Papers of Thomas Anderson, 1819-1874, regius professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Notes for chemistry lectures given at both the University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh between 1844 and 1971 by Thomas Anderson including lectures entitled: Introduction; Metals; Non-metallic elements: Heat; along with other miscellaneous notes including bleaching, dying and calico printing

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Anderson (1819-1874 ) graduated from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, as a MD in 1841 . He lectured at that University from 1846  before being appointed Regius Professor of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 1852 , a post he held until his death in 1874 .


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Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, February 2003

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