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Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Diameter of the Balloon received from Paris 1832"

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Title:
Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Diameter of the Balloon received from Paris 1832"
Description:
Chemistry lecture notes by Edward Hitchcock listing the known types and numbers of acids in 1831, as well as the number of acids known in 1835 according to two different chemistry texts. The obverse contains information about a balloon sent from Paris to Amherst College, listing its contents, height ascended, weight of materials, and notes about its observation on March 18, 1834.
Creator:
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Date:
[1826–1855]
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Lecture notes
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 10 Folder 8 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
Acids
Study and teaching (Higher)
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Amherst
Extent:
1 item (2 pages)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Public Domain: This material has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. While Amherst College Archives & Special Collections claims no rights or authority over this material, we do ask that any publication or use of this material cite the Archives & Special Collections at Amherst College as the source of the images and the repository where the original documents can be found.
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Place of origin:
Amherst (Mass.)
Notes (date):
The notes are undated. Dates provided are taken from the dates of the series.
Language:
English