papers of the Board of Longitude and the 18th-century scheme for the determination of longitude
An edition of Newton’s alchemical manuscripts and new research on Newton’s chymistry
The Hooke Folio contains extracts from the Royal Society’s Journal Books and rough minutes for the period of Hooke’s secretaryship
This web site is the culmination of a project to make available one of the great florilegias of the 1700s, the Hortus Nitidissimis.
digitised versions of 17th to 19th century geological literature in the University of Oxford libraries.
digital collection of Newton’s manuscripts held by the Cambridge University Library
Project to make all Newton’s printed and manuscript writings freely available online, covering his scientific work, theological texts and alchemical tracts
the wide-ranging papers of the eighteenth-century naturalist, traveller, correspondent and royal adviser
An online source on the library of the 17th-century virtuoso Robert Hooke (1635-1703).
The Sloane Printed Books catalogue lists books which belonged to Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753).
electronic edition of Diderot and d’Almebert’s Enyclopédie
full-text electronic edition of Samuel Hartlib’s correspondence
online edition of the correspondence of the botanist Carl Linnaeus, including summaries in English
Digital repository for Linnaeus’ collections, comprising specimens of plants, fish, shells and insects, as well as books, letters and manuscripts.
Robert Boyle’s workdiaries are a vivid record of observation and experimentation by one of the founding fathers of modern science.