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Chemistry

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

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Minutes volume 2, 11 December 1830-16 April 1858

 Item
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 certainly one...
Dates: 1782-c1784

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
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

 Fonds
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

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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

Papers in geography, science, and letters, 1743-1783

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Identifier: Coll-205/2/3 (Dc.1.59)
Scope and Contents Extracts: some classes of herbs; Fundamenta Agroslographia (1781); Shell marle (1783); Plants growing on Inch Colm; Observable stars, with map of certain constellations (on reverse of disused accounts work); alchemy (for one Mr Mackenzie); balloon trips in France; Fortification (with drawing), from Gentleman's Magazine, 1743; Forsler's round-the-world trip, transcribed ca. 1780; Phlogisticated air, by Mr Scheele, transcribed 1782; What became of various academics by 1784; The downfall of...
Dates: 1743-1783

Papers of Dr. John Walker

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-205
Scope and Contents [to be completed]
Dates: 1731-1803

Papers of Joseph Black and family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-16
Scope and Contents 5 boxes of correspondence between himself and a variety of individuals (including James Watt, Prince Paul Dashkov, John Robison) and on a variety of subjects: linen bleaching, use of lime water, assays of ores, civic water supply, mineralogical specimens, absorption of heat etc 1 box of family letters between Black, his father and his brothers Samuel, George and Thomas ...
Dates: 1746-1799

Practical Chemistry, 1874-1884

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/C2/7
Scope and Contents List of students taking Practical Chemistry, including their addresses, places of birth and which faculty they belong to. Students include Sir Henry Harvey Littlejohn and Sir William Abbott Herdman.
Dates: 1874-1884