Scientific papers and correspondence

Scientific Papers

The scientific papers and correspondence include papers sent to the Society, papers presented to meetings of Fellows and papers commissioned by the Society.

Many of the papers were published in Philosophical Transactions, the Society’s journal.



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RefNo

Name

Dates

AP

Archived Papers: scientific papers sent to the Royal Society which remained unpublished at their time of receipt

1768-1984

Cl.P

Classified Papers: scientific and other papers sent to the Royal Society,

1660-1741

EL

Early Letters: original manuscripts of letters to the Royal Society

1613; 1642; 1651-1740

L&P

Letters and Papers: scientific papers sent to the Royal Society, a combination and continuation of Early Letters and Classified Papers

1741-1806

MA

Meteorological Archives: manuscripts of meteorological observations, with magnetic surveys and tide tables

1706-1915

PT

Philosophical Transactions: manuscript versions of papers published in the 'Philosophical Transactions'.

 

PP

Proceedings Papers: manuscripts and occasionally proofs of papers published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society

 

RR

Referees' Reports: reports on scientific papers submitted for publication to the Royal Society from 1832 to date (peer review)

1831-

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