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Essays.

MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1822
Abstract:  

These manuscripts include versions of "Cinq-Mars," "Stello," and "Poemes." The manuscripts on these microfilm reels were compiled by Irving Massey from originals in the Musee Condé, and in a private collection in France.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1224
Extent:
3 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1765-1802
Abstract:  

The correspondence is written chiefly from Priestley in America (1790-1802). The printed works include Priestley's "Syllabus of a Course of Lectures on the Study of History" (1765), John Aikin's "Heads of Chemistry" (1781), and a catalog of books belonging to the Warrington Academy (1775).
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1300
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1820-1849
Abstract:  

There are two essays, one on the trees of North America, the other on a project of a nursery of foreign trees and plants in the vicinity of Bayonne; with accompanying letters.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.298
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
Circa 1777-1837
Abstract:  

These papers include correspondence from over 180 individuals, lecture notes and essays on mathematics, astronomy, and electricity, and his diaries from journeys through Germany (1798) and Switzerland (1802).
Call #:  
Mss.Fiche.8
Extent:
492 microfiche_card(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1771-1813
Abstract:  

These papers related to Benjamin Franklin and the American Philosophical Society, and include correspondence among Benjamin Franklin, William Franklin, Jonathan Williams, Sr., and Jonathan Williams, Jr. Also included is Williams' journal of a trip through England with Benjamin Franklin, Jan Ingenhousz, and John Canton (1771), memoranda and essays by Williams on trade, meteorology, and sugar refining, and notes and drawings.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.455
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1716-1789
Abstract:  

Principally covering botany and agriculture, this collection includes many manuscripts on trees, shrubs, and plants of different species, copies of botanical essays by others, essays on fruit trees, etc., by Auguste Denis Fougeroux de Bondaroy (1732-89), notes and drafts for the latter's revision of Duhamel's Traité des Arbres et Arbustres. Also miscellaneous essays, sketches, and memoranda on bones of birds and animals, electricity, fish, steam engines, ventilation, temperature and air pressure, mathmatics, paleontology ("Observations sur les os d'éléphants fossiles"), chemistry, metallurgy, entomology, architecture, taxidermy ("Méthode pour empailler les oiseaux"); lists of plants; notes on England, Canada, Mexico, China; notes of reading in Pliny, John Evelyn, Alexander Russell, William Derham, and others. An unpublished translation of Jethro Tull's Horse-Hoeing Husbandry, with additions and revisions by Duhamel du Monceau. An alphabetical catalogue of Duhamel's gardens, prepared by Fougeroux de Bondaroy. The collection has manuscript material in pre-publication form along with published material with marginalia for improvements of later editions. There are a multitude of sketches, botanical materials and seed packets. The collection includes lists of American trees and seeds shared with European scientists. Benjamin Franklin acts as a go between French and American botanists and John Bartram sends seeds to France from his garden. Also correspondence (ca. 170 pieces) with, among others, Peter Collinson, Duc d'Aven, Duc de Noailles, Louis J. M. Daubenton, Mathurin Jacques Brisson, Jean François Gauthier, Comte de La Galissonière, Chrétien Guillaume de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, Emerich Vattel. The collection has been described in part by Gilbert Chinard, "Recently Acquired Botanical Documents," APS Proc. 101 (1957): 508: and by Joseph Ewan, "Fougeroux de Bondaroy (1732-1789) and his Projected Revision of Duhamel du Monceau's Traité (1755) on Trees and Shrubs. I. An Analytical Guide to Persons, Gardens, and Works mentioned in the Manuscripts," APS Proc. 103 (1959): 807.
Call #:  
Mss.B.D87
Extent:
14 Linear feet