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Astronomy

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Astronomy, c1780-c1803

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Identifier: Coll-204/10
Scope and Contents Notes and sketches on the rudiments of astronomy.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Explanation of Phenomena, c1780-c1803

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Identifier: Coll-204/38
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes in English and Latin on various known astronomical phenomena.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Folio B, c1669-c1708

 Series — Box Dk.1.2: Series Coll-33/Quarto A; Series Coll-33/Folio B; Series Coll-33/Folio D; Series Coll-33/Folio E
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio B
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: Most of the scientific content of Folio B comes from early in Gregory's career. It includes an index of later letters of John Collins (1625-1683) to James Gregorie (1638-1675), a number of Edinburgh lectures in geometry, mechanics, and optics, and some tables and manuscript pieces of 'Elementa Catoptricae et Dioptricae', the 'Institutes of Astronomy', and the 'Elementa...
Dates: c1669-c1708

Hydraulics, c1780-c1803

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Identifier: Coll-204/26
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on hydraulics. Numerous diagrams append, including an enormous one of a fourteen-foot water wheel.
Dates: c1780-c1803

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

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, volume 4, 1785

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Identifier: Coll1371/4
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures in Natural Philosophy by Professor Robison taken down by T.C. Hope in 1785.
Dates: 1785

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, volume 5, 1785

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Identifier: Coll1371/5
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures in Natural Philosophy by Professor Robison taken down by T.C. Hope in 1785.
Dates: 1785

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

Physical Astronomy, c1780-c1803

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Identifier: Coll-204/34
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on physical astronomy, which is to say, the governing laws of planetary motion, with numerous diagrams and tables.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Physical Astronomy, c1804

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Identifier: Coll-204/30
Scope and Contents Volume consists of lecture notes in astronomy.
Dates: c1804