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Notes on natural history, 1725 - 1808

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/10

Scope and Contents

A wide variety of manuscript and printed material concerning natural history, part of which is in French.


  • Creation: 1725 - 1808


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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Biographical / Historical

Thomas Pennant (c. 1780-1845) was the son of the naturalist Thomas Pennant (1726-1798).


1 folder(s) (1 folder) : paper

Language of Materials



Former / Other Reference

MSS 11

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), pp. 33-34.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The provenance of the collection is unknown.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.


Pennant, Thomas, c 1780-1845

Finding aid date

2003-12-17 14:51:05+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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