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Guide to the Robert Christison papers, 1839-1881 and undated, Edinburgh, Scotland

Summary

5 letters (ALS). Includes letters to J. Forbes Royle, comparing East Indian and American caoutchouc (rubber); to John Ashburton Thompson, remarking upon the "power of coca to remove bodily fatigue"; and to Ernest Hart, disparaging the antivivisection movement.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10345
Title
Robert Christison papers, Edinburgh, Scotland
Date
1839-1881 and undated
Creator
Christison, Robert, Sir, 1797-1882
Extent
5 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

5 letters (ALS). Includes letters to J. Forbes Royle, comparing East Indian and American caoutchouc (rubber); to John Ashburton Thompson, remarking upon the "power of coca to remove bodily fatigue"; and to Ernest Hart, disparaging the antivivisection movement.

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Robert Christison papers, 1839-1881 and undated, Edinburgh, Scotland, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

Scottish toxicologist and pharmacologist.


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Provenance

Source unknown

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

Other Notes

General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.