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Papers of Robert Jameson

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Assorted Minor Papers

Series Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Robert Jameson

Date(s)

c1790-c1850

Extent and medium of the unit of description

3

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Name of creator

Jameson | Robert | 1774-1854 | geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh

Biographical History

Biographical History

Robert Jameson, Professor of Natural History at Edinburgh for fifty years, curator of the University's collection of natural history specimens, president of the Wernerian Natural History Society, and editor of the Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, naturally accummulated a large amount of material not to be catalogued with notes or correspondence.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Assorted Minor Papers consists of:

  • Calling cards, dinner invitations, advertisements, book notices, subscription offers, humorous jottings, cartoons, and so on.

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