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Ms lecture notes on the 'Plant and its Food' by Stevenson Macadam (1829-1901), Lecturer Professor of Chemistry, Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1669

Scope and Contents

Ms botanical lecture notes with diagram entitled The plant and its food by Stevenson Macadam. octo, 7pp. 'Britannia' watermarks.

Dates

  • 1855-1859

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Open to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance of visit.

Biographical / Historical

Stevenson Macadam was born in Glasgow in 1829. he studied at the Glasgow Mechanics' Institution and then at the University of Giessen where he was awarded the degree of Ph.D.

For a time he worked with Robert Wilhelm Eberhard Bunsen (1811-1899) the German chemist, and in 1853 he became a member of the Chemical Society of London. He was a Lecturer and Professor in Chemistry at Edinburgh University, the Edinburgh School of Medicine, and at Surgeons' Hall (the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh).

Extent

1 boarded folder

Physical Location

CLX-A-1262

Other Finding Aids

None created for this collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material acquired August 2015. Accession no: E2015.70.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie16 November 2015
Title
Ms lecture notes on the 'Plant and its Food' by Stevenson Macadam (1829-1901), Lecturer & Professor of Chemistry, Edinburgh

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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