Skip to main content

Notes from Lectures by Joseph Black

 Fonds — Volume: Dc.2.41
Identifier: Coll-1852

Scope and Contents

Single volume, though one that has been part of a larger set, containing lectures given by Joseph Black, beginning 30 Oct 1782. The lectures are numbered 1 through to 59, with and indication that they were continued in a further volume (not present). The volume is paginated and bound between pages is a fold-out drawing, dated 1784, of a thermometer, marked with properties/states of various substances at specific temperatures.
The author of the volume is unknown but was almost certainly one of Black's students.

Dates

  • 1782-c1784

Extent

1 volume

Custodial History

Formerly in the posession of the Belfast Medical Library, thereafter presented to the Chemistry Library of the University of Edinburgh (details given in letter pasted inside from William L. Storey, Secretary pf the Ulster Medical Society, to James Walker, Professer of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, 20 October 1914.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
+44(0)131 650 8379