12 Typed Letters Signed (all 'W Barnard Faraday') to Sir Henry Wood, Secretary, Royal Society of Arts, and his colleague G. K. Menzies.

Wilfred Barnard Faraday (1874-1953), economist and aeronautics expert [Royal Aeronautical Society of Great Britain]
Publication details: 
3 February 1917 to 11 October 1918; all but two on letterheads of the Royal Aeronautical Society of Great Britain.
SKU: 6563

One of the letters is 4to, 2 pp; ten are 4to, 1 p; and one is foolscap, 1 p. The collection is in good condition, on lightly aged paper. Many of the letters are docketed and most bear the Society's dated stamp. Written in the capacity of Secretary of the Aeronautical Society, and editor of its 'Official Organ - The Aeronautical Journal'. Topics include the hiring of the Royal Society's hall for two series of talks to the Aeronautical Society. Faraday also discusses the details of a lecture by 'Mr. Holt Thomas, Chairman of the Aircraft Manufacturing Company' ('Lord Cowdray has kindly consented to preside, and a distinguished audience is expected. Lord Sydenham, Lord Northcliffe, and others have kindly consented to speak.'). Also another lecture by Holt Thomas, and one by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. A couple of letters on the reprinting of 'Mr. Coatalen's paper on Engines'.