Letters to Woodward on medical, scientific, antiquarian and theological topics, 150 items. The collection includes drafts of his replies, and a few letters between other persons which were passed on to Woodward. The principal correspondents include Dr John Allen of Bridgwater (1-25); Thomas Baker of St John's College, Cambridge (26-44); Abb 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).
John Woodward: Correspondence
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 12 MS.Add.7647
- Dates of Creation1695-1727
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description1 box
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Woodward (1665-1728), geologist, physician and author; Professor of Physics at Gresham College, London.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Purchased from Walter T. Spencer, 1964.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.