Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879

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Physicist (mathematical physics, electricity, and magnetism) and mathematician. Chair, natural philosophy, Marischal College, Aberdeen, Scotland (1856-1860); professor of physics and astronomy, King's College, London (1860-1865); and professor of experimental physics, Cambridge University (1871-1879).

From the description of Papers, 1845-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79980550

From the description of Papers, 1847-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83949050

Physicist (mathematical physics, electricity, and magnetism) and mathematician. Chair, natural philosophy, Marischal College, Aberdeen, Scotland (1856-1860); professor of physics and astromomy, King's College, London (1860-1865); and professor of experimental physics, Cambridge University (1871-1879).

From the description of Observations on circumscribed figures having a plurality of foci and radii of various proportions, 1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84587302

Physicist (mathematical physics, electricity, and magnetism) and mathematician. Chair, natural philosophy, Marischal College, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1856-1860; professor of physics and astronomy, King's College, London, 1860-1865; and professor of experimental physics, Cambridge University, 1871-1879.

From the description of Selected correspondence [microform], 1859-1879, (bulk 1867-1879) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84461511

Professor of Natural Philosophy, 1860-1865, King's College London.

From the description of Papers, 1860-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80362482

Scottish physicist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to an unidentified recipient, 1872 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636670

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referencedIn Ambrose Fleming: Notes on James Clerk Maxwell's lectures, 1878-1879 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-[ongoing]. Records, 1783-1985. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn Alexander Davidson: Student Notebooks, 1857-1860 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879. Observations on circumscribed figures having a plurality of foci and radii of various proportions, 1846. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Fleming, J. A. (John Ambrose), Sir, 1849-1945. Papers, 1856-1939. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879. Papers, 1860-1872. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn James Clerk Maxwell: Papers, 1879-1931 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879. Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to an unidentified recipient, 1872 Feb. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn James Clerk Maxwell: Correspondence and Papers, c.1871-1951 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn James Clerk Maxwell: Letters to George Chrystal and other papers, 1874-1885 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879. Papers, 1847-1879. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879. Selected correspondence [microform], 1859-1879, (bulk 1867-1879) American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Everett, J. D. (Joseph David), 1831-1904. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1863-1902. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Selected papers [microform], 1805-1861. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Fleming, Ian, 1908-1964,. [Scientific articles collected by Ian Fleming]. Indiana University
referencedIn Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944,. Historical papers, [ca. 1400-1899]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879. Papers, 1845-1879. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Franck, James, 1882-1964. Oral history joint interview with James Franck and Hertha Sponer-Franck, 1962 July 9 to 14. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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Birth 1831-06-13

Death 1879-11-05

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