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Records of the Geological Society of London


Title (Dublin Core)

Records of the Geological Society of London

Description (Dublin Core)

Records of the Geological Society of London, 1807-current, notably comprising: Minutes and papers of Annual General Meetings, 1840-current; minutes, correspondence and papers relating to meetings of the Council, 1810-current; minutes and papers of Ordinary Meetings, 1807-1998; minutes and papers of Special General Meetings; 1834-2001; Minutes and papers of Standing and Ad Hoc committees of Council, [1810]-current; Charter and Bye-laws, 1810-1993; Correspondence and other administrative papers relating to the running of the Geological Society, including: Presidents' Papers, 1977-1997; Elected Officers' papers, 1956-1995; Executive Secretary's papers, 1950-2013; Financial records, including bequests, trust funds, 1820-2011; Letterbooks of the Assistant Secretary and other Officers, [1807]-1960; Administrative records of departments, including: Membership, 1807-current; Conferences and scientific meetings, 1932-2006; Library, 1835-current; Archives and conservation, 1971-2004; Education Department, 1993-1998; Society's Museum, 1808-1911; Publications, 1906-2009; Portraits and photographs of Fellows, 1792-2011; Images of the interior and exterior of Burlington House, 1873-[1995]; Plans of the Society's apartments at Somerset House and Burlington House, 1828-[1982]; Obituaries & biographical information on Fellows, [1895]-current; Records of the Society's Centenary celebrations, 1907-1908; and Bicentenary celebrations, 1994-1998; Records of the Geological Society Club, 1824-2006; Records of the Society's Specialist Groups and Joint Associations, 1964-current.
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Creator (Dublin Core)

Geological Society of London

Subject (Dublin Core)

Scientific organizations

Publisher (Dublin Core)

Geological Society of London

Contributor (Dublin Core)

Geological Society

Date (Dublin Core)


Type (Dublin Core)


Format (Dublin Core)

100 shelves

Identifier (Dublin Core)

identifier: gb378-gsl
unit id: GSL

Language (Dublin Core)


Relation (Dublin Core)

For material on the formation of a professional geological body of the UK, see records of the Institution of Geologists, 1973-1991 (ref: IG).