Playfair, Lyon Playfair, baron, 1818-1898

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Scottish scientist, liberal politician and Postmaster General under Prime Minister Gladstone.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified man, 1871 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608229793

Statesman, scientist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Henry Austin, [1865] Mar. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617649

From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : to Prof. Knight, 1881-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617644

Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1841-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83317584

Scottish chemist.

From the description of Papers, 1855-1861. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35253440

Chemist.

From the description of Letter of Lyon Playfair, Baron Playfair, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449386

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referencedIn Album materials, 1777-1925 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Library. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. 1668-1983. American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906,. Papers of the Rives, Sears and Rhinelander families [manuscript], 1829-1923. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Rawlins, Ray E. D., 1917-1979,. Collection of autographs of scientists, 1772-1973. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Papers of Robert Lambert Playfair and other members of the Playfair family, 1806-1898 University of St Andrews
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898. Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899 (bulk 1860-1898). Library of Congress
creatorOf Playfair, Lyon Playfair, Baron, 1818-1898. Letter of Lyon Playfair, Baron Playfair, undated. Library of Congress
creatorOf Playfair, Lyon Playfair, Baron, 1818-1898. Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified man, 1871 Dec. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Playfair, Lyon, 1818-1898. [Letter, 1879]. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Playfair, Lyon Playfair, Baron, 1818-1898. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888. Letter to Lyon Playfair [manuscript] 1883 Nov. 7. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1892. Houghton Library
referencedIn Collection of autographs of scientists, 1772-1973, 1772-1973 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Marshall, Alice Kahler,. Feminist graphics collection, 1867-1978. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Playfair, Lyon Playfair, Baron, 1818-1898. Letter: 1867 June 8, 14 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, to David Laing / Lyon Playfair. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944,. Historical papers, [ca. 1400-1899]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Richard Owen papers, 1827-1889, 1827-1889 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional correspondence, 1787-1886. Houghton Library
referencedIn Records of the University of Edinburgh, 1582- Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Tyndall, John, 1820-1893. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Thomas F. Bayard Papers, 1780-1899, (bulk 1860-1889) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Playfair, Lyon Playfair, Baron, 1818-1898. Autograph letter signed : to Henry Austin, [1865] Mar. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Josephine Butler Letters Collection, c.1816-1907 The Women' s Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library
referencedIn Letters of James Playfair and Lyon Playfair, 1810 and 1856., 1810, 1856, 1873. University of St Andrews
referencedIn Gideon Maria Boissevain letter to Lyon Playfair, undated New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Playfair, Lyon Playfair, Baron, 1818-1898. Letter: 1861 Oct. 30, Edinburgh, to David Laing / Lyon Playfair. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library
creatorOf Playfair, Lyon Playfair, Baron, 1818-1898. Papers, 1841-1898. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Hill, Frank Harrison, 1830-1910. Frank Harrison Hill London Daily News papers, 1870-1876. Rice University, Fondren Library
referencedIn Playfair, R. Lambert (Robert Lambert), Sir, 1828-1899. Autograph letter signed : St. Andrews, Fife, to Professor Knight, 1898 June 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898. Houghton Library
creatorOf Playfair, Lyon Playfair, Baron, 1818-1898. Papers, 1855-1861. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Joule, James Prescott, 1818-1889. Papers, 1844-1848. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Playfair, Lyon, 1818-1898. Letter, 1862-1893. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Playfair, Lyon Playfair, Baron, 1818-1898. Lectures on organic chemistry : [Edinburgh] / Baron Lyon P. Playfair, 1861-1862. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn John Bowring letters from various correspondents, 1798-1865. Houghton Library
creatorOf Dumaresq family. Papers, 1845-1929. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Playfair, Lyon Playfair, Baron, 1818-1898. Autograph letters signed (6) : to Prof. Knight, 1881-1898. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Campbell, Francis Joseph, Sir, 1834-1914. Papers of Sir Francis Joseph Campbell, 1870-1935. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888. person
associatedWith Austin, Henry, person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 person
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associatedWith Biddulph, Thomas Myddleton, Sir, 1809-1878. person
associatedWith Boissevain, G. M., 1837-1925 person
associatedWith Bowring, John, Sir, 1792-1872 person
correspondedWith Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893 person
associatedWith Brunton, T. Lauder (Thomas Lauder), Sir, 1844-1916. person
associatedWith Campbell, Francis Joseph, Sir, 1834-1914. person
associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
associatedWith Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, Baron, 1769-1832 person
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associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Dumaresq family. family
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A., (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
correspondedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
associatedWith Fitch, John person
associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
correspondedWith Hill, Frank Harrison, 1830-1910. person
associatedWith Industrial Art Exhibition. corporateBody
associatedWith James Playfair, Lyon Playfair person
associatedWith Joule, James Prescott, 1818-1889. person
associatedWith Knight, William Angus, 1836-1916, person
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Marshall, Alice Kahler, person
associatedWith McCrindle, Joseph F., person
associatedWith Newcomb, Simon person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 person
associatedWith Owen, Richard, 1804-1892 person
associatedWith Playfair, R. Lambert (Robert Lambert), Sir, 1828-1899. person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 person
associatedWith Rawlins, Ray, 1917- person
associatedWith Rawlins, Ray E. D., 1917-1979, person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
associatedWith Robert Lambert Playfair and other members of the Playfair family family
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 person
associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
associatedWith Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825 person
associatedWith Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944, person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stevens, Henry person
associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
associatedWith Tyndall, John, 1820-1893. person
associatedWith University of Edinburgh. corporateBody
associatedWith University of St. Andrews. corporateBody
associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
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Birth 1818-05-01

Death 1898-05-29

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