Proceedings, minutes, accounts, letters etc. of the local committee of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Leeds Meeting, 1858

Scope and Content

Contains: (1) Minute books of Section A (Mathematics), of Sub-section D (Physiology), and of the Foreigners' Reception Committee; (2) Letter book; (3) List of lodgings (2 vols); (4) Subscription books (8 vols, 4 of them unused); (5) Local Treasurer's Account book; (6) Local Fund Treasurer's Bank book; (7) Book of cheque counterfoils; (8) Order book; (9) Volume of cuttings and printed circulars; (10) Bundle of letters received

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Association for the Advancement of Science was founded in 1831 and held its annual meeting in Leeds in 1858. The event was held on premises belonging to the Leeds School of Medicine (the institution which preceded the foundation of the Yorkshire College and the University of Leeds)

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Acquisition Information

The gift of the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society

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