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Papers of John Robison

Edinburgh University Library Department of Special Collections

Lecture notes

Series Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 John Robison Dc.7.1-40

Date(s)

late 18th century

Extent and medium of the unit of description

40

volumes

Name of creator

Robison | John | 1739-1805 | professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh

Biographical History

Biographical History

John Robison was Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh 1774-1805. During that time he lectured on many aspects of science including mechanics, hydrodynamics, electricity, magnetism, astronomy and optics.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The Lecture notes series consists of:

  • 40 volumes of lecture notes

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