Reference numberMS/790
TitleCorrespondence of Martin Folkes
Date18th Century-19th Century
DescriptionLetters to Martin Folkes from various correspondents.

Also includes:
Six letters from G Pirie to W.H.B. Folkes regarding research into Martin Folkes correspondence, dated 1893
Two photocopied printed indexes of Martin Folkes manuscripts, one listing manuscripts in the Wellcome Collection the other the correspondence held by the Royal Society
Two old bindings of marbled paper covered boards, in which the Folkes correspondence was formerly bound pasted onto paper tabs, the paper tabs remain in the binding and contain printed text unrelated to the letters [presumably an unwanted publication which has been reused for the purpose of the binding].
Documents relating to the sale and provenance of the letters
Extent196 items
Physical descriptionManuscript
ArrangementAlphabetical by author of letter
Access statusOpen
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