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A Guide to James Woodrow's Notebooks for Professor Robert Bunsen's Laboratory

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
December 2011


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Woodrow, James
Title: James Woodrow's Notebooks for Professor Robert Bunsen's Laboratory
Dates: 1855
Abstract: Two class notebooks for Professor Robert Bunsen's Laboratory belonging to chemistry student James Woodrow.
Extent: 0.2 Linear feet. 2 volumes.
Identification: MS Group 131
Language(s): Written in German and English languages.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Woodrow was a chemistry student who attended a class of Robert Bunsen (1811-1859) in Heidelberg in 1855.


Scope and Content

Volume 1 (29 p.) is a laboratory notebook, mostly in German, which was probably turned in for a grade on October 19, 1855. The lab book is entitled, "Prof. Bunsen's Laboratory." Volume 2 (95 p.) is Mr. Woodrow's class notes, taken in English and dated October 22, 1855.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Woodrow's Notebooks for Professor Robert Bunsen's Laboratory, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Bunsen, R., (Robert), 1811-1899
Chemistry -- Experiments



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