Orientalists, to Richard Winstedt, Royal Asiatic Society, to state that he no longer holds office in the Association and so has passed Winstedt's letter to the Secretary, Mr T.F. Mitchell. Dated 10 October 1962.
  • Letter from T.F. Mitchell to Richard Winstedt to clarify the position concerning the Royal Asiatic Society members attendance at the Conference, dated 1 November 1962.