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'Introduction to experimental physics' lectures

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MS. Add. A. 193
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'Physicæ Experimentalis Introductio: seu Collegia præliminaria de Athmosphera Conscripta et frequentata sunt à me P. Cœlestino Wagner Professorem Arnsburgensem Viennæ 1758': p. 159b shows that these Latin lectures were delivered by Joseph Franz, S. J., professor at Vienna.

There are many diagrams and figures carefully drawn and explained (partly in German).


  • Creation: written in 1758 at Vienna


326 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • German

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 193, pp. 1-2]

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MS. Add. A. 193

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18839


'Introduction to experimental physics' lectures, written in 1758 at Vienna.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Franz, S. J., professor at Vienna.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 29173.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from mr. W. H. Gee on March 4, 1880, for 15s.

Physical Facet

On paper


9 1/2 × 7 5/8 in.

'Introduction to experimental physics' lectures
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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