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Scrapbook and Letterbook of Edward Heron-Allen, Relating Chiefly to his Election to the Royal Society and to his Presidency of the Royal Microscopical Society, 1914-1920

Inventory Number: 13171
Object Type:
Persons: Edward Heron-Allen
Date Created: 1914-20
Accession Number: 1978-708
Brief Description: Scrapbook bound in dark red half-leather and dark pink cloth. With Heron-Allen's armorial bookplate dated 1925. Flyleaves + 94 paper leaves, not counting many large papers mounted on guards and between. A huge ensemble of 259 letters and many additional printed notices and other papers, organised chronologically in two sections, with title pages and manuscript introductions (written in 1919), relating to Heron-Allen's election as a Fellow of the Royal Society (in 1919) and to his Presidency of the Royal Microscopical Society (in 1916-17). The material actually dates from 1914 to 1920, together with 2 newspaper cuttings of 1944 and 1945 added by the subsequent owner.

Contents include (see separate entry): photograph of Heron-Allen (loose in first opening).

For fuller list of contents see narratives.
Primary Inscriptions: Spine title: 'E. Heron-Allen | Royal Society | 1915-1919. | Royal | Microscopical | Society | 1916-1918.'. Binder's blind-stamp on front pastedown: 'Morrell. Binder. London.'.
Provenance: Purchased from the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970. Part of the RMS library and manuscript collection. It was acquired after Heron-Allen's death in 1943 by Alfred B. Richards. Bound in this form by Edward Heron-Allen about 1925.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Manuscripts
Material(s): Paper
Card
Cloth
Leather
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
340 230 82 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Photograph (Gelatine Print) of Edward Heron-Allen, by Kay Vaughan, 1920s

Inventory Number: 13171
Object Type:
Persons: Edward Heron-Allen
Date Created:
Accession Number: 1978-708
Brief Description: In MS Royal Microscopical Society 9, scrapbook and letter-book of Edward Heron-Allen, loose in first opening. Photograph (gelatine print) mounted on grey card. Portrait of Edward Heron-Allen, head and shoulders, body turned to right but looking front, soft focus. Signed on the mount by the subject and the photographer, Kay Vaughan, a society portrait photographer of the 1930s. For an earlier photograph of Heron-Allen see 12076.
Primary Inscriptions: Signed by the subject and photographer on front of mount.
Provenance: Purchased from the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970. Part of the RMS library and manuscript collection. The volume was acquired after Heron-Allen's death in 1943 by Alfred B. Richards. Bound in this form by Edward Heron-Allen about 1925.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Manuscripts
Material(s): Paper
Card
Cloth
Leather
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
340 230 82 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/13171