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Lloyd E. Hawes collection of autographed letters, 1791-1967 (inclusive).

Author: Lloyd E Hawes
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Consists of autographed letters, mostly from eminent 19th century scientists, which were collected by Lloyd E. Hawes. The largest number of letters from a single writer is the 41 letters by Florence Nightingale. Dated 1856-1897, they mainly concern the health of Nightingale's brother-in-law though an 1856 letter from the Crimea, with information about conditions during the war there, is also included. Among other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autographs
Named Person: Becquerel, M.; Ed Becquerel; William Crookes; Marie Curie; Pierre Curie; Michael Faraday; William Thomson Kelvin, Baron; Florence Nightingale; Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen; Helen B Taussig; John Tyndall; Charles Wheatstone, Sir
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd E Hawes
OCLC Number: 122576009
Description: 3 boxes.

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Consists of autographed letters, mostly from eminent 19th century scientists, which were collected by Lloyd E. Hawes. The largest number of letters from a single writer is the 41 letters by Florence Nightingale. Dated 1856-1897, they mainly concern the health of Nightingale's brother-in-law though an 1856 letter from the Crimea, with information about conditions during the war there, is also included. Among other individuals represented in the collection are: Antoine César Becquerel, Edmond Becquerel, Sir William Crookes, Marie and Pierre Curie, Michael Faraday, William Thomson Kelvin, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, John Tyndall, Charles Wheatstone, and Helen Brooke Taussig.

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