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Papers of Joseph Black

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Correspondence

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Joseph Black / Correspondence

Date(s)

1754-1801

Extent and medium of the unit of description

7

boxes

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. Various individuals also corresponded about him and his career.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The correspondence consists of:

  • 7 boxes of correspondence, arranged chronologically, and some by size (1754-1801)

Index

Subjects

People

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Components of this subseries