Brown, Alexander Crum, 1838-1922 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/C2/5
Scope and Contents List of students attending chemistry classes of Sir Lyon Playfair, then Alexander Crum Brown, including marks for 'knowledge'. Students include Sophia Jex Blake and James Geikie.
Scope and Contents Crum Brown writes to Balfour that he believes the University of Edinburgh should have three ordinary professors of Chemistry who work co-operatively together and who are each assigned a laboratory and junior staff. He then includes some financial projections for salaries and a new building which he states 'should not be ornate' and should be built so it could be extended.
Dates: 04 July 1904
Scope and Contents The two volumes forming the collection contain a set of notes on Professor Crum Brown's lectures taken in Winter Session 1892-3 by George Burns (then residing in Grange Road, Edinburgh), in a clear and legible hand. The volumes are labelled on first pages as; Chemistry 1; and, Chemistry 2. They are stamped on the spine as 'Note Book' and on the front boards with the University badge.