Étienne Francois Dutour letters, 1744-1756

Mss.B.D935

Date: 1744-1756 | Size: 0.25 Linear feet, 26 items

Abstract

This is a collection of drafts of letters written by Dutour to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet. Dutour describes his various experiments on the influence of flame on electricity, as well as with luminous barometers. There is information relative to eighteenth-century scientific apparatus, as well as to contemporary scientists, such as Giambatista Beccaria, Francois de Cisternay Du fay, Dortous de Mairan, Petrus von Musschenbroek, and René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur.

Background note

Etienne Francois Dutour was a French physicist and theologian.

Collection Information

Provenance

Noffenbacher

Early American History Note

This manuscript collection falls outside the geographic scope of the Early American guide (British North America and the United States before 1840). It may be of interest to scholars interested in global history, international relations, imperialism, or the U.S. in the world.

Indexing Terms


Family Name(s)

  • Du fay, Charles-Francois de Cistern
  • Nollet, -- abbé -- (Jean Antoine),
  • Réaumur, René-Antoine Ferchault de,

Personal Name(s)

  • Beccaria, Giambatista, 1716-1781
  • Dutour, Étienne Francois,1711-
  • Mairan, Dortous de, 1678-1771
  • Musschenbroek, Petrus von, 1692-1761

Subject(s)

  • Barometers.
  • Beyond Early America
  • Electricity -- Early works to 1850.
  • Scientific apparatus and instruments -- 18th century.
  • Scientists -- 18th century.


Detailed Inventory

Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1744 July 24 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1744 August 21 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1744 August 18 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1745 December 21 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1747 March 21 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1747 August 10 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1747 August 22 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1747 December 8 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1747 circa March/August 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1748 January 17 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1748 July 29 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
circa 1748-1750 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1750 May 1 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1751 December 11 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1752 August 26 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1753 July 22 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1754 July 3 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1754 July 10 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1754 August 22 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1754 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1755 January 2 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1755 July 2 
Dutour, Étienne Francois to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
1755 July 13 
Extracts from Philosophical Transactions, vol. 48, 1753-1754
1754 
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