Item OM/72/1 - Letter from Alexander Herschel on the performance of his students in government examinations

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GB 249 OM/72/1

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Letter from Alexander Herschel on the performance of his students in government examinations

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  • 6 October 1871 (Creation)

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1 letter

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(1836-1907)

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Alexander Herschel was professor of natural philosophy at Anderson's College, Glasgow from 1866 to 1872.

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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.

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  • English

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