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'Copies of Four Documents of the Foundation of the Philosophical Society Presented by the Registrary (Mr J W Clark) 3 February 1902', 1819 - 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0279/CPS 1/1/1

Scope and Contents

Four documents found in an envelope inscribed as above, as follows:
1) Printed record of proceedings ‘at a Meeting of Members of this University, which took place on Tuesday, November 2, in the Lecture-Room under the Public Library’, dated 3 November 1819;
2) Printed resolutions of a ‘Meeting of the Committee appointed to form the regulations of a Society, to be instituted in this University for Philosophical Communication’, dated 8 November 1819;
3) Printed ‘Regulations of the Cambridge Philosophical Society adopted at a Public Meeting held in the University November 15 1819’
4) Printed ‘Address read at the first meeting [1819] of the Cambridge Philosophical Society stating the design and objects of its institution, written at the request of the Council by Edward Daniel Clarke LLD’ [late fellow and tutor of Jesus College; Professor of Mineralogy in Cambridge University and Librarian of Cambridge University], printed by Cambridge University Press 1821.


  • Creation: 1819 - 1821


1 file(s) : paper

Language of Materials



Cambridge Philosophical Society

Finding aid date

2015-05-08 08:58:05+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge Philosophical Society Repository

CPS Archivist, Joan Bullock-Anderson
c/o Sedgwick Museum Archives, A G Brighton Building
Madingley Rise
Cambridge CB3 0UD