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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence: Sir Arthur William Rücker to James Smith, 1863-1900

Identifier: Coll-74/12/19
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: Sir Arthur William Rücker to James Smith sub-series consists of:
  1. 34 letters, alphabetically arranged (1863/1900)
Dates: 1863-1900

Electricity, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/17
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on electricity. Special topics include 'animal electricity' and magnetism. There are several minor diagrams.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Lecture Notes of John Robison

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

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

Magnetism, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/32
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on magnetism, with numerous diagrams and tables.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Notanda D.J. phys. et math. Lond: Martio 1693 cum Fatio, 31 March 1693

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [37]
Scope and Contents Notes to an extended conversation with Fatio de Duillier, fellow enthusiast of Newtonian science at Oxford, and especially important to Gregory between December 1691 and May 1694, when he was cut off from direct contact with Sir Isaac Newton, whom he had offended in a published commentary on his 'abrumpent' mathematical series. Topics include magnetic attraction, refraction and colour, and movement of solids through fluid, with anecdotal remarks by de Duiller about ships, tides, and the French....
Dates: 31 March 1693