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Thomas Charles Hope: Notes from lectures given by John Robison

Identifier: Coll-1371

Scope and Contents

5 volumes of notes taken at the lectures given by John Robison.


  • Creation: c1780s


Language of Materials

English Latin

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Charles Hope was born in Edinburgh in 1766, the son of John Hope who was Professor of Botany at the University of Edinburgh. He was educated at the High School, Edinburgh, and matriculated at the University of Edinburgh in 1781, graduating MD in 1787 The same year he became Professor of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow and at Edinburgh in 1795. He succeeded Joseph Black as senior Professor in Chemistry in 1799 and held the post until 1843.


5 Volumes

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Marked in Library shelf catalogue and on volumes as "Hope Bequest"

Processing Information

Catalogued by Grant Buttars 15 May 2012

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