Institution The Royal Society Centre for History of Science

History of science and general works
Alternative Names
  • 20118 (WHSO Record Number)


"The archives of the UK national science academy are a major history of science resource. There is a searchable archive catalogue (incorporating the Sackler Archive Resource) available online. The archive catalogue holds the election certificate collection and other listed papers dating back to the foundation of the Society in 1660. Other materials catalogued include portraits, busts and some photographs. The Sackler Archive Resource comprises biographical records of Fellows from 1660."

Some of the works in the Royal Society's Collections have been digitized and are accessible on the site. The Philosophical Transactions have been digitized and are available on the site.

WHSO Record Created By: Margaret Gaida