Papers of Alexander Maxwell, student of the University of Glasgow, Scotland, fl 1676-1677

Scope and Content

Student notes of Alexander Maxwell of Dargavel. Lecture notes taken in Latin on Aristotle, metaphysics, the four classical virtues, geometry, physics, and astronomy (including diagrams) 1676-1677

Class lists for some lecture series.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alexander Maxwell of Dargavel, Renfrewshire, Scotland, matriculated at the University of Glasgow, Scotland in February 1676 and attended classes in the 1676-1677 session. He did not graduate from the University.


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

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Acquisition Information

Gift : Sir Edward Playfair : 1967 : ACCN 4175

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Custodial History

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