Record

Reference numberMS/413
LevelSeries
TitleCatalogue of the Repository of the Royal Society
Datelate 18th century
DescriptionDescriptive checklist of specimens in the Royal Society's Museum, or Repository. Classified into four chapters. 1. Animals. 2. Vegetables. 3. Minerals. 4. Artificial Matters and Antiquities. Each of these categories is further subdivided into sections and each item is numbered.

The catalogue contains very little provenance information, but does provide page references to Nehemiah Grew's catalogue, ' Musaeum Regalis Societatis; or, A catalogue and description of the natural and artificial rarities belonging to the Royal Society, and preserved at Gresham Colledg...' Items have been checked and marked with red pencil by their numbers. A typed list of contents has been pasted onto the front inner board. The volume has a typed paper label on the outer front board: 'MS CATALOGUE A'.
Extent1 volume
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionPaper, bound in buff paper boards.
Dimensions328x212mm
Access statusOpen
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