Henry Hubbard: Lectures on Rutherford's Ordo institutionum physicarum

Scope and Content

Books kept by Edward Collingwood on Henry Hubbard's lectures in elaboration of Thomas Rutherford's Ordo institutionum physicarum in privatis lectionibus. Collingwood's signature is at the front of both volumes.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Collingwood was born in Chirton, Northumberland. He was educated at Houghton-le-Spring, and entered Emmanuel College, Cambridge, in 1752, aged 18. He was admitted to the Inner Temple in 1756.

Henry Hubbard (1708-1778) was born on 5 February 1708, the son of a cabinet-maker. He matriculated at St Catharine's College, Cambridge, in 1725 (B.A., 1729; M.A., 1732), and became a Fellow of Emmanuel College in 1732 (B.D., 1739). He was a Cambridge tutor, and Registrary, 1758-1778. Hubbard was ordained deacon in 1730, and priest in 1732. He was Lady Margaret preacher, Cambridge, 1752-1774. He died on 23 January 1778.

Thomas Rutherford (1712-1771) was Regius Professor of Divinity, Cambridge, 1756-1771.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased at Bloomsbury Book Auctions, 28 June 1985.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Edward Collingwood in J.A. Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses, part II, vol. II (Cambridge University Press, 1944), p. 97, and the entry on Henry Hubbard in John Venn and J.A. Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses, part I, vol. II (Cambridge University Press, 1922), p. 422.

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Cambridge University Library holds Thomas Rutherford's 'Oration', MS.Add.5373.

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