Guerlac-Perrin Lavoisier Archive, 1939-1987.


Guerlac, Henry. Guerlac-Perrin Lavoisier Archive, 1939-1987.

Guerlac-Perrin Lavoisier Archive, 1939-1987.

Notes on manuscript sources for the study of French chemist Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, compiled by American historians of science Henry Guerlac, Carl Perrin, and Rhoda Rappaport. Includes notes on contemporaries of Lavoisier and transcriptions of passages from manuscripts. Scientists investigated include Lavoisier, Jean-Antoine-Claude Chaptal, Antoine-François de Fourcroy, Pierre Joseph Macquer and his Dictionnaire de chimie, and Philippe-Frédéric baron de Dietrich, Jean Senebier, Torbern Bergman, Joseph Black, Carl Wilhelm Scheele, Johann Theodor Eller, Louis Bernard Guyton de Morveau and his Elemens de chimie théorique et pratique. Also included are notes on minutes of meetings of the Académie des sciences (France) in the late 18th century. Libraries consulted include the Académie des Sciences (France), Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Bibliothèque de la Sorbonne, Archives Nationales (France), Museum d'histoire naturelle, Bibliotheek of the Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, British Library, and others.

74 notebooks ; 23 cm. or smaller.

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