Black, Joseph, 1728-1799

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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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referencedIn Sixty-two anonymous lectures on chemistry, attributed to Joseph Black, ca.1770-1800 GB 206 Leeds University Library
referencedIn James, Thomas C. (Thomas Chalkley), 1766-1835. Syllabus of a course of chemistry by Dr. Black, 1792-1793 / [taken by Tho. C. James]. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Lectures on chymistry, delivered by Joseph Black, professor of chymistry in the University of Edinburgh, 1769-1770. Cornell University Library
referencedIn James, Thomas C. (Thomas Chalkley), 1766-1835. Notes from Dr. Black's lectures on chemistry, [1792 or 1793] / Tho. C. James. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818. Chemistry lectures, [1784] / C. Wistar. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Lectures, 1786. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Martin, William, 1765-1796. Medical notes, 1785-1786. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Chemistry lectures : [Edinburgh] / Joseph Black, 1773-1774. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Notes taken from the lectures on chemistry delivered in 1786-1787 by Joseph Black. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Letter. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Joseph Black manuscript material : 1 item, ca. late 18th century New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794. Lavoisier manuscript collection, 1770-1794 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Notes from Dr. Black's lectures on chemistry at the University of Edinburgh: manuscript, 1785-1786. New York State Library
referencedIn Papers of Joseph Black (1728-1799), 1754-1799 Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Joseph Black papers, circa 1785. Library of Congress
creatorOf [Joseph Black, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Notes from Dr. Black's lecture notes on chemistry / taken by Samuel Wilson. Medical University of South Carolina Libraries
referencedIn Papers of John Robison (1739-1805), [ca.1780]-1797 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Papers of Professor Hugh Blair (1718-1800), 1765-1800 Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Joseph Black manuscript material : 1 item, ca. late 18th century The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Papers of Professor John Hill (c. 1747-1805), 18th century Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Chemistry, undated. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Notes taken from the lectures on chemistry delivered in 1786-1787 by Joseph Black, 1786-1787 GB 206 Leeds University Library
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Lectures on chemistry in writing. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn University of St Andrews Chemistry Department Collection, ca. 1350-1970 University of St Andrews
referencedIn Papers of Charles Alston (1685-1760), 1733-1765 Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Black's chemistry. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817. Notes from lectures delivered by Alex. Monro, 1795-1796 : Edinburgh / taken by F.A. Murray. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Pattisson, Jacob, d. 1782. Notes from Joseph Black's lectures on chemistry : Edinburgh, by Jacob Pattisson, 1780? Cornell University Library
referencedIn Papers and Notes of Professor Thomas Charles Hope (1766-1844), c1782-1842 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Joseph Black Archive, [ca. 1771] Aberystwyth University
referencedIn Black family. Black family papers, 1738-1837. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Letter, 1790. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Lectures : on chemistry, 1775-1776. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Black, Joseph, 1728-1799. Lectures on chemistry deliver'd at the colledge in Edinburgh / by Dr. Black, professor of chemistry 1788. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
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associatedWith Bacon, John. person
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associatedWith Blair, Hugh; Bruce, John person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Bruce, James. person
associatedWith Cole Collection of Chemistry. corporateBody
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associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Hill, John; Lee, John; Borthwick, J. person
associatedWith James, Thomas C. (Thomas Chalkley), 1766-1835. person
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794. person
associatedWith Martin, William, 1765-1796. person
associatedWith Medical Society of South Carolina. corporateBody
associatedWith Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817. person
associatedWith Pattisson, Jacob, d. 1782. person
associatedWith Stanley, J. T. (John Thomas), 1766-1850. person
associatedWith University of Edinburgh corporateBody
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associatedWith Wilson, Samuel. person
associatedWith Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818. person
associatedWith Young, James Box. person
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Salts--Early works to 1800--Sources
Heat--Early works to 1800--Sources
Chemistry
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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
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Birth 1728-04-16

Death 1799-12-06

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