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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Martin Wall to Joseph Black, 15 November 1780

Identifier: Coll-16/I/103-104
Scope and Contents

Letter from Martin Wall to Joseph Black about a chemistry course at the University of Oxford and Black's chemical furnace.

Dates: 15 November 1780

Letter to Arthur James Balfour from Professor Alexander Crum Brown, 04 July 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/70
Scope and Contents

Crum Brown writes to Balfour that he believes the University of Edinburgh should have three ordinary professors of Chemistry who work co-operatively together and who are each assigned a laboratory and junior staff. He then includes some financial projections for salaries and a new building which he states 'should not be ornate' and should be built so it could be extended.

Dates: 04 July 1904

Material relating to William Thompson Hall

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1559, Folder: SC-Acc-2016-0129
Identifier: Coll-1773
Content Description

Material relating to William Thompson Hall being notebooks and jotting pad. The latter is a small notebook with notes on 'Reasoning'. Two larger notebooks contain notes on Arts topics and Chemistry.

Dates: 1864-1865

Minutes, 12 January 1808-16 April 1858

Identifier: Coll-206/1
Scope and Contents
  1. details of the constitution of the society
  2. minutes concerning the scientific papers read at society meetings
  3. minutes concerning membership applications and acceptances by the society
  4. minutes concerning business matters of the society
Dates: 12 January 1808-16 April 1858

Minutes volume 2, 11 December 1830-16 April 1858

Identifier: Coll-206/1/2
Scope and Contents Bound volume containing numbered pages. Sessions 24 to the final session, 44, are minuted including: details of nominations for and ratifications of membership, business matters, plans for a bust of Robert Jameson and final business matters including disbanding the membership and settling affairs. Details of titles and abstract content of all papers read to the society are minuted. These include: a description of Greenockite, and a paper on stratification of primitive rocks by...
Dates: 11 December 1830-16 April 1858

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...
Dates: 1782-c1784

Notes from lectures by Thomas Charles Hope and Joseph Black

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

Dates: 1796-1797

Notes of Dr. Joseph Black's Philosophical Lectures on Chemistry

 Fonds — CLX-A-351: Series Coll-1835/21
Identifier: Coll-1847
Scope and Contents

Three volumes of notes on Dr. Joseph Black's lectures on chemistry. The full title is: 'Notes of Dr. Black's Philosophical Lectures on Chemistry, Corrected and enlarged by the joint labor of George Buchan Hepburn and Alexander Law, advocates'. Manuscript, in a neat and legible hand, of notes of Black's course of 57 lectures on chemistry delivered from 13th June to 22nd December 1775.

Dates: 1775

Notes of Lectures of Professor Crum Brown, taken down by George Burns

Identifier: Coll-1251
Scope and Contents

The two volumes forming the collection contain a set of notes on Professor Crum Brown's lectures taken in Winter Session 1892-3 by George Burns (then residing in Grange Road, Edinburgh), in a clear and legible hand. The volumes are labelled on first pages as; Chemistry 1; and, Chemistry 2. They are stamped on the spine as 'Note Book' and on the front boards with the University badge.

Dates: 1892-1893

Observata et dicta apud D. Hugenium, 06 June 1693

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [4]
Scope and Contents

Notes of a conversation in Holland with Christian Huygens, concerning an 'horologium' to show hours, months, years, and planetary positions. More general mention of the work of numerous other scientists: Notably, Huygens disputes the notion of John Bernoulli (James Bernoulli's younger brother) that the curve of an inflated sail is part-catenary and part-circle, and warns that Newton ought not to be 'deflected' into theology or chemistry.

Dates: 06 June 1693