Item OM/483 - Notes from Dr Penny's lectures on chemistry in the Andersonian University, Glasgow, taken by John McGowan

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GB 249 OM/483

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Notes from Dr Penny's lectures on chemistry in the Andersonian University, Glasgow, taken by John McGowan

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  • 1854-1855 (Creation)

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1 volume

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(fl 1854)

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John McGowan attended Professor Frederick Penny's lectures on chemistry at Anderson's University, Glasgow, in session 1854-1855.
Two different students named 'John McGown' [sic] appear in a list of those attending medical classes at the University that session, each taking chemistry. The list records one student's address as Alloa, Scotland, but no address is recorded for the other student.

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Donated by Dr Samuel Marshall, 2022.

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Notes taken by student John McGowan at a series of lectures on chemistry, 1854-1855, by Frederick Penny, Professor of Chemistry at Anderson's University, Glasgow.

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  • English

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Some damage to the spine of the volume (the spine cover is missing at both ends) and a small tear on the cloth covering the rear board. Otherwise in good condition.

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