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Letter from James David Forbes to J.C. Maxwell, 1 May 1849 (SLP 17n)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS.Add.7655/II/2

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

A principal series of scientific correspondence, drafts and notes totalling 242 items, letters written to J.C. Maxwell from many scientists and institutions of Maxwell's day dating from his early days at Cambridge University until the day of his death.


  • Creation: 1 May 1849 (SLP 17n)


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

RESTRICTED - Use Microfilms CMO5028-CMO5042. List in catalogue


1 collection (paper) : paper

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

Cambridge University Library Mellon Microfilm CM5028 (Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)


Peter M. Harman "The scientific letters and papers of James Clerk Maxwell", Volume 1, 1846-1862 (letters 1-196), Cambridge, C.U.P., 1990. Letter 17n

Repository Details

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