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Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Heat or Calorie"

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Title:
Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Heat or Calorie"
Description:
Chemistry lecture notes by Edward Hitchcock discussing the chemical concepts of heat (or calorie) and affinity, as well as chemical elements and chemical compounds including potash, zircon, carbon, and many others. The sections on chemical elements and compounds include descriptions of the properties and examples of experiments that can be performed with those items.
Creator:
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Date:
[1826–1855]
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Lecture notes
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 10 Folder 4 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
Chemistry
Study and teaching (Higher)
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Amherst
Extent:
1 item (131 pages) ; 25 cm
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.
Notes:
The original includes an apparently unrelated note to C. C. Bayley that has been treated as a separate object.
Language:
English