Reference numberMM/16/39
TitleMinutes of a committee 'for taking care of the repository of the Royal Society'
Date3 February 1676
DescriptionThe Committee was appointed to take care of a "Repository for the Curiousities of Art and Nature belonging to the Society".

The curiousities - then in the custody of Robert Hooke - were to be moved to a specially fitted gallery at the west-end of Gresham College, where their custodian would be Nehemiah Grew.

Signed by Daniel Colwall, William Croone and Abraham Hill.
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
NA8178Colwall; Daniel (- 1690); merchant and philanthropist - 1690
NA6148Hill; Abraham (1633 - 1721); merchant1633 - 1721
NA8189Croone; William (1633 - 1684); physician1633 - 1684
NA8411Grew; Nehemiah (1641 - 1712); botanist and physiologist1641 - 1712
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