Authorised form of nameCrawford; Adair (1748 - 1795)
Dates1748 - 1795
Place of birthAntrim
Date of birth1748
Place of deathLord Lansdowne's seat, Lymington, Hampshire
Date of death29 July 1795
Research fieldChemistry
MD (1780, Glasgow)
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
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election11/05/1786
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Douglas McKie, 'Priestley's Laboratory and Library and Other of his Effects' in NR 1956-57 vol 12 pp 114-136
Virtual International Authority File
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/9/66Paper, 'Experiments and observations on the stability of heat in animals' by Adair Crawford1787
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/9/173Paper, '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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