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Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1728-1799

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

A Law: notes from lectures on Chemistry by Joseph Black

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1374
Scope and Contents The lectures on chemistry by Joseph Black consist of:
  1. 3 volumes of lecture notes (1775)
Dates: 1775

Accounts, 1792-1797

 Item
Identifier: Coll-16/IX
Scope and Contents 1 volume of accounts, largely relating to domestic purchases, with enclosures (1792-1797)
Dates: 1792-1797

Accounts, 1793-1799

 Item
Identifier: Coll-16/X
Scope and Contents 1 volume of accounts, largely relating to income, with enclosures (1793-1799)
Dates: 1793-1799

Correspondence of Joseph Black I, 1754-1783

 Series
Identifier: Coll-16/I
Scope and Contents Joseph Black corresponded with many people on social and professional matters. This series includes correspondence with James Watt (1736-1819), Lord Kames (1696-1782), James Hope Johnstone (1741-1816) and Lorenz Florenz Friedrich von Crell (1744-1816).

1 box of letters and related documents, chronologically arranged with index (1754-1783)
Dates: 1754-1783

Correspondence of Joseph Black II, 1770-1786

 Series
Identifier: Coll-16/II
Scope and Contents Joseph Black corresponded with many people on social and professional matters. This series includes correspondence with George Macintosh (fl1782-1783), Princess Dashkova (1743-1810) and Lorenz Florenz Friedrich von Crell (1744-1816).

1 box of letters and related documents, chronologically arranged with index (1770-1786)
Dates: 1770-1786

Correspondence of Joseph Black III, 1785-1793

 Series
Identifier: Coll-16/III
Scope and Contents Joseph Black corresponded with many people on social and professional matters. This series includes correspondence with Adam Smith (1723-1790), George Dempster of Dunnichen (1732-1818) and Thomas Beddoes (1760-1808).

1 box of letters and related documents, chronologically arranged with index (1785-1793)
Dates: 1785-1793

Correspondence of Joseph Black IV, 1749-1786

 Series
Identifier: Coll-16/IV
Scope and Contents Joseph Black corresponded with many people on social and professional matters. This series includes letters from John Walker, Baron de Montesquieu and Antoine Laurent Lavoisier.

32 letters and related documents, mostly chronologically arranged, with index (1749-1786)
Dates: 1749-1786

Domestic accounts, 1766-1799

 Series
Identifier: Coll-16/VII
Scope and Contents Following the death of Joseph Black in 1799, his affairs were handled by [his nephew] George and solicitor Adam Ferguson WS

Accounts and other executry papers (1776-1799)
Dates: 1766-1799

Dr Joseph Black: A Centenary Memorial Sketch, 1899

 Item
Identifier: Coll-16/XIII
Scope and Contents Newscutting (09 December 1899) of an article written by Leonard Dobbin for The Chemist and Druggist, ( 09 December 1899) to mark the centenary of Black's death.
Dates: 1899

Draft letter by Joseph Black, c1783

 Item
Identifier: Coll-16/I/148
Scope and Contents Draft letter by Joseph Black regarding George Cottrel's blast furnace.
Dates: c1783