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Livre de Raison (Commonplace book)

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-354
Identifier: Coll-1854
Content Description This outlandish and colourful manuscript volume is an exceptional resource to understand and study French popular culture in the late 18th-early 19th centuries. Its contents are extremely varied, and include poems, oracles, lyrics of popular songs, proverbs and maxims, recipes, legal document templates, a formulary of letters, calendars, little stories and anecdotes, an account of Napoleon's return to France after his exile on Elba, and a dictionary for the interpretation of dreams. It refers...

Notes from lectures by Thomas Charles Hope and Joseph Black

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-1369
Scope and Contents 1 volume of lecture notes (1796-1797) taken down at lectures given by both TC Hope and Joseph Black

Outlines of Mechanical Philosophy (notes taken at lectures given by John Robison)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1370
Scope and Contents Heavily annotated Outlines of Mechanical Philosophy with inserts, bearing extensive manual revisions from as late as 1803.