Letters and Papers A-W, 1606 - c 1747
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.
- 1606 - c 1747
- Parker family, Earls of Macclesfield (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
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/macclesfield/1
1 collection (ff.283 (and ff.3 preliminary) Manuscript paper) : paper
Language of Materials
The letters remain in the loose alphabetical order of the original letterbook.
Other Finding Aids
Former reference III.3