Travel Thursday: Thomas Thomson in Sweden

Written by Louise Cowan, Trainee Liaison Librarian This week’s Travel Thursday takes us to Sweden with eminent scientist Thomas Thomson.  As the first teacher of practical chemistry in a British university and an elected fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (Morrell, 2004) it is no surprise that much of Thomson’s travelogue has a scientific […]

New acquisition: a collection of rare agricultural pamphlets

Written by Erika Delbecque, UMASCS Librarian We are delighted to announce the purchase of a collection of twenty-two rare agricultural pamphlets from the mid-19thcentury. These works, which relate to the agricultural innovations and economics of this period, will enhance our existing collection strengths in British agricultural history. The collection includes rare works on early applications […]