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.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

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