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Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Chemical Affinity"

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Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Chemical Affinity"
Chemistry lecture notes by Edward Hitchcock discussing agents that influence chemical change, including attraction, heat, and light. Hitchcock refers to ideas of such as chemical equivalents, specific heat, galvanism, and others. The notes include lists of experiments to perform to demonstrate certain chemical concepts such as solids changing to gases. He discusses the characteristics of oxygen, chlorine, iodine, hydrogen, nitrogen, sulphur, phosphorous, and carbon, and explores the chemical changes that these elements may undergo and what experiments may demonstrate these changes. He also touches on the topics of crystal structure and solvents, but in less depth.
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Lecture notes
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 10 Folder 5 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
Study and teaching (Higher)
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Amherst
1 item (110 pages) ; 26 cm
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Notes (date):
The notes are undated. Dates provided are taken from the dates of the series.
Notes (object):
Pagination includes blank pages not digitized. A number of sheets have a hole on the side of the upper portion of the page.