Record

Reference numberEL/L1
LevelFile
TitleEarly Letters L1 (Leeuwenhoek)
Date1674-1686
DescriptionSent by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to the Royal Society.
Extent1 volume
FormatManuscript documents
NotesThe blue numbers are newer, and correspond to the catalogue references. Note that several items have been re-insterted into the volume out of sequence, after EL/L1/49: EL/L1/47, followed by EL/L1/48 and finally EL/L1/41
Access statusOpen
Related materialVolumes EL/L2-4 for further letters from Leeuwenhoek
See EL/H3/54, EL/H3/57, El/H3/69 and EL/H3/73 for Robert Hooke's letters to Leeuwenhoek
See 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 32 (1722), pp 446-453 and vol 41 (1739), pp 503-519 about bequeathing items to the Royal Society and for a description of the microscopes
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8438Leeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632 - 1723); naturalist1632 - 1723
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView