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Membership lists were compiled from copies of the Photographic Journal held by Dr Michael Pritchard.

Advice and helpful suggestions were given by Emeritus Professor Roger Taylor. Roger and Dr Larry Schaaf were able to provide copies of additional membership lists from their own files.

Brian Liddey and Ruth Kitchen at the National Media Museum, Bradford, were helpful in making the Council and Minute books and the Photographic Journal available from The Royal Photographic Society Collection.

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