Minute books; annual reports; financial records; subscriptions books; letter books; memorandum and articles of association; class timetable; examination paper; architectural drawings used in art classes.
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
Collection of works relating to the fine arts and art history dating from the 18th and 19th centuries. The collection includes exhibition and sale catalogues, biographies and critiques of artists, and texts on drawing, painting and sculpture.
Collection of books and manuscripts on alchemy and early science dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Mainly German and Latin texts, the collection includes one incunabulum dating from 1495 and one manuscript dated 1447.
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 (wi...
Minute books of the society and of the lottery committee; laws of the society; treasurer's book; cash receipt books for exhibitions; incoming letter book; exhibition catalogues; catalogue of books etc belonging to the society; library loans r...