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Lecture Notes of John Robison

Identifier: Coll-204
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Lecture notes from the time when Robison was Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. The notes embrace the sciences of mechanics, hydrodynamics, astronomy and optics, together with electricity and magnetism.

It is assumed that these are Robison's own notes but this has not been verified.

Dates: c1779-c1801

Letter from the University of Aberdeen to My Dear Sir

Identifier: Coll-1404
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Letter on 4 sides (113mm x 179mm), dated 24 June 1869? from J.W. Pirie ? at the University of Aberdeen to 'My Dear Sir'.

The letter refers to Galvanism and an analogy made by the unknown correspondee and to how Pirie objects to the analogy. The letter refers to an argument from Oliphant? and how the correspondee's argument 'is ingenious'.

Dates: 1869