The summary of a course of experimental lectures in natural philosophy by Dr. John Winthrop (manuscript copy), 1772-1774

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Content Notes

Notebook with a handwritten copy of lecture summaries for a physics course given by Harvard Professor John Winthrop. The notes were made by Timothy Foster in 1772 and 1773. The volume contains twenty-five lectures with some diagrams.

Biographical Notes

Timothy Foster's association with Harvard College is unknown. John Winthrop (1714-1779; Harvard AB 1732), the second Hollis Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, taught science, astronomy and mathematics at Harvard from 1739 until his death on May 3, 1779.