Reference numberMS/215
Previous numbersMS 215
TitleCopies of Papers read to the Society about 1662-1664 made by Robert Hooke and others
CreatorRobert Hooke
DescriptionCopies of Papers read to the Royal Society about 1662-1664. In three hands. Pages 1-164 in one hand (the hand of Robert Hooke); pages 165-193 in another; and pages 193 to end in a third.
The RefNo refers to the number of the item; the Previous Number refers to the page on which the article begins
Extent1 volume, MS Large
Physical descriptionVellum bound volume of 97 folios, size 14 inches x 9.5 inches. Paper. Note on inside states; 'Minutes of some Member of the Royal Society before that body was incorporated bought in Chandler's Shop at Waltham Abbey by J Adams'. One leaf torn out. Bookplate with coat of arms of T Allen FSA. Pages 89 and 90 are missing
ArrangementBy date of reading
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Finding aidsTable of contents at end of volume. Items have not been listed separately in Archive Card Catalogue
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyCreated by Robert Hooke as copies of papers read to the Society
Related materialSee Register Book Original Volume II
Related records in the catalogueCLP/2/33
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