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Wren, Sir Christopher, 1632-1723 (Knight, architect, mathematician and astronomer)

 Person

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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A Meeting of the Gentlemen to whom his Royal Highness the Prince hath referred the care of printing of Mr Flamsteed's Astronomical Papers, July 1708

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/83-84
Scope and Contents

Another copy at Add. 9597/13/6/85.

Dates: July 1708
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

A Meeting of the Gentlemen to whom his Royal Highness the Prince hath referred the care of printing of Mr Flamsteed's Astronomical Papers, July 1708

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/85
Scope and Contents

Another copy at Add. 9597/13/6/83-84.

Dates: July 1708
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.
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Abstract of the Articles for Printing Flamsteed's 'Historia Coelestis Britannica', 17 November 1706

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/81-82
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: 17 November 1706
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

Articles for Printing Flamsteed's 'Historia Coelestis Britannica', 17 November 1706

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/78-80
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: 17 November 1706
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

"Christophori Wren / Londini in Collegio Greshamensi Astronomiae Professoris / De corpore Saturni eiusque Phasibus / Hypothesis", c 1700-c 1750

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/6/58
Scope and Contents

Unknown hand.

Dates: c 1700-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.
 Series

Copies of Papers concerning the Publication of Flamsteed's Historiae Coelestis, c 1880 (Original letters dated from 23 January 1704/5 to 19 July 1708.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.37: 460-472
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: c 1880 (Original letters dated from 23 January 1704/5 to 19 July 1708.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Description of Wren's instrument for winding, c 1650-c 1677

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/16/14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Macclesfield Collection principally comprises the archives of John Collins (1625-1683) and William Jones (1675-1749). As well as being mathematicians in their own right, both men corresponded with leading scientific figures of their day and so the collection includes autograph material by Isaac Newton, Edmond Halley, Henry Briggs, Roger Cotes, Henry Oldenburg and Robert Hooke.

Dates: c 1650-c 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.
 Series

Draft Letters from the Referees of 'Historia Coelestis Britannica' to Ole Roemer Relating to Tycho's Observations, c 1705-c 1710

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4006.2: 3-5bis
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: c 1705-c 1710
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Letter concerning the publication of Flamsteed's 'Historia Coelestis Britannica', 14 January 1715 (1715/16)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/73
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: 14 January 1715 (1715/16)
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.
 Series

Letter from John Flamsteed to Sir Christopher Wren, 19 July 1708

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4006.9: 20-21
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: 19 July 1708
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
 Series

Order Sent to John Flamsteed, 14 July 1708

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4006.8: 18-19
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: 14 July 1708
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
 Series

Order to Pay £125 to Flamsteed for his First Catalogue of Fixed Stars, c 1705-c 1715

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4006.12: 25-26
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: c 1705-c 1715
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.