Collection: MS 1799: British Society for the History of Science Archive

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Title: British Society for the History of Science Archive

Level: Collection 

Classmark: MS 1799

Creator(s): British Society for the History of Science

Date: 1944-2015

Main language: English; French; Dutch

Size and medium: hard drive, manuscript papers, typescript papers; artwork, artefacts, cassette tapes, video tapes, CDs, newspapers, pamphlets, photographic material, photocopies; 113 boxes

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/43906 

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Description

Includes reports, notes, meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence relating to the British Society for the History of Science and papers submitted to the British Journal for the History of Science.

Administrative or biographical history

Founded in 1947, the British Society for the History of Science is the main organisation in the British Isles working to bring together people with an interest in the histories of science, technology and medicine and their changing relationships with society.

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Access

All records relating to the British Journal for the History of Science are closed for 30 years after their creation. Please refer any requests for access to the British Society for the History of Science.

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Reproduction

Material in this collection is in copyright. Photocopies or digital images can only be supplied by the Library for research or private study within the terms of copyright legislation. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain the copyright holder's permission to reproduce for any other purpose. Guidance is available on tracing copyright status and ownership.

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