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Reference numberPT/72
LevelSubSeries
TitleManuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1865
DateFebruary 1864 - March 1865
DescriptionThe second of two volumes, now disbound and held in boxes, containing the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 155 of Philosophical Transactions in 1865. This volume comprises papers I-VIII.

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 the osteology of the genus glyptodon' by Thomas Henry Huxley; and
'On the composition of sea-water in the different parts of the ocean' by Georg Forchhammer, illustrations and tables only.
ExtentTwo boxes containing six papers and one set of tables and illustrations
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionUnbound manuscript papers written in ink; original vellum-covered volume with gilded title on spine preserved separately. End leaves and binding fragments found in box 1.
Dimensions25x50x8.5 cm - extra 4 cm between edge of paper and edge of binding
Access statusOpen
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