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Papers of Joseph Black
    Correspondence

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Correspondence of Joseph Black I

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Joseph Black Gen. 873/I

Date(s)

1754-1783

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

box

Name of creator

Black | Joseph | 1728-1799 | professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh

Biographical History

Biographical History

Joseph Black corresponded with many people on social and professional matters. This series includes correspondence with James Watt (1736-1819), Lord Kames (1696-1782), James Hope Johnstone (1741-1816) and Lorenz Florenz Friedrich von Crell (1744-1816).

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The correspondence of Joseph Black I consists of:

  • 1 box of letters and related documents, chronologically arranged with index (1754-1783)

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Components of this subseries