Reference numberMS/847
TitleThe Hooke Folio: draft and copy minutes of Royal Society meetings by Robert Hooke
CreatorHooke; Robert (1635-1703); natural philosopher
DescriptionFirst 120 pages consist of notes taken by Robert Hooke after going through the draft notes of his predecessor, Henry Oldenburg, as Secretary. Remaining pages are notes taken by Hooke as Secretary attending the Society meetings. Includes a folder of loose material which was removed from the folio without noting where they came from before it was acquired by the Society
Extent1 volume of 680 sides, MS Large
Access statusOpen


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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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