Thomas Charles Hope lectures on chemistry
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Hope was an English physician, chemist and lecturer. He taught chemistry at the University of Edinburgh from 1795 to 1843; Daniel Rutherford was appointed regius professor of botany, University of Edinburgh, in 1786; Andrew Duncan was professor of physiology at University of Edinburgh, from 1790 to 1821.
A volume divided into 5 sections of notes of lectures on Chemistry, on Institutions of Medicine, Medical Jurisprudence, Materia Medica, and Botany. The first section is "Lectures on Chemistry, Dr. Hope" (280 pages). The second section is "1796. Dr. Duncan's Lectures on the Institutions of Medicine" (225 pages). The third section is on Medical Jurisprudence, Feb. 4, 1797 (20 pages). The fourth section describes Materia Medica, Feb.(?) 6, 1797 (14pages). The fifth section is on the "Origins of Botany, by Dr. Rutherford, May 2, 1797" (68 pages). Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), ‡c p. 241 (Ms. E. F. Smith 35).
Forms part of: Edgar F. Smith Memorial Collection.
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- May 2020
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