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Lecture Notes of John Robison

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Identifier: Coll-204
Scope and Contents 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

Papers of David Gregory

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Identifier: Coll-33
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: bound manuscripts of mathematical and personal papers by both David Gregory and James Gregory bound manuscripts Lectiones Mechanicae Sive Geometria de Motu parts 1-4 (1689-1690) bound manuscripts of treatises on mathematics and astronomy (1683-1694) bound manuscripts Notae in...
Dates: 1652-1706

Papers of Professor James Geikie

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Identifier: Coll-99
Scope and Contents The papers of James Geikie consist of: original lecture notes reprints of scientific papers correspondence relating to the publication of scientific papers personal correspondence and photographs a copy of The Great Ice Age and its Relation to the Antiquity of Man, (1877), 2nd ed with hand-written notes ...
Dates: 1872-1917

Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie

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Identifier: Coll-74
Scope and Contents The papers Sir Archibald Geikie consist of: personal, organisational and scientific correspondence geological notebooks with field sketches and water-colours reprints of his work miscellaneous lecture notes student's lecture notes lecture notes and printed maps relating to a visit to Boston proofs for...
Dates: 1851-1921

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