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Parker family, Earls of Macclesfield

 Family

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Catalogue of William Jones's Library, c 1750

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/1/2
Scope and Contents

An inventory by height, depth and length (not title) of the books that came to Shirburn via William Jones.

Dates: c 1750
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Contents page, c 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/contents
Scope and Contents From the File:

This is an album consisting primarily of holograph letters to and from 17th and 18th century scientists, including Collins, Oughtred, Cavendish, Briggs, Fermat, Oldenburg, Halley, Boyle, Wallis and others. There are also some copy letters and other scientific papers.

Dates: c 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 File

Geometrical Exercise Book, c 1710-c 1749

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/11/29
Scope and Contents

Probably in the hand of one of Jones's pupils. Includes perspective drawings.

Dates: c 1710-c 1749
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 File

Letters and Papers A-W, 1606 - c 1747

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5
Scope and Contents

This is an album consisting primarily of holograph letters to and from 17th and 18th century scientists, including Collins, Oughtred, Cavendish, Briggs, Fermat, Oldenburg, Halley, Boyle, Wallis and others. There are also some copy letters and other scientific papers.

Dates: 1606 - c 1747
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 File

Letters & Papers of Barrow, Collins, Dary, Flamsteed, Gregory, Halley, Strode and Wallis, 1660-1677

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This category contains the manuscript letters in the Macclesfield collection excluding the Newton holographs and letters to Newton. It also contains a few other items which were bound alongside these letters.

Dates: 1660-1677
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.