M. van (Martinus van) Marum papers, [ca. 1777-1837].


Date: Circa 1777-1837 | Size: 492 microfiche_card(s)


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).

Background note

Martin Van Marum was a natural philosopher.

Collection Information

Physical description

492 microfiche cards.


Purchased from Micro Methods Ltd. (£105), London, and accessioned, 1967 (1967 2156 fiche).

Location of originals:

Originals in The Dutch Society of Sciences, Haarlem,

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Diaries.
  • Essays.
  • Lecture notes.
  • Microfilm Collection

Geographic Name(s)

  • Germany -- Description and travel.
  • Switzerland -- Description and travel.


  • Astronomy.
  • Electricity.
  • Mathematics.