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Diving Bell

These notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 discuss the diving bell including various experiments to examine its properties.

Experiments of Factitious Air

These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on experiments involving air; he documents his procedures as well as the results. Dinwiddie includes a hand-drawn diagram of various scientific apparatus at the front of the notes.

Galvanic Experiments

In this scientific journal by James Dinwiddie, he describes a number of galvanic experiments. This file consists of one journal.

Dinwiddie, James, 1765-1815

James Dinwiddie fonds

  • MS-2-726
  • Fonds
  • 1767-1815

Fonds consists of the personal papers of Dr. James Dinwiddie which include his lecture notes, scientific journals, notebooks, manuscript, early experiments for 1774, correspondence, and personal journals and also some records from the Royal Instit...

Dinwiddie, James, 1765-1815

Journal of Galvanism

In this scientific journal written in December, 1801 in Calcutta, James Dinwiddie records his observations and experiments in galvanism and other electrical phenomena. This file consists of one journal.

Journal of Lectures

These are a series of notes taken by James Dinwiddie between December 22, 1808 and March 11, 1809 from lectures given at the Royal Institution. The topics range from the orbits of the sun and moon to the state of science prior to Isaac Newton to c...

Lecture 4 - Pneumatics; Lecture 5

These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1787 (?) discuss the study of pneumatics. He notes its connection with air and the atmosphere. Dinwiddie records several experiments involving barometers, fountains, and pumps.

Lecture 4, 5

These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1783 (?) deal with the properties of air and various experiments that demonstrate these.

Lecture 8

These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1783 (?) discuss electricity and lightning.

Lecture of H. Davy

These notes written by James Dinwiddie from April to May, 1811 are from a series of geology lectures by H. Davy. The notes cover the composition of earth and minerals as well as various experiments.

Lecture of Mr. D.F. Walker on Hydrostatics

These notes written by James Dinwiddie on July 30, 1811 are from a lecture on hydrostatics given by Mr. D.F. Walker. The notes mention the hydrostatic paradox and Tantalus' cup as well as flotation experiments.

No. 1

These notes written by James Dinwiddie list several experiments in chemistry.

No. 3

These notes written by James Dinwiddie list several experiments in chemistry.

Optics

In this scientific journal, James Dinwiddie focuses on optics. He begins with a series of queries related to optics and expands the discussion to the compositon and humours of the eye as well as various experiments in optics. Dinwiddie compares th...

Pieces of a letter

INDICES:::Dumfries ; education ; High School ; Edinburgh ; philosophical ; experiments

Royal Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between December 18, 1809 and January 26, 1811 contains notes on Mr. Davy's lectures at the Royal Institution. The lectures focus on a range of topics in chemistry including electro-chemistry, phosphates,...

Royal Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between December 20, 1809 and April 19, 1810 contains notes on Mr. Davy's lectures at the Royal Institution which focus on a variety of topics in chemistry. This file consists of one notebook.

Scientific Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between April 25, 1811 and August 13, 1811 contains notes on lectures that focus on a range of topics in chemistry including experiments in electricity, chemical apparatus, and electrochemistry. This file cons...

Scientific Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between January 12, 1810 and June 18, 1810 contains notes on lectures that focus on a range of topics in chemistry including experiments, chemical properties of air, and electricity. This file consists of one ...

Scientific Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between June 21, 1810 and April 22, 1811 contains notes on lectures that focus on a range of topics in chemistry including metals and electrochemistry. This file consists of one notebook.

Seventeen letters to James Dinwiddie from Logan Henderson

INDICES:::John ; Dr. Gray ; arrest ; England ; paper ; phosperhous ; Liverpool ; Hamilton ; Playfair ; Germany ; government ; kingdom ; telescopes ; apparatus ; Maggy ; Slade ; Dublin ; Boulton ; experiments ; Lynch ; flight ; Ireland ; balloon ; ...

Vitriolated Tartar/Nitre

These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on vitrolated tartar and nitre. Dinwiddie discusses the chemical composition of each substance as well as various reactions when they are mixed with other compounds.