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Astronomy

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Blagden Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nas1
Scope and Contents Notebook, 1739, kept by B. Blagden, A. B., St. John's College, Cambridge, [University, Cambridge, Eng.] concerning hydrostatics, mechanics, optics, and astronomy.

Book bears the note that it was brought to Virginia by William Byrd to be used at the College of William and Mary. The note is in a modern hand and there is no documentation of this information.

James Henderson Fitzgerald Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nas2
Scope and Contents Notes, 1837-1838, of James Henderson Fitzgerald of Nottoway County, Va. taken from the lectures of Dr. John W. Draper at Hampden-Sydney College. The notes concern astronomy, optics, electricity, and hydrostatics.

Denison Olmsted's "Outlines of a Course of Lectures" with Student Notes

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nas3
Scope and Contents Two bound books by Denison Olmsted, Outlines of a course of Lectures on Meteorology, Addressed to the Senior Class in Yale College and Outlines of a Course of Lectures on Astronomy, Addressed to the Senior Class in Yale College, each page interweaved with another page of notes.