Black, Joseph, 1728-1799

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Dates:
Birth 1728-04-16
Death 1799-12-06
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Professor of chemistry and medicine, Edinburgh, Scotland.

From the description of Joseph Black papers, circa 1785. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131907

British chemist and physicist.

From the description of Chemistry, undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 32288659

Joseph Black, Scottish chemist and physician. Best known for his experiments and discoveries with regard to heat and the properties of gasses, Black was a partner and longtime friend of James Watt.

From the description of Joseph Black manuscript material : 1 item, ca. late 18th century (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76805859

From the guide to the Joseph Black manuscript material : 1 item, ca. late 18th century, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

Black received his M.D. from the University of Edinburgh in 1754, taught at the University of Glasgow, then returned to Edinburgh in 1766, to take the chair of chemistry.

From the description of Lectures : on chemistry, 1775-1776. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122584107

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Subjects:

  • Chemistry--Early works to 1800--Sources
  • Salts--Early works to 1800--Sources
  • Heat--Early works to 1800--Sources
  • Chemistry
  • Education
  • Chemistry--Early works to 1800
  • Chemistry--Lectures
  • Physicians--Scotalnd--18th century--Correspondence
  • Chemistry--Study and teaching--18th century
  • Chemical apparatus--Early works to 1800--Sources
  • Metals--Early works to 1800--Sources
  • Chemistry--Study and teaching
  • Scientists--Scotland--18th century--Correspondence
  • Air--Early works to 1800--Sources

Occupations:

  • Educators
  • Scientists
  • Chemists

Places:

  • Scotland (as recorded)