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Phrenological reports of George Combe., 1824-1836.

Identifier: MS.7453

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

MSS.7443-7445 are written in German, having been delivered on George Combe's tour in Germany in 1842.

The phrenological reports (MSS.7452-7455) comprise the phrenological measurements of many persons, both well-known and obscure, with reports and descriptions of their mental capabilities and weaknesses.

The papers of Cecilia Combe contain a selection of literary efforts, diaries of tours, and the usual memoranda and inventories kept by nineteenth-century housewives.


  • Creation: 1824-1836.

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135 Leaves

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: Undetermined


135 folios.

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Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository