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Forbes, James David (1809-1868), natural philosopher

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Surname: Forbes
Forenames: James David
Gender: Male
Date: 1809-1868
Biography: ODNB link for Forbes, James David (1809-1868), natural philosopher
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P158070 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P10324 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for James David Forbes
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers
St Andrews University Library
NRA 13132
2
1845-46: lecture notes
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
3
1818-59: family corresp
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
4
c1840-60: corresp and papers as secretary of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
5
1836-67: corresp with Sir George Airy (269 items)
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
6
1831-55: letters (11) to Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
1842-72: letters to A Goutier
Alpine Club Archives
NRA 25500
8
1831-59: corresp with Sir John Herschel (69 items)
Royal Society
NRA 8803
9
1845-61: corresp with Lord Kelvin (93 items)
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 20700 Stokes
10
1845-59: letters to John Lee
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
11
1836-68: corresp with Sir Charles Lyell
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
12
1831-54: letters to Sir RI Murchison
Geological Society of London
NRA 28354 Geological Soc
13
1850-56: letters to Sir George Stokes
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 20700 Stokes
14
1840-42: letters (18) to Thomas Jameson Torrie
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
15
1831-65: corresp with William Whewell (230 items)
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
NRA 8804
16
1855-66: corresp with Alfred Wills
Alpine Club Archives
NRA 25500

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