Reference numberMS/1
TitleLiber epistolaris: a commonplace book of Henry Oldenburg
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date6 June 1655-28 October 1661
DescriptionCopy letters and notes by Henry Oldenburg, first Secretary of the Royal Society, from immediately before and during his term of office.

With a presentation note: "A Commonplace book formerly belonging to Henry Oldenburg EsqR Secretary to the R.Soc, at the time of its first institution. Presented by the Earl of Morton" [James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton].
Extent206 ff. MS Small (vol)
Physical descriptionQuarter bound in brown leather, brown cloth boards.
Finding aidsTyped list of contents pasted in front of volume. Referenced as S.MM1, f.51 in 'Correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', vol 1 (see page 239)
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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