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Biographical Notebooks of prof. Rigaud, Written in about A.D. 1830 (?) by S. P. Rigaud, and in or soon after 1832 by S. P. Rigaud

MSS. Rigaud 11-12
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MS. Rigaud 11: 'Notices, biographical and literary, respecting scientific men and their works. Extracts from Hearnes Pocket Books, vol. '107-145', 1705-35 (= nos. 15124-268): has an index, 1830, 87 leaves.

MS. Rigaud 12: Indexes to twenty-one works, some of which are astronomical or other scientific books, 1832, 93 leaves: among the rest are:
  1. The Pursuits of Literature (by T. J. Mathias), 4th ed. (fol. 17)
  2. Cowley's Poems (fols. 26, 29)
  3. Spence's Anecdotes (fols. 34, 39)
  4. Birch's History of the Royal Society (fol. 70)
  5. The Philosophical Magazine, vols, i-lvi (fol. 76)
  6. Thomson's Annals of Philosophy, vols. i-xiii (fol. 77)
  7. The Monthly Magazine, vols. i-1 (fol. 80)
These indexes are chiefly of persons mentioned, or of biographies.


  • Written in about A.D. 1830 (?) by S. P. Rigaud, and in or soon after 1832 by S. P. Rigaud


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Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Rigaud 11-12

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 26211-26212

Custodial History

MS. Rigaud 12: 'S. P. Rigaud, March 1832.'.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/8 × 6 6/8 in.

Repository Details

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