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The Royal Society of Arts was founded in 1754 as the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

From the description of American correspondence of the Royal Society of Arts, 1755-1840. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122598603

The Royal Society of Arts was founded in 1754, and the scope of its work is very wide, covering scientific, technical, industrial, commercial, and artistic matters.

From the description of Selected materials relating to America, 1754-1806. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489521

From the guide to the Selected materials relating to America, 1754-1806, 1754-1806, (American Philosophical Society)

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creatorOf Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain). Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1969. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Papers, 1853-2005 (inclusive), 1939-2003 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Storrs, Lucius Seymour, 1869-1957. Lucius S. Storrs papers, 1891-1952. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain). Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1909-1912. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Walter Gropius papers in the Bauhaus-Archiv, ca. 1919-1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Fonds Edward Gordon Craig Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
referencedIn Records of Industry Year 1986 in Nottinghamshire, 1985-1986, 1985-1986 The University of Nottingham
referencedIn Washington, William, 1752-1810. Papers, 1775-1914. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Walter Gropius papers, 1925-1969 (inclusive), 1937-1969 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain). [Annual reports], 1990- Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, IUPUI
creatorOf Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain). Letters, 1960-1985, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Poel, William, 1852-1934,. Autograph letter signed from William Poel, London, to The Royal Society of Arts, London [manuscript], 1914 July 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Johnston, Edward, 1872-1944. Calligraphy and illumination : autograph manuscript of a paper read before the Society of Arts, 1905 Jan. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Selected materials relating to America, 1754-1806, 1754-1806 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Contemporary Dance Trust Archive, 1957-1998 V&A Museum: Department of Theatre and Performance
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referencedIn Papers, 1888-1964 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
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referencedIn Hooker, Joseph Dalton, Sir, 1817-1911. Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker collection, 1828-1909. Georgia Newspaper Project
creatorOf Poel, William, 1852-1934,. Autograph letter signed from William Poel, London, to the Royal Society of Arts, London [manuscript], 1915 January 25. Folger Shakespeare Library
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referencedIn Sir, Michael Redgrave, Archive, 1890-1996 V&A Museum: Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain). American correspondence, 1755-1840. Library of Congress
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