Reference numberPT/30
TitleManuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1846
DateOctober 1844 - July 1846
DescriptionThe first of two volumes containing the manuscript versions of papers I-XX published by the Royal Society in volume 136 of Philosophical Transactions in 1846.

The volume also includes some original illustrations and figures in various media (drawings, watercolours) in support of the papers.

Missing from this volume are manuscripts for the following papers:
'On spontaneous nitrification' by Christian Friedrich Schönbein;
'Contributions to terrestrial magnetism. — No. VII' by Edward Sabine;
'Contributions to terrestrial magnetism. — No. VIII' by Edward Sabine; and
'Meteorological observations made on board Her Majesty's (hired) Bark Pagoda, from January 10 to June 20, 1845, between —20° and —68°, and 0° and 120° east longitude' by Henry Clerk.
ExtentOne volume containing 16 papers, one extract, and one set of notes
Physical descriptionVellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Dimensions39cm x 28cm
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    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.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView