Reference numberMS/366
Alternative reference numberEx
Previous numbersMS 366, MS 367, MS 368, MS 369, MS 370
TitleAdditional papers read before, or collected by the Royal Society
DescriptionA series of volumes containing manuscripts of papers read before the Society, and others not entered into the Classified Papers series. content is ancillary to the Classified Papers series [CLP, 1592 -1741] and overlapping in date. As with Classified papers the content covers the full breadth of the Society’s interests, ranging from politics (the constitutions of Carolina) to migration of birds. Notable papers include a treatise on an early seed drill to increase agricultural efficiency ‘The Sembrador’ by Lucatello, and ‘Problemata Physica’ by Thomas Hobbes.

The authors' names and short titles of papers are listed at the front of each volume.

Sometimes referred to as the "Extra" manuscripts sequence.
Extent3 boxes containing 5 volumes, MS box large
Physical descriptionPaper, bound, size 13.5 x 8.75 inches
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Finding aidsCatalogued in the Archive Card Catalogue
Access statusOpen
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    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.

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