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The Resource The ingenious Dr. Franklin : selected scientific letters of Benjamin Franklin,, edited by Nathan G. Goodman

The ingenious Dr. Franklin : selected scientific letters of Benjamin Franklin,, edited by Nathan G. Goodman

Label
The ingenious Dr. Franklin : selected scientific letters of Benjamin Franklin,
Title
The ingenious Dr. Franklin
Title remainder
selected scientific letters of Benjamin Franklin,
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nathan G. Goodman
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Franklin's most entertaining speculative letters on a variety of subjects: the first balloon ascensions, electrocution, daylight saving, bifocal glasses, magic squares, his famous Kite and Stove, and so on
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1706-1790
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Franklin, Benjamin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1899-1953
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Goodman, Nathan G.
Series statement
Pennsylvania Paperbacks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Science
  • Scientists
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
  • Science
  • Scientists
  • United States
Label
The ingenious Dr. Franklin : selected scientific letters of Benjamin Franklin,, edited by Nathan G. Goodman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; The Ingenious Dr. Franklin; Practical Schemes and Suggestions ; Daylight Saving; Treatment for Gout; Cold Air Bath; Electrical Treatment for Paralysis; Lead Poisoning; Rules of Health and Long Life; The Art of Procuring Pleasant Dreams; Learning to Swim; On Swimming; Choosing Eye-Glasses; Bifocals; Lightning Rods; Advantage of Pointed Conductors ; Pennsylvanian Fireplaces ; Slaughtering by Electricity ; Canal Transportation ; Indian Corn ; The Armonica ; Divers Experiments and Observations ; First Hydrogen Balloon
  • A Hot-Air BalloonFirst Aerial Voyage by Man; Second Aerial Voyage by Man; A Prophecy on Aerial Navigation; Magic Squares; Early Electrical Experiments; Electrical Experiments; The Kite; The Course and Effect of Lightning; Character of Clouds; Musical Sounds; Locating the Gulf Stream; Charting the Gulf Stream; Depth of Water and Speed of Boats; Distillation of Salt Water; Behavior of Oil on Water; Earliest Account of Marsh Gas; Smallpox and Cancer; Restoration of Life by Sun Rays; Scientific Deductions and Conjectures ; Cause of Colds; Definition of a Cold; Heat and Cold; Cold by Evaporation
  • On SpringsTides and Rivers; Direction of Rivers; Salt and Salt Water; Origin of Northeast Storms; Effect of Oil on Water; Spouts and Whirlwinds; Sun Spots; Conductors and Non-Conductors; Queries on Electricity; Magnetism and the Theory of the Earth; Nature of Lightning; Sound; Prehistoric Animals of the Ohio; Toads Found in Stone; Checklist of Letters and Papers; List of Correspondents; List of a Few Additional Letters; Back Cover
Control code
ocn610117909
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812205619
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
frontispiece (portrait) illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt35fbhz
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)610117909
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The ingenious Dr. Franklin : selected scientific letters of Benjamin Franklin,, edited by Nathan G. Goodman
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; The Ingenious Dr. Franklin; Practical Schemes and Suggestions ; Daylight Saving; Treatment for Gout; Cold Air Bath; Electrical Treatment for Paralysis; Lead Poisoning; Rules of Health and Long Life; The Art of Procuring Pleasant Dreams; Learning to Swim; On Swimming; Choosing Eye-Glasses; Bifocals; Lightning Rods; Advantage of Pointed Conductors ; Pennsylvanian Fireplaces ; Slaughtering by Electricity ; Canal Transportation ; Indian Corn ; The Armonica ; Divers Experiments and Observations ; First Hydrogen Balloon
  • A Hot-Air BalloonFirst Aerial Voyage by Man; Second Aerial Voyage by Man; A Prophecy on Aerial Navigation; Magic Squares; Early Electrical Experiments; Electrical Experiments; The Kite; The Course and Effect of Lightning; Character of Clouds; Musical Sounds; Locating the Gulf Stream; Charting the Gulf Stream; Depth of Water and Speed of Boats; Distillation of Salt Water; Behavior of Oil on Water; Earliest Account of Marsh Gas; Smallpox and Cancer; Restoration of Life by Sun Rays; Scientific Deductions and Conjectures ; Cause of Colds; Definition of a Cold; Heat and Cold; Cold by Evaporation
  • On SpringsTides and Rivers; Direction of Rivers; Salt and Salt Water; Origin of Northeast Storms; Effect of Oil on Water; Spouts and Whirlwinds; Sun Spots; Conductors and Non-Conductors; Queries on Electricity; Magnetism and the Theory of the Earth; Nature of Lightning; Sound; Prehistoric Animals of the Ohio; Toads Found in Stone; Checklist of Letters and Papers; List of Correspondents; List of a Few Additional Letters; Back Cover
Control code
ocn610117909
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812205619
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
frontispiece (portrait) illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt35fbhz
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)610117909
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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