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1Author:  Wright, William D.Requires cookie*
 Title:  William D. Wright notebooks, 1843-1847     
 Dates:  1843-1847 
 Abstract:  The William Wright Collection is beyond the geographic scope of this guide, but scholars of early America, especially science and technology, may find this collection useful.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.W936 
 Extent:  6 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Beyond Early America | Science and technology 
 Genre:  Educational Material 
 Subjects:  Geology. | Mechanics. | Natural history. | Steam-engines. 
2Author:  Walker, John,1731-1803.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Natural History, May 3, 1790 - December 2, 1790     
 Dates:  1790 
 Abstract:  This volume contains lectures and essays compiled by John Walker, a professor of natural history at Edinburgh.

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 Call #:  Mss.504.W15 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Beyond Early America | Education | Natural history 
 Genre:  Educational Material 
 Subjects:  Botany. | Mineralogy. | Natural history. | Ornithology. | Zoology. 
3Author:  Morgan, John, 1735-1789Requires cookie*
 Title:  John Morgan correspondence, 1749-1788     
 Dates:  1749-1788 
 Abstract:  The John Morgan Collection consists of photocopies of Morgan's correspondence, 1763-1768. Many of the letters discuss medicine and medical education.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.M82 
 Extent:  26 item(s) 
 Topics:  Education | Medicine | Natural history | Science and technology 
 Genre:  Educational Material | Scientific Correspondence 
 Subjects:  Medicine -- Study and teaching. | Natural history. | Paleontology -- North America. 
4Author:  Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864Requires cookie*
 Title:  Benjamin Silliman correspondence, 1808-1859     
 Dates:  1808-1859 
 Abstract:  This small collection contains a range of documents relating to the career of Benjamin Silliman, chemist and professor at Yale. Much of the correspondence dates to the 1830s and is from Silliman himself. There are a few letters in French from Jons Berzelius. Science, especially chemistry and geology, and other scientists are often discussed.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.Si4 
 Extent:  0.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Education | Science and technology 
 Genre:  Educational Material | Scientific Correspondence 
 Subjects:  Blowpipe. | Chemistry | Ether | Geology. | Natural history. | Telegraph 
5Author:  AnonymousRequires cookie*
 Title:  Scientific copybook, [n.d.]     
 Dates:  Circa 19th c. 
 Abstract:  This scientific copybook is like a commonplace book. It has various essays on a range of scientifc topics. The essays had been printed in various journals that were then copied in manuscript form in this notebook. Some entries note the source from which they were copied. The partially filled notebook was likely compiled sometime in the early nineteenth century.

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 Call #:  Mss.500.Cop79 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Science and technology 
 Genre:  Commonplace Book | Educational Material | Manuscript Essays | Notebooks | Scientific Data 
 Subjects:  Astronomy. | Natural history. | Zoology.