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Chemical Society of Glasgow
Chemical Society of Glasgow
Refers to a drama he plans to produce for his godson; two of his tales [‘The Black Dwarf’ and ‘Old Mortality’] which he has just finished and is sending to Terry; an extension to his cottage at Abbotsford; his armorial bearings which are to be used in the design of stained glass windows [for his cottage]; and his family.
Folder includes transcription of letter plus two images of Scott.
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832, 1st Baronet, poet and novelist
The diary covers the period May-November 1856. The anonymous writer, a farmer's son, and his brother appear to have had gold claims at Whitehorse, near Ballarat for about three years. The writer then describes life aboard ship on a voyage (without his brother) from Melbourne on the 'James Baines' bound for Liverpool, as far as Cape Clear.
Notes taken by unknown student (possibly with the initials A.M.) at series of lectures on chemistry, 1859-1862, by Frederick Penny, Chair of Chemistry at Anderson's University, Glasgow.
Letter from Herschel, 16 Saville Row, Newcastle on Tyne, to William Combe, 22 Dundas Street, Glasgow. On the performance of his students in 'Sound and Light', and Applied Mechanics in the government examinations.
Herschel, Alexander Stewart, 1836-1907, astronomer
Notes taken by William Sime, student at Anderson's College, Glasgow, from course of evening lectures on electricity and magnetism delivered by Professor James Blyth.
Sime, William, fl. 1880-1881, evening student at Anderson's College, Glasgow
Register of governors of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College, the Royal Technical College and the Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow.
Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow | Board of Governors
D. McGregor & Company, nautical instrument makers
Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College | Teaching and Staff Committee
Notes taken by John Fleming, student at Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College, from lecture series on electricity and magnetism delivered by Professor James Blyth.
Fleming, John Arnold, b. 1872, student at Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College
Minutes of meetings of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College Special Committee on New Buildings concerning the provision of a new building for the College, with sufficient accommodation for the present and future requirements of science teaching in the community.
Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College | Special Committee on New Buildings
With accompanying note from Professor A.H. Sexton to H.F. Stockdale, 4 May 1908. The recollections include comments on the scientific instrument collection.
Foster, George Carey, 1835-1919, physicist
Includes annual accounts.
Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College | Department of Agriculture
Copy of Alexander Humboldt Sexton, The First Technical College: a sketch of the history of 'The Andersonian', and the institutions descended from it, 1796-1894 (London: Chapman and Hall, 1894). Attached inside the volume are handwritten comments by Tatlock about the following former members of staff of Anderson's College and the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College: John Taylor, George Carey Foster, Alexander Herschel, Thomas Graham, Frederick Penny, T.E. Thorpe, William Dittmar, William Henry Perkin, Alexander Laing, James Croll, Walter Crum, James Young, Thomas Struthers, Dr. Crosskey, David Rowan and John Neilson Cuthbertson.
Tatlock, Robert Rattray, 1837-1934, chemist
Signed 'Jas. [T.] Whitton', for membership of the Association Football Branch.
Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College Athletic Club