John Woodward: Correspondence
Scope and Contents
Letters to Woodward on medical, scientific, antiquarian and theological topics. The collection includes drafts of his replies, and a few letters between other persons which were passed on to Woodward. Letters are are all to Woodward, unless listed otherwise.
The principal correspondents include Dr John Allen of Bridgwater (1-25); Thomas Baker of St John's College, Cambridge (26-44); Abbé Jean-Paul Bignon (50-63); Herman Boerhaave (64-70); Louis Bourget (71-76); Gisbert Cuypers (Cuperus) (95-102); and John Edwards, D.D., of Cambridge (114-122).
- 1695 - 1727
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Biographical / Historical
John Woodward (1665-1728), geologist, physician and author; Professor of Physics at Gresham College, London 1693-1728, founded the Woodwardian Professorship of Geology at Cambridge.
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Purchased from Walter T. Spencer, 1964.
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