Archives of the scientific revolution : the formation and exchange of ideas in seventeenth-century Europe /

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Imprint:Woodbridge [England] ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 1998.
Description:xii, 216 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Subject:Scientific archives -- History.
Science -- History -- Sources.
Scientific archives.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Hunter, Michael, 1949-
ISBN:0851155537 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction / Michael Hunter
  • 2. Celebration and Conservation: the Galilean Collection of the National Library of Florence / Massimo Bucciantini
  • 3. Archive Refractions: Hartlib's Papers and the Workings of an Intelligencer / Mark Greengrass
  • 4. Between Erudition and Science: the Archive and Correspondence Network of Ismael Bouillau / Robert A. Hatch
  • 5. Ireland as a Laboratory: the Archive of Sir William Petty / Frances Harris
  • 6. The Archives of Christiaan Huygens and his Editors / Joella Yoder
  • 7. The Archive and Consulti of Marcello Malpighi: Some Preliminary Reflections / Domenico Bertoloni Meli
  • 8. Mapping the Mind of Robert Boyle: the Evidence of the Boyle Papers / Michael Hunter
  • 9. A 'connected system'? The Snare of a Beautiful Hand and the Unity of Newton's Archive / Rob Iliffe
  • 10. 'A chaos of jottings that I do not have the leisure to arrange and mark with headings': Leibniz's Manuscript Papers and their Repository / James G. O'Hara
  • 11. Of Records and Grandeur: the Archive of the Royal Society / Mordechai Feingold
  • 12. Image versus Reality: the Archives of the French Academie des Sciences / Christiane Demeulenaere-Douyere and David Sturdy.