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Papers of Joseph Black
    Correspondence

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Correspondence of Joseph Black III

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Joseph Black Gen. 873/III

Date(s)

1785-1793

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 Adam Smith (1723-1790), George Dempster of Dunnichen (1732-1818) and Thomas Beddoes (1760-1808).

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The correspondence of Joseph Black III consists of:

  • 1 box of letters and related documents, chronologically arranged with index (1785-1793)

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Components of this subseries