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Playfair, Lyon, 1818 - 1898 (1st Baron Playfair of St Andrews, chemist)

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Papers on commissions and exhibitions, 1854 - 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/443
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on the work of commissions and the institution of exhibitions, including an 'Examination of Institute Classes' (a piece from the 'Journal of Society of Arts'); an education exhibition; courses by the Royal Dublin Society; Cape of Good Hope public examinations; interviews for the Public Schools Commission; preparations for the International Exhibition, 1862, and the Paris Universal Exhibition, 1867, with a layout of the exhibition; a commission on the coal industry;...
Dates: 1854 - 1868
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on the Great Exhibition, 1850 - 1852

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/441
Scope and Contents

Printed and written papers and correspondence on the Great Exhibition of 1851, featuring W. Cubitt, C.P. Smyth, H. Lloyd, C. Gray, C. Manby, C.W. Dilke, L. Playfair, C. Brooke, A. de Morgan, J.B. Pentland, R. Roberts and C. Pritchard. The papers include a plan of the Crystal Palace.

Dates: 1850 - 1852
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on the Paris Exhibition, 1854 - 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/442
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding preparations for the exhibition of astronomical instruments and models at the Paris Exhibition of 1855. The correspondents are Lord Wrottesley, L. Playfair, E. Dunkin, T. Cooke, T. Grubb, U.J.J. Le Verrier, C.L. Mathieu, A. de Morgan, R. Ransome, W. De La Rue, the Earl of Rosse, C.P. Smyth, W.H. Smyth and H. Cole. There are papers concerning the sub-committees for the British exhibits and arrangements for the transportation of the exhibits, and two letters...
Dates: 1854 - 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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