Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Richard Watson: Notes of lectures

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5047

Scope and Contents

184 folios. Includes: (fo. 2) title page; (fo. 2v) rough notes; (fo. 3) notes by Richard Watson of lectures given by Gerras Holmes on natural philosophy; (fo. 66) notes by Watson of lectures by Holmes on optics; (fo. 134) notes by Watson of lectures by Holmes on hydrostatics; (fo. 180v) 'Lectures read by Mr. Holmes of Emanuel College in Cambridge', 'Cambridge 31' and scribblings; (fo. 184) 'twells Pigott Pigott Burslem Twells'.

Dates

  • 1755 (Circa)

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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).

Extent

1 volume(s) (1 Volume)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volume was sold at the sale of the Watson family of Calgarth Park, Westmorland, at Hodgson's, in 1909. Bequeathed by John Willis Clark, 1910.

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Contact:
Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom


The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.