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Authorised form of nameCrawford; Adair (1748 - 1795)
SurnameCrawford
ForenamesAdair
Dates1748 - 1795
Dates and placesBirth:
Antrim (1748)
Death:
Lord Lansdowne's seat, Lymington, Hampshire (29 July 1795)
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
MD (1780, Glasgow)
Career:
Wrote "Experiments and observations on animal heat and the inflammation of combustible bodies" (London, 1779); Physician, St Thomas' Hospital, London (1783-1795); Professor of Chemistry, Woolwich
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/05/1786
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Douglas McKie, 'Priestley's Laboratory and Library and Other of his Effects' in NR 1956-57 vol 12 pp 114-136
Royal Society codeNA7175
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/1/43Referee's report by unnamed referee, on a paper 'Considerations on the laws of life, in reference to the origin of disease' by Adair Crawford[1832]
MS/391/223Bond of Adair Crawford to the Treasurer of the Royal Society18 May 1786
L&P/10/57Letter, 'Observations on the proper mode of forming tables for computing the value of Life Annuities' from William Fairmain to Adair Crawford13 May 1793
L&P/7/213Paper, 'Of the power in animals of producing cold' by Adair Crawford1781
L&P/9/66Paper, 'Experiments and observations on the stability of heat in animals' by Adair Crawford1787
L&P/9/173Paper, 'Experiments and observations on the matter of cancer, and on the aerial fluids extricated from snimal sunstances by distillation and putrefaction: together with some remarks on sulphurous hepatic air' by Adair Crawford1790
EC/1786/07Crawford, Adair: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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