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Papers of Alfred Daniell

Identifier: Coll-260

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of bundles of manuscript problems in physics, with a mathematical introduction.


  • 19th century

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Conditions Governing Access

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Biographical / Historical

Alfred Daniell was born in Llanelly. He studied at Edinburgh University and graduated with the degree of MA in 1874. Daniell also obtained the degrees of B.Sc. in 1877, D.Sc. in 1884, and LL.B. in 1885. He published textbooks on physics. Alfred Daniell died on 12 January 1937.


4 boxes

Physical Location


Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.
Papers of Alfred Daniell (d. 1937)
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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