By Michael Hunter
Manuscript collections created by way of the contributors and associations who have been chargeable for the medical revolution supply helpful facts of the highbrow aspirations and dealing practices of the valuable protagonists. This quantity is the 1st to discover such data, concentrating on the ways that principles have been formulated, saved and disseminated, and commencing up realizing of the method of highbrow swap. It analyses the features and heritage of the records of such best intellectuals as Robert Boyle, Galileo Galilei, G.W. Leibniz, Isaac Newton and William Petty; additionally thought of are the recent clinical associations based on the time, the Royal Society and the Académie des Sciences. In each one case, major broader findings emerge about the nature and position of such holdings; an introductory essay discusses the translation and exploitation of archives.MICHAEL HUNTERis Professor of historical past at Birkbeck collage, college of London. individuals: MICHAEL HUNTER, MASSIMO BUCCIANTINI, MARK GREENGRASS, ROBERT A. HATCH, FRANCES HARRIS, JOELLA YODER, DOMENICO BERTOLONI MELI, ROB ILIFFE, JAMES G. O'HARA, MORDECHAI FEINGOLD, CHRISTIANE DEMEULENAERE-DOUYRE, DAVID strong
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Extra info for Archives of the Scientific Revolution: The Formation and Exchange of Ideas in Seventeenth-Century Europe
Bigourdan (Paris, 1901). 22 For Boulliau’s contributions as a librarian, see Henry Harrisee, Le President de Thou et ses descendants leur Celibre Bibliothdque (Paris, 1905). For copies o f letters and manuscripts made by Boulliau, see Hatch, Collection Boulliau (n. 14), index, pp. 473-561; copies o f letters include Queen Christina, Maria Cunitz, Paolo del Buono, Flamsteed, Galileo, Gassendi, Hevelius, Huygens, Leopold, Lubienietzki, Melanchthon, Peucer, Portner, Ericus Puteanus, Ricci, Riccioli, Rinaldini, Madame Saumaise, A-M van Schurman, \^viani, and others.
Estate and was later noted by Le Prince and La Porte du Theil (Collection Dupuy 18). L. 1642, Lat. -H. Boeder, Staats und Universitatsbibliothek, Hamburg, esp. MS Sup. Ep. - A. de Gondi, Archivio di Stato, Florence (Archivio Mediceo); letters to Galileo, Prince Leopold, and Viviani, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Florence, MS Gal. 87-312. -D. Huet at least two years before Boulliau’s death. A volume at the British Library, ‘Ismaelis Bullialdi adversaria literaria’, 248 folios (MS Add, 16912).
In the simple narrative that follows, I trace the basic contours of Boulliau’s correspondence network and the fate of his archive. I begin by situating him in the Republic of Letters. Circle, the Cabinet Dupuy, and the first assemblies that foreshadowed statesponsored science. An able astronomer, Boulliau published widely in science and mathematics as well as in history, classical studies, and theology. He was also active in the Republic of Letters. ^ Of particular interest here, Boulliau was a prolific correspon dent situated entre deux ages.
Archives of the Scientific Revolution: The Formation and Exchange of Ideas in Seventeenth-Century Europe by Michael Hunter