The collection comprises lectures on scientific subjects delivered by Lillie at the Mechanics' Institutes of Launceston and Hobart, Tasmania.
Papers of: Lillie, John (1806-1866)
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 120 MSS.3286-3287
- Dates of Creation1842-1855
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 files
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Lillie D.D. was the grandfather of the biologist Denis Gascoigne Lillie (b 1888).
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
Purchased at Hodgsons', London, April 1931 (accession number 74196) and at Stevens' London, February 1935 (accession number 68563).
Other Finding Aids
Described in: S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).
Collection level description available on-line on the Wellcome Library website
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
manuscript, loose papers.
description compiled by Christopher Hilton based upon those in the Library's published finding aid by S.A.J. Moorat and subsequent typescript supplementary finding aids by Richard Aspin, Christopher Hilton, Keith Moore and Richard Palmer.
Conditions Governing Use
Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.
Lillie's Lectures on Science were published at Hobart in 1839.