Letters of and to John Francis Campbell, mainly relating to his acquisition of apparatus for solar experiments, particularly glass spheres. Edit

Summary

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Adv.MS.50.7.8
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Dates

  • 1879-1882. (Creation)

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    ix + 305 + several blank folios. Folio.

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  • Scope and Contents

    Correspondents include various opticians and civil engineers whose assistance Campbell required.

    There are also several letters from Donald Macleod, editor of ‘Good Words’, concerning proposals for publication of articles by Campbell.

    Printed items include an article on ‘The Sun’ by Professor Roscoe, ‘The Sun and the Earth’ by Professor Balfour Stewart and ‘Dioptric Apparatus in Lighthouses for the Electric Light’, by James T Chance, a civil engineer.

  • Bibliography

    Roscoe, Henry E. ‘Sun’ (Manchester, 1878).

    Stewart, Balfour. ‘Sun and the Earth’ (Manchester, 1872).

    Chance, James T. ‘Dioptric Apparatus in Lighthouses for the Electric Light’ (London, 1879).

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