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Papers in Natural History, 1780s

 Item
Identifier: Coll 205/1 (Dc.1.18)

Scope and Contents

'Natural History of the Inhabitants of the Highlands, Book 2, with a glossary. 'Collection of Animals Brought from China an. 1787, by Mr Somerville Wilson, Surgeon of the Lord North Indiaman.' A 1789 museum inventory. Economic evaluation of proposed navigation between the Murray Forth and the Sound of Mull. Addendum to the essay on peat. Tables of mineral genera. Lists of natural history students in Edinburgh from 1782 (approximately 100 mostly handwritten pages of text and tables).

Dates

  • 1780s

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

1 volume

Extent

From the Fonds: 1 metre approx

Physical Description

1 volume

Archivist's Note

Duncan Fisher 18 March 2002

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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