Ref NoMS/575
TitleHandlist of loose letters - Spencer Savage
AdminHistorySpencer Savage (1886-1966) was appointed Clerk at the Linnean Society in 1911 until his retirement in 1951. He took time off to serve as a gunner on the Western Front in the first World War and returned to the Society in March 1919. Savage became Librarian and Assistant Secretary in 1929 and during his tenure he became a distinguished Linnean scholar and compiled for the Society A Catalogue of the Linnean Herbarium (1945).
DescriptionA preliminary handlist of letters received by staff at the Linnean Society, including R. Kippist, G. Busk, Dr Murie, Robert Brown, Dr Jackson, dated c. 1860s-1880s, by Spencer Savage. Details include the sender and sometimes a short summary of the content. Also includes a list comprising a small section of 1825-1870 letters.

Note on envelope: 'Some of these letters have now been restored to their proper archival position and others to the Murie, M'Leay, Smith etc. corresp. [corresponence] collections.'
Datec. 1879-1889
Extent1 folder
Creator NameSavage, Spencer
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