SubSubSeries 02 - Subscription books

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GB 3544 RHN-FU-02-02


Subscription books


  • 1858-1949 (Creation)

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8 boxes

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Annual publication containing a fundraising appeal and a list of subscribers to the hospital. Each volume provides a list of senior staff and board members of the charity, constitution, appeal for funding, information about providing a financial contribution, a record of the previous years election results, a list of gifts and bequests received in the previous year and a list of subscribers, in alphabetical order. This list provides the names of the subscribers and their addresses, the number of votes that they held, the date when they began subscribers and whether they were an annual or life subscriber.

Early appeals, 1858 to 1901, include a copy of the annual report and accounts.

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  • English

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Bound pamphlets and volumes, some fragile and requiring careful handling.

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Description compiled by Chris Olver, August 2020.




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