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Alchemical Tracts

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0117 MS/10
Held at: Royal Society
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Full title: Alchemical Tracts
Date(s): Unknown
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Rouillach | Philippe
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Administrative/Biographical history:


Scope and content/abstract:

A volume of various alchemical tracts, by Philippe Rouillach and others. Notebook of Robert Boyle. 17. 'Preservatif apologetique' pour le meme. Folio 381, recto.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Latin and French

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

No publication without written permission. Apply to Archivist in the first instance.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Occurrence of monogram letters KD several times repeated on the binding indictes that this manuscript belonged to Sir Kenelm Digby.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Allied Materials

Related material:

See article 'Newly discovered Boyle documents in the Royal Society Archives' by LN Principe in 'Notes and Records of the Royal Society' Volume 49 (1995) pages 57-70.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Royal Society catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 2009.

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