|Reference code(s)||: GB 0074 O/552|
|Held at||: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection|
|Full title||: ROYAL INSTITUTION|
|Level of description||: Collection|
|Extent||: 0.01 linear metres|
|Name of creator(s)||: Royal Institution of Great Britain|
The Royal Institution was founded in 1799 by Benjamin Thompson with the purpose of widening knowledge and facilitating the introduction of new mechanical devices or scientific advances. A house on Albemarle Street was fitted with laboratories, libraries and a lecture theatre. Humphry Davy and Michael Faraday worked there.
Scope and content/abstract:
Lists of lectures delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Access & Use
Language/scripts of material:
System of arrangement:
Lists arranged in chronological order.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to these records rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Records found in Brockwell Park Mansion by LCC staff and transferred to the archive.
Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions:
June to August 2010.
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